WordPress Categories & Tags: Are They Actually Necessary and How Should You Use Them?

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One of the WordPress features that baffles newbies and experienced users is Categories and Tags. It’s not hard to understand why – who knew, in the beginning, that every post must belong to at least one category?

WordPress does it for you; hence the oh-so-ugly Uncategorized category.

There’s no hint to the importance of creating new categories so you can organize your posts in a logical fashion, or how doing so helps your readers easily find the content that interests them.CONTINUE READING »

How to Build WordPress Sites Instantly with WP Beaver Builder

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WordPress is a darling of many. Absolute beginners, tech-savvy business owners, bloggers, web designers, and seasoned developers – name it – all have a thing for the platform.

Everybody is pining for WordPress, and that’s because it’s versatile, full of options and ridiculously easy to learn and use. The platform comes with a million and one themes plus plugins that make building websites completely effortless.CONTINUE READING »

LifterLMS Review: Deliver Online Courses with WordPress

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LifterLMS is a tool that allows you to publish courses online with WordPress. If you want to deliver courses online and share learning materials with your visitors, then this learning management (LMS) plugin could be just what you are looking for.

Some of the key features of LifterLMS include creating multiple courses, managing membership access, and collecting payments.  This all adds up to give this plugin the potential to help you turn your area of expertise into a passive income stream.CONTINUE READING »

The Handiest of Email Support: A WPHelpDesk Plugin Review

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Imagine a world where you, as a consumer, still had to dial a helpline and wait around listening to corny music while the rest of your life wasted away. Think about how frustrating it is to speak with a person reading from a script, who might actually provide you more help if they just had a chance to look at an email and speak with others on their team to provide the best solution possible.

Well, luckily customer support is not completely run through phone lines anymore, giving you a chance to choose how you want to contact companies, while providing the company an organized method for handling emails and live chats.CONTINUE READING »

PTEngine For WordPress: Award Winning Analytics And Heat Mapping Solutions

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When it comes to looking at my website statistics, I’m sorry to say that I’m a bit rubbish. I look at page views, bounce-rates and conversions and it’s like my brain shuts off and sings “Lalalala” as loud as it can.

It’s not that I’m not interested. It’s more the case that sometimes it’s so complicated to wrap my head around the terminology, that I give up. But what if there was a simpler option? What if I didn’t have to facepalm every time I have to Google what something in Google Analytics means?CONTINUE READING »

Speed Means Business: WP Speedster Tests 25K Plugins and 2,500 Themes for You

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Think about how many people visit your sites on a daily basis. You may wonder if they’re satisfied with the content or interested in what products or services you’re selling, but what if they don’t even have a chance to get to this content? What if your customers and readers leave without even understanding what you company is about because your website is too slow?

A one second delay in page response time can result in a 7% reduction in conversions, because 40% of consumers are not willing to wait around for more than three seconds for your pages to load.CONTINUE READING »

Heroic Knowledge Base Plugin Review: Be A Customer Support Hero

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Whether you’re selling a digital product, a physical one, or your offering anything that may kick up a few questions that need answering on your website, being able provide the answers is big part of making your business and product a success.

However, that’s easier said than done.

It takes a lot of time to run a site and to provide support for multiple products and services, let alone just one. Not realizing the amount of support that they need to provide for their products/services, many have had to spend quite a bit more than expected on customer service reps who can handle the task.CONTINUE READING »

7 WordPress Support And Maintenance Services For The Busy And/Or Successful Blogger Or Small Business Owner

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I know what some of you are thinking right now.. why on earth would I need a service to help me with the maintenance of my WordPress site?

If you’re a business owner, freelancer, or someone else whose website is integral to bringing in business, it’s easy to worry about and spend a lot of time and energy on maintaining your website. But at the end of the day, if you free up that time and energy, aren’t there other areas you can tackle that can lead to a much higher return on investment?CONTINUE READING »