Today it is almost imperative that any business or organization have a website. It serves as a stage for what your organization has to offer as well as a portal to other social media platforms. Strangely, it is amazing to me how many people and businesses have never heard of WordPress and the potential it has to help grow a business.
WordPress started out over ten years ago as a blogging platform and has matured into viable content management system. Consider WordPress as a powerful engine in a car. That engine can be enhanced with additional features called plugins and there are thousands from which to choose. Plugins do everything from add a simple feature such as adding a video or add great functionality such as SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or e-commerce. The possibilities are endless with a little imagination and a solid goal. For example, it is possible to build an entire online affiliate store, never have to stock inventory, but make a good amount of money passively doing so.
So, what kind of websites can run on WordPress? Pretty much, about any website concept can utilize the power of WordPress. Here are a few examples.
- Standard website (multiple pages, images, forms)
- Blog sites (Chronologically published articles)
- eCommerce websites (Sell stuff using WordPress)
- Digital products
- Tangible prodcuts
- Subscription based products and services
- Affiliate Mareting
- Social Networking sites
- Campus Communities
- Niche interest groups
- Office communications
- Back office Intranet solutions (project management, ERP, CRM, Invoicing)
- Forum Communities (Threaded bulletin boards)
So, get creative and build a website to gather community or earn money simply by employing the #1 Content Management System on the Internet.