wordpress.org is the professional-level version where you can start with a great and solid foundation for your website.
With that foundation, your website can evolve over time with your company and your budget so you can start with a “small little house” on top of that foundation then switch to a “magnificent castle” later on if you wish!
You can choose your preferred hosting company depending on your specific needs such as “shared hosting” if your website is primarily informational and very simple or a “Virtual Private Server (VPS)” or “Dedicated Server” if your website boasts fantastic features like event booking capability and ecommerce.
You can use any of the 55,000 plugins available (and counting) to turn your website into anything you’ve envisioned.
You have access to your website’s files and can customize anything to your heart’s desire.
You can strengthen the security of your website and take it to a higher level.
You have access to forums where millions of other WordPress lovers share and contribute to find answers to your questions every day.
No registration is required to use wordpress.org.
You can hire a WordPress expert to help you build your fantastic website then have your own login to update parts of your website yourself.
You can use this ebook to build a great website and get ready to collaborate with your favorite WordPress expert to make it even better over time.
You need to have basic knowledge of code, web standards and how servers and emails work.
You need time… this is the most expensive commodity here.
Whether you’ve retained the services of a WordPress expert or you’re using this ebook (or both) to get started, you will need to be ready to invest in yourself and your business as developing a great online presence requires certain resources.