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WordPress Business
Todd Jones

World of WordPress: Staying productive when Facebook goes down

March is a crazy month. Wouldn’t you agree? For many of us, we are exciting Winter and headed straight for Spring. Who still has snow on the ground? The sun starts to shine a little more and the birds start to chirp. It’s almost like we have come out of a slumber. Regardless, there are lots of things happening. Today we take a look into some new WordPress products, the emergence of plugins for the Gutenberg Editor, how we became more productive on the day that Facebook went down, and where we can find more Women leaders in WordPress. Buckle

WordPress Business
Todd Jones

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, especially Facebook, know what they should display when someone shares your article or web page. The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the

roundup social media
Roundup
Todd Jones

February blog post roundup is all about social media

In February’s blog post roundup, we look at social media. We talk about Facebook Stories, Blog posts and videos and funnels, Facebook advertising, and trends of social media in 2018. In creating our roundup, we turn to four of the biggest, best and most respected blogs for social media: Agora Plus, Hubspot, Social Media Examiner, and Buffer. Strap on your boots, we are going to walk in the deep waters of social media goodness. Let’s go. The Simplest Way to Make Facebook Stories for Pages Sometimes, when I am just sitting around, I get the urge to make a Facebook

Reviewing Tools: MobileMonkey
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Stepping into Facebook chatbots with MobileMonkey

Most companies will notice that at least 50% of their audience comes from mobile devices. In fact, your company could be different. Maybe you have more than 50% coming to your digital assets using a phone or other mobile device. With the emergence of a more mobile audience, marketing has started to trend toward specializing for mobile devices. One such area is Facebook. Facebook, of course, has a solid mobile app and now, with artificial intelligence, chatbots are making their way to mainstream marketing. Today we are going to take a look at one of the newest chatbot makers, MobileMonkey.

Social Proof
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Simple ways to add social proof to your website

Using social proof on your website is a no-brainer. It is kind of like being linked to the “cool kids” in high school or being known by a celebrity. The effect is real and something you should tap into because people are more likely to purchase when they see the “proof” that your product is good from others. Wikipedia says, Social proof (also known as informational social influence) is a psychological and social phenomenon where people assume the actions of others in an attempt to reflect correct behavior in a given situation. To be sure, there are many kinds of

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