Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites
DECEMBER 7, 2012
WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. The answer is that there are a number of SEO techniques you can use that are especially effective for WordPress sites. 1.
WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. However, 60 million sites run WordPress making it by far the most popular free CMS package. In this article, we will explore what are the advantages and disadvantages between Drupal and WordPress, and which CMS should you choose for your business or personal website. First, a little bit about both CMSes: WordPress.
Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Create Tweetable Quotes with WordPress Plugins Create “tweetable quotes” with the help of a WordPress plugin makes it a little more convenient because you don’t need to leave your admin panel. Image Credit: Shutterstock The post Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Content Overload: Get “This.”
18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By
MAY 23, 2016
Whether you’re trying to grow your social media following, get more engagement or make your website more dynamic, there are plenty of WordPress social media plugins to help along the way. In order to save you the hassle of spending hours searching for the best plugins, we’ve compiled a list of 18 WordPress social media plugins that you should try out. Google for WordPress.
Thesis vs Genesis – Comparing Premium WordPress Themes
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Let’s start with pricing, because that is usually the make or break point when it comes to purchasing a premium WordPress theme. Another thing to keep in mind with Thesis is since DIYthemes did not design the skins, you will be dependent on the skin developers’ support if there are any issues with the next Thesis or WordPress updates. Alternative Premium WordPress Themes.
An Open Letter to WordPress Experts
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Dear WordPress Expert, Thank you for helping me migrate my blog from WordPress.com to my own self-hosted site. Lawyer-preneur Jay Fleischman does his prospective WordPress clients and himself a great favor with “Here’s What I Will Do For You” and “What I Will Not Do For You” lists. Blog Social Media jay pinkert self-hosted blogs wordpress experts wordpress migration
To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns
OCTOBER 17, 2011
also grew frustrated with repetitive actions that were necessary on both the plugin’s dashboard and on the WordPress dashboard. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns in your browser. Ari Herzog provides social media marketing and editorial services. Blog News comments plugins WordpressNearly three months after installing the Livefyre plugin it is gone. Marking comments as spam, for instance, required multiple clicks instead of one. DoFollow is turned off.
Seven Marketing Mistakes That Are Waaaaaay Too Common
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
That’s when marketing mistakes come into the picture… Let’s have a closer look at those marketing mistakes, and point out some ways to fix them. With all that being said, it’s also more than easy to go too far in the opposite direction … which brings me to the third of marketing mistakes. Invest in a cool WordPress theme. By Karol Krol.
How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today? WordPress has a great list of hosting providers that support WordPress. Install WordPress. If that’s the case, use the 1-click install of WordPress as demonstrated in this video.
12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter
JANUARY 18, 2011
Being a non-geek, I had no idea that WordPress’ WSYWIG editor has a lot more options than show up in your “kitchen sink when you’re writing posts. I was actually looking for a plugin that let you insert super- and sub-scripts, and voila! Roberto Carreras said: 12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter [link] via @shonali [.] Let’s get to it. 1.
Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need
FEBRUARY 8, 2010
You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. Consider a search for the term ‘minimalist marketing’ and here is my site result.
12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011
JANUARY 30, 2012
WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. How did WordPress emerge as the leading blog platform? What are some techniques, beyond the obvious, for search-optimizing WordPress content? WordPress Guides and Commentary. How did WordPress win?
Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives
MAY 28, 2013
Popup opt-in forms are no longer just for internet marketers and the make money online niche. In this post, I’m going to share my research into popup opt-in forms: who’s using them, case studies, WordPress plugins, and the alternatives for building your mailing list. Duct Tape Marketing. Content Marketing Institute. Popup Opt-In Forms for WordPress.
12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website
MAY 19, 2016
WordPress has emerged as the best blogging platform-cum-CMS that has empowered various online businesses to turn their name into a brand. Utilizing the exemplary features of this platform, WordPress developers have created the most remarkable websites so far. Let us take a look at the best available comments plugins that work wonder for your WordPress site. It’s interactivity.
How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
For many online marketers, there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable as WordPress. The standard content management system for millions of websites, WordPress is one of the most praised and appreciated online development platforms out there. WordPress can do it. To your average marketer, it’s not.
70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
DECEMBER 21, 2011
While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. KnowEm.
15 Most Stunning Free Responsive and Fullscreen WordPress Themes
MARCH 15, 2016
Fullscreen WordPress theme is a modern way of creating alluring and visually-appealing blogs, sites and portfolio. If you are also looking for fantastic and eye-catching themes, then use the fully-responsive and Fullscreen WordPress themes for free. Let us start the list of 15 free responsive and Fullscreen WordPress themes. 1. Dazzling. Onetone. Enigma. Sparkling. Adament.
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
Before you dismiss the idea as boring or potentially irrelevant to your own marketing efforts, here are some quotes that might just convince you how important your website speed can be to your online success: Sales at Amazon increased by 1% for every 100 milliseconds it shaves off download times according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. seconds to 0.9 Choosing a Dedicated Host.
12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. Among the many reasons for the popularity of WordPress : it’s affordable, search engine-friendly, reasonably easy to use, and extensible through an incredible array of plugins. WordPress Themes and Plugins. 20 Excellent Free WordPress 3.0
19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog
APRIL 1, 2012
WordPressers are always looking for helpful plugins for their blogs, and if you’ve been following today’s posts on ProBlogger, especially Install Your First WordPress Plugin , you’re probably in the same boat. WordPress SEO : If there’s one plugin from this list that you should get, this is the one. WordPress Backup to Dropbox : Back up your WordPress files to your Dropbox account. There are a ton of great WordPress plugins out there—this list is intended just to help you get a head start. SEO plugins. Forget no more! Conclusion.
Shareable Seven: The Best Free WordPress Themes for Social Media Sharing
OCTOBER 2, 2015
WordPress have done everything possible to help people build great websites. For those looking for the next level of website development and social sharing, this list of the seven best free WordPress themes considers how good the theme works, as well as how easily it leads to social sharing. In a previous article, we looked […].
How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog
APRIL 20, 2016
One of the benefits of working with WordPress is that you have a multitude of options for data recovery should the unthinkable occur. Part 1: A WordPress Backup Checklist. Any WordPress user knows that this site building and blogging platform has a number of quirks. WordPress site is nothing without the content you’ve created. Have you ever lost something important?
5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog
JANUARY 14, 2011
If you’re just getting started blogging (or maybe even if you’ve been doing it a while), here are some WordPress plugins I really really like. WordPress Editorial Calendar. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve talked and written about this great plugin , because I love it so much. WordPress Editorial Calendar is awesome-sauce. Right? Apture. Truly.
Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
This is a guest post by Lorna Li , Founder & Editor in Chief of Green Marketing TV. Many small business owners choose to use a content management system (CMS), such as WordPress, for a hassle-free website and infinite customization options. Check out some curated lists for the best green WordPress themes , best nonprofit themes , and free magazine WordPress themes.
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
We don’t want to be marketed at—we want the freedom to choose based on our own online experiences. Marketers, ad guys, and digital experts, on the other hand, struggle with content but they are good at measurement—something PR pros are still at odds with and is ruining our reputation. Use social media as well as email marketing to promote your content. By Iliyana Stareva.
How to Solve Your Biggest WordPress Page Speed Problems
JUNE 29, 2016
The good news is that if you’re using WordPress, there are several easy fixes that can help speed up your site. Take a look at these solutions to your biggest WordPress page speed problems. One of the biggest culprits of slow WordPress sites is the plugins you install. If your plugins aren’t the culprit of your slow WordPress site, then another likely suspect is your web host.
How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress
MARCH 18, 2011
I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. In other words, this plugin has plugins ! Never. You’re in full control.
Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source
The Way of the Web
JULY 14, 2011
I don’t often write about clients on my blog for various reasons, but I wanted to spread the word about Jigoshop, which is a great Ecommerce for WordPress solution that I’ve been working on for a couple of months now. So what makes Jigoshop so good? It’s incredibly quick and simple to use – even I can get an online store up and running in about 20 minutes.
The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem
JANUARY 8, 2014
For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity. Closing the loop on marketing ROI becomes both easier and more complicated at the same time. Does the Marketing Automation tool provide any insight?
Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
AUGUST 10, 2014
Of the three, Joomlas the latest arrival to the CMS scene and occupies the middle ground between Drupal and WordPress, offering the best characteristics of each. WordPress: 20 Million and Growing. For those interested in creating a simple blog or getting their new startup online, WordPress will be a straightforward choice. Checking out the contenders. And the Winner Is..
Six Things to Do Before You Build Your New Website
JULY 1, 2015
website can be a big project—one that takes marketers, developers, stakeholders, and often an agency to do well. Taxonomies in CMSs such as Drupal and WordPress are incredibly useful, especially in the backend when developers need to surface categorized content. Marketers can find assets hiding in their marketing automation software. By Emily Miller. Build a Solid Team.
25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand
MARCH 23, 2014
Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. You’re sure to find something that will help you jumpstart your content marketing programs. The available WordPress plugin makes it easy to share your lists on your blog. 2. List.ly (free/paid).
101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013
AUGUST 5, 2013
As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. To that end, 94.7% of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently?
Secure Your WordPress Blog Without Touching Any Code
MAY 27, 2012
Right now WordPress powers 48 of the top 100 blogs online. More than that, WordPress actually powers 19% of the web as a whole. Typical WordPress security problems. WordPress as a whole (a website management platform) is very well designed. The problems, however, arise when you try to tweak your installation of WordPress by adding new plugins or themes, implementing hacks, or doing anything else that interferes with WordPress. WordPress plugins have a fair amount of power over how your WordPress installation works. Update WordPress.
Five Reasons People Aren’t Reading Your Blog
AUGUST 24, 2015
By now, most companies understand they need to harness the power of social media and content marketing. You’ve talked to enough marketing gurus and experts to know blogging can be a powerful way to expand your online presence and communicate thought leadership. So you upgrade your website, include a WordPress blog, post a few recent news releases and articles, and…Nothing.
How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
That means the founders are also the marketers, the SaaS developers are also building the startup’s website and blog, and an office manager basically becomes the vice president of miscellaneous things. Here are 13 data-backed growth hacks we learned at CoSchedule while building our social media marketing plan. WordPress plugin from Facebook. highlight to tweet). Result?
Why Emotional Headlines are Good for Your Content Marketing
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Not long ago at CoSchedule (a social editorial calendar for WordPress) we reached a milestone of one million headlines in our database. We started testing the most (and least) shared headlines using the Emotional Marketing Value (EMV) Headline Analyzer as made available by the Advanced Marketing Institute. Perhaps they could be an asset to your content marketing after-all.
22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Tracking SEO in your client’s market is a hassle using free PR tools. Pingdom is an e stablished web monitoring tool that advises on genuine website downtime and problems with marketing redirects rather than focusing on user-based IT issues. WordPress. You can easily design a page and, with a WordPress plugin, insert it into your website in seconds. Anewstip. Canva.
Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
It will get you ready to rule the world…or at least your vertical market (because, let’s be real, only one of us can rule the world and that is my goal). I’ve had many questions about who this is for. It’s Communication Content earned media Google analytics HubSpot leadpages online course owned media Rainmaker squarespace unbounce WordPressBy Gini Dietrich.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication.
ElegantThemes Review – Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
So I decided to do a review of just ElegantThemes for those who want to learn more about their premium WordPress designs. ElegantThemes offers over 75 premium WordPress theme designs in one membership. Make your WordPress website mobile-friendly with this plugin. Premium WordPress Themes – What Do People Buy & Why. Free WordPress Themes – With a Catch.
A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr
JUNE 14, 2012
As with any other social platform attended for marketing, you should set up a strategy for your brand’s use of a Tumblr blog. Tumblr’s analytics are not providing as good insights as those for blogs such as WordPress. Best Practise Cases Community Management Marketing & Communication Social Media Social Network Tips Blogging Branding marketing on Tumblr Tumblr for brands
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Increase use of video marketing? Marketing Pilgrim ). 2. 90% of marketers now use social networks in their marketing efforts, but growth has plateaued; the figure was 89% in 2011. 500 firms. ( V3 Integrated Marketing ). But 3.1