This is a step-by-step guide to building your own artist website using WordPress by an artist who has been creating websites for businesses for 18 years. She has done all the web design research for you and teaches you how the search engines work so your site can be found.
The goal of this book is to save you time and money. As an artist you need to streamline your web site development so you have more time to create artwork. Struggling with HTML to build your site is not the answer. WordPress takes the pain out of maintaining a site. You will get back to your real work faster and your web presence will be greatly improved.
In this digital world most artists, illustrators and photographers are computer savvy. If you can upload a photo to Facebook then you can do this. Preparing the images for the site is the hardest part and this book explains it all. You may want to create a custom header or background. Some themes allow you to do that. We are including a FREE Theme with the purchase of this eBook. This theme has the following theme options: header image upload, background image or background color, footer text area, portfolio section separate from your pages or blog posts and the all important Social Media links that will put Facebook, Twitter and RSS feed icons in your header.
If you have a little experience with WordPress then this book will teach you more. The things only the pros know. The importance of keyword research and permalinks, the best plugins for artists, how to build the portfolio to rank high in the search engines, naming your images and much more…