SmartNet Solutions’ Director and Web Designer, Joe Jensen, was quoted in a CEOBlogNation.com article, titled “16 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love And/Or Hate About WordPress”. The article was written by Gresham Harkless, Blogger in Chief for CBNation and a media consultant for Blue 16 Media.
For the past few years, DIY platforms have been all the craze. Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, etc. They have the funding to promote themselves on television, trains and billboards. By doing so, they’ve become the poster child for web design, while true website development platforms such as WordPress take a backseat. When comparing WordPress to DIY platforms like SquareSpace or Wix, it’s comparing apples to oranges. The flexibility of an open source platform such as WordPress allows for a level of customization that just is not possible with DIY websites. Sure, to DIY is cheaper, but it comes with a bigger price…limitations.
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