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Why Startups Should Use WordPress

Working on the first official pitch for your startup can be nerve-wracking because you’re asking people to take a chance on you. The only way to get …

7 Reasons You Should Redesign Your Small Business Website in WordPress

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your website serves as the digital storefront for your business. If it doesn’t look appealing, load quickly or even have a mobile version, customers are going to keep walking. Many small business owners rely on their website to …

Small Business

Best WordPress Hosting

WordPress hosting comes in a wide variety of flavours: from free hosting to specialist WordPress Managed Hosting solutions. You want to find the best …

How to Transform a Business with Embedded Analytics | Transforming Data with Intelligence

Creating data-driven decisions is not simply a case of adopting the right tools -- it's about offering the right data within the context of the …

Are Business Blogs Worth the Time?

Image credit: PhotoDune<p>Year after year, marketers tout blogging as 'must do' strategy for small business owners. And the numbers don't lie:<p>Companies that blog have 97 percent more inbound links.<br>• Marketers that use blogs get 67 percent more leads than those who don't.<br>• 81 percent of U.S. online …

Here's How to Uncover Your Next Great Business Idea — SitePoint

I’m going to let you in on a secret…<p>… Entrepreneurs are not geniuses.<p>You might look at famous entrepreneurs and think “I could never have an idea …

Are you cowboy coding? Take this test to find out!

Hello, my name is Manuel and I used to be a cowboy coder. Even though cowboy coding is wrong, I used to do it a lot, especially when I was short on …

7 Ways To Be Profitable With WordPress

You’ve put an incredible amount of effort into creating your site. So now how do you profit from it? The good news is because you’re on WordPress, …

Lessons Learned from My First Commercial WordPress Plugin

I launched my first commercial WordPress plugin, WP Social Media Slider, about a year and a half ago. I’d never...The post Lessons Learned from My …

WordPress Page builder plugins: a critical review

Before starting this, I need to be completely honest: I really dislike page builders. In the last few years, page builder plugins (and those built …

Web Design

The 50 best productivity apps for mobile devices in 2017

Introduction<p>With the advances made in mobile technology over the last few years and greater reliance on remote working, many businesses use mobile …

Apps

How to Build an Email Course That Creates Ultra-Engaged Customers

It seems like everywhere I turn right now, I’m being asked to join a new email mini-course.<p>Not that I mind. I’ve signed up for a few. Receiving …

The 4 Biggest Psychological Barriers for First-Time Entrepreneurs (And How to Break Through Them)

Running a successful online business often means taking care of practical problems. Most of them can be dealt with given the appropriate skills, a …

Are You Falling for One of the Top 13 Productivity Myths?

<i>Watch My Free Webinar Tomorrow and Discover How to Really Drive Results</i>There are a hundred different ways to approach our work, but some are less …

7 simple ways to strengthen your blog’s security

Behind the scenes blogging part 4Nobody likes to get hacked — it’s like having your house broken into and your treasured possessions trashed. And …

Technical SEO for WordPress

The power and flexibility of WordPress makes it hugely popular with not only developers and designers, but also with their clients. At Heart Internet …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share49<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 498<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Leadership

6 Ways You're Decreasing Profitability Without Realizing It

Check your operations and see if you're making any of these profitability-crushing mistakes.<p>You might be in business because you've always had a knack for practical thinking, or because you enjoy positions of leadership, or because you want to build and work with your own team of people. But at the …

Business Strategy

Best Tools for a Premium Social Marketing Strategy on a Small-Business Budget

You don't have to break the bank to do social media well.<p>It's getting harder and harder for small-and-medium-sized businesses to keep up with big brands, but a few tools are democratizing marketing so that businesses can compete in a social-first world at an affordable price. For any SMB, a …

Marketing

How to promote your blog? 7 tips for blog promotion

Behind the scenes blogging part 6Writing is meant to be read. The best writing in the world isn’t fulfilling its life purpose if nobody ever reads …

Neil Patel Shares the Biggest Mistake on Ecommerce Sites

Neil Patel, as his tagline goes, is kind of a big deal. He’s the co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, and KISSmetrics along with helping major companies such as Amazon and NBC grow their revenue. He’s been ranked as one of the top Internet marketers in the world. Inspired by his success, I recently …

In-Depth HTTP to HTTPS Migration Guide for WordPress (2018)

In today’s post we are going to dive deep into a HTTP to HTTPS migration and share applicable tips to hopefully make the transition for your …

IT security

Wordpress urges users to update now to fix critical security holes

The update fixes two critical errors, a cross-site scripting flaw and path traversal vulnerability.<p>Wordpress is urging webmasters to update their CMS …

Information Security

Fresh Resources for Web Developers – September 2016

Hello CodeGeekz Audience! For September month’s edition of Fresh Resources for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of tools, frameworks, …

7 questions for the best start to blogging

Behind-the-scenes blogging, part 1Fame, fun, and fortune! Over the past decade or so, a multitude of people have gone searching for one or more of …

7 cheap and easy ways to increase your traffic

Marketing 101Want more visitors to your site? More customers, more sales? Then you need to do more marketing. Just writing blog posts isn’t enough to …

7 practical steps to the best start at blogging

Behind-the-scenes blogging, part 2: how to start bloggingBlogging is enticing because there are almost no barriers to entry: if you can write, have …

7 tips for finding your blogging style

Behind the scenes blogging, part 3What’s a blog without content? Writing is the core of your blog, so it’s important to take some time to consider …

Our ultimate list of the best free WordPress themes

How to get a new look for your website on the cheapEven though we design some of the best WordPress themes out there (yeah, I said it), we know that …