Lis Sowerbutts

Online Marketing - Websites - eBooks


I'm a WordPress geek that considers a website a  means to an end - rather than just a thing of beauty. I combine my background in SEO and digital marketing with my technical knowledge of WordPress to make websites that actually earn their keep. 

This website has seen it all - so if you dig too deep you'll find some inconsistencies, poor spelling and bad language! It is what it is. 

Recent Posts

Changes are coming Beaver Builder and new Technology

I’m excited, and I think this is the right place to write about it! As part of DIY Publishing Ltd we do websites primarily for authors. My business partner, Kris, is a designer, and I’m the techie who has to make her designs a reality – well apart from the really crazy stuff which I […]

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Very New Zealand Christmas Scene - Onekaka Beach, Waiheke Island

Bye-Bye Aweber – Hello Get Response! Facebook Changes – Make Email Subscribers More Important

I’m a hard customer to get – but if I’m happy with your product I’m pretty loyal. Indeed I’ve been an Aweber customer since 2007! But today I cancelled my account with them, and hit “buy” on my new GetResponse account.  Why? Well two things really – price and features.  Price  Aweber pricing is:  $19 […]

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Neither of us had the nerve to take the picture in mid-flight!

Taking A Big Leap – From Online Income to Online Business

Big U-turn ahead! I started this blog in April 2008, actually it was probably a couple of months later and backdated the first few posts. I’d started working full-time online in the previous October. I didn’t have a clue. I was full-time because I didn’t have a job, not because I was making any money! I […]

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My Other Businesses

DIY Publishing Ltd

A partnership with designer Kris Locket - we turn manuscripts into print and eBooks.

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Dear John NZ

In partnership with Kris we design, host and maintain WordPress websites

Dear John NZ

Travel Books

I've been travelling for 30+ years. I write non-fiction travel books which emphasize the practical and alternative.

Non-Boring Travel Guides

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