The thing I enjoy the most about being an online business owner is this: Nobody can take away what I have built with SBI! - John Shank, SBI! member since 2003
Evaluating WordPress Plugins

WordPress plugins are designed to extend the features and functionality of your WordPress site. Similar to WordPress themes, plugins can either be free or premium (paid). With more than 43,000 free plugins available in the WordPress repository, you’ll likely be able to find a free plugin to add the functionality you want to your site.… Read more

Mindmaps: An Effective Tool To Create Your Website’s Structure

Mindmaps: An Effective Tool To Create Your Website’s Structure

By Alf Pedersen (…

To better illustrate SBI!’srecommended 3-tier website structure, I have written this article to illustrate how mindmaps can help you see the “big picture” of site content before you begin to build. I will use my own experience as an example.… Read more

How to Find a WordPress Theme

How to Find a WordPress Theme

When it’s time to search for a theme for your WordPress site, you may approach the research with a great sense of “wonder” and “mystery.” Who knows what the thousands of amazingly talented WordPress developers have created for you to discover?… Read more

How to Create a Good Site Design

How to Create a Good Design

By Kate Wagner Hjorth, Design Coach at SiteSell Professionals

A well designed site draws your visitors into a page’s content, and helps them continue through your content to the most wanted response (MWR) for that page. A poorly designed page distracts them (at best) from your content and MWR.… Read more

The Gift of SBI! – Growing a Local Business

The Gift of SBI: Growing a Local Business

Jeannine just opened her new fitness center in her hometown. She’s got a great location near the business district, so she’ll attract clients before and after work and during lunch breaks. She has a small list of contacts she’s been working for referrals, and she has a Facebook page.… Read more

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