My Newest Website

My new website is an example of how anyone can do anything if you want to bad enough.

I am not a coder by any means. In fact, I got a D in computer programming in college, and dropped out.

To this day, I cannot create a website from scratch, exactly the way I want it, due to my own unwillingness (stubbornness) to learn enough to do it. Things like javascript, and some php scripts, scare me to death.

However, I have become pretty decent at using templates, and editing them to a level I am happy with. WordPress is one example. Although I don’t understand all of it, I understand “enough” to make things look good, or fix things that are broken, for the most part.

But HTML is another animal. I have learned bits and pieces over time, but I still couldn’t create an html site from scratch.

But…

Here is my latest website:

www.AlisonAndKelly.com

I am proud to say that I made this website all by myself!

It is using “Parallax”, which is sort of like a cool version of HTML.

Basically you get a template, and then go into an html editor like dreamweaver and edit away – adding/removing/re-sizing/breaking things/fixing them.

It took me about a week to make this site, working about 2-4 hours a day. Most time was spent analyzing the code and trying to understand what controls what, because there are a lot of underlying pieces controlled by javascript and css.

Anyway, I wanted to give myself a pat on the back, and tell you that ANYONE can do this. I am living proof. Whether it is WordPress, HTML, SEO, keyword research, monetizing a site, or just simply learning the inner-workings of fundamentals like hosting, domains, and how every piece talks to one another. You can do all of it. Anyone can.

The only thing is, you have to want it bad enough.

And in this example, my fiance asking me about the site on a daily basis made me want it bad enough, because I want her to be happy!

So if you want to pursue internet marketing or SEO, or anything you don’t know online. Just read as much as you can about it, and get out there and BREAK SOME STUFF. Breaking things and making mistakes is the best way to learn.

It is a pretty liberating feeling knowing that you are free to break whatever you want on a site. Just make sure you have your files backed up! :D

Posted: August 6th, 2014 under kelly felix, seo