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WordPress Tutorial: How To Create An Awesome Page Flip Plugin

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Sep 15, 2014
  • By Rochester Oliveira
Note: We no longer support this WP plugin as the author is not writing for us for now.  Starting today, every week we’ll feature an awesome coding tutorial, teaching you how to do custom stuff using W…

7 Tips To Reduce WordPress Database Size

  • WordPress
  • Updated Sep 08, 2014
  • By Dan Virgillito
Serious about speeding up your WordPress-hosted website? Then you’ve likely shelled out money for a clutter-free design or codes that reduce the loading time of your site. And if you’re anything like …

Web Host Interview: Steadfast Founder & CEO, Karl Zimmerman

  • Interviews
  • Updated Sep 01, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Web Hosting Secret Revealed (WHSR) had the opportunity to interview Karl Zimmerman of Steadfast (www.steadfast.net). Karl is Steadfast’s founder and has been there from the very beginning through all …
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Brands & Bloggers: Best Practices for Working Together

  • Blog
  • Updated Aug 24, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
This week, I received two pitches from brands that I really like to review products or link up posts. While this is flattering, the truth is that I’ve already worked with both products – it seemed unk…
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18 Instant Tips to Smarter SMM Strategies

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Aug 08, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Realizing that it isn't a trend going away anytime soon, more and more businesses are starting to utilize social media for marketing. Social Media Examiner recently released their 2014 Social Media Ma…
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Web Design Interview: Q&A with RocketTheme Partnership Manager Ryan Pierson

  • Interviews
  • Updated Aug 08, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
The idea for a club-based template site was first born in 2004, when Andy Miller, CEO of RocketTheme was working as a “core developer for Mambo CMS”. He started mambodev.com in that same year, which o…
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July Roundup: Blogging through Summer

  • Blog
  • Updated Aug 01, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Keeping up with all the things necessary to run a successful website can be a challenge, but even more so during the summer months. There are many competing activities not only clamoring for your time…
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WordPress Tutorial: How to Create an Infinite Scrolling WP site

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jul 29, 2014
  • By Rochester Oliveira
You certainly work hard to improve your site’s usability so your users will be happier and more likely to come back often, right? Well, one of the improvements you could implement is the infinite scro…
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Top 7 Things I Learned at the iRetreat 2014 Blogger Conference

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jul 07, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
This week I had the pleasure of attending iRetreat 2014. This intimate conference has been around since 2011, when it was called Reviewer’s Retreat and focused on supporting product reviewers. It’s st…

The Top 7 Mistakes in Google+ Engagement

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Jun 21, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
Recently, I set out to attract more Google+ visitors. I did not succeed too well – in fact, I actually ended up making more headway on Instagram AND the elusive Facebook – but I thought my failures co…
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Google Authorship: Why You Should Use it

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Updated Jun 21, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
You may have heard that search engine optimization is fading as a tool of choice for Google to rank and position websites. That is true, but in its place, a new tool, Google Authorship, used together …
Hostgator Review

My Updated Hostgator Hosting Review: 5 Pros + 4 Cons

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated May 09, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Upon first arriving to the Hostgator site, you will most likely notice that it’s a bit more, how to put it… animated than its competitors’ sites. From the colorful alligator donning the upper lefthand…
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Time To Wear The Editor’s Hat! 9 Reasons Why Guest Posts Are A Clever Idea

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Feb 14, 2014
  • By Luana Spinetti
Your blog speaks with your voice – everybody knows that. Fair enough, since your blog exists primarily for you to share your ideas, your opinions and your unique knowledge. Truth is, whether if …

ElegantThemes.com Review: Everything You Need to Know About Elegant Themes

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jan 28, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Founded by Nick Roach in 2008, Elegant Themes is headquartered in San Francisco. The company provides 87 gorgeous WordPress themes and 4 premium themes to its more than 200,000 customers. It’s the per…
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Using Micro-Books to Build Brand Recognition

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jan 27, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
According to January 2014 Pew Internet report, the number of people reading ebooks is steadily growing. It is up to 28% from 23% last year. The report states: “The January 2014 survey, conducted…

Increasing a Site’s Rank with On-Topic Content

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Updated Jan 04, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Years ago, you could find a keyword that people were searching for, make sure you used it on a page of your website and use a few other tricks watch the traffic roll into your site. Unfortunately, som…