Web Design

Should You Use Pop Ups?

As a polite, ethical marketer… the question becomes “Should you use pop ups?” to grow your email list. I have to admit, I’m pretty biased when it comes to popup forms because my husband and I are the creators of PopupAlly, a WordPress plugin that helps you build popups and other opt-in forms on your…

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How To Design a Membership Site That Sells

I’m a huge fan of lifelong learning. Online courses and membership programs are some of the best ways for us to stay current and learn new things, in business and on the personal front, too. You might have considered running or already run online courses of your own. How To Design a Membership Site That…

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Moving Site To WordPress From Blogger Or WordPress.com

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how easy moving site to WordPress can be, whether you’re currently hosting your site on Blogger (BlogSpot) or the free WordPress.com platform. I highly recommend setting up a WordPress website for your online business, but that can lead to some confusion. You see… there are many services…

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Hiring For Small Business – What You Need To Do First

When I first started my online business, I couldn’t imagine myself having employees or even contractors working for me. I thought I’d be a solopreneur enjoying the work from home lifestyle forever, but the reality is that having a team of outside contractors can help shortcut your business’ growth and save time. And sometimes investing…

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Learn To Code: Teach Yourself HTML & CSS

Is one of your goals to learn to code, or to teach yourself HMTL and CSS programming? If so, you’re in luck because that’s the topic of today’s video and article. Before we dive into the specifics of learning to program for the web, let’s address the most important ingredient for teaching yourself to do…

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Headway Theme Review: A Versatile Drag and Drop WordPress Framework

I get a lot of questions asking me what theme I use and whether my site actually runs on WordPress, so I’m taking you behind the scenes in this Headway theme review. I’ve been making websites for 15 years now, and blogging for 10 (back when we called them “weblogs” and we updated static pages…

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How To Test Your Website On Mobile and Other Devices

In today’s video I’m going to show you how to test your website. As you know I’m a huge fan of getting feedback on your website to make improvements with my Website Checkup Tool. There are a couple of other things that you might want to test on your website, and one of them is…

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WordPress Themes Review: Think Of It As a Beauty Pageant

Photo credit Today I’m taking a beauty pageant approach to comparing the top premium WordPress themes in this review. Whether you’ve ever watched a beauty pageant or not, we can all relate to having different favorites running for the top spot. When it comes to this WordPress themes review, I’m going to break down the…

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How To Speed Up WordPress in 5 Steps

Recently I’ve had a few people ask me how to speed up WordPress when your site starts to slow down. Here are 5 easy steps to reducing your WordPress website’s load time, so your visitors will stick around and read your great content. Let’s dive in! Video: How To Speed Up WordPress 1. Reduce Image…

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