Recommended Plugins For Your First WordPress Website

Hello dear reader! If you’re new to WordPress (it’s amazing, really!), then you might wanna install these right from the start:

Recommended Plugins:

  • Wordfence Security – It’s a security plugin, probably one of the best, if not the best
  • Updraft Plus Backup/Restore – It’s a plugin that backs-up your site, either to your host server and/or Dropbox etc
  • Google Analytics Dashboard for WP – As the name suggests, it’s a dashboard to show your visitor data
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • W3 Total Cache – To help make your site faster
  • Yoast SEO – To help improve your SEO

Of course, if you’re creating a website to sell your products and services, a website won’t get you much sales by itself… You’ll still have to advertise a little (or a lot) and direct people to it.

Despite what folks try to tell you while selling you a SGD$5,000 website (cus “you can claim Productivity Innovation Credit [PIC]” etc), a website will not make you money unless you at least put in some copywriting into it to help it sell you and/or your product.

How do you do that? Do these (or don’t):

  • Don’t use distant corporate waffle
  • Have the text in your website speak as though you’re talking to your prospect face-to-face
  • Save the trendy buzzwords for people you don’t like
  • Talk like a human being, make it easy for people to understand you
  • Use a lot of “you”, “your”, “yours” in your copy

Still not sure how to do it? Then, do drop me an email below to get some help:

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