Author: Karol K

INFOGRAPHIC: WooCommerce vs Magento vs Shopify

WooCommerce, Magento, and Shopify are three of the most popular e-commerce solutions in the market. When put together, they collectively run more than 2.5M online stores! (more…)

4 New Creative Use Cases on How to Automate Your Social Media Presence via WordPress (Never Before Published)

Let’s start with something fairly obvious – sharing your content on social media is important, of course. However, who actually has the time to really make it a truly deliberate and thought through practice?

Basically, even though we know it to be something very valuable in the long term, we find it hard to devote our time and attention to it on a daily basis. (more…)

SMTP Providers Compared – Amazon SES vs SendinBlue vs SendGrid vs Mandrill

Do you use email as one of the puzzle pieces in your overall online business strategy? If the answer is yes, and it probably indeed is yes, then you should look into what some of the best SMTP providers can do for you – and that’s both in terms of giving you new tools to make your existing tasks easier, as well as revealing totally new possibilities. (more…)

3 Absolute Best RSS to Post WordPress Plugins and What You Can Do With Each

RSS is dead, long live RSS!

Granted, people haven’t been excited about RSS for a long time. The technology is surely past its prime in the eyes of the public, but it’s still very much in use behind the curtains. What’s more, you can still achieve pretty great things with it for your WordPress site. (more…)

What’s Coming in WordPress 4.8 – See New Features in Action

Excited for the first major WordPress release of the year – WordPress 4.8? The launch is set to happen on June 8-9, which is basically just around the corner (and just before WCEU). No wonder there’s a lot of talk going on in the community already as to what sort of improvements that new version is set to deliver. (more…)

Best Web Hosting for Small Business – What Your Clients Want vs What They Actually Need

Web hosting for small business is not something that we usually focus too much attention on. I mean, even when building a website for a small business client, we are still very likely to recommend a popular overall hosting solution, like WP Engine or SiteGround. (more…)

Looking for the Best eCommerce Platform? Top Contenders Compared

Looking for the best eCommerce platform is kind of like looking for the best car.

There really isn’t one. (more…)

Free WordPress Hosting: Is It Worth It? Data Gives Us the Answer

First off, let’s try answering the most pressing question: Where’s the money made with free WordPress hosting platforms? (more…)

New Tags Coming to the WordPress Plugin Repo? Users Respond With an Unanimous “Meh”

According to our small survey, 90% of users say they don’t care if a free plugin they’re getting from the directory is only a limited, “lite” version of the fully-featured PRO.

Okay, I might have BuzzFeeded the stats a bit here. The exact question we asked was, “Would you not use a WordPress.org plugin, just because it has a PRO version also available?” Again, 90% said “no.” (more…)

Which is the Best WordPress Popup Plugin? 4 Top Solutions Compared

Love them or hate them, email subscription popup plugins just do their job. And they do their job well. So well, in fact, that reports of 600% increases in conversion rates purely as a result of implementing the right email marketing strategy are not uncommon to see. (more…)