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Competitors: How to Spy on Them (And What They Can Teach You About WordPress)

You don’t need the name Aldrich Ames or Hercules Mulligan to be considered a great spy on the internet. What’s even better is that you won’t be thrown in jail for treason if you get caught peeking in on what your competitors are doing. In fact, spying on your competitors is one of the more prudent strategies you can follow, considering there’s a good chance your competition has knowledge that you’ve yet to discover.

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How Many WordPress Plugins is Too Many? The Answer Might Surprise You

If you’ve used WordPress for a while, I’m sure someone has told you that you “shouldn’t use too many plugins”. It’s obvious – using too many plugins will slow your WordPress site down, right? But is that actually true? I mean, people tell me I shouldn’t swim after eating, but I’ve done that my whole life and I’m still alive and kicking! So is the common knowledge that “too many plugins is bad” good for WordPress?

5 Smart Content Marketing Goals to Set Your Sights On

5 Smart Content Marketing Goals to Set Your Sights On

Are you curious why content marketing doesn’t seem to work for every business? A lot of business owners believe that simply having a blog will be enough for a steady stream of new customers to start pouring in. Sorry, that’s not how it works. Your content isn’t doing anything except sitting there taking up virtual space, unless you align it with your business goals.

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7 Copywriting Mistakes Killing Your WordPress Site

If you’re selling anything online, whether it’s a product or service, then you’re going to rely on solid copy. Sadly, tons of websites out there have copy that’s unconvincing and ineffective. It doesn’t make you want to buy or take action. The only action you’ll be taking is hitting the back button.

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How to Create a Content Strategy for Your WordPress Site?

Content marketing is a long-term game. If you want instant results, your time is probably best spent on a different strategy. Each piece of content you produce only makes a very tiny splash. But, it’s the cumulative impact of all this content that results in a giant wave, flooding the Internet with your content.

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Need Custom Buttons? Try Out These Incredible WP Button Plugins

WordPress, by default, has no options to add customizable buttons. However, there are many free and paid solutions to build attractive buttons. Which can be used in landing pages as well as in calls to action? There are WordPress plugins for almost every task. In this post, you will learn why you need these buttons and WordPress plugins to get them.

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How to Reshare Old Blog Posts on Social Media to Get More Engagement

I think we all have probably experienced this…You share a post on social media. A post you put a ton of thought and time into. But when it comes to engagement on social media, all you hear is the faint sound of crickets. Zero. Zilch. Nada. Is it because your post just wasn’t interesting? Unfortunately, that’s always a possibility. But it’s far more likely that your followers just didn’t see your post.

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Add Infinite Scroll to WordPress via a Plugin called Ajax Load More

Is there anything more addictive than the Facebook News Feed. I mean, I’m sitting here trying to write this post, but that addictive little bugger just keeps scrolling…and scrolling…and scrolling. Now, it’s 30 minutes later and I still haven’t started.

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How to Reset Your WordPress Website

If you have ever wanted to start all over again with your WordPress website, but are not sure how to get back to your default

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How to Create an Editorial Calendar That Helps You Blog Better

You’ve probably heard it over and over again: If you want your blog to be successful, you need to consistently put out content. You hear it because it’s true. Without a consistent flow of content, your blog is, unfortunately, primed to shrivel up and die. Note that consistency isn’t always the same as frequency. You could consistently publish content once per week. That’s not a high frequency, but it is a consistent output that your readers will become accustomed to.

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How to Watermark Your Images With WordPress – Bye Bye Image Thieves!

Image theft…Photographers have been dealing with it forever, but thanks to the Internet, it’s become easier than ever for thieves to take images. And it doesn’t just affect photographers anymore. Anyone who’s creating unique images knows the pain of unattributed image theft.

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The Right Way of Creating a WordPress Child Theme

Raise your hand if you have customized more than 5 WordPress sites. Keep it raised if it’s more than 10. If I get to 20, and your hand is still raised, then it’s hard for me to imagine that you haven’t used a child theme. Working with child themes is one of the best practices of overriding parent WordPress themes.

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How to Design Your WordPress Site – No Coding Skills Required

So you’ve got your WordPress site up and running. Everything’s okay under the hood, but you need to make it look awesome on the outside too. You don’t have any technical skills. So what’s next for you? Hire a designer to draw your layouts by code? Ask a developer to help you?

WordPress Maintenance

WordPress Maintenance 101: Keep Your Site Running Smoothly

One of the great things about WordPress is how easy it makes running a website. But WordPress can’t do everything… You need to be a little proactive – here are some things you need to do on a regular basis to keep your site running smoothly. If you don’t, your site might slow down, be vulnerable to security attacks, lose contacts, or even drop in the search engines.

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How to Create WordPress Featured Images (if you’re not a designer)

I’m going to let you in on one of my deep, dark secrets: I’m a horrible designer. As someone who’s known for his spartan home decorating and fondness for white walls, calling me merely “design challenged” would be a compliment. But, because I know how important images are to blog posts, I try anyway.

WordPress Custom Menu Styling, Advice and Help

WordPress comes with a powerful Navigation Menu system that allows the theme developers and website administrators to add beautiful navigational menus to their websites. Using