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July 24, 2015

7 Responsive Website Design Mistakes That Anger Customers

7 Responsive Web Design Mistakes
Responsive website design
was once a luxury for mobile web visitors. Today, Google’s Mobilegeddon update has forced website marketing companies to make their websites responsive or suffer the bottom-of-the-barrel in search rankings. This has made responsive web design the standard for website design in Texas today. And while responsive design is usually not too complex, it does come with several rules that must be followed to preserve the end-user experience. Avoid these seven responsive website design mistakes to keep your customers happy and ensure that they return to your website. Read Full Article »

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July 20, 2015

Optimization Strategies For The WordPress Plugin Directory

Optimization Strategies For The WordPress Plugin Directory
So you came looking for optimization strategies for your WordPress plugin listing? You have come to the right place. In this article we outline advice for WordPress developers on how to properly optimize their WordPress plugin to influence rankings within the WordPress Plugin Directory. Read Full Article »

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July 17, 2015

4 Best WordPress Backup Plugins For Securing Your Site’s Data

Best Backup Plugins For WordPress

A staggering 30,000 websites are attacked each day, according to Sophos Labs.  That’s a lot of blood, sweat, and tears from WordPress developers gone to waste. Some people might still believe that only adult and gambling websites transmitted malicious code used in online phishing schemes, but most hackers today use harmless small business websites. Once a hacker’s work has been discovered, it is often too late to save a WordPress site’s valuable data. Backups offered through your hosting provider are not enough when it comes to restoring your website since many of them hold their customers responsible for backup liability. With the help of these four best backup plugins for WordPress, you can not only prevent your site from being used for malicious purposes but also restore its data in the event of an emergency. Read Full Article »

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July 13, 2015

8 Steps For Effective Local Franchise Marketing

Local Franchise Marketing
Local franchise marketing can seem difficult, but at its core, it is not much different then local marketing strategy for any other business. The first step in marketing a franchise location online is to make sure your website is friendly to both search engines and visitors. This checklist will help you find out if your website has all the necessary features to begin an effective online marketing campaign for your franchise location. Read Full Article »

1 Comment | Posted in Franchise Marketing

July 9, 2015

Social Media for Lawyers – Which Social Media Channel Should You Be On?

Social Media For Lawyers
In the hustle and bustle of the court system, it can be hard for lawyers to manage their social media. With time on the line, many lawyers have a hard time slowing down to see the value in social media marketing. 54% of lawyers in one study conducted by Attorney at Work, believed that lawyers do not use social media marketing as often as they claim. But for the 64% of lawyers who use social media as part of a larger marketing strategy, having social media presence is time well spent. Read Full Article »

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July 6, 2015

The Value In Quality WordPress Development Services

The Value In Quality WordPress Development Services
There’s a common saying for business owners who are in the market for any service: “you can’t beat free”. And yet, WordPress development services are consistently in-demand. Here in Dallas, there is a thriving market for professional WordPress development of visually sharpe websites loaded with experimental features, seamless usability, integrated SEO, and killer onsite content. Read Full Article »

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July 1, 2015

Thrive takes a look at some of the best review monitoring tools

I recently took on a client for whom reviews and online mentions are a major priority. This post was written while in the process of actually trying out several tools that offer review monitoring and mention alerts. The first 2 tools are more full service, offering review tracking and response features, the 3rd is a hybrid of review monitoring and simple alerting and the remaining 2 are more compact, simply tracking mentions and sending alerts. There is a bit of an apples to oranges element as a result, but I hope this post is useful to anyone in the market for a new review or mention monitoring tool.

Full Service Review Monitoring Tools:

Review Push

Review-Push
Review Push sits alongside Review Trackers as one of the more fully featured review monitoring tools we’re looking into. It is slightly more complicated in terms of set-up time, etc than some of the simple alert tools we review later on, but it does offer a little more. Read Full Article »

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June 25, 2015

5 Franchise Marketing Challenges In A Digital World

5 Franchise Marketing Challenges Online
Franchise marketing is a challenging niche that requires your business to stand out among the competition while working harmoniously with other franchises. While there are many ways to do franchise marketing the right way, there are also plenty of pitfalls to avoid along the way. When you factor in a local element to franchise marketing, you do not want to compete with the franchise brand in your vicinity. After you review the rules for franchises operating in your geographic area, tackle these five local franchise marketing challenges in a search engine optimization marketing strategy that doesn’t step on the wrong toes. Read Full Article »

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June 23, 2015

6 Tools Social Media Marketing Companies Use

6 Management Tools For Social Media
If you want to manage your social profiles like an efficient social media marketing company in Dallas, there are a lot of options to sort thru. From post scheduling to increasing your reach and influence, every social media management tool brings something different to the table. Social media marketing companies know how to use these tools to increase and engaged your audience in a very short period. Here are the six common social management tools the pros use. Read Full Article »

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June 19, 2015

3 Things About A Dallas WordPress Consultant You Should Know

How To Choose The Right WordPress Consultant in Dallas
Are you thinking about creating a new website with the help of an expert WordPress consultant? Look before you leap. There’s a lot of quality variation in the Dallas web design industry, so it’s necessary to filter out teams with B level design and business practices.

Every web designt agency has some differences, but there are some key characteristics of the most qualified WordPress consultants you should always look for. These 3 things will allow you to easily compare apples to apples and make an informed choice. Read Full Article »

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