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Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend by Alannah Moore

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9Your Live Site

Spreading the Word and Attracting Visitors

Growing your AUDIENCE

Bravo! You now have your shiny new website up and running, ready for your first visitors. But how do you get people to come to your website? And how do you keep them coming back?

Imagine you’re opening a brick-and-mortar store. Unless you’re on a deserted road out in the sticks or completely hidden away up a tiny alleyway somewhere, you can always rely on at least a small amount of passing trade. Once you open your doors, someone, at some point, will come in to see who you are and what you are doing.

Unfortunately, this is not at all true for a website: you can spend days making it as gorgeous and interesting as you want, but unless you let people know, not one ...

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