In my last blog post, I discussed why I simplified my homepage.
For this podcast, I dive into the “site simplification” topic a bit further, and using silos for your content layout.
I explain why content marketers with how-to sites should not only consider streamlining the homepage, but the menu / navigation too.
My site just covered too much ground, and it’s time to re-focus and organize everything more logically.
These are going to be the most important pages on my site because I will build much of the content out from these 2nd Tier landing pages.
I don’t think you need both plugins. In fact, you might not need either if your theme has a landing page template that works for you.
I just happened to get both because I’m a software junkie 🙂 and learned about Thrive after purchasing Visual Composer.
Using Silos For a Better Navigation
If you have a tutorial or how-to website, think about the layout of your site and consider the silo structure for organizing your content into logical tiers.
Here’s a graphical example…
In the above example, my Start Here page and Customize WordPress pages on my menu are following this model.
This is a much more logical approach if you have a tutorial-based site instead of just linking all your post categories from the main menu.
Anywho, check out my podcast below for more details on the NEW-ish 2 Create a Website and why it’s going to be more focused.
You can also download the mp3 file by right-clicking this link and choosing “Save As”.