Screenshots from the Local Services demo sites

Your Business Needs a Website. Local Services Helps You Do That.

Whether you’re just starting out with your business or you’ve been around for a while, you need to have a website so people can find you. It’s how people are going to find out about your business and decide whether to work with you to solve whatever problem they might be having.

Everyone goes to Google these days, so if Google can’t find you because you don’t have a website, you’re not going to grow your business.

But creating a website for your business can be a challenge. How do you find a design that you like? How can you create a quality website that won’t break the bank? It’s not as easy as it might seem.

The Local Services WordPress theme makes it easier for you to create an amazing website for your business. You’ll be able to show potential clients and customers what your business can do for them. You can use an array of patterns to create an amazing homepage and great landing pages for each of your services.

Plus with the power of the WordPress site editor, you can customize your entire website right from the dashboard — no coding experience required.

It’s hands down the best way to create a new website for your business.

Create an Amazing Website to Show Off Your Business

Your website should work for your business. And Local Services helps you create that website. From the available styles to the crafted patterns, everything is designed to help you convert visitors into leads and then, hopefully, into clients and customers.

Screenshots of the home pages from the Local Services demo sites

Create an Amazing Homepage

The homepage is one of the most important pages on your entire website. It tells potential clients and customers what you do and how you can help them solve their problem. With Local Services, you have the tools to create a great homepage that will show your business in the best light and invite people to learn more about your business.

Screenshots from the Local Services demo sites

Add a Blog to Show Your Expertise

In addition to your previous projects, you can also use the blog to also show your expertise. Local Services not only supports blog posts on your website, but also comes with a number of patterns that allow you to show them on any page you want.

Show Potential Customers What You Can Do

It’s always better to show people what you can do rather than just telling them. And Local Services will help you do just that with a project post type where you can talk about previous projects as well as show what you do with various photo galleries. Everyone will know exactly what your business does and how it can help them solve their problems.

Screenshots of the projects and single project pages with Local Services

Highlight Your Best Projects

Show potential clients and customers the amazing work you’ve done in the past with the projects post type bundled with Local Services. The patterns and templates will allow you to let your previous projects shine on your website.

Use Photo Grids to Show Your Work

If you work in an industry that has great visuals, you probably want to use a lot of photos on your website. And Local Services makes it easy for you to create unique and cool photo grids quickly with a number of different photo gallery patterns.

Build Pages that Generate Leads and Clients

The goal of your website is to convince people looking for your services to choose your business. Local Services does just that. Between the patterns you can use, colors you can change and everything in between, you can craft the best services pages that will convert visitors to clients and customers.

Use Page Patterns to Create an Entire Page in Just Seconds

Build your homepage, team page, contact page or a landing page with just one click using one of the many different page patterns that comes with Local Services.

Screenshots of the patterns included in Local Services

Use One of the 200+ Patterns to Build a Custom Page

Want to create your own pages? No problem! Local Services comes with over 150 different patterns so you can add and customize services sections, projects sections and just about anything else you need for your pages.

Screenshot of the page patterns for Local Services
Screenshots of the home pages from the Local Services demo sites

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Create a Website for Your Business

Creating a website using Local Services and WordPress does take some time, but here is a simple road map to how you can launch your business’ new website as quickly as possible.


Purchase Web Hosting and a Domain

Your journey will start with purchasing a domain name and web hosting for your website. You can learn more about how to purchase a domain name in this blog post, and you can dive into your best options for web hosting in this blog post.

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Purchase and Install Local Services

Once you have your domain name and web hosting, it’s time to purchase and install the Local Services theme. And don’t worry. The theme comes with plenty of documentation to help you know what you need to do. Also, don’t forget to install and activate the Crosswinds Blocks plugin!


Add in Your Previous Projects

Once the theme and plugin have been installed, it’s time to add in any previous projects that you want to highlight and show off to potential clients and customers. Talk about what you did and how you were able to help that client and use the various photo grids to show what you did. It’s the perfect way to convince people to work with you!

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Create Your Homepage

Next up, it’s time to create your website’s homepage! You can use one of the premade homepage patterns that comes with the theme or you can use one of the many pattern sections to craft the perfect homepage for your business. The choice is yours! Put your best foot forward and show off your business in the best way possible.


Add in a CRM to Manage Your Clients

Customer relationship management tools can be a big help if you’re dealing with a lot of leads and clients or customers. WordPress has a number of plugins that can integrate with the CRM you’re using. So if you are already using a CRM or want to take this opportunity to try one out, find your CRM’s WordPress plugin and add it to the website now.

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Customize Your Website

Once you have Local Services installed on your website, it’s time to customize your website to your heart’s content. You can change the colors to match your branding, you can create the homepage you want, you can change up your project pages and landing pages and anything else you want to customize. It’s all possible through the site editor!


Add in Other Plugins

After you’ve got it all looking how you want it, it’s time to add in other plugins to help with your SEO, analytics, security and other aspects. If you need it, there’s probably a WordPress plugin for that!

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Let People Know About Your Website

Now that you’ve got your landing pages and projects created and you’ve got the website looking the way you want it, it’s time to launch the website! Let people know that your website exists. Add it to Google Search Console. Share it on social media.

You now have your own website to generate more leads and grow your business!

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Frequently Asked Questions