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7 Best WordPress Membership Plugins for 2020 – WordPress Website Design Article

From a business standpoint, it’s not difficult to see the value of membership websites. They let you reward your loyal readers with premium content and features, while simultaneously increasing your site’s revenue. It’s figuring out how to create start one that gets a bit tricky. Starting a membership site does require some time, effort, and attention. The good news is that you can use WordPress membership plugins to make the process significantly easier. In this post, we’ll discuss what membership…

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7 of the Best WordPress FAQ Plugins to Improve Your Customer Support – WordPress Website Design Article

Part of running a successful online business is consistently providing strong customer service. However, managing questions, concerns, and inquiries can be overwhelming and time-consuming, especially when many of the requests are repetitive. As with most businesses, you probably have a handful of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) you deal with on a regular basis. A smart way to minimize the redundancy of answering them (and streamline our workflow in the process) is to add a WordPress FAQ plugin to your website.…

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An Introduction to Google Tag Manager for WordPress Websites – WordPress Website Design Article

In today’s fast-paced, ever-evolving world of online marketing, the processes and tools you use play an integral role in your site’s performance. Google Analytics and similar tools help you assess site performance and strengthen your online presence. However, to get the most of these tools, you need tags. Google Tag Manager (GTM) offers the advantage of quickly adding and updating tags on your site with ease and efficiency. You can use it to deploy tags on your site and mobile…

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How to Sell WordPress Maintenance – WordPress Website Design Article

Deciding to sell WordPress maintenance is a smart move. However, with more and more professionals taking this route to add to their recurring revenue, you’ll need more than just good intentions to succeed. Fortunately, there are several concrete strategies you can implement to convince clients you should maintain their WordPress sites. Actioning these tips should help you boost conversions and your income. In this post, we’ll provide an overview of WordPress maintenance, what it encompasses, and why you may want…

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9 Web Development Technologies Full-Stack WordPress Devs Need to Dominate in 2020 – WordPress Website Design Article

Being a full-stack web developer can be challenging – there’s a lot to master and plenty of scope for development. As such, you may often wonder what more you can do to round out your skillset. Assimilating the newest web development technologies into your knowledge is a great start. Fortunately, technologies such as Progressive Web Applications (PWA,) can be easy to learn. In fact, if you’ve mastered the fundamentals of full-stack web development, many of these may already be in…

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16 WordPress Table Plugins to Present 100% Organized Data – WordPress Website Design Article

Tables serve many purposes in web content. However, they’re historically difficult to create in WordPress. If you don’t know any HTML or CSS, trying to showcase data or share your pricing structure with visitors may quickly become frustrating. Fortunately, developers have solved this problem by creating a wide variety of WordPress table plugins. These handy tools enable you to organize content, compare pricing options, and display all kinds of information in sleek charts without touching a line of code. In…

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Accepting WordPress Recurring Payments: The 110% Guide – WordPress Website Design Article

Droves of WordPress professionals are building businesses that focuses exclusively on accepting recurring payments. Monthly recurring revenue is the holy grail. If you can attract customers to pay you every single month instead of one-time payments, you can scale that effort into a comfortable, successful and low-stress business. Most premium plugins also use this model. Most are moving away from selling one-time purchases and opting into yearly (or monthly) renewals for continued use of the plugin and ongoing support. We’ve…

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Webinar: SEO Through the Lens of Expertise, Authority & Trust (Lindsay Halsey) – WordPress Website Design Article

  Lindsay teaches us how to get on Google’s good side by building trust, expertise, and authority through SEO. Here is what you will learn:  What is E.A.T (expertise, authority, and trust) and why does it matter for SEO? How to share SEO expertise through content marketing successfully Getting on Google’s good side by establishing authority via link building Building trust through transparency, usability, and feedback (reviews) Bonus: Get some expert tips on SEO for the future of your WordPress…

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Webinar: Building a Self-Sustaining Business by Leading with Recurring Revenue (Joe Howard) – WordPress Website Design Article

Our friends at Liquid Web hosted a webinar with our very own Head Buff, Joe Howard! If you are looking for ways to increase your revenue or add more revenue streams then this is the webinar for you!  This webinar, “Building a Self-Sustaining Business by Leading with Recurring Revenue” will help you learn how to add recurring streams of revenue, tips and tricks on how to build a self-sustaining business and much more!   Additional Resources:  WPMRR podcast: E24 –…

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Webinar: How to Turn Strangers into Hot Leads (Jennifer Bourn) – WordPress Website Design Article

Jennifer Bourn is a WordPress Wonderwoman! She helps us understand about benefit and risk statements and what that means for lead conversion. On this webinar you will learn:  Where most business owners fall short when marketing with benefits The benefit of hearing objections during the sales process Why you need to incorporate risk and FOMO into your marketing How to use benefits and risks to get a hesitant lead to take action How to write a benefit and risk statement…

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WP Buffs Secrets of Success (2019) – WordPress Website Design Article

Leadership team assembbbbbbbblllllllle! It’s the WP Buff’s Leadership squad here and we are ready to share some exclusive secrets to running a successful 24/7 WordPress maintenance company right from the comfort of our own homes. Pants are optional. We are going to get down and (suitable for work) dirty with the leaders of the WP Buffs: Joe Howard, Head Buff @JosephHHoward Nick Adams, Chief Operations Buff @nickadamstv Dean Burton, Head Customer Success Buff @burtondean Caylin White, Head Marketing Buff @cbcinked…

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Webinar: Growing Your Podcast and Engaging Your Audience (Joe Casabona) – WordPress Website Design Article

Joe shows us how to leverage a podcast to engage your audience on the next level. Here’s what you will learn: Planning your content so listeners feel like they can’t ever miss an episode Tips for your website that will drive more traffic and listeners Which calls to action work best for engagement How to turn your listeners into your biggest fans How to streamline your podcast production for consistent results   Additional resources Creator Courses by Joe Casabona The…

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11 WordPress Problems Solved Step-by-Step (2019) – WordPress Website Design Article

WordPress is comprehensive and fairly simple to use, which makes it a favorite for both beginner and advanced users. However, WordPress is far from perfect and users often encounter errors on the way to building their ideal website. If you’re a technophobe, it’s easy to encounter an error and immediately panic. After all, WordPress is an open-source program. Since it is free to use, it does not come with access to a dedicated customer service team to assist you whenever…

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Edit WordPress Pages, Plugins, and Files: The 110% Starter Guide – WordPress Website Design Article

When you build a WordPress website and a client says that, “everything is perfect as is,” there’s nothing better than that feeling, right? You did the research, you put in the time, and you aptly anticipated and addressed their needs. Then, somewhere down the line, someone asks you to edit their WordPress website. Ugh. But when did the word “edit” become such a negative thing? In some lines of work, editing is just a natural part of it. Take, for…

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Who You Gonna Call? (And 6 Fix-It Tips) – WordPress Website Design Article

What constitutes a WordPress emergency? In your clients’ minds, something like a broken link or an outdated logo might be classified as an “emergency”. But these are the kinds of things you can easily tackle on your own as the requests come in. So, what, then, is a real WordPress emergency? And what should you do when one occurs? A WordPress crisis is generally one that requires assistance from a third-party. While many developers might associate an “emergency” with serious…

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11 Best WordPress Live Chat Plugins for Customer Service Success – WordPress Website Design Article

When it comes to getting help with WordPress, we understand the value of getting real-time assistance. Thankfully, there are plenty of WordPress help chat options available from experts you can trust. What if your clients want their websites to be similarly viewed as a supportive and trustworthy source? Could they provide live support to customers in need of assistance and prospects with questions? The following guide will provide answers as well as solutions to these questions:   What Are the…

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Beaver Builder vs. Elementor: The 110% Comparison – WordPress Website Design Article

With WordPress making the permanent switch to the Gutenberg editor, there’s no doubt about it: page builders are no longer the future of web design and content creation. They’re the present. For many of you, this isn’t news. WordPress page builders have been around for years. That said, you and your clients might not have given serious thought in adopting them when they were just an alternative option for building websites. Considering where we are today with the page builder…

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Manage Your Website with GoDaddy Pro (Full Guide + Walkthrough) – WordPress Website Design Article

Technology has done a lot to improve the way we build websites, starting with the WordPress content management system. The only thing is, the WordPress ecosystem was originally constructed as a means for building and managing one website at a time. Although WordPress Multisite was eventually introduced to the fold, it’s not typically what web developers need to effectively manage a multitude of websites from a variety of clients. Thankfully, there are others who have developed free tools to solve…

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