I’ve talked before about good web design and how important it is to have a good structure to your website, along with up to date relevant content. Also the importance of having a content managed site that you can control, update, edit yourself, rather than be completely reliant upon your web designer.
For these, and many more reasons, we have adopted WordPress which covers all of these criteria. It’s an amazing brilliant, versatile CMS and blog all rolled in to one, plus has incredible flexibility that I’ve not seen in any other CMS – and I’ve seen a quite a few! However to get WordPress to work well for you, you do need to have a fair bit of web knowledge to get the most out of it, and it can end up costing you a few dollars more than maybe you had planned to get the right look, layout and functioning as it should.
Well I was quite surprised this week when a like minded professional recommended Perch to me. For you novices out there this is a very cheap WYSIWYG web build. If your web budget really has been stretched beyond just buying your domain name then this might be the answer for you. Perch really is a little content managed system that will help you get your business online, and you can do it all yourself. So why not go grab yourself a perch….