25 Jul July 25, 2014

Clarifying My HubSpot vs. WordPress Article

Eileen Lonergan 0 WordPress
Thoughts on Using HubSpot by eileen lonergan

  I recently wrote a blog post on the Search Engine People Blog, Not Sure if HubSpot is Right for You? How to use WordPress and Other Resources to Achieve the Functionality of HubSpot. The post captured the attention of many, including a few over at HubSpot.  There were a couple of bits in the […]

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Adding Pinterest | Instagram | LinkedIn & YouTube icons to Divi-1

By default the Divi Theme includes Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and your RSS feed.  If you would like to add more icons, for example to your LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest or Instagram, you may easily do so. I give you the code and then show you where to put it (into your social_icons.php file).   Please let […]

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Contact Marion MA Designer Sharon Martin

I am delighted to share with you my latest website creation for a Marion, MA based Interior Designer, Sharon Martin. I am lucky enough to have a few designers for clients (Laurel Bern and Jenny Tamplin), but neither of those awesome women are in close proximity, so it was a real treat that Sharon could […]

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Jenny Michal Ineriors | 20 Examples of Amazing Curb Appeal

I often get emails on Sunday’s from people who are ready to tackle their personal projects.  Last Sunday I had a very sweet email from College Station TX Interior Designer Jenny Tamplin.  Jenny is associated with another client, Westchester NY Interior Designer Laurel Bern and wanted to set up a blog to chronicle the building […]

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Build Traffic to Your Website in 5 Minutes

I typically can’t wait to shout out to the universe when I have a new post or something to share.  I hate to admit it, but I have even been arrogant enough to assume if I stick up a link that really will be all that someone needs to click through to the amazing article […]

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Selling Your Business | What You Need to Do with Your Website

You are probably thinking, why in the world would this matter if I am selling my business. Think about it, you probably wouldn’t put your home up for sale and have an open house with dirty dishes in the sink or a yard full of weeds, the same fix it up strategy applies to your […]

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30 May May 30, 2014

Flashback Friday Birthday Party for WordPress

Eileen Lonergan 0 WordPress
Found on Pinterest | WPSites.net

Remember when Video Killed the Radio Star? I am not sure WordPress really killed anything, but it did contribute A LOT!  A review in honor of the 11 Anniversary of WordPress this week. 1. 48% of Technorati’s Top 100 Blogs Are Managed With WordPress 2. 74.6 Million Sites Depend on WordPress 3. WordPress-Related Keywords Score […]

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secrets in google webmaster tools

I read an article last week that was an awesome overview of Google Analytics (more on that later), which inspired me to explain to you why Analytics isn’t enough data for you to fully evaluate how your readers are discovering your website and how you are ranking in the search engines. For a while now […]

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Pro Tip for The Divi Theme

I recently did some private WordPress coaching for a Life Coach in Canada.  Dawn Large had selected the Divi Theme for her website and needed help with a few tweaks.  I have to tell you, Dawn is lovely, full of positive energy and super organized with objectives and goals.  I wanted to work with her […]

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Divi Theme for WordPress

Are you trying to change the default footer in Divi to remove the line that says: Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress?   To something more web designer friendly such as WordPress Website Designed by You? Navigate to: Appearance Editor Footer.php Look for<p id=”footer-info”> Delete the WordPress & Elegant Themes code Add your […]

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Social Media Checklist

I know that it takes a while to get a blog post live on any blog. Unless you have super powers, people aren’t going to suddenly flock to your blog. You need to remind them you are out there and give them a reason to come back.  This checklist is a great way to use […]

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How to Install PayPal on WordPress

Creating a PayPal button on your website is POWER!  It means you are charging people and earning money, congrats!  I love getting paid, don’t you? I am by no means an e-commerce guru, but I can tell you that the quickest path to getting paid online is PayPal.  Some people complain about needing to set […]

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18 Apr April 18, 2014

How to Add a Line Break in Divi Theme

Eileen Lonergan 0 WordPress Design
Divi Theme for WordPress

This was driving me nuts: how to get a line break in the Divi Theme. The paragraphs were all running together regardless of any of the traditional line break tricks that I was trying. Copy that is squashed looks horrible, and for me, someone with mild claustrophobia anyway, I start to feel a bit short […]

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WordPress Galleries are no longer the massive pain in the neck thanks to the WordPress 3.9 update!  You all know how difficult to navigate it was literally just yesterday, but now, WOW!  You can actually see which photos are in your gallery and in the grid view of the order in which they appear. Other […]

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08 Apr April 08, 2014

The Divi Theme | Website for Landscaper

Eileen Lonergan 0 WordPress Design
Landscaper Website Using Divi Theme

I want to share with you another website that I built using the Divi Theme. The client lives near me in the Northeast, and we are doing this site in the winter, so nice photos of his beautifully mowed lawns weren’t an option, so we went with icons, which I actually love. The theme is […]

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05 Apr April 05, 2014

Web Design for a Golf Course

Stonybrook Golf Course | WordPress Website | Boston Website Designer

This has been the most busy I have ever been in my professional career. I think I must have done something special to get on the good side of Google and I showed up in a bunch of searches which led to some great work so far in 2014. I was lucky enough to get […]

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WordPress Website for a Freelance Marketing Professional

For Freelance Marketing Director Alison Simons’ website we decided to use the Divi Layout from Elegant Themes. Alison’s office is outside of Boston and is happy to meet clients on their boats So needless to say she is an extremely popular Outsourced Media Director for many companies.

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Website for a Trash Can Dumper

As a member of the Expand2Web Experts Group I am eligible to download and use their yet to be released Business Advantage Theme. I have been using it for a bunch of new sites and I wanted to share one with you for the Dump Dolly. The site is still a work in progress, but […]

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WordPress Question | How to Ask

Let’s be honest, no one knows all of the answers and it is inevitable that at some point you will need to ask for help or advice about your web design project.  I ask a boat load of questions and a lot of people will reach out to me for help, so I appreciate both […]

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Divi Theme for WordPress

I recently got a call from an awesome woman in Austin, Kelly, who wanted to move her WordPress.com blog, The Crush List over to a self hosted site.  She needed to meet a fast turn around time as she wanted it ready to share for South by South West in Austin. Kelly’s blog is so […]

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