Shortcut. This post is all about the battle of online invoicing tools and solutions. Click here to go straight to the comparison, and find out who comes on top … FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks vs. Xero vs. Invoice.to vs. WP-Invoice vs. Sprout Invoices.
Running a business imposes a lot of unique challenges. Finding customers, negotiating rates, building a product, marketing that product effectively, minimizing costs, hiring new people, and on and on and on. All of this is what keeps the entrepreneur in you awake at night. (more…)
With custom post types, you can turn your standard WordPress website into a fully-fledged content management system. On top of that, custom post types will also enable you to introduce some uniqueness on your site, and help it stand out from all the others.
In short, when done right, custom post types help grab your visitors’ attention, and improve their overall reading experience.
MotoPress Content Editor vs Visual Composer vs SiteOrigin Page Builder vs Beaver Builder vs Live Composer
The standard structure of WordPress content is just boring. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but that’s the case.
And don’t get me wrong, please, I still love WordPress. It’s the most awesome content management system for the web in the history of ever!
That being said, there’s only limited joy you can draw from putting one paragraph after another with some images in between (and an option to align them to left, right or center).
Good content presentation is often about a lot more. Just take a look at Medium. Those guys have the content presentation part of their platform pretty figured out. Or, you know, a more humble example, what we’re trying to do here at CodeinWP with those full-width posts of ours (like this). (more…)
Contact form plugins for WordPress may sound like a topic that’s been fairly well covered across the web as it is, but is that really the case?
Here’s what I mean; for years we’ve been using Contact Form 7, and not even thinking twice about trying out other solutions. But is it possible that the development in the contact form realm has stopped entirely? Is Contact Form 7 the be-all and end-all of contact forms for WordPress?
Of course not! So today, we’re looking into the top 6 contact form plugins for WordPress in 2016: (more…)
Raw data, stats, charts and graphs.
… Including those is your no.1 way of taking a blog post (or any online article) to the next level in terms of content quality and authority.
There’s just way too much content out there written on the fly and without much care put into the accuracy of the actual information. So the only way to stand out is to provide something more. Something that has its grounds in the real world. Hence, stats and other types of data.
But numbers alone won’t make much of an impact. They’re inherently not sexy. So we need a more user-friendly and, most importantly, reader-friendly solution. (more…)
Grammar’s a ****!!$%#!
Every blogger can relate.
And for me – not being a native English speaker – it’s even more brutal. I spend way too much time than I should tweaking various parts of my posts just to make sure that they are … what’s the word … readable. (more…)
Detailed contact information is always important for a website owner, and especially if the website was built for a business purpose. The unfortunate fact is that we should never rely on the visitor’s “drive” to sniff around and find the contact data on their own. This is the kind of information that should always be directly right in front of them. It just makes it easy for the visitors to find you and communicate with you effectively. (more…)
Review websites (running on review plugins) have become a very important element in today’s e-commerce space. In one of their studies, MarketingLand reports that out of 1,046 survey participants, 90 percent admit that their buying decisions are in fact influences by online reviews.
Furthermore, according to another survey, 79 percent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.
Those are just two of the reasons why launching a review site could be an interesting project for you to undertake. The stats don’t lie. So, just to make this a bit easier …
here are 5 of the best WordPress review plugins … reviewed:
Even though many consider email as being obsolete, it is still the most effective solution for connecting with your audience and keeping them updated with your content on a regular basis. (more…)
This post isn’t about telling you to go and install plugins such as WordPress SEO by Yoast, Jetpack, or Contact Form 7.
You probably already know about their existence, and very likely have them on your site already.
For most bloggers, they are … what’s the word … obvious.
And don’t get me wrong, as great as those plugin are, being constantly hit over the head with yet another “Top 10 WordPress Plugins” list that praises them has become rather tiring. (more…)