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Domain & Hosting
All of our clients websites that come to us looking for recommendations, are hosted on Bluehost. This is due to the simplicity that Bluehost has created for setting up hosting, and their simple one-click WordPress Installation.
Besides providing an affordable plan for hosting for as little at $3.95/month, you also receive a free domain, and even at the basic plan you get 5 free email addresses! Also, they provide outstanding customer service.
All of our sites built (Even this site) is built using Divi by Elegant Themes. This drag and drop designer theme makes designing a site very interactive, and gives us the ability to see exactly what we are designing, and we able to tweek little things along the way.
Premium Plugin Toolkit
WPMUDev has been a staple in every one of our websites we have developed. This package of plugins has everything from security (Defender), to image optimization, to page caching…the list goes on….111 plugins that is.
For all of our online booking we use Acuity. This platform allows us to make booking appointments easy for us, and for clients. We can elect to have different types of appointments, as well as if we wanted to do classes – this platform allows for classes to be booked.
Client & Project Management
We were going between MULTIPLE websites just to maintain my clients, their invoices, emails, where they are at in their design/site, then we were introduced to Dubsado. This LIFESAVER of a website has it all in one place, and allows you to do a lot of automation with prewritten emails, and autofilling contracts.