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10 Jul

Infographic: Why Choose WordPress
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A content management system (CMS) is a crucial part of having your website up and running. Through the CMS, you can create, manage, and share all of your website's content. Additionally, it also makes it easier for the search engines to index your website. Even if you are new to world of websites, you have probably heard about WordPress. It's because WordPress is the unbeatable market leader and the most popular content management system in the world. It didn't become that for no reason. In this infographic, we cover eight main reasons...

27 Jun

Infographic: Domain Email Addresses vs Generic Email Addresses
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The email address that your customers and prospects use to contact you might seem like a minor thing. As long as you have a way for them to reach out, what does the actual address matter? In reality, it matters a lot. You can think of it as having your office in the center of the city vs a sketchy neighborhood somewhere on the outskirts. When you invest in a domain email address, there is a number of important aspects that you are going to cover, including the safety and confidentiality...

CMS comparison: WordPress vs Joomla! vs Drupal
11 Nov

WordPress Vs. Joomla! Vs. Drupal: Which CMS Is the Best for Your Website?
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WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal — these are three of the most popular tools you can use to build and run your own website. But of the three, which one should you choose — and does it really matter? If you choose the wrong CMS, i.e., one that’s too simple or too complex for you, you’ll get stuck and have a hard time moving your website over to another CMS. That’s because each CMS has its own set of themes and extensions which your website runs, making it incompatible with the others. This makes...

Why You Need Automated Website Backup
7 Nov

Why You Need Automated Website Backup
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Anyone who has a website knows how important it is to ensure that it stays up and running at all times, no matter what. Having a solid backup and restore service is vital to your website and business if you are going to guarantee any level of uptime for your followers and customers, but what elements need backing up? These include things like plugins, customized code, databases, scripts, and so much more. Think of all the time spent editing your media, like photos and videos, or any other content you...

How To Choose A CRM Tool
21 Sep

How To Choose A CRM Tool
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The amount of money your business generates depends directly on how well you take care of your customers. A study by American Express proves this. According to their report: “ 69% (Customers) say they are willing to spend more with a company that has good customer service.” If your business is just getting off the ground, you will take care of your new customers very well. That’s because you only have a few. But what happens when your business grows? What happens when you get 100, 1,000 or maybe even 100,000 new customers? Will...

26 Apr

Website Speed: 5 Ways To Improve Your Site’s Performance
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Website speed can be one of the most important elements to increasing traffic and improving conversions on your website. Nearly half of all Internet users expect a web page to load within 2 seconds or less. Moreover, every 1-second delay in page response can result in a 7% reduction in conversions. People in today’s day and age have a very short attention span and if your website doesn’t load quick enough for them, then you can expect to lose a lot of potential customers. If you know that your website doesn’t...