Website Wednesday

britelime.co | Liz Langford-Cobo

Want to learn how to build a better website for your rural small business? Every Wednesday, website coach, designer, and host Liz Langford-Cobo of britelime.co will teach you in a 15-minutes or less episode how to build a better website for your small business. From search engine optimization to creating content that connects with your ideal customer, the Website Wednesday podcast will help you think of your website as an asset instead of a burden. You work hard in your small business, your website should work hard too. Find full show notes and more information at https://britelime.co/podcast

009: How to Choose a Website Builder for Your Small Business
Nov 23 2022
009: How to Choose a Website Builder for Your Small Business
Deciding to build a new website is a big decision, and it can be difficult to decide which builder (or hybrid combo of builders) is right for you. In this episode Liz walks you through several questions you need to ask yourself in order to choose the right builder for your small business website. Key TakeawaysBefore you choose a website building platform, you need to identify the primary purpose of your website.Think about what website features are most important to your small business and to your ideal target customer. Who will be doing the work on your website? You or someone else?Links & ResourcesDo you want to learn how to build a better website for your small business? Site Club is a 12-module course designed to teach you all about how to build, grow and manage your small business website. In addition to the course, as a Site Club member you'll have access to the private Facebook community, be able to connect with other rural small business entrepreneurs and join in on the live monthly Q&A sessions with Liz.Full Show NotesTo learn more about how to build a better website for your farm, ranch or rural small business, visit britelime.co and follow Liz on Instagram at @britelimecreative.Website Wednesday is a weekly podcast (typically 15 minutes or less) designed to help rural entrepreneurs learn how to build better websites for their farms, ranches and small town businesses. The Website Wednesday podcast is produced by Liz Langford-Cobo of britelime. Copyright © 2022, Elizabeth Ann Cobo.
008: Why Blogging is So Good for Your Small Business Website
Nov 16 2022
008: Why Blogging is So Good for Your Small Business Website
Did you know that blogging is one of the best things you can do for the SEO health of your small business website? It's a way to signal both to website visitors and to search engines like Google that your small business is alive and well. In this episode, Liz walks you through why and how you can improve your small business website by blogging - even if you don't think you have anything to blog about or anyone to read it.Key TakeawaysBlog consistently - consistency is key when it comes to blogging having a positive impact on your SEO.Text content is still the most valuable (although video is also highly valuable). Google (and other search engines) use the text on your webpages, including your blog, to understand what your website is about.You OWN and have control over your blog content in a way that you don't with content you create and share on social media and blog content has a much longer shelf life than social media content.Resources & ToolsSite Club 2023Interested in learning more about blogging for your small business and how to build a stronger website? Join Liz inside Site Club and learn to build a better website for your small business. This 12-module, year-long course will help you make the website you have right now better. Doors for 2023 open on November 23rd and you can take $100 off joining the Website Wednesday email list!The Website Workshop - Waco, Texas January 16-19Do you prefer in-person, hands-on learning? Join Liz for the upcoming Website Workshop in Waco, Texas. Not only will you learn how to make your website better... you'll actually take the time to make it better while you're at the workshop. This "working" workshop is for female entrepreneurs who want to make the small business websites they have right now better!Full Show NotesEpisode 008: Why Blogging is So Good for Your Small Business WebsiteTo learn more about how to build a better website for your farm, ranch or rural small business, visit britelime.co and follow Liz on Instagram at @britelimecreative.Website Wednesday is a weekly podcast (typically 15 minutes or less) designed to help rural entrepreneurs learn how to build better websites for their farms, ranches and small town businesses. The Website Wednesday podcast is produced by Liz Langford-Cobo of britelime. Copyright © 2022, Elizabeth Ann Cobo.
005: Ways to Speed Up Your Website
Oct 26 2022
005: Ways to Speed Up Your Website
Your website… and your visitors have a need for speed! Slow websites are a bad user experience and negatively affect search engine optimization (SEO).In this episode, Liz will share several different ways you can speed up your website. From using web optimized font files to finding the balance between beauty and function on your small business website. Not sure how fast (or slow) your website is?  Liz has a great suggestion for a free tool that will test your page speed for you. Key TakeawaysFonts can slow down your site - make sure you're using web optimized font files or woff files.Use Google Page Speed Insights to test your webpage speeds - be sure to test every page you’d like to rank for.Don’t forget to think mobile first! Your mobile page speed matters even more than your desktop. You want your mobile pages to load in 3 seconds or less.Links & ResourcesGoogle Fonts - Web Optimized Font FilesCreativeMarket.com - Variety of graphics, templates and fonts for saleCanva.com - Create graphics for your small businessPageSpeed Insights - Free page speed tool from GoogleHotjar - Utilize heat maps to understand how visitors use your webpagesBuild a Better Homepage Free One Hour Webinar - Learn to build a better homepage for your farm, ranch or rural small town businessTo learn more about how to build a better website for your farm, ranch or rural small business, visit britelime.co and follow Liz on Instagram at @britelimecreative.Website Wednesday is a weekly podcast (typically 15 minutes or less) designed to help rural entrepreneurs learn how to build better websites for their farms, ranches and small town businesses. The Website Wednesday podcast...