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How to manage WordPress security like a boss using the MainWP Dashboard

Security is pretty important. In fact, security is damn important. Hackings of your website can cost you valuable downtime, embarrassing visuals, get you in trouble with Google and cost you the chance to make money. Yet it happens every day. This is why it is necessary for someone running a business on their website to…

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How to automate backups using MainWP without loosing sleep and your wit

BACKUPS WITH MAINWP

We’ve all been there. Panic sets in. What will the customer think? How did this happen? Will I ever recover that website? Will I have to recreate everything? You think, “Well, make some coffee because it is going to be an all-nighter.” Blood rushes throughout your body, you feel flushed and you can feel the…

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WordPress Maintenance: four problems and how to solve them

WordPress Maintenance

You are just trying to make a living, right? I mean, you become a WordPress developer to have flexibility, freedom, and the ability to take care of your family. WordPress has been an awesome tool. You can create sites for your clients very affordably and they can actually update and write blog posts themselves. You…

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The dreaded email newsletter. Learn how to get started!

Featured Image: Email Newsletters

So, you give in and try to start getting email addresses. You have created a fantastic lead magnet, started creating blog posts and slowly you are starting to get email addresses. It happens, sometimes much slower than we like, but when you put set these wheels in motion, you start to get emails. However, there…

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Using the Interact Quiz Builder to make interactive lead magnets

Tools to Use

Gathering email addresses is a tried and true method of gathering leads. Once you have email addresses from potential customers, you can email them and move them closer to a buyer stage. These days, the ebooks and worksheets as downloads are becoming the norm. It seems like everyone has something to give away. I’m not…

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Rounding up testimonials to supercharge your marketing

Testimonials

No doubt you have seen the recent commercials of Keanu Reeves for Squarespace. On the grandest stage of them all, the Super Bowl, they launched a commercial of the famous adrenaline actor standing on his motorcycle while riding it down the road. He defies gravity. What does Keanu Reeves have to do with Squarespace? Well,…

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February Podcast Roundup: Unorthodox marketing

Podcast Roundup

In this month’s roundup, we take a look at two podcasts, WPblab and WP Tonic. WPblab discusses unorthodox marketing techniques with Amish-born, single mom, marketer Meg Delagrange. WP Tonic discusses how Lee Jackson changed directions to launch Agency Trailblazers. WPblab EP93 – Unorthodox Marketing with Meg Delagrange WPblab As mentioned in the podcast, many of…

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Customer delight: How to get your customers to love you

Customer Love

Love is cherished in our culture. Wouldn’t you agree? Romance is everywhere, not just at February 14th. Think back three months, if you will. Christmastime is filled with romantic feelings as we all want to feel the magic of love during the holidays. Let me ask you a question. What is your favorite place to…

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