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9 Jan

Managed WordPress Hosting: 10 Reasons Why It’s Important for Your Business

How much time could your business save with managed WordPress hosting? With a wide range of challenges, today’s businesses not only need to support all aspects of their core operation but somehow need to manage hosting, advertising, content development, and all other ongoing tasks associated with digital marketing.  Partnering with a managed WordPress hosting provider is a time-saving alternative that can free up a business’s technical and marketing staff to focus on other projects while ensuring world-class marketing service. What is Managed WordPress?What Are the Benefits of Managed WordPress Hosting?Fast Website Speed...

3 Jan

10 Best WordPress Membership Plugins

The selling of digital content has increased exponentially in recent years. Today, there is a market for almost anything digital: from models selling photos to teachers selling courses. Making money via websites is now a normalized business model across virtually any industry. To sell your products, you need a website, and your website, like a shop combined with a members-only club, needs to have its policies and structure.  Here we’ll take a quick look at ten of the best WordPress membership plugins for monetizing your website via subscriptions.  MemberPressRestrict Content ProMembermouseWooCommerce MembershipsPaid Memberships...

24 Dec

Types of Website Caching and How to Set Them Up for Faster Loading Times

While the technology and specific details of website caching can be complex, the underlying concept is quite simple. It’s the process by which your browser/server stores copies of files in temporary storage locations for easier and faster access.  For example, your browser may save HTML files, images, and JavaScript code to help your website load faster. The website saves reusable resources to speed up subsequent requests and fetch from the server. So, technically, it's a temporary file in your storage or server’s storage for easier and faster internet browsing. Caching allows you...

23 Dec

10 Reasons Why Choosing Free Web Hosting Is a Bad Idea

With everything becoming digitized, websites are more important than ever to establish your digital presence.  A well-planned website can help you or your company establish a strong brand.  Websites aid your company’s marketing and give you an advantage over your competitors. And you are only one Google search away from discovering a list of companies willing to provide you with free hosting services for your websites. You may find free hosting appealing if you have a limited budget and little experience. You might even consider it a blessing.  However, you will quickly realize that the...

20 Dec

Types of Phishing Emails That Fly Under the Radar

Very few areas of cybercrime measure up to phishing in terms of the global footprint. The FBI says it accounted for the largest number of victim reports submitted to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in 2020. The financial losses incurred by organizations due to business email compromise, which is a peculiar form of phishing, amounted to a jaw-dropping $1.8 billion last year. According to Verizon’s report, 36% of data breaches recorded in 2021 involved phishing. What makes this foul play so lucrative? It comes down to the human element, which...

16 Dec

B2B Marketing Trends to Watch for 2022

When people talk about B2B marketing, they often think of boring trade shows, trade journals, and cold outreach on LinkedIn. However, B2B marketing has evolved, influenced mainly by B2C marketing. Today, companies that negate the need for analyzing buyer intent data, improved buyer journey, and user experience are giving away enormous opportunities. As we face another year filled with uncertainty, B2B marketers can better prepare themselves by following these trends.  B2B Trends to Watch for 2022 1. A Unique Brand Voice One major marketing trend to watch out for in 2022 is the increased...