February 18, 2019
It seems as if everyone has an eCommerce business these days. And why not? There is a lot of appeal to starting one: you can be your own boss, set your own schedule, and work from the comfort of your home. Before building your website and shipping your first product, however, consider what it takes to successfully launch and operate an eCommerce company. These tips will help you to develop a sound plan. Read More
January 17, 2019
Can you imagine using your cell phone without apps? That’s what it’s like to use WordPress without plugins. Plugins offer the ability to extend the functionality of your site. This will optimize your website and enhance user experience. However, all plugins are not the same. There are some that are almost industry standard such as Yoast, and others that aren’t worth the code they are written with. So, we have done some of the homework for you. Below is a list of the top WordPress plugins we recommend to optimize and extend your website in 2019 and beyond.
December 14, 2018
Now that the holidays are upon us, WordPress e-commerce sites are busier than ever. Shoppers around the world seek the perfect gifts for their loved ones, and usually a little something special for themselves. To prepare for the holiday season, review and install these helpful WordPress e-commerce plugins and do a few simple tasks to ensure your site is ready for the shopping rush.
November 19, 2018
Design and technology change so quickly, it may seem almost impossible to keep up with the trends. Web design evolution moves quickly combining technology with users’ tastes, interests, and needs. In 2019, web design will be about color, organic shapes, animated/interactive backgrounds, minimalist designs, and mobile users.
October 10, 2018
You’re ready to build or update your startup’s website using WordPress. That’s an important first step to engage existing clients and to connect with new leads. A first-rate website is a critical component to the success of your small business. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses with websites average $1.07 million more per year in sales than those without a web presence. On average, that’s 39 percent higher revenue than the alternative.
Now that you have decided to either relaunch your existing WordPress site or to build an entirely new one, you have to choose a theme. You may have searched through a few dozen to a couple of hundred WordPress themes, and all that you are is confused. Not to worry. Reference this guide to learn everything you need to know about choosing the right WordPress theme for your small business.
September 20, 2018
When a website is down or not performing well, it can spell disaster. Avoid downtime with these tips.
When you run a website—any website on any platform—it’s important that site be live and available. You want to build site traffic and if a user clicks on your site and nothing shows up, that’s a problem.
August 3, 2018
Whether you’re a WordPress pro or a beginner just learning the ropes, you really need a WordPress staging site for your business. A staging site can prevent your potential customers from coming across a down site, making it impossible for them to browse your products, read your information or place orders.
That’s no way to run a business.
June 26, 2018
As artificial intelligence evolves, marketers are discovering uniques ways to harness this technology to better engage audiences. Many enterprises have found that chatbots serve as excellent tools for informing shoppers, recommending services and products, and providing additional customer support. Companies such as eBay, Starbucks, Lyft, and Sephora have implemented chatbots to improve the overall customer experience. Read More
June 13, 2018
Research indicates that websites for businesses across verticals take an average of 8.66 seconds to load on a desktop, and 22 seconds to load on a mobile device. Industry experts recommend that if organizations do not want to lose valuable traffic, a site should load in no more than three seconds. Read More
May 29, 2018
Marketing is a multi-channel endeavor that requires daily management, regular review, and continual editing. Regardless of whether you are on a one-person team or a member of a large-scale department, marketing tools are imperative to managing channels, executing strategies, generating leads, and analyzing reporting metrics. With so many marketing automation tools available, determining which ones to use for your organization is quite the undertaking. Rather than spending hours researching the best marketing tools, review our recommendations here. Read More