SiteGround Web Hosting Review (2019)

SiteGround is one of the most popular web hosting services available on the market today. It’s a safe and reliable way to host your website in 2019. More than 2 million active domains are hosted with SiteGround. One of the reasons why this service is so popular is because they offer hosting options and plans suitable for a wide range of websites and businesses. Small personal websites, business websites, and large ecommerce sites alike can all use SiteGround. For those of you who are looking to find a hosting provider for your new website, SiteGround is definitely a top option for you to consider. It’s also a great choice for anyone who wants to switch hosting providers for their existing website since SiteGround has plans with a free site transfer. But we’ll talk about this in greater detail as we continue. I’ll give you a better understanding of the plans, […]

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2019’s Best WordPress Plugin for Each Essential Category

WordPress powers 30% of the top 10 million websites. It controls more than 60% of the of the CMS platform market share. Needless to say, it’s a popular solution for running a website. WordPress itself is great; but it’s limited in terms of its built-in functionality. That’s why plugins exist. What exactly is a WordPress plugin? It’s essentially an app for your website. I love how WordPress is designed to be lean out of the box. This prevents code bloat — your website isn’t dragged down by bulky code for things you don’t need or use. The core of WordPress is simple. You can customize it with plugins. The core of WordPress is designed to be lean and lightweight, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins then offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs.— WordPress Codex Installing a plugin […]

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The Best SEO Tools of 2019 – Quick Sprout Review

When I first started using SEO tools and tried to figure out which one was right for me, I was pretty confused. There are a bunch of tools in the space, they seem to overlap a lot, and there are way too many specialist tools to sort through. And which one’s have data that I can trust? After using all these tools for years and years, I’ve come to realize there are only a few choices you need to make. First, there are three main tools in the market: SEMrush, Ahrefs, and Moz. Everyone uses one of those three. We’ll get to our recommendations for these down below. I call them the SEO workhors — and all three of them qualify as one of the best seo tools. These workhorses carry the bulk of the weight in any SEO program, but you only need one SEO workhorse. Any serious SEO […]

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The Best Ecommerce WordPress Themes of 2019

Choosing the right WordPress theme is important for everyone, but it’s especially crucial for ecommerce businesses: Your theme will ultimately have a direct impact on your conversion rates. As you know, conversions translate to dollars in the ecommerce world. Here’s the thing — selling products online is extremely competitive. You’re up against global giants like Walmart and Amazon, as well the other smaller ecommerce shops in your industry. It’s unlikely that you have the same budget or resources to a pay a developer to build your site as the major online retailers. However, you still want your site to stand out and to convert visitors to customers. You might feel like a plankton swimming with whales. The right WordPress theme solves this dilemma for you. As a small business, your theme will be your website designer, developer, and a part of your tech support. Choosing the right one is crucial. There […]

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The Best WordPress Themes For Blogs – 2019 Review

There are more than 30 million bloggers in the United States alone. So how can you make your blog stand out from the millions of other blogs? You need to find an appealing WordPress theme. Obviously, your blog isn’t competing with every other blog on the planet. But, the competition is still fierce, even in niche categories. You may be an outstanding writer, but you’ll still struggle to get readers if your content isn’t visually appealing. In fact, 38% of people stop engaging with sites with unattractive layouts. That means nearly four out of every ten visitors won’t even read your blog if your website has design flaws. The best WordPress themes for blogs are also optimized for search engines. That’s right, adding a theme to your WordPress blog can improve your visibility and organic reach. My 10 Favorite Blog Themes for WordPress There are thousands of WordPress blog themes […]

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7 Reasons Why You Do NOT Need to Hire a Website Designer

I’ve had a dream for a while to quit my job and build my own business. Recently, I did just that. One of my businesses pays the bills while I build another one up. I gotta say, it’s as amazing as I dreamt about it all those years. I wake up relaxed, calmly walk down the street and grab coffee, work on stuff that I want to work on all day, then hit the gym for a few hours. No rushing, no stress, no dead-end projects from my manager. Every day is a great and enjoyable day. I didn’t make this happen on the first try. I have a closet full of failed sites and businesses that never went anywhere. Looking back, a few things finally made it all come together. But hiring a web designer for my site wasn’t one of the critical pieces. Horrible site designs didn’t hold […]

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2019’s 6 Best Social Media WordPress Plugins

Social media has undoubtedly changed the way we live. It’s also changed the way we market ourselves, our businesses, and our websites. If you have a website in 2019, you definitely want some type of social media integration. You want your website visitors to engage with you on social media, and you want your social media followers to convert on your website. This won’t happen unless you make it as easy as possible. Let me give you an example: You wrote and published a killer blog post. A reader loves your post and wants to share it with their friends on social media. How do they do this? Without the proper tools, the person would have to copy your blog link, navigate to the social platform, login, and manually paste the link before sharing it. This process involves too many steps, multiple browsing screens, and too much room for error. […]

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2019’s 7 Best Membership Plugins For WordPress

Are you thinking about building a membership website? Great idea. Membership websites generate recurring revenue by offering premium content and features to members. It’s also a great way for you to establish your value within your niche. By offering memberships, you’re telling people that your content is so valuable you don’t have to offer it for free. In order for your membership business model to function properly, you need to install a membership plugin that adds this feature to your website to manage memberships, payments, and other user information. If you have a WordPress site, there are tons of membership plugins to choose from. I found 746 in my search. Luckily, you don’t have to do too much in-depth research — I’ve done all of the heavy lifting for you and narrowed down the top seven membership plugins. You can use this list as a reference, instead of to trying […]

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The 6 Best WordPress Booking Plugins – (Winter 2019 Review)

I’ll get straight to the point. If your company takes reservations or appointments, you need an online booking system — period. Take a moment to analyze your current process. How does a customer schedule their appointment? Without an online booking system, I’m willing to bet that the process looks something like this: The customer looks up your phone number. If they’re lucky, someone answers quickly. Otherwise, they wait on hold or reach your voicemail. The customer explains the service they’re looking for and asks for your availability. After some back and forth discussion repeating dates and times, the customer scrambles to find a piece of paper to write on so they don’t forget. That’s assuming you can clearly understand each other over the phone. We all know sometimes it’s difficult to hear based on things like reception, accents, and background noise. Oh yeah — that’s also assuming nobody else called […]

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