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7 ways to bring more customers to your carpenter company - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on July 24, 2017, and was updated on May 21, 2020. It’s nearing the end of the month. You’ve just finished up a big job and your schedule for next month looks pretty light —… Continue Reading →

Sell cars online in 5 steps - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Aug. 25, 2017, and was updated on May 11, 2020. We were already living in a world of click-and-consume. And now that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people indoors, it’s more important than ever… Continue Reading →

Teacher blogs: Deepen the pool of knowledge - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on June 7, 2017, and was updated on May 11, 2020. In the wake of COVID-19, many teachers are looking for ways to contribute and discover what processes work best. Information on distance and online… Continue Reading →

How to host an online beauty or wellness workshop - GoDaddy Garage

Beauty and wellness businesses provide most of their services in person at brick-and-mortar locations. But, this traditional delivery of services isn’t the only way to serve customers. You can also host online beauty workshops and virtual wellness events. An online… Continue Reading →

Beauty basics — How to start a makeup blog - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on July 13, 2017, and was updated on April 30, 2020. I know who you are. You’re totally obsessed with the latest makeup trends. You’ve got a signature lipstick shade. You can spend the entire… Continue Reading →

How wellness blogs can bring you more customers - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Dec. 21, 2017, and was updated on April 29, 2020. Health is on everyone’s minds right now as we work towards flattening the curve of COVID-19. Hospitals and healthcare facilities around the country have… Continue Reading →

20+ auto repair blog post ideas for your car shop - GoDaddy Garage

In the past few months, we’ve seen the world change drastically. Stay-at-home orders have been issued and people are isolating themselves in self-quarantine. However, this doesn’t mean your auto repair shop can’t survive, and even thrive, during these turbulent times…. Continue Reading →

Business hours changing because of COVID-19? Don’t forget to tell Google, Yelp and Facebook - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 22, 2020. With COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that customers know when you are open and how to contact you. Make sure that the information… Continue Reading →

6 ways to get paid for online concerts - GoDaddy Garage

When the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown started, many of the working musicians I know were immediately out of work. These were the folks who made their livings playing in bars and clubs, singing for corporate events, playing on cruise ships, or… Continue Reading →

How to make ends meet when live gigs are canceled - GoDaddy Garage

My first realization that COVID-19 was having a detrimental impact on the entertainment industry came by way of Instagram and Twitter in early March. One of my favorite performers, Chester Lockhart, shared an Instagram story asking folks to purchase the… Continue Reading →

The best online payment solutions for WordPress - GoDaddy Garage

The best online payment solution depends on your client’s business and what they’re selling. Here are the best options for common scenarios: Simple online payments with a form Add an online store with WooCommerce Selling gift cards Selling digital goods… Continue Reading →

Sell PDFs, videos and other digital content on your website - GoDaddy Garage

With many of us staying home to slow the spread of COVID-19, local brick-and-mortar businesses are most affected by the reduced foot traffic. Businesses that offer services like music lessons or exercise classes rely on people being together in the… Continue Reading →

Using Google Analytics and Google Search Console to find out what’s bringing people to your website - GoDaddy Garage

Most established online businesses harness the use of Google Analytics and Google Search Console to find out what’s bringing people to their site. However, if you’re an established business recently moving online due to COVID-19 or you’re a new business,… Continue Reading →

Set up Yoast SEO to help people find you in search results - GoDaddy Garage

The best advice my mother ever gave me was, “You cannot change what happens to you, you can only change how you react.” She was referring to whatever social “tragedy” I was overreacting to at the time. But now, in… Continue Reading →

Need to feel a little more in control? Securing your WordPress site can help. - GoDaddy Garage

A lot is out of our control at the moment. Spending a little time now to secure your WordPress site may help you feel more in control. And we all could use a little more of that. Related: GoDaddy guide… Continue Reading →

Add donation and payment tools on your site - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020.  In the wake of COVID-19, everyone is looking for ways to support their businesses and their communities. If your business is a traditional brick-and-mortar… Continue Reading →

Update online reviews to increase trust in your business - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020.  Having an accurate, up-to-date online presence has always been important for earning and maintaining your customers’ trust. Given the instability COVID-19 has introduced to… Continue Reading →

Using coupons and promotions to help customers dealing with COVID-19 - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020. As the country hunkers down in the face of COVID-19, small businesses everywhere are looking for ways to stay open and ease the burden… Continue Reading →

Add a blog to show your customers how your business is navigating COVID-19 - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on March 25, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020. COVID-19 is pulling no punches. Decreased foot traffic, mandates prohibiting large gatherings, and increased digital engagement are changing the game for entrepreneurs everywhere. With… Continue Reading →

5 free live chat plugins for WordPress and tips for using them - GoDaddy Garage

Live chat plays a tremendous role in conducting proper customer service and support on websites. However, it’s even more important now in the midst of COVID-19. As people are struggling to figure out how to continue to do business during… Continue Reading →

8 top donation plugins for WordPress websites - GoDaddy Garage

COVID-19 is putting the pinch on a lot of small businesses, nonprofits and houses of worship. Some small businesses might be able to partially recoup their losses by offering pickup and delivery options, or by shipping their products. But houses… Continue Reading →

8 ways to generate revenue if your business doors are shut - GoDaddy Garage

Most brick-and-mortar businesses can only operate and generate revenue if their doors are open. Customers must travel to the business and come inside to make a purchase. But this model isn’t great when unforeseen circumstances require a business to shut… Continue Reading →

How to install WooCommerce on WordPress: A quick guide for new users - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Nov. 23, 2018, and was updated on March 25, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), many small businesses have had to minimize their hours or shutter their brick-and-mortar locations for the time being. While… Continue Reading →

5 tips for adding an ecommerce shop to your brick-and-mortar business - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on July 10, 2017, and was updated on March 24th, 2020. With the current COVID-19 crisis continuing to unfold with an unknown ending point, small business owners are looking to adapt as quickly as possible… Continue Reading →

Take your small business online: A step-by-step guide - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Feb. 14, 2018, and was updated on March 24, 2020.  I’m so glad you’re reading this guide for step-by-step instructions to take your small business online. That’s where your customers are spending a whole… Continue Reading →

Helping your clients adapt & stay open during uncertain times - GoDaddy Garage

Local small businesses bear the brunt of times like these. 27% of American small business owners believe that COVID-19 will impact their revenue, and we’re already seeing owners around the country announce temporary or indefinite closures. These small businesses are… Continue Reading →

10 ways for small businesses to weather the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic - GoDaddy Garage

This is an uncertain time for business owners worldwide, but it’s no time to panic. Here’s what you can do now to start preparing your small business to weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 10 ways for small businesses… Continue Reading →

How to start a blog in 7 steps (in 2020) - GoDaddy Garage

This post was originally published on Jan. 20, 2016, and was updated on May 2, 2017, Jan. 10, 2018, Nov. 28, 2018 and Jan. 7, 2020. When I started blogging in 2009, the market wasn’t quite as saturated with blogs… Continue Reading →

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