Here’s Why You Should Outsource Content Writing For Your Business

Content is the heart of any online marketing strategy. Blog content, social media content, native advertising content, and more: each is an essential component of online marketing. Without content, it’s difficult to gain prominence in search engines or on social media networks, essential sources of referrals for any business. I’ve met business owners who plow… Continue reading →

Posted on: 17 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

Will Moving To A JavaScript Front-End Hurt Your WordPress Site’s SEO?

When the REST API was first introduced, Matt Mullenweg said WordPress developers should “learn JavaScript, deeply”. The REST API, which recently gained new content endpoints, makes WordPress more than a content management framework: it can now act as the back-end for a huge variety front-end applications and we can expect to see more WordPress themes… Continue reading →

Posted on: 16 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

WordPress Security Basics: What Do WordPress File Permissions Mean?

A WordPress site is made of files. Database aside — which is a special set of files — everything else is a chunk of data stored on the server’s file system. That includes content like images and the executable PHP files that comprise WordPress Core, themes, and plugins. It’s vitally important that only the right… Continue reading →

Posted on: 15 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

Three Plugins For Quickly Adding Images To Your WordPress Blog Posts

It’s not essential for every blog post to have a featured image, but a relevant, eye-catching, and compelling image enriches the reader’s experience and helps to make a post more noticeable — and clickable — on social media. I like to add an image to every blog post I publish. Sometimes they’re directly related to… Continue reading →

Posted on: 10 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

What’s The Difference Between Content Marketing And Content Strategy?

Not long ago I had a conversation with a content strategist for a large company. Because I work in marketing, the conversation naturally came round to content marketing. She, while enthusiastic about content marketing, expressed some irritation that marketers seem to use content marketing and content strategy interchangeably, as if they were the same thing.… Continue reading →

Posted on: 9 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

We’re Hosting MageTraining’s Magento 2 Admin Boot Camp At Our Southfield Headquarters

We’re happy to announce that we’re bringing MageTraining’s incredible Magento 2 Admin Boot Camp to our Southfield, Michigan headquarters. The three-day Boot Camp covers all aspects of Magento administration and aims to give Magento hosting clients the skills they need to confidently manage their eCommerce store. The Boot Camp, which is co-sponsored by Magento development… Continue reading →

Posted on: 8 August 2017 | 11:30 am

Preparing Your WooCommerce Store For The Holiday Season

The holiday season is the biggest money-spinner of the year for many online retailers, but it can be a fraught and stressful period for retailers whose stores can’t accommodate the increased load. If “too many customers” sounds like a problem most retailers would be happy to have, you’re right, but if a WooCommerce store and… Continue reading →

Posted on: 3 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

July 2017’s Best Magento, CMS, and Design/Development Content

With Summer fully underway, we know you don’t have time to spend seeking out all the important industry news and the best content on the internet. That’s what our roundup is for. In July, we had some roundup worthy news of our own. We are proud to introduce WooCommerce optimized plans on our hosting platform.… Continue reading →

Posted on: 1 August 2017 | 1:00 pm

How (and Why) to Launch a Magento Mobile App in One Week

Imagine going for a long hike and wandering into a mysterious cave. You turn on your flashlight, look around and discover that the cave walls are littered with what appear to be gold nuggets. You pluck one of the smaller pieces and bring it back to town. A jeweller informs you that the metal is,… Continue reading →

Posted on: 31 July 2017 | 1:00 pm

Three WordPress Theme Red Flags You Should Know About

One of the WordPress ecosystem’s most attractive features is its endless variety of themes. Thousands of developers have created tens of thousands of themes, many of them free. There’s almost certainly a theme in the official repository or premium marketplaces to suit any style or functional requirement. For the most part, that’s a good thing,… Continue reading →

Posted on: 27 July 2017 | 1:00 pm