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Created for the non-techie entrepreneur, John Dockins reveals all of his website and online business strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips so that you can be ahead of the pack with your website and online business. Discover how you can create your own website that works for you so that you can have the time and freedom to focus on what you love. John is a regular tech-nerd who has an easy step-by-step approach to teaching others while sharing his wins, losses, and all of the lessons in between with the community of super charged-action takers who follow him. Self proclaimed "coffee addict", you'll learn how to build authority online using content management systems like WordPress, email marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic, and productivity tips so that you can create something amazing without burning yourself out. It's a mix of solo shows and interviews from John you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to create the website you've always deserved.

Created for the non-techie entrepreneur, John Dockins reveals all of his website and online business strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips so that you can be ahead of the pack with your website and online business. Discover how you can create your own website that works for you so that you can have the time and freedom to focus on what you love. John is a regular tech-nerd who has an easy step-by-step approach to teaching others while sharing his wins, losses, and all of the lessons in between with the community of super charged-action takers who follow him. Self proclaimed "coffee addict", you'll learn how to build authority online using content management systems like WordPress, email marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic, and productivity tips so that you can create something amazing without burning yourself out. It's a mix of solo shows and interviews from John you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to create the website you've always deserved.

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United States

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Created for the non-techie entrepreneur, John Dockins reveals all of his website and online business strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips so that you can be ahead of the pack with your website and online business. Discover how you can create your own website that works for you so that you can have the time and freedom to focus on what you love. John is a regular tech-nerd who has an easy step-by-step approach to teaching others while sharing his wins, losses, and all of the lessons in between with the community of super charged-action takers who follow him. Self proclaimed "coffee addict", you'll learn how to build authority online using content management systems like WordPress, email marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic, and productivity tips so that you can create something amazing without burning yourself out. It's a mix of solo shows and interviews from John you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to create the website you've always deserved.

Language:

English


Episodes

How To Choose The Right Font And Color For Your Brand

11/10/2020
In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am going to provide you with some simple tips and education around fonts and colors. Specifically, how to pair fonts together for the best design on your website and how to select a good color scheme not only for your site but for your entire brand. Plus, as a special and limited time offer, I am giving away my Font and Color Guide eBook for FREE! Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found...

Duration:00:15:16

11 Tools I Use The Most In My Business

11/3/2020
In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am going to provide a little glimpse behind the curtain of my business and let you know the 11 tools I use the most in my business are and why I use them. These are not the once in a while type of tools. Nope. These are the tools I use daily or at least multiple times per week. Frankly, this is the list of tools that I would find it very challenging to run my business without. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can...

Duration:00:21:18

4 Common Reasons Why WordPress Sites Get Hacked

10/27/2020
In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering 4 common reasons why WordPress sites get hacked and what you can do to prevent it. Most entrepreneurs don’t understand why hackers go after small businesses. Like millions of WordPress users, they believe that they are safe because they are small… …but small websites are the best websites for hackers to break into! Fortune 500 companies have the money and manpower to create iron-clad firewalls, so their websites are a lot...

Duration:00:15:50

The 5 Minute SEO Update You Need To Do Today

10/13/2020
#017 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering a 5 Minute SEO Update that you can perform yourself. In some cases, it won't take even five minutes! If you ever thought that you might not even "be in Google" well then tune in and learn what you can check right now in under 5 minutes. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found at: https://johndockins.com/episode017

Duration:00:20:25

What are Staging Websites?

10/6/2020
#016 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering Staging Websites. What they are, why you should use one, and how to use it to improve your website and reduce problems with your live site. If you have never heard of staging sites, well then sit back, relax and let’s get after it. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found at: https://johndockins.com/episode016

Duration:00:12:06

Best Image Software That Is Better Than Canva!

9/29/2020
#015 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering the Glorify App. This thing is packed with features and they have made it all a simple one-click application for things like removing backgrounds, resizing images to fit on all social platforms, templates, and more. If you are a current Canva user then you don't want to miss this episode. Plus, very soon Glorify will be releasing version 2.0 and for a short period of time will be offering an LTD on pricing. Don't miss this...

Duration:00:23:57

How To Speed Up Your Website

9/15/2020
#014 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering the top 6 things you should do to speed up your website. It’s simply not enough to slap together a templated website, change the images and copy and call it good...expecting the customers and money to just flow in. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found at: https://johndockins.com/episode014

Duration:00:25:39

Website Jargon and Lingo Explained

9/8/2020
#013 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering website jargon. No this does not mean I’m going all technical on you today. Quite the opposite really. Today I want to provide help by demystifying website terminology that is frequently used because knowing and understanding the basics will be invaluable when building your own website. I promise this is not a technical discussion. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found...

Duration:00:37:46

Top 12 Things To Do After Installing WordPress

9/1/2020
#012 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I am covering the top 12 things you should do after installing WordPress. So you set-up your hosting and have WordPress installed. Great. Now what? Well, if you want to understand what the professional web designers do every time they create a new website then stick around and I will bring you on the inside. In this episode, you will learn what you should do immediately after installing WordPress so you too can start your website from...

Duration:00:33:23

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Blog Posts that Rank Higher in Search Results

8/25/2020
#011 - In this episode of Websites Made Simple Podcast I’m covering everything you need to create an awesome blog post outline. One that is not only going to 1-up your competition but one that will help your content get ranked higher by search engines. And, stick around because I have you covered with a freebie that will walk you through the entire process step-by-step. I’m talking about a guide that can be used as an SOP for you or your team. It has the tools you need to use outlined,...

Duration:00:18:09

What Most Web Designers Don't Tell You

8/18/2020
#010 - In this episode, I give you the hard truth about what it takes to build your own website. Can you do it? Absolutely. But it is not easy. I can help you remove the complexity but to build the website you need for your online business will take serious effort. There are 5 things all websites need to consider regardless of the platform you are using. Listen now to learn what to look for before making the decision. Today's show notes and all links mentioned in this episode can be found...

Duration:00:21:23

How to Hire a Brand Photographer with Guest Kamron Khan

8/11/2020
#009 - In this episode, Kamron Khan joins me who is a self-taught, award-winning, and published photographer and business owner. She specializes in personal branding for entrepreneurs as well as a corporate headshot and event photography. She is also co-founder of CoCreative, a branding & marketing agency in Cleveland, OH. If you ever wanted to know how to research & hire a professional branding photographer, what to expect on the day of the photoshoot as well as post-shoot expectations,...

Duration:00:46:55

Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page

8/4/2020
#008 - In this episode, we are going to cover the Anatomy of the Perfect Landing Page and how that differs from your home page or content pages on your website. We’ll not only cover what it is but I will also cover which elements make up the perfect landing page and where you should place them. So, grab your favorite beverage, and let’s get after it. If you have found value in any of the first few episodes, please consider providing a positive review on the platform where you listen. It...

Duration:00:14:15

Do You Need a Website Privacy Policy?

7/28/2020
#007 - Today we cover the basic legal policies you need to protect your website and your business. If you are like me then you might have just let out a collective “ugh” as this stuff is not sexy. But please, heed this warning from someone who has seen so many people and websites get into very fast trouble for avoiding this. If you have found value in any of the first few episodes, please consider providing a positive review on the platform where you listen. It really helps me out by...

Duration:00:25:40

WordPress Basics: Everyone Starts Here

7/21/2020
#006 - Everyone starts somewhere and today we cover all the basics about WordPress. I explain why you should consider WordPress and I cover the difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com. In addition, themes & plugins are discussed while also covering how you should choose the right one for your website. If you have found value in any of the first few episodes, please consider providing a positive review on the platform where you listen. It really helps me out by getting the podcast...

Duration:00:23:42

10 Types of Websites and Which One is Right For You

7/14/2020
#005 - Learn the different types of website categories and determine which one is right for your business. I cover 10 different types and provide examples so you can better understand the difference. The link to all show notes and links can be found at: https://johndockins.com/episode005

Duration:00:14:37

Top 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Building Their Website

7/7/2020
#004 - The top 7 mistakes, plus a bonus, that I have seen over and over again from entrepreneurs and small business owners when building their own website. Knowing these mistakes can help you avoid them on your own website saving you time and money. If you have found value in any of the first few episodes, please consider providing a positive review on the platform where you listen. It really helps me out by getting the podcast found. The link to the show notes and any links can be found...

Duration:00:31:13

June 2020 WordPress Security Vulnerabilities

6/30/2020
#003 - In this episode I go over the June security issues for WordPress Core application, 10 plugins, and 2 themes. I break them down into Critical, High, Medium, and Low risks as well as letting you know if you should update to the latest versions. The links to all the plugins, themes, and corresponding security issues can be found at: https://johndockins.com/episode003

Duration:00:14:47

Before You Jump to Building a Website, Start Here

6/23/2020
#002 - Today we discuss where and how to start planning your website and it just might not be where you think. Before you jump straight into building your web pages you first must get clarity on your goal. Please don't skip this step! To get the show notes and the free Start Here Guide, visit: https://johndockins.com/start

Duration:00:26:06

Welcome to Websites Made Simple Podcast!

6/7/2020
#001 - Tune in and join John Dockins as he introduces the show, explains who this is for, and provides a brief background on his experience. You can learn more by visiting: https://johndockins.com I hope you enjoy the first episode and tune in for future ones as we go deeper into how you can build, launch, and maintain your own website so that you can have the business you always wanted. If you want to pick up the show notes with all available links, head to: https://johndockins.com/1

Duration:00:09:43