The FirstSiteGuide Blog
Welcome to the FirstSiteGuide blog where you will find everything you need to know about blogging. It doesn’t matter if you’re an experienced blogger or a total beginner, we cover topics of all levels. This blog also includes extensive sections about WordPress.
“Just because I’m carrying a kid around doesn’t mean I can’t still be carrying around my Chanel!” says Rachel Ross, a recent mother and a fashion blogger. With over 1,000 followers on Instagram and other social networks like Pinterest, Twitter and her personal YouTube channel, her focus for TheRachelRoss.com has been quick tips and outfit […]
While we publish original content, every now and then we run across an article we think will be of great help to our visitors. “How to get your first 100 email subscribers” by Noah Kagan, posted on his blog, OkDork.com, is a great article on building an email list.
When I speak to students about business, I always make sure to point out that they just can’t sit by the phone and wait for the calls from prospective clients to pour in. This is when their eyes glaze over. The worst argument I ever heard from a student in response to my talk on steps […]
If you’re thinking of downloading our guide for starting a real estate website, or have done so already, then you should consider some cool marketing tools to work in tandem with your site. With the kind permission of the people at uQR.me (QR code generators and analytics), we present an article from their blog on […]
In a recent article, I made a generalization about Twitter only being used to drive traffic to a designer’s web site or blog. There were a couple of comments, stating I was wrong. Sure, it was a generalization to save 1,200 words, telling people what they already knew, but in face-to-face discussions with peers and a […]
Megan Watson, a violinist and violin teacher in Utah, has agreed to share her story of publicizing her music skills trough the internet. She was more than happy to answer our questions and is willing to help First Site Guide’s readers realize how important is to have a strong online presence these days. We believe […]
Many photographers, designers, and illustrators have discovered the ease and professional look of WordPress themes for their images, instead of building a website from the ground up. Themes are simple, easy to use and come loaded with apps and widgets, so they’re ready to go. You can build a professional looking, beautiful website in a […]
First Site Guide was able to get in touch with Kelly Schenbeck Riley, who is in her eleventh year of teaching elementary music in central Ohio and is now the Music Specialist and Building Technology Coordinator at Washington Elementary in the Hilliard City Schools. She is currently running her own website, www.klsriley.com, where she is using technology to […]
Today we are chatting with Leon Harrell, who is a member of the American Music Center and holds a Masters of Music degree in music composition and is currently working on his doctoral degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a creator of the website called One Minute Music Lesson where he teaches people how music really […]
I’m the first one to slam designers for agreeing to a client’s refusal to pay more than $50 for a logo. I was, however, struck by the brilliance of a designer who offers logos done in five minutes, for five dollars, with no changes, no design-by-committee, no “my ten-year-old daughter didn’t like it” and answers […]