Blogging and publishing websites.
Blog Design Case Study
This blog was designed to raise awareness of the need for more nature in the national curriculum. The target audience are primary school teachers that want to start "rewilding" their lesson plans.
I designed the entire blog and logo after an initial phone meeting. The site owner continues publish articles and the readership is steadily growing.
Your new blog will be designed and developed exactly to your requirements but usually you'll want features like those below. If you need a specific feature or have a particular use case, I am certain I can help you.
Search Engine Compatibility
Your blog will be set up to make search-friendly articles a breeze. I will code the blog in a way which will help it get found in Google. I'll also give you some tips on writing content that will be picked up in search by your target audience.
Easy to Edit Yourself
Using a content management system like Statamic or WordPress, you can simply log into your control panel and start drafting articles to publish. You'll be able to tag and categorise the articles, as well schedule them to be published in the future.
I'll set up your hosting account for your, migrate from an old provider if needed, and shield you from the technical jargon and guff, so you don't have to get your hands dirty.
You'll want to build an audience or readership of your articles. I'll setup a mailing list provider, like Mailchimp and get all the relevant forms added to the website without you lifting a finger.
Social Media Feeds
If you're using social media to make status updates or posts, I'll pull that data into your website so you can have all your content in one place.
You can have comments that you manage yourself from your control panel or you can things easy and use Facebook or Disqus which
Members Only Sections
Restricting content to specific user types or those that have permission is all completely feasible. You might even have a few authors that can draft articles but not publish them - also completely fine.