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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

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13 Nov

Design Your Online Boutique with 2-FREE WordPress Themes (Tutorial)
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The online retail landscape is both very promising and very competitive. So, for your brand to stand out, it needs to offer a distinctive, memorable, and dynamic customer experience. Especially if you’ve been operating a brick and mortar store for years, the prospect of going digital can seem overwhelming. But when you take a realistic look at it, you’ll find that every potential roadblock can be overcome with the right tools and practices. In our Ultimate Guide to Online Boutiques, we introduced you to the preliminaries of how to open your digital...

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10 Nov

How to Start an Online Fashion Boutique (Jewelry)
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If you have an eye for design and appreciate beautiful jewelry and have thought about becoming your own boss, you've probably asked yourself more than once how to start a jewelry business online. And you wouldn't be alone. The jewelry market is expected to grow significantly, so there’s lots of potential for your business to succeed. In 2018, the global jewelry market was worth $278.56 billion. In 2025, that number is expected to rise to $480.5 billion. The beauty of an online jewelry shop is that you no longer have...

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6 Nov

How to Get Photography Clients – Content Marketing, In-Person & Social
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You've gathered your photos that showcase your best work, you've registered your domain for free and created a portfolio using HostPapa's WordPress hosting plans. Congratulations. Now, how do you get photography clients? There are a number of ways, but we are going to focus on three of them: in-person marketing, social media marketing – both organic and paid – and content marketing. Before diving into the world of social media, it's important to remember that while having an online presence is important, so, too, is making connections in the real world. Check out...

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2 Nov

Guide: How to Make Money with Photography Online
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Are you an old-school photographer? Are you a passionate photography hobbyist? If the answer is yes, have you ever consider monetizing your work? Maybe you could create a photography website and start advertising your services. But you’ll need far more than a website to make money with photography online. For starters, there are many potential monetization channels. And you shouldn’t overlook factors like your social media presence or your branding. The online market is continuously evolving and offers a wide variety of choices for aspiring photographers. Whether you’ll serve large corporations,...

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30 Oct

Build an Online Coaching Website Step-by-Step
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Why did you decide to start a coaching business? Are you already providing professional services and would like to add a new tool to help your clients? Or maybe you’re looking into starting an online coaching business after decades of working as a consultant? Whether you’re starting your business or diversifying an existing one, one of the first challenges you’ll face is defining a winning marketing plan. Having a dynamic, valuable, and attention-tracking online presence is essential for coaching businesses. You can drive incredible growth by creating and sharing content that tackles...

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27 Oct

How Much Does It Cost to Start an Online Boutique?
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Starting an online boutique is a great way for a creative, Internet-savvy entrepreneur to make money. It doesn't cost a lot to start an online boutique and you can run the business from home. In this article, we'll explore what an online boutique is, discuss how to create one, and look at the cost of starting an online boutique. We'll focus on start-up costs, but with one eye on recurring expenses. The low cost of setting up an online boutique may surprise you! This article is part of our How to Start...