Where to Buy Domains and Hosting in Zimbabwe?
There’s a reason why WordPress is the choice of most people when it comes to blogging, or putting up a website in Zimbabwe. In fact, there are several. Let’s take a look, and see if we can break this down into a Zimbabwe WordPress Design Guide for you.
What is WordPress Web Design in Zimbabwe?
WordPress is a user-friendly website creation tool. It has a ton of users. In fact, 24% of all webpages are created on WordPress. Over 500 new sites a day pop up… all courtesy of WordPress. If you are thinking of starting a website, and you don’t have a lot of experience, WordPress is probably your best option.
Themes determine the look and feel of your Zimbabwean website. WordPress seems to have something for everybody. They have a ton of free themes that you can choose from as you begin to design your site. If you don’t find anything you like, browse the paid themes (Premium themes). You want to pick a theme that represents your business. If you can’t decide between a couple, you can change it later. Once you’ve developed a certain look that corresponds with your brand, you will want to keep it the same. Your best bet is to play with it in the design phase before you go live
Ask anybody about designing a site through WordPress in Zimbabwe, and they’re likely to respond by telling you that it’s all about the plug ins. These are software and programs that can be used in conjunction with WordPress sites. Because they’re designed to “plug in”, they’re all ready to interface with WordPress. These are designed to give you tools to monetise your site, expand your marketing, and interact with your audience.
SEO, Social Media and Online Reputation Management - The Trinity of Internet Marketing
Internet marketing has become one of the very critical things in ensuring that you are moving with the world's market competition. This means that having your own website is something that is non-negotiable. It is a must to have one if you want to survive with your business, attracting new customers while maintaining the existing ones.
So, assuming that you are a new person in the website industry or maybe you have one but want it done 'new,' you have to look for someone to do the web design and hosting. It may not be subjected to a must that it will be one person (company) to do both, but in most cases, the both processes are done simultaneously. Apart from looking for someone to do all this, you need a person/company that is affordable, depending on the amount of cash you have. Web hosting on its own is as important as the web design. Poor web design and good web hosting or vice versa wouldn't add to anything.
Ask the past work of web design and hosting companies. You have to ensure you are satisfied with it. Samples of what they do and what they have been featuring on the search engines will give you a conclusion of whether to choose or decline a given web design and hosting company, as well as, distinguishing between a good and a better one. Getting a selling and featuring website is essential in ensuring that you increase the level of customers you have, as well as, acquire a web design and hosting worth your money.
Tips for Content Marketing and SEO
SEO or Search Engine Optimisation has been a widely used strategy since the launch of the very first website back in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee. This evolving method has gone through so many changes over the years and when we move forwards to the present, hardened SEO's tend to look back (not so) fondly at some of the methods utilised. These however we shall not be dwelling upon. Today we are going to look at some of the techniques used in 2017 that meet Google's Quality Guidelines, are successful and above all, work in-line with the overall notion that user experience is paramount.
Does SEO still exist?
Before we continue, let's address the notion that SEO doesn't actually exist any longer. Of course it does. It's just very different now. Back in the day (age is showing here), a business owner would optimise their website for SEO purposes. Today however, this discipline includes working on a website, social media and overall online reputation. Some may argue that this in itself is an all-round digital marketing strategy. They would be correct in assuming this but as we will moving on, a campaign of 2017 clearly holds some old school solid SEO techniques.
Tip 1: Post regularly and consistently
Tip 2: Converse and engage with your audience. If they ask you a question, answer in a timely response
Tip 3: Share well-written blog posts across social media channels. When shared these create links to your website which again helps build trust for your domain within search engines.
So there you have it...
A peak into SEO for 2017. Understand the keywords prevalent to your business. Target one per page of your website, fitting them into content appropriately and share information with a social media audience.
And it's really that simple?
OK, so there are many other components of a SEO campaign but the above three mentioned will certainly ensure your rankings and traffic begin moving in the right direction. It's important to remember that SEO is a forever strategy requiring time, effort, patience and lots of work. Chip away at this steadily with some ethical methods and you will reap the rewards.