1. traffic

    5 ways to prepare your WordPress site for more traffic

    There are a lot of articles about driving more traffic to your WordPress site. And given that traffic is to websites what votes are to an election candidate (i.e. the more, the better), that makes a certain amount of sense. But what about once you’ve reached your goal of driving hundreds, no thousands, no millions of…

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  2. WordPress tips to make your life easier!

    5 under-used WordPress features to make your life easier

    If you’ve been using WordPress for a while, you probably think you have a pretty good grasp on how to use it. You can create a page, add some content to it, and hit publish. You might even know a thing or two about managing comments and SEO. What else is there, right? In a…

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  3. wordpress-hosting

    The 4 S’s of a good WordPress hosting service

    Finding good WordPress hosting can be a real pain in the you-know-what. You need a solution that will do your content justice, handle traffic spikes without crashing, and provide support to get you back up and running if things go off the rails at 2 a.m. Ideally, it won’t cost an arm and a leg…

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  4. Is blog commenting dead?

    Is blog commenting really, truly dead?

    There was a time, not so long ago, when a lively comments section was vital to running a successful blog. Comments created value for bloggers and their community, providing space for additional viewpoints, reactions and questions. Sometimes the comments sparked a conversation so good that bloggers would append notes or updates to their posts to ensure…

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    Picking the best WordPress theme for your client

    Have you ever started to build a WordPress site for a client and realized—after you’ve already invested a good amount of time and money—that you’ve chosen the wrong theme? Or that the theme your client has selected is actually lacking many of the fundamental features they require? With deadlines looming and budgets tightening, a last-minute…

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  6. 5 ways to freshen up your WordPress site this summer

    5 easy ways to freshen up your site this summer

    Ahhhhh, summer. The season of backyard barbecues, trashy beach reads, and FOMO-inducing Instagrams of coworkers’ cottage vacations. But summer is also a great time for WordPress site updates—especially if you’ve been putting off a bunch of important tasks all year. Why? Because unless you work in, say, ice cream sales or pool repair, the pace of business…

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  7. Typography is important!

    Blogging basics: 4 tips for better typography

    Some people don’t like to read. If you’re an obsessive blogger who works in a vacuum, that might come as a bit of a shock, but it’s true. With so many other things to do (climbing mountains, traveling the world, taking risks, watching Netflix), people just aren’t reading like they used to. Sure, there are still some…

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  8. How to use A/B tests to optimize your website

    How to use A/B tests to optimize your website

    Your gut is a good guide for a lot of things—when to eat, what to eat, whether it’s a good idea to call your ex—but when it comes to the design of your website, it can be pretty unreliable. Now, that’s not to say you have bad taste or don’t know your users. But questions of…

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