Website Tutorials

If you are committed to building, editing and maintaining your own website, you’ve likely spent some time searching google for answers. As the Website Doula I am committed to sharing website tips & tutorials to help you learn the ropes.

If you have every found yourself confused by how to register a domain, create a gravatar, or what exactly to include on your about page or resources page, you’ll find the answers here. Is there something you want to know how to do but don’t see it here? Let me know at info@thewebsitedoula.com and it might just become my next free website tutorial!

how to choose a domain name

Choosing Your Domain Name (updated for 2021)

More often than not, I get a new client calling me for help building their new website who has a fantastic creative name for their business that has only one major catch: <em>The domain name is not available.</em> Perhaps someone else is using it for their domain, or often an individual or company has purchased…

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core web vitals wellness websites

Core Web Vitals: How the new Google Update will impact your wellness website

Once again, I get to write you a “Friendly FYI” blog post. This time, it’s about an upcoming change on Google that will impact your presence in search results (SEO). Ouch, I know. But don’t walk away, please. Keep reading. Do you have a wellness website? Most of my clients are doulas, chiropractors, midwives, massage…

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stock photos for your doula website

Free & Paid Stock Birth and Postpartum Photo Sources for your Website (Updated 2021)

Let’s face it – there is a wide range of truly bad stock photography out there readily available for you to illustrate your birth or postpartum services website. Whether you are a birth or postpartum doula, newborn care specialist, midwife or birth center owner you likely are frustrated with the plethora of cheesy, unrealistic, staged,…

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google fonts tutorial

Google Fonts for your Holistic Website Design in 2021: Free, Easy to Use, and Web-Friendly

Choosing fonts for your holistic business website design can be crazy overwhelming. As a holistic wellness provider, whether you are a midwife, chiropractor, acupuncturist, or naturopath, as a holistic practitioner you are likely looking for affordable ways to help your website design feel custom. Not only are there gazillions of free and paid fonts to…

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safe domain name research

How to safely research domain names in 2021

So you thought of your perfect domain name. Great! Innocently, you hop online to check domain availability – has someone else already thought of your dream domain name? You’ve heard a lot about GoDaddy as a host so you use the GoDaddy domain name search tool to see if it is available. Seems like a…

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reasons to have a blog

Website Hosting and Domain Registration for Wellness Websites

If you are a wellness or holistic practitioner, such as a doula, chiropractor, midwife, acupuncturist or therapist, you are likely looking for a website host that will provide great tech support, not oversell you on hosting packages you don’t need, and that will keep your website safe & sound. So many wellness practitioners I meet…

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How to add SMS links to your website

REALITY:  Chances are good that the majority of your site visitors are arriving on your site via text. I’m going to show you a special trick. With just a bit of code (I’ll show you how!), you can allow potential clients to click-to-text, and even draft a message for them to send! This is perfect…

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common doula logo design mistakes

Simple Logo Design: 6 Common Design Mistakes

As a web designer I have seen A LOT of logo drafts for doulas, midwives, lactation consultants & other wellness websites. While I do not do graphic design myself, my web design clients who choose to have an image-based logo often present me with various iterations of their concept needing feedback. Sometimes we get caught…

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I do my best to include helpful posts for your online strategy and your holistic business. Whether you are a midwife, chiropractor, doula, or non-profit / advocacy organization, you will find tips & tricks to improve your website and use it as a creative tool to get more clients.

Have a topic you'd like to learn more about? Email me at info@thewebsitedoula.com and let me know!

Sarah Juliusson

Hi there, I’m Sarah Juliusson, The Website Doula. I support your practice growth with creative website design, seasoned business guidance, and plenty of great resources to help you find your way. With 20+ years as a doula and childbirth educator, I believe in the value of your work as much as you do. >> learn more about my work as the website doula