People need to Find You and Talk To You.
Finding you is called Marketing and talking to you is called Sales.
I have now just saved you 3 years of study at University.
Yes, it is that simple.
For this you need not just a website, but a web presence … but a website is a very good place to start.
I love building websites and have been doing it since 1997.
Let me help you with yours.
See more at: http://blog.briancurrin.com/portfolio/
Running a successful business without being controlled by phones … The Production Person does it and so does Brian Currin Music / Brian, My Web Guy.
Over the past few years I have come to view my cell phone as a burden. It rings and beeps constantly, so I decided that when I was with clients to switch it of and when I needed to put my head down and focus to switch it off. It has now developed into a device that I use when and if it is convenient for me. It no longer irritates me, it no longer interrupts me, it no longer creates anxiety – IT IS NO LONGER A BURDEN.
I am always contactable all the time via email and can access my account from any computer worldwide which I now do. When I’m at suppliers I quickly check mail and access priorities. And just to be clear it has not effected my earnings in any way – on the contrary my earnings have quadrupled over the past year.
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Twitter is like those newspaper headlines that you see on lampposts. Just a quick bit of news to encourage you to investigate more. Minute-by-minute information of what is happening right now.
Facebook is like a newspaper that you buy and scan through, picking out the interesting bits and throwing the rest away. Day-by-day information of what is happening in your world.
A Blog is like a magazine, that you read more thoroughly, and perhaps even keep for future reference.
A Website is like a coffee table book with lots of detailed information on a subject you are really interested in.
And all of this is so we can stand around our Virtual Braai and discuss topics that are close to our hearts.
Social media is not the be-all and end-all. It’s a marketing tool–part of an ever-growing arsenal of ways to bring your company to your prospective customers’ attention.
Brian Currin is known to many of his friends and clients as “My Web Guy” and to a number of people all over the world as “a guy who knows a bit about music“.
A few of his recent and current projects include:
- Sixto “Sugar Man” Rodriguez
- Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse
- Triple M Entertainment
- All Jazz Radio
- The Yoga Factor
- The Production Person
- Cold Fiction
- Lyzyrd Kyngs
- Fashion Cape Town
- Fresh Music
- Rhythm Records
- Sharky Holiday Home
- Blk Sonshine
- RockFest Radio
- Red Cello
- Neo Muyanga
- Moonshine Productions
- Ernestine Deane
- Mabu Vinyl
- Symphonic Rocks
WordPress.com is the perfect website solution for people who want to:
- promote their music
- connect with their fans
- do their own updates
- showcase their videos
- showcase their photos
- showcase their music
- save money
Some Questions People Ask
Q. What are the benefits of WordPress.com?
A. There are many benefits, here are some of the main ones:
- Free web hosting
- Free web themes
- Free Content Management System
- Ability to include own header and background on most themes
- YouTube, Soundcloud, Google Maps, etc can be embedded
- Contact Form – helps reduce spam
- Social Media feeds can be embedded
- Blog can update Social Media platforms automatically
- Analytical Information
- Premium themes and upgrades available at reasonable prices
Q. Aren’t websites expensive?
A. They don’t have to be. Depending on your requirements, you really don’t need to break the bank. A WordPress.com website can be set up without incurring costs for web hosting, graphic design and web development. Read more.
Q. What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?
A. Basically a WordPress.com website is ideal for people who want to get on with focussing on running their business.
WordPress.org is great if you are happy to pay for web hosting and pay a web developer for their time. Read more.
WordPress.com is the perfect solution for establishing yourself as an expert in your field.
Frank Dwyer of Slackpacker SA updates his WordPress.com blog himself on a regular basis.