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Tips for Members and Guests of Tdot Create

We have some recommendations for our members and visitors that should help you get a better experience when using this site. Please read on and if you have a question let us know!

Register – for the best experience, please register. It takes only a minute or two, and as a registered member you can comment on posts, and access members-only materials including events, blog posts and other exclusive content. During spring, summer and fall members participate in photo walks and can attend webinars. Registration is required before you can upgrade your membership.

Upgrade Your Membership – Please consider upgrading your membership. While there’s definitely a lot you can see and do on this site as a guest or logged in member, but we have built quite a few perks for our paying membership. As Studio Plus and Studio Pro members you can access premier elements like our founder Mike Simpson’s blog, and you can take one of our online courses and get your own WordPress site on our network.

Read the Blog / Comment on Posts – One of the biggest elements of the site is the blog, which has posts by Tdot Studio staff and our members. If you are logged in you can participate by commenting on posts.

Edit Your Profile / Bio – We have a large community of visitors and members. To make a good impression, please edit your profile by uploading a profile photo and write something for your bio. Your profile will also list your comments and articles (we happily accept contributions).

View Your Account Information – Are you wondering what kind of account you have? Most information about your account is viewable on the account information page. Check it out.

Contribute to Tdot Studio / Tdot Shots – We welcome contributions from our membership – let us know if you have an idea for an article. Contributors may be entitled to free Plus memberships and discounts to Pro memberships.

Event Support

Please visit our event support page if you have a question about a photo walk, workshop or tour.

Support Blog

Should You Use Linkinbio or Linktree to Promote Yourself or Your Own Website?
Design | Promotion | Social Media | Support | Training | Websites | WordPress

Should You Use Linkinbio or Linktree to Promote Yourself or Your Own Website?

Have you noticed a trend that creatives, businesses and various influencers and regular folks alike are using either linkinbio or linktree for their primary link on social media sites like Instagram? It’s an interesting trend and while we understand why people are doing it, our gut feeling is that you would be better served by…

WordPress Website Training with Mike Simpson (Create a Site)
Courses | Design | Media | Support | Training | Websites | WordPress

WordPress Website Training with Mike Simpson (Create a Site)

Are you a designer, photographer, artist or business person? Do you have a website? Are you interested in learning how to design and manage your own site? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you should consider taking a workshop or online course with Mike Simpson from Tdot Studio. Mike walks you…


Getting Started with WordPress Part 1 (Building Pages and Posts with Blocks)

Welcome to the tutorial. This article assumes you have already established things like hosting, your domain name and you have installed or set up WordPress. If you have done these things, then congrats! This is the fun part, where you get to start adding content and designing your site. We are gong to look at…

How To Register Your Own Domain Name (including Dot Com, Dot CA and Alternate TLDs)
Support | Training | Websites | WordPress

How To Register Your Own Domain Name (including Dot Com, Dot CA and Alternate TLDs)

Are you ready to register a domain name? Your own domain name and website offer maximum personalization, customization and the ability to share your portfolio and work without overwhelming your clients or contacts with advertising or any of the distractions of the social web. Here are some valuable tips for registering domain names.

Free Tools to Make Sure Your Website is Fast and Reliable (Speed and Uptime Tests)
Blog | Support | Technology | Training | Websites | WordPress

Free Tools to Make Sure Your Website is Fast and Reliable (Speed and Uptime Tests)

Recently I was working on some web design related projects for some friends and clients. There were two websites that were starkly different. to make a long story short, one site, created by me was loading fast and the other was super slow….. yikes! How did I know? I used a simple website speed test…

Mike's Blog - going DIY choosing web hosting platforms
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Go DIY and Create Your Own Website: Mike’s Tips on Hosting and Site Building Platforms (Premium Post)

Learning how to build websites and work with web hosting has been an amazing experience. It opened up so many doors for me, from self publishing to website design to marketing my projects in first rate fashion.