“Running a Website with WordPress: A Quick Guide for Business Owners” is full of practical advice and tips for running a successful website including crucial topics like increasing your online sales.

It’s available on Amazon Kindle US for $0.99 and Amazon Kindle UK for £0.99. It’ll soon be available in print edition.

Not in the US or UK & Ireland? Get a direct link for your Amazon here.

See below for a special offer on how to get it for free.

It includes:

  • a single change that can get you 40% more visitors
  • how to avoid having your website hacked (90% of site owners don’t do this)
  • tips on choosing a hosting company
  • a guide to the essential types of WordPress plugins
  • 3 simple ways to fix problems yourself and avoid calling in an expensive web developer
  • how to use your blog effectively
  • tips on researching your competitor online
  • links to numerous online resources for every topic

The book is composed of three sections:

Section 1 is “Website Essentials” – non-technical information useful for all website owners (even those not using WordPress).

Section 2 is “WordPress Tips” and focuses on WordPress themes, plugins, updates,and how to easily troubleshoot problems. You’ll need some basic WordPress knowledge – e.g. how to install a plugin – to get the most value out of this section, but it is written with beginners in mind and you should find something there for you. There are also some advanced tips which are clearly marked.

Section 3 is “Your Website Planner”, a tool to help you brainstorm ideas for your website and create & implement a plan around them.

Running a Website with WordPress: A Quick Guide for Business Owners currently ranked #1 in its category on Amazon Kindle and is free for the next 24 hours

Running a Website with WordPress: A Quick Guide for Business Owners ranked #1 in two categories on Amazon UK (11/11/2015)

What readers are saying:

“This book covers all the basics, not just of wordpress but using it to generate leads for your business” – Alan

“Very practical and useful tips for WordPress. You will get a lot of value from this guide” – Ian

“A wealth of info & resources” – A. McBride

“This book is a great overview of what you must consider when starting a website with WordPress” – Louis

Limited time offer: get the book for free

This is a special offer for a limited time only: if you purchase either the Kindle or print edition on Amazon, I will refund you what you paid. To take advantage of this offer do these two things:

  1. Send me a copy of the receipt so I know what you paid (my email is at the end of the book), and
  2. Write an honest review of the book anywhere you want (your blog, Amazon, GoodReads, etc) and send me the link.

I’ll refund you what you paid directly to you via PayPal, or you can ask me to give it to a charity!

Short, practical guide

This is a short, 6000 word, information heavy, practical guide. This ebook is not for you if you’re looking for a long, step-by-step walk-through on how to set up and run a WordPress website.

This book is for you if you’re already using WordPress to run your business website and you’d like to ensure that you’ve got all the essentials covered and are doing things the right way.

View on Amazon

Media/Speaking One-Sheet

For media or speaking enquiries: media/speaking one-sheet.

Author Alastair McDermott

Alastair McDermott is an online business and technology consultant specialising in helping small businesses and professional services providers to increase online sales by improving website conversion rates and bringing more visitor traffic.

He has been building websites and software since 1996 and has co-founded several software, web and information based startup companies and has provided solutions for businesses and organisations of all sizes.

Alastair is the author of Running a Website with WordPress: A Quick Guide for Business Owners, available from Amazon in print and Kindle editions. He blogs, and makes media of all kinds at WebsiteDoctor.

More posts by Alastair McDermott

FREE Guide: 5 Tactics to Help You Sell More Online

This free guide will show you 5 different free methods to massively increase your website conversions (sales and opt-ins).

It will also show you HOW and WHEN to use these methods, all with the goal of increasing your online sales. Enter your email below and click to get the guide right now.

You have successfully requested the free guide, please check your email in a couple of minutes to find out how to download.

Get Your Free Website Transformation Cheatsheet

Get Your Free Website Transformation Cheatsheet

This cheatsheet will help you 

 - Find out whether your site needs tweaking or a full rebuild

 - How much you should spend

 - Which website platform you should choose for your project

 - The 3 different types of web designers

 - How to find a good web design company

Your download is on the way!

FREE Guide: 5 Free Ways to Massively Increase Your Website Conversions

This free guide will show you 5 different free methods to massively increase your website conversions (sales and opt-ins).

It will also show you HOW and WHEN to use the methods, all with the goal of increasing your online sales. Enter your email below and click to get the guide right now.

You have successfully requested the free guide, please check your email in a couple of minutes to find out how to download.