How to Take and Edit Photos Without Hiring a Professional

No matter what type of business you have, you need to be using high quality images as a promotional tool. You can distribute these pictures across all your marketing channels. Share them on social media profiles such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Add photos to your website to make it […]


Be a Better Teacher and Writer: 6 Teaching Techniques You Should Know

Marketing is a chance for education. Sometimes, marketing takes the form of entertainment, but often, you get to assume the role of a teacher. This is really powerful. You can become one of the few educational influences in most people’s lives after they leave school. Beyond helping your business grow, […]


7 Ways to Ensure You Maximize Your ROI From Content

I’m not going to lecture you. You already know that content marketing can be a very successful form of marketing. You also know that producing great content takes a lot of time or money, sometimes both. But there’s something that you might not know, at least not for sure. Just […]


5 Ways to Amplify the Reach of Your Content Without Spending a Dime

Content marketing can be a soul-crushing endeavor. It’s like this. You spend several hours or maybe even days meticulously putting together what seems like a brilliant blog post, slideshow, infographic, etc. But even with all your hard work and dedication, your content falls on deaf ears. You post it on […]


The Complete Guide to a Mobile Friendly Website

Your website must be optimized for mobile devices. Why? Well, for starters, 80% of the top websites according to the Alexa rankings were optimized for mobile users. Plus, 80% of all Internet users have smartphones. It’s easy for people to browse the Internet from their mobile devices. Doesn’t it seem like […]


How to Create An Impactful About Page For Your Website

You need to put lots of thought and effort into every page of your website. But your About page is arguably one of the most important pages by far. Is it really that big of a deal? How many visitors will actually take the time to check out your About […]


Create a Website

Creating a website is overwhelming. Don’t worry, that’s completely natural when building your first website. When we built our first sites, it was so complicated. And so many articles and YouTube videos on how to create a website made it seem a lot easier than it ended up being. We’ve […]


The Single Best WordPress Plugin Across Every Essential Category

WordPress powers 30% of the top 10 million websites. It controls more than 60% of the of the CMS platform market share. Needless to say, it’s a popular solution for running a website. WordPress itself is great; but it’s limited in terms of its built-in functionality. That’s why plugins exist. […]


The 22 Key Elements of a High Quality Website

Have you ever wondered what makes a great website? You know things like content, videos, and images are all important, but there has to be more to it, right? There is! For example, 79% of people scan web pages, so if you don’t know how to make your page optimally […]


15 Ecommerce Conversion Rate Optimization Wins to Test

Ecommerce platforms rely on sales to survive. If you operate one of these websites, you know how important sales are for your business. Whether you sell products exclusively online or have an ecommerce site in addition to your brick and mortar store, you need high conversion rates to be successful. On […]


Website Usability Guide

I’ll get straight to the point — if your website isn’t user-friendly, it will never succeed. That’s why website usability needs to be a top priority in 2019. People don’t have to put with a poor user experience anymore. If they’re unhappy with a website, they’ll can just navigate back […]


The Best Ecommerce Website Builder

Launching an online store and trying to decide among the best ecommerce website builders, but don’t know which one’s right for you? They all seem to promise the same things: gorgeous templates, robust analytics, effortless inventory management, wonderful customer support. I’ve got you covered. I took a look at all […]


The Best Ecommerce WordPress Themes

Choosing the right WordPress theme is important for everyone, but it’s especially crucial for ecommerce businesses: Your theme will ultimately have a direct impact on your conversion rates. As you know, conversions translate to dollars in the ecommerce world. Here’s the thing — selling products online is extremely competitive. You’re up […]


Website Speed Guide

Do you know how slow your site loads? Website speed needs to be a top priority for all websites in 2019. Why? Just a one-second delay in loading time results in: 16% decrease in customer satisfaction 11% fewer page views 7% loss in conversions Amazon says that one second of […]


The Best WordPress Themes for Blogs

There are more than 30 million bloggers in the United States alone. So how can you make your blog stand out from the millions of other blogs? You need to find an appealing WordPress theme. Obviously, your blog isn’t competing with every other blog on the planet. But, the competition […]


Best Social Media WordPress Plugin – (Review Updated for Winter of 2019)

Social media has undoubtedly changed the way we live. It’s also changed the way we market ourselves, our businesses, and our websites. If you have a website in 2019, you definitely want some type of social media integration. You want your website visitors to engage with you on social media, […]


Best WordPress Directory Plugin – (Review Updated For Winter of 2019)

The Internet is full of directories. In fact, your website might already be listed on some directories right now. Depending on the scenario, directories have multiple applications and use cases. For example, Yelp is a popular option for consumers to find a restaurant or service in a specified area based […]


Best WordPress Popup Plugin – (Review Updated For Winter of 2019)

Popups are a controversial topic, to say the least. Are they effective? Are they annoying? Do they work? Truthfully, the answer depends on who you ask. According to a study from Sumo that analyzed nearly two billion popups, the average conversion rate for a website popup is 3.09%. The top […]


Best Form Plugin WordPress – (Review Updated For Winter of 2019)

How can your website visitors contact you? It’s a simple question, yet I see so many sites with complex solutions. Take a moment to put yourself into the shoes of a user navigating your website. For one reason or another, they have decided they want to reach you. This person […]


The Best Blogging Platforms and Blog Sites of 2019

When it comes to creating your own blog, you have two options. There are pre-built platforms like Medium, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc. These can be considered blogging platforms, and with them you can get started right away. There are obviously cons to these, but one pro is that these platforms […]


Best WordPress Gallery Plugin – (Review Updated For Winter of 2019)

If you search for “gallery” on the WordPress plugins page, you’ll see nearly 3,000 results to choose from. To say that number is overwhelming is an understatement. Who has time to go through all of those plugins to determine which one is the best? Fortunately, you don’t have to. I’ve […]


How to Get Blog Comments: 12 Questions To Ask Yourself

One of the biggest worries bloggers have is the silent blog syndrome. After putting endless hours of hard work into your blog, you find that it remains silent. No one comments. No one argues. No one praises. It’s a dark and lonely place. How do you get people to comment […]


The Complete Guide To Social Media Marketing For Bloggers

In this guide, we’re going to discuss some key ways you can build traffic to your blog once you have your social media communities established. It’s part of the complete guide to building your blog audience. Most people assume that social media sharing is easy. Yet many blog owners find that […]


Blogging and SEO: 5 Easy Steps to Rank Your Blog

Organic search remains an important way to generate traffic for your blog. It’s an essential part of blog marketing and in the following post we’ll show you the steps and tools you need to optimize your posts to help rank your blog. Let’s get started. 1. SEO friendly blog design […]