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Category: Wordpress

Does Your Blog Need a Web Developer?

Blogging is a great way to share your brilliant insights to the world. But if you’re a writer and not a web developer, you probably don’t particularly enjoy all of that technical stuff that comes along with maintaining your blog’s web presence. (I know I don’t.) Setting up a blog, managing hosting (including security and backups), customizing your theme and webpages all take time. And…

15 Common WordPress Mistakes Small Businesses Make (and What to Do About Them)

WordPress is a powerful content management system (CMS) that meets the needs of countless small businesses. Many small businesses launch the first version of their website themselves. You slave over it, tweak it, launch it, and sit back basking in your shiny new website’s glory. Yet we all make mistakes from time to time… and too often, with the Web, we don’t realize our mistakes…

The 25 Best WordPress Plugins for Small Business

Getting your small business website up and running opens a whole new world of possibility: online marketing and e-commerce. WordPress is a powerful tool that powers over 30 percent of websites currently online and has big names using its interface, including the New York Times, Disney and Mercedes-Benz. When you join the ranks of businesses and bloggers that trust their brand’s online presence to WordPress,…

HubSpot vs WordPress: The Ultimate Comparison

So you are thinking about launching (or re-launching) a website. You’ve probably heard of popular services like HubSpot CMS and WordPress. Which should you choose (if either)? Let’s pit HubSpot and WordPress against each other and see who comes out on top. In this article we’ll cover both HubSpot’ and WordPress’s access to data, analytics, blog management, extensibility, page building, search engine optimization (SEO), and…

How to Add a WordPress Blog to a Non-WordPress Website

Nearly 30% of all websites are now powered by WordPress. WordPress remains the top blogging platform despite competition from other blogging tools like Ghost, Squarespace, Blogger, and others. Blogging is still very much alive and well thanks to the power of content marketing. Businesses and organizations of all kinds are using blogs to develop their authority, grow their traffic, and increase their conversions. Consequently, we…

WordPress for Businesses

WordPress may have been released in 2003 as a blogging content management system (CMS) but it has grown up since. No longer is WordPress only for blogs. More than 60 million WordPress websites testify to its versatility. WordPress is helping businesses succeed including dog trainers, custom sign makers, branding agencies, and active gear retailers. Why is WordPress a good choice for a business website? Control…

Weebly vs WordPress

So you are thinking of building a website (or having one built for you). You’ve heard of popular software like Weebly and WordPress. You know that you want to make changes to your site on your own after it is launched. Which do you choose (if either)? Here we pit Weebly vs WordPress so you can make the most informed decision. Content Management Systems Both…

How to Secure Your WordPress Website

Security is a hot topic in tech and WordPress is no exception. It seems that no one is safe from the risk of being hacked. Governments, banks, retailers, bloggers, and virtually everyone else has reported being hacked at some point. And these are just the successful hacks we are aware of. Perhaps you have already experienced the frustration of being a hacking victim. Most Americans…

The Best Content Management System: WordPress

What do Tech Crunch, BBC America and the official Disney owned Star Wars Blog all have in common? Sure, they publish stuff you can read, they’re well known and their owners make money but there is something else… WordPress All of these sites are powered by WordPress. As are sites owned by Sony, Bloomberg, the New Yorker… and many, many more. WordPress Has Transformed the…