I think you will find this part of our journey interesting if you are a blogger or have hopes of becoming a blogger and are interested in what it takes.
Today, I start with the evolution of our home page.
This is my first homepage. At this point, I didn't even have a logo.
Now I have a logo and a niche, Womynhood. Motherhood. Wifedom.
New tagline, "Let's Build Strong Families Together."
Looks like I ...
I narrowed down my niche even more to, Breastfeeding. Hair. Homeschool. Previously, these were all under the motherhood tab.
It looks like I also ...
minimized the site design so that visitors knew exactly what DommiesBlessed was about
added a pink "Learn More" button
added a donation button
added all my social media accounts
What you can't see, is that I also ...
I often added features for a better user experience. For example, if I noticed something helpful on another site, I would add it to mine.
Or if there was a feature I wish they had on another site, I would again, add it to mine.
This month I added...
By our 13th month, I felt I had a good handle on website design. So I created another website for myself, and one for my husband [both not shown].
For DommiesBlessed I...
really concentrated on user experience, evident of the "Can We Help You Find Something" search field
updated my bio and pic
defined breastfeeding, hair, and homeschool
I spent even more hours, trying to make my site as productive and clear as possible.
Now, I'm back to the simplest bare-minimum site. I'm happy with it because it loads faster and is minimalistic.
What Have You Learned From Updating Your Home Page So Many Time?
It was very time-consuming, but also very fun. It taught me a bunch of new concepts like registering a trademark, affiliate marketing, and call-to-actions.
In the process, I've also discovered that less is more. And diving deep into a topic is better than covering a wide range of topics.
I really hope this was helpful. If you are interested in more posts like this, you can become a site member here. If you are already a member, you can view our member's only journey here. I plan to write more about...
How I optimize my titles?
How I increase my site speed?
What tools I use to organize my blog posts?
Basically all the areas that will help me virtually spread the word about strengthening families through breastfeeding, hair and homeschool.
Until next time.