We are all about blogs. We’re into other kinds of websites too, of course, but we think blogs and other forms of dynamic content are the key to both success and enjoyment online.
No matter what your business is, online or off, we’re fanatic enough to believe that a great blog can be your best relationship building opportunity ever. What’s more, we believe a great blog can help you maintain those relationships for as long as you want to, be that two years or two decades.
We also think that having a blog is one of the most fulfilling forms of personal expression and sharing available online. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the gazillion other social sites are great for socializing, learning new things, and meeting people. But you don’t live at a party, you have your own place. Your blog is your place online. A place to personalize with your style, your pictures, your words, your videos, your favorite fonts, you name it. So even if you don’t have a business we think you want a blog. (you just might not have known how bad)
So it probably comes as no surprise that most of what we do revolves around blogs and WordPress. (skip to what we do)
A Little History
You might be surprised that Crazy Tree Media isn’t rooted in a “techy” background. The company was founded by Tim & Kim Layton in 2009 after we just happened into blogging by accident. We started our first blog to help market Kim’s new Etsy shop. We had no idea what we were getting into, we just thought it might be a good way to market the Etsy business. And it was.
But it turned out to be so much more than just marketing! We actually loved it. We enjoyed the venue of expression and sharing the blog provided. We loved having the ability to personalize our sites a little bit more each week. It was exciting building an audience and gaining followers.
What we didn’t expect at all when we started was that blogging would turn into a whole new chapter of life for us. The more we learned about the opportunities available online, the more we became stuck on the idea of building a full-time internet business. So that’s what we did.
What We Do
In addition to creating and publishing content related to our own sites, Crazy Tree Media provides help to others who want to take advantage of the opportunities available to them through content-rich WordPress sites. This includes blogs, more traditional static websites, and community based sites including forums, profiles, and social interaction.
Our primary product offerings (shown on the plans and pricing page) are all centered around providing technical services and support to creative individuals who want to learn the art of building a great site without being forced to learn a whole new technical language and skillset.
We provide a user-friendly experience by letting our customers skip the technical set-up of web hosting, WordPress, email accounts, plugins, widgets, updates, etc. We do all of that and continue to handle that part of things on an ongoing basis. Our customers only have to learn two things: 1. Basic WordPress usage and 2. How to create amazing and compelling content. We help with both of those through personal one-on-one email communication and through our blogs, The WordPress Tree and Etsypreneur.com
Our goal is to create long-term relationships by being a valuable part of the team. We work hard to make that happen.
Why “Crazy Tree?”
The name “Crazy Tree” comes from the wide range of business components involved in what we do. This includes blogging, eCommerce, Apps, and Services. It really does seem a little crazy sometimes.
But in truth it’s all related. Just branches of the same tree.
Plus the dot com domain name with the word media was available… we kind of had to make up the story to go with the domain! That’s how important we think your website is. We found a domain name, then formed a company!
Isn’t that the kind of full-on internet fanatic company you want helping you build your web presence?