How to create a holiday gift guide

While most people think of Christmas, Hanukkah or other winter holidays for gift guides, creating a holiday gift guide for your blog or ecommerce business is a great idea for several occasions throughout the year. The great thing about all of these holidays? They are typically a time of spending money on the perfect gifts for loved ones.

As a blogger or ecommerce business owner, you can cash in on the fun by helping your website readers find those gifts and make a nice profit as your reward for aiding them in their quest to find that perfect present. With that in mind, I’m sharing all you need to know about building a useful gift guide below. There’s a lot to unpack, so let’s dive in!

Steps to create a holiday gift guide

There’s more to developing a holiday gift guide than throwing together a list of ideas and linking … Read more

Lisa Stambaugh: Expert guidance, website design and a lot more

Lisa Stambaugh provides WordPress support through her agency Collective Discovery, and helps clients tell their story through her Much Ado About You content service. Lisa is also the author of Web Diva Wisdom, a book that helps business owners learn how to work with web designers.

Tell us about yourself. Who are you? Where are you based?

I tend to describe myself as a long list of short topics, many of which don’t seem connected at all, but I like to think it rolls into an interesting package.

Educationally, I’m a geek: BSEE/CS (UCSD ‘80), MSCS (Stanford, ‘85). Work-wise, I’m a Web Diva, a freelance writer, an informal business coach, a story teller, and a problem-solver.

Outside of work, I’m a knitting enthusiast, curly girl, cookie artiste, musical theatre devotee, costume designer, and a voracious consumer of historical fiction.

I live in Fremont, California, which is at the very … Read more

Fall 2020: What’s New in Websites + Marketing

So much has happened between kids going back to school and the leaves turning brilliant colors getting ready for the winter. The most exciting thing was our customer event on September 29. If you missed it or if you’d just like another chance to watch the sessions, check out our GoDaddy 2020 Event Recap.

The Websites + Marketing and Online Store teams are “falling” all over themselves to roll out new features, and more are on their way.

Chat with customers using the Conversations app (iOS)

If you’re on the go, it can be hard to stay on top of all the messages you receive from different channels. If you miss a message or take too long to respond, it can cost you a sale.

If you have an Apple mobile phone, download the GoDaddy Conversations app. View and reply to website messages, texts, or Facebook Messenger from one … Read more