This is the resources page for Rob Cubbon’s booklet Create the Website You Want with WordPress: A how-to guide for building a branded business asset. I really hope you enjoyed reading the book. If you did, please consider leaving a review. If you didn’t, please contact me and let me know where I went wrong.
Here are some resources and links that are mentioned in the book that you may find useful. Some of the following links to products are affiliate links. These are products personally reviewed by me and I will be compensated for any resulting sales. You won’t be charged any more for purchasing via these links.
Domain name registrars
For choosing a domain, try leandomainsearch.com.
For registering a domain:
Setting up WordPress
Step-by-step video tutorials (4 hours worth) here: Create A Custom Responsive WordPress Website For A Client
The following video shows you install WordPress on a webhost with cPanel manually by creating a MySQL Database
You can also install it with a one-click install on most hosts.
You can get someone to customize a Genesis child theme on oDesk or Elance or get someone to design a logo on 99designs. Read more about outsourcing here where I explain how to choose from the right pool of candidates.
Free WordPress course
See me guide a client through starting her very first WordPress website. In this free video course Talking To Clients: An Introduction To Website Building I talk to Nura Nash about her new website and we discuss many of the issue raised in the book. You also get to learn some great WordPress tricks.
WordPress (intermediate): Create A Custom Responsive WordPress Website For A Client
WordPress (advanced): Creating a Web Design Business Website
Learn how to design and develop this site – Crea8iveDesigns.com – the website of a fictitious design company.