Custom Designed WordPress Theme versus an Off-the-shelf Theme

Posted by Masen

The graphic design, or look and feel, is the first impression every visitor gets from a website. It’s a critical component in establishing credibility and inspiring people to stick around. Poorly or generically designed websites have higher bounce rates than professionally designed ones. Read More »

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SEO and Mobile is Anyone Listening

Posted by Nick Andrew Rojas

Ask anyone in the industry, and they’ll tell you that mobile is the future. You hear it everywhere. In fact, mobile has been the future so long, it seems like it should be the present by now! This is actually supported by data, which indicated that mobile user volume surpassed that of desktop in 2014. Let that sink in for a moment: this isn’t just the abstract future, but the actual present.

It’s true everywhere you look, too. We already know how attached people are to their smartphones. Why doesn’t Google recognize this across its business?

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The Best WordPress Gallery Plugin

Posted by Chloe Spencer

Looking for the perfect WordPress gallery plugin for your website? Want an attractive and user-friendly way of displaying your portfolio or the photos from your last office party? There is a wide array of WordPress gallery plugins on the Internet, and it’s hard to know which one you’ll like best without installing and trying each plugin, which can take up a lot of time, and money, if you start to delve into premium plugins. So I have done the work and found the number one WordPress gallery plugin on the Internet, with the most downloads, best ratings, reviews and overall performance. Read More »

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About WordPress

Posted by Chloe Spencer

Believe it or not, your WordPress website has secrets, shortcuts and tricks you never even knew about. WordPress has a plethora of special features, and the hard part is not using them, but knowing they all exist. There are so many great little tips and tricks for WordPress that many of them go unnoticed by WordPress newbies and veterans alike. Read on to discover 5 things you may have never known about your WordPress website until now.

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Top 10 WordPress Widget Plugins

Posted by Chloe Spencer

WordPress widgets are one of the many perks of using WordPress as your CMS. Widgets add features to your sidebar, which you can add and subtract, rearrange and customize yourself without having to tinker around in the code. There’s a handful of default widgets that come with WordPress, such as tag clouds, search bar, etc–but the best are found in WordPress widget plugins. WordPress plugins make extensive customization easy, with one-click install and simple modification options. I’ve put together a list of the top 10 WordPress widget plugins to consider installing on your WordPress website to deck out your website sidebar to its fullest potential. Read More »

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5 Web Marketing Secrets for Small Businesses

Posted by Chloe Spencer

Owning a small business is a big task. Initial planning, hiring employees, creating budgets, and marketing is only the beginning of the immense workload on the shoulders of new small business owners. But even if you’re not a startup and you’ve had your business for a while, marketing is an on-going hurdle you must jump over on a regular basis. Here are a few tricks of the trade that can help any business with their online marketing… Read More »

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Joomla vs WordPress

Posted by Chloe Spencer

The ongoing Joomla vs WordPress war still rages, competing for the title of number one CMS. Both are very popular, very powerful Content Management Systems, but with slightly different approaches to managing content and geared towards a slightly different audience. So what it comes down to is not so much which one is better, but which CMS is better for you. Read on to find out whether you should build your website using WordPress or Joomla. Read More »

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Selecting a Good WordPress Hosting Company

Posted by Masen

If you are developing a new site in WordPress, it may make sense to select a hosting company that has specific experience with WordPress. Since WordPress will be powering your entire site, it’s important to have a hosting company that understands its unique requirements. Here are some things to keep in mind when selecting a WordPress hosting company. Read More »

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Backup Your WordPress Site

Posted by Chloe Spencer

There are a handful of quality WordPress backup plugins to choose from in the WordPress Plugin Directory, but there’s a few things you need to consider when choosing a backup plugin. Do you have room on your computer hard drive to store backups? Would storing your backups via an online service be preferable? Do you want to simplify backing up your site with the ability to schedule automatic backups? Is top-notch security or perhaps one-click restoration important to you? Read on to find out which WordPress backup plugins are best for you and your needs. Read More »

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The 7 Deadly Small Business Mistakes

Posted by Chloe Spencer

Starting a small business is a big and daunting task. Small business owners often make common mistakes, especially in the beginning. As a result, startup after startup goes up in flames. Many of them were great ideas but they were never able to prosper because they were cut short by preventable pitfalls. Read on to find out the top small business mistakes and how you can avoid them.

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