New Feature - Add Embed Code To Blog Posts

This week we've added a new feature to the WebStarts blog application. You can now add embed codes to your blog. This is perfect if you have podcasts, videos, and other widgets hosted on third-party services like Soundcloud, Spotify, and Podbean.

You can find the new feature by logging into your account and clicking the Blog…

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How To Make Money Selling Websites

For years I've written about the virtues of running an online business. Online businesses facilitate a solution to many of society's perceived problems. Whether it be parents not spending enough time with their kids all the way to unnecessary pollution from daily commutes. And now we're looking at changes to our way of life that…

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What Is Social Proof and Why Do I Need It?

The web is full of abandoned websites. How often do you go to a website, submit a contact form and never hear back from anyone? For me, it's too often. Over time I've learned to stay away from websites that look abandoned or as I like to say "nobody's home". One of the…

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5 Ways To Get People To Read Your Emails

Here are 5 ways to get people to read your emails.

1. Make sure they get into the inbox.

If your emails go to the spam folder or are blocked completely they're not going to get read regardless of how well written they are.

2. Create compelling subject lines.

Just like going to the spam folder, if your email…

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5 Tips For Choosing A Domain Name

Your domain name is the web address people are going to type into their browser to find your website. So there are some things to keep in mind when choosing one for your website. In this article I'm going to share 5 tips for choosing a domain name.

1. Keep it short.

The fewer characters in your…

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13 Work At Home Ideas

There's never been a better time to start working from home than now. This is a guide to help you do that. The first thing you'll need to do is decide what you'd like to do for work. Whichever work at home idea you decide to pursue you're going to need a website. It's easy…

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How To Add Payhere To Your Website

Payhere is a dead simple way to collect credit card payments online. It's perfect if you're collecting a deposit, recurring subscriptions, and donations. They provide an elegant checkout that won't confuse your customers and they charge only a small percentage of each transaction. Here's how to add Payhere to your WebStarts website.

1. Sign up…

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How To Create Good Looking Images For Your Website

Good looking images are one of the main things that make your website look good. You can have a great layout but without nice photos and graphics your site isn't going to look great. This article is all about how to create images that look good on your website.

1. Distortion

Stretching an image disproportionately…

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10 Places To Promote Your Online Store

The biggest challenge to selling online is getting traffic to your website. Here are 10 ways you can drive more traffic to your online store. If you don't have an online store and you're looking to start one sign up for free at

1. Google

Everyone wants to be on top of Google. When people…

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5 Reasons Why WebStarts May Not Be For You

Why would somebody choose another product or service over yours? What is it about the product or service you provide that someone doesn't like? If you have ever run a business or had to service customers in any capacity, these are questions that you have had to face before. WebStarts is certainly no exception. We…

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Don't Be Afraid To Make Mistakes On Your Website

Our goal when first creating WebStarts was to make building and managing a website easier than it had ever been before. And while that goal has largely been achieved, just because it's easy, doesn't mean you won't make some mistakes along the way. Like anything else that's new, there's a lot to learn when it…

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The Top 11 Web Design Trends For 2020

With every year that passes new trends emerge in web design. In this article I'll be discussing the top 11 web design trends you can expect to see in 2020.

Top 11 Web Design Trends For 2020

1. Large Fonts
2. Black and White
3. Outlined Fonts
4. Illustrations
5. Vintage
6. Dark Mode
7. Minimalist Navigation
8. Large Photos
9. Vibrant Colors
10. Overlapping Layers

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