Online Marketing

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. A statistical milestone: WordPress now powers 30% of the top 1,000,000 websites! This is over 60% market share of all content management systems (CMS) too. Ever struggled with (or unsure how to) get a YouTube video into your WordPress site? Here’s a nice simple guide to 4 methods […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Having a recent backup stored safely offsite (think Dropbox, Drive, Amazon S3…) is one of the best insurance policies you can get for your business site. Get hacked? No worries. Just restore that fresh backup! Here’s a review of 7 of the top WordPress backup plugins. My go-to […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. CRO (conversion rate optimization) is something I’m always trying to increase for my design clients. Here’s a great post showing how a few key small changes in design can have a huge impact on CRO – in this case increasing conversions by over 35%! Now, at the beginning […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. In the last month two clients have contacted me about adding an appointment scheduling capability to their websites. Here’s a review of 15 appointment plugins – I’m a fan of BirchPress, having used it several times, but any of these might be a good fit depending on your […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Do you know what your customers want? If you hesitated before answering, here’s a post for you – learn 5 ways of figuring out what your customers want on your website. On-page SEO are those things that you have direct control over (like content you write and calls-to-action) […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This article from WPMU DEV is all about inbound marketing, and how to turn your WordPress site into an inbound marketing machine. If you didn’t see this one earlier this week, this is well worth a read. How much should you really be blogging to get more traffic […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you’re new to Google Analytics and not sure how to use it or even what you should be looking for, here’s a good introduction. See 6 things that Google Analytics can tell you about your WordPress site. Self-hosted WordPress is free! That’s one reason that peaks the […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. For the WordPress newbie – how to save time by bulk-editing page and post details, like Author, category and publication status. Using Mailchimp for your newsletter marketing? Good for you – I am too. Here’s a guide to integrating Mailchimp and your WordPress site, including adding a registration […]