What is WordPress?
WordPress is the best content management system (CMS) available today.
This software allows your designer to create a beautiful design, in less time and with lower cost compared to traditional way of making website in HTML.
WP uses themes and plugins that enable customization and incorporate third-party services such as analytics system or email marketing.
WP platform is not designed only for blogging, you can also build any type of business website on WordPress.
So then, let’s look closer into a few benefits of using WordPress to build a website.
#1 Saves money
Usually it costs more than a few thousand dollars to hire a web developer, who develops website in HTML. Hiring a designer that builds a website in WordPress usually goes from 200$. That is a huge amount of money you’ll get to save while building a website, and that leaves you with a possibility of using the rest of your budget for marketing.
#2 You can have anything you want
Building a website that reflects your business in any way you desire is absolutely possible on WordPress platform.
Even some of the most popular brands are using it.
Want proof? Then go and have a look at the Sony Music website, AMC, Microsoft News Center, The Walt Disney Company, which are only a few of the big brand websites that are powered by WordPress.
#3 You can write your own blog posts
Even if you have no previous experience with WordPress or any CMS, it will take you about 5 minutes to learn the basics of posting a blog.
You don’t need to know any programming language in order to make and share blog posts.
It’s OK to ask your WordPress designer to show you the inside of your website and how to make a new blog post, add pictures and respond to comments.
According to HubSpot, companies with a blog receive more traffic and 97% more links to their website than companies that don’t have it.
WordPress is fully responsive and supports all mobile platforms and screen sizes.
In 2016., 67% of users surfed the internet using their mobile devices and only 33% use desktop. Every year there is a higher number of users that will visit your website using their mobile device. Because of that it is crucial to have a responsive, mobile friendly website.
#5 Improved Marketing Solutions
Using contact forms and “Call-To-Action” strategy you can build a client list, which can be later used for sending Newsletter, offers and advertising.
There are great third-party services that can be integrated with WordPress, helping you collect emails and promote your business.
These are just a few reasons why you should build on or transfer to WordPress. We suggest you try it, and let us know what you think!