Convert my static website to a Wordpress site

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Steven O.JAY B.Mohammed K.87 D.Simon B. + 10 others have already sent a proposal.
Steven O.
PHP & LAMP Web Developer, IT Support
United Kingdom Glasgow
JAY B.
Online Marketing Consultant for local businesses
United Kingdom Southport
Mohammed K.
Website Design and Development
United Kingdom London
87 D.
HTML | PHP | Wordpress| Magento | CMS | E-Commerce
United States East New York
Simon B.
Internet Media Consultant and Webmaster
United Kingdom Redruth
Gareth G.
Gareth Gillman Web Development
United Kingdom Gloucester
Alan R.
Web Developer, Web Designer
Guernsey Saint Peter Port
Andy P.
PHP Web Developer / Designer
United Kingdom Belfast
Lee W.
Frontend Developer
United Kingdom Wolverhampton
Barney S.
PHP Web developer
United Kingdom Stockport
Ian Y.
Web, Software and Multimedia Design&Development
United Kingdom London
Bob M.
Web development manager (SEO, CMS, Joomla, design)
United Kingdom London
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Description

Specific skills:
-SEO
-website programming
-Wordpress content management systems.
-Good English (UK preferred)

I am the manager of a popular Scottish wedding band. We are well established and our website ranks well in google for our key terms.

I wish to have more control over the content of the site by porting it to a wordpress content management system. This will require hosting on a server which supports Wordpress. It is vital that anyone applying for this has experience with SEO, and understands the risks and complications involved in moving the website of a business which depends on high search-engine rankings.

Clarification Board

  • Barney S.

    Hi Greg
    I'm interested in your project. I have a quick question about the mailing list before I submit a bid.
    Do you currently use a mailing list provider to manage your mailing list or do you send the emails out manually using something like an Outlook mail merge?

    Thanks
    Barney

    Hi Barney I currently use campaign monitor to handle my emailing, but I import new addresses manually.

  • Joe L.

    Hi Greg,

    If you just want a blog go for wordpress. If want a true content management system then look at Joomla!

    Front page, articles, blog, integrated newsletter, music downloads, video you name it.

    Do I need to go on?

    I will only bid on this job if a deep fried mars bar is thrown in...

    Regards

    Joe

    Hey thanks Joe. I'll make sure and order an extra one at dinner time :)

    I will have a look at Joomla, thanks for the heads up.

  • Alan R.

    I've very interested in helping transfer your site over and I'm fully aware of the issues surrounding transferring a site and maintaining search engine rank.

    Is it possible to get a link to the current site so that I can give a more accurate bid on what is required?

    Regards

    Alan

    Hi Alan, thanks for your interest. The website is www.thejiggers.co.ukFor your information, I also have a separate blog at www.ceilidhblog,typepad.com but want to start a new blog integrated as a part of the new site. I don't know whether I can import content from the old blog or not, but it's there FYI anyway!