The Creative Person's Website Builder (Paperback)

How to Make a Pro Website Yourself Using WordPress and Other Easy Tools

By Alannah Moore

HOW Books, 9781440329968, 176pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2013

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So many creative businesses are run online these days. Whether it is used as an online shop, a marketing tool, or a portfolio, a good website is an essential for artists, photographers, designers, and makers from all creative backgrounds and disciplines. This community of people, in particular, needs the design and function of their sites to reflect their individuality and style.

This book is the perfect one-stop shop for every creative person's needs. Using WordPress, it takes you quickly and rigorously through the process of setting up a website, giving you tips and hints to improve your style choices and create the look you are aiming for. It also showcases a variety of approaches to creative websites, covering everything from the online shop to portfolio sites. And, to give you the best chance at grabbing an audience, the latest search-engine optimization and social-media techniques are explored.

About the Author

Alannah Moore is committed to enabling small business owners and individuals to get themselves online using WordPress as a platform. A web designer since 2001, she now runs WordPress workshops in London and Paris, and specializes in advising small-scale entrepreneurs on website solutions. She is also the author of Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend.