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Web design, email marketing, SEO, + being an entrepreneur.

Kristen Leigh | WordPress Web Design Studio | Design Element Gold Feather
Web Design

How to Easily Build a WordPress Website Using a Page Builder

Rumor has it you need to know how to code to build a beautiful, responsive website. Rumors are wrong. Squarespace is one giant drag and drop builder that’s easy to use but what about WordPress? Let’s talk WordPress page builders. What are they? Should you use one? Which one should you use? Do they have steep learning curves? READ MORE

How to Optimize Your Website + Blog for Search Engines

When I started Kristen Leigh Designs, optimizing my site using SEO basics was high on my to-do list. But to be honest, it kept getting pushed further and further down the to-do list as I started getting clients. I knew that without a blog, organic traffic to my site was going to take time. So in my mind, search engine optimization wasn’t very important. Learn from my mistakes. That was the wrong choice. READ MORE
Web Design

How to Know if WordPress or Squarespace is Right for You

Let me guess, you’ve Googled “should I build my website on WordPress or Squarespace?” more times than you can count hoping to find that one article that says “Use WordPress!” or “Use Squarespace!”. Am I right? I’m also going to guess that you’re still not sure which platform to use even after all of that research. I’m hoping this post can help you make a decision. Like, today (because your business can’t start flourishing without a website!). READ MORE