I heard a statistic a few weeks ago – 2 in 10 sites now being developed are using the WordPress platform. And I completely understand why. After using WordPress for the past few years, we wouldn’t use anything else.
1. It’s easy to design
Have a theme for your site in mind? It’s all doable with WordPress. The WordPress directory gives you access to over 1400 free themes to choose from. And if you do a search in Google for WordPress themes, you can find hundreds more. If you are willing to pay a little for a more custom theme, there are many more options for a great looking site. There are even specialized sites that will give you Photography WordPress Themes – just be creative in what you search for. And if you want to go all the way, hire a designer to give you a complete custom look and feel. Flexibility is what makes WordPress so powerful.
2. It’s easy to customize
Once your site is developed and you have your look and feel in place, you can continue to design and customize forever. Start with a full array of WordPress plugins – I’ve also provided a review of my favorite WordPress plugins here. Then add from there. If you have any coding skills at all, you can quickly start designing your own graphics and icons, and use them to promote and sell your products and services. [Read more...]