Welcome to part one of the 4-part #WomensWickedWordPress blog-series:
Part 1 | 8 Different kinds of websites you can create with WordPress
When you hear “WordPress” you might only think of blogs, but WordPress can be used to create all kinds of websites as it’s extremely adaptable. For a little inspiration, here are 8 different kinds of websites you can create with WordPress:
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Whether your a blogger or freelancer and wish to uplevel your brand or career, a personal website is a great asset. Some ideas for a personal website could be: a resume website, personal blog, an online home to display your social media accounts and grow your email list, or just a place to display your creative projects. It’s definitely a type of website that you can let it evolve as you do!
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A wedding website documents your engagement and wedding journey. It provides guests a central hub where they can find information about your big day, including location, dress code, travel plans, even your social media hashtag. You can also use it to accept RSVPs and provide your gift registry easily for guests. Plus it’s a gorgeous keepsake and record of your big day!
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A portfolio website allows you to showcase your freelance projects, creative projects, clients you’ve worked with, a curated body of work or as a career portfolio for hiring managers as a leg up for your next job.
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Of course it’s recommended any and all businesses have a website that showcases their products and services online to their potential customers.
Businesses of all sizes use wordpress (just because it’s open source doesn’t mean it’s not awesome) including big name brands and companies.
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Blogs allow you to tell your story, build relationships, attract an audience, establish authority in your chosen niche, build a community and engagement, create opportunities and make money!
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Landing pages are specific websites or web pages that are used to offer and promote your products and services and connect with your audience about your offers at a later date. Useful for promotions, lead magnets and opt-ins.
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WordPress is becoming a go to solution for building a online stores and eCommerce websites. The free full-featured plugin woocommerce powers 25% of all online stores on the web! You can accept payments, and manage customers, inventory, shipping and taxes. Or you can simple integrate a third party such as Digital Product Delivery or Gumroad and turn your site into an money-making online store.
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A peer-to-peer community marketplace (think Ebay) can be created with WordPress, including customer and vendor management, accounts and split commissions. A bit more involved than creating any other website but its still a very cool (and profitable) business concept.
I hope these 8 websites you can create with WordPress has you inspired you and to perhaps create something awesome for yourself!
Cheering you on,