A successful business website should smoothly guide prospective customers through each phase of your conversion funnel. To do this, you’ll need to make sure your site is scalable, fast-loading, secure, and designed for a quality user experience (UX). Of course, striking the right balance is easier said than done.The good news is that WordPress makes it easy to create an effective enterprise website. Apart from being a secure, free and open-source Content Management System (CMS), it offers a variety of plugins to meet your more specific needs.In this article, we’ll cover why WordPress is the ideal platform for your enterprise site. We’ll then cover five tips to ensure optimal enterprise WordPress development. Let’s dive in!The Benefits of Running a WordPress Enterprise SiteWordPress is currently the most popular CMS, powering nearly a third of the internet. In addition to being inherently highly secure, it’s extremely beginner-friendly. The style and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Effective Enterprise WordPress Development
Habit forming process
Every designer has his/her habits… Maybe it’s this one type of shadow effect that you like putting on most sidebar elements. Or maybe it’s the way you’re separating the breadcrumb links. Anyway, there’s always something. But what if we take it much further, and much broader? Namely, should you be using a placeholder WordPress theme when building sites for clients? Or should you start from scratch and build your way up, element after element for each client project individually? Note. This article isn’t that much about describing “what’s the right thing to do.” What I want to achieve here is just list the technically possible solutions and the pros and cons of each. It’s then up to you to decide which is the one you are most likely to opt for. Whenever building a WordPress site, you can do it in one of these five ways: Build a custom theme from the ground up. Build a theme on top of a theme framework. Build on top of … [Read more...] about Should You Develop a WordPress Site for a Client From the Ground Up or Use … Ekhm … a Helper?
I’m officially crappy with email. And it’s not that I don’t care or I can’t be bothered when people contact me. I just seem not compatible with the medium itself. Being a pro blogger and working with WordPress, this doesn’t make my life easy, and especially when dealing with new prospective clients who might be put off by my struggles. But hold on … why am I telling you this? Well, the thing I’m leading up to is the holy-grail of professional productivity – some people would want you to believe – which is the topic of business automation.Automation – as in having some parts of your business put on autopilot, so you don’t have to spend time taking care of them by hand. For example, the main problem for me, as I said, was email. Email was something I needed to have taken care of, and just … get done as painlessly as possible. But there are more problems like this. Problems that countless freelancers … [Read more...] about WordPress Freelancers: How to Put Parts of Your Business on Autopilot (Toll Free Numbers, Automating Lead Generation, WordPress Development on Autopilot)
Image source: Pixabay If you want to acquire more clients for your business, then you need to put your best foot forward. And what better way to do that than by creating a beautiful portfolio page? It can help attract potential customers, educate and guide them through the buying process, and also give value to your current customer base. Your website also gives your audience a peek of what you have to offer and shows how you unique you are as a person and as a brand. For example, a look at these creative personal sites and it’s hard not to get blown away by their portfolio. It doesn’t matter if you’re a designer or an SEO specialist – an attractive portfolio site will resonate with your target audience and gives you a better chance at landing a job. But with all the compelling WordPress portfolio sites available out there, how do you make yours stand out? As brands, you need to create an excellent website that is visually appealing and functional. … [Read more...] about 5 Factors that Make for a Compelling WordPress Portfolio Site
When the default WooCommerce layout doesn’t fit with how your customers browse and buy products, an order form could be exactly what you need. For many online stores, adding a WooCommerce order form is one of the most efficient ways to improve conversion rates and boost sales. Shops with large product directories, restaurants selling online, and wholesale stores are just some of the cases where this is true. By reconfiguring product layout, you provide a quicker, more logical, and user friendly shopping experience for customers. This in turn significantly increases conversions and profit. In this step-by-step guide, you'll learn how to do just that. You'll create a searchable, sortable order form in minutes using the WooCommerce order form plugin, WooCommerce Product Table – making this plugin one of the fastest and easiest ways to boost online sales. How can an order form boost sales on WooCommerce sites? WooCommerce powers around 40% of all eCommerce stores, and a … [Read more...] about WooCommerce Order Form: Increase Your Conversion Rates