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Around the tech world: Smart mugs, entrepreneur stories, and the case for narrative-driven content

NARRATIVE-DRIVEN CONTENT

Over recent years, one of the things I have enjoyed the most is hearing the stories of entrepreneurs. Their stories aren’t much different than you and I. They start a journey, and they find mentors along the way. On their journey, they are called to solve a problem and through the pain of adversity, they…

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Spelunking like Indiana Jones to find long tail keywords and uncover hidden traffic

long tail keywords

The other day, my mom looked for and found a simple recipe for chicken. She had some chicken breasts in the freezer and did not have some of the various ingredients she normally uses. She had to find some inspiration and a different idea. So, she went to the best place she could think of…

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Optimizing open graph tags with Facebook Sharing Debugger

For a long time now, I’ve building, managing and launching WordPress websites. A big part of having a website these days is the use of social media. Maybe you have heard of Facebook. Anyway, over the past few years, we have seen the need for open graph tags. These tags help the social media networks,…

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Long Form Content

LONG-FORM CONTENT

Brian Dean did it with Backlinko. Grown and Convert built a content marketing consultancy using this strategy. Even CoSchedule built their business on the use of a long-form content strategy. What do these three companies have in common? They have grown. Exponentially. Dean explains the success of long content in an article on his SEO…

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Are you repurposing content? Here are over 100 ways you can implement today

REPURPOSING CONTENT

Repurposing content saves you time and helps your content promotion strategy. So, what are some ways you can repurpose your content? We addressed a few types of content you can repurpose in our last article. Today, we are going to look at 100+ ways for repurposing content. Ready to dive in? Okay, it is safe…

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No more time to write? Use content repurposing to expand your reach like Dr. Strange

REPURPOSING CONTENT

Content repurposing allows us to take our best, most evergreen content, and reuse it in a different form for a different platform, and often, for a different audience. I live in a small town in Arkansas that has a festival that celebrates ecological conservation each Fall. That happens this week. There are all kinds of exhibits.…

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WooCommerce Store Speed How to Improve and Manage from Your MainWP Dashboard

WooCommerce powers over 30% of all online e-commerce stores, but when used on stores, it can cause performance issues if you are not aware of how to improve the load times and optimize the performance. A number of optimization changes to your child sites which are using WooCommerce can easily be made from your MainWP…

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WordPress Roundup: Fighting credit card disputes and discovering colors

WordPress Roundup

In this month’s WordPress roundup features articles from Freemius, Highrise Digital, and ProfitPress. We also take a look at a new aggregation website and a search engine for colors. Ready? Let’s ride. Credit Card Disputes – Freemius A couple of weeks ago I heard a rant on Facebook from a WordPress consultant about Stripe problems.…

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Eliminate the stress of selling WordPress maintenance packages with these three tips

WORDPRESS MAINTENANCE PACKAGES

Imagine that you have finished with a WordPress project and you are in the process of closing out the project. As you are handing your new client the keys to the car, you ask if they need one of your WordPress maintenance packages. Look, you had plans to throw a party. The project is done,…

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Test plugin updates the MainWP Staging Extension right inside your dashboard

MainWP Staging Extension

I know it has happened to you before. You are updating your websites and that plugin causes a problem. Again. How many times has that happened? Maybe you are having some kind of conflict. It happens more than we want to think. Every week, you are taking care of your customer’s websites and something always…

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