Woo With MarketPress 2.9: Attract and Keep Loyal Customers With Universal Analytics

We’re stepping up the game with the latest version of MarketPress, giving you an even more comprehensive WordPress eCommerce platform in one tidy and beautifully coded box.

MarketPress sets the standard for WordPress eCommerce solutions, providing an elegant shopping experience that supports all major payment gateways and allows you to easily manage distribution and shopping costs with custom shipping options.

Why spend thousands of dollars on cowboy-coded extensions and add-ons? There’s no need to purchase extra add-ons or special licenses when MarketPress brings together the power of dozens of different plugins in one solid standalone product.

MarketPress 2.9

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The 12 Best Free WordPress Pinterest Plugins on the Market

As Pinterest continues to grow and innovate, it seems only natural that integrating your WordPress site and your Pinterest account is a smart move. And so below we’ve collected the 12 best free Pinterest plugins we could find to help you do just that.

As you might expect, there are number of very different types of  Pinterest plugins out there. And so first we’ll do a quick run-through of the different kinds, and then we’ll give you our suggestions for each type.


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Measure the Success of Your WordPress Site With Pinterest Analytics

Pinterest is more than just a social network for brides-to-be, cat lovers and housewives looking for home decorating tips.

With more than 70 million users and 2.5 billion page views each month, the pinboard-style image-sharing site is filled with users actively searching for photos of popular products to share with their followers.

And with 80 per cent of pins repinned on Pinterest, the site offers an ideal opportunity to drive traffic to your WordPress site.

But how do you leverage content-hungry users on Pinterest to market your website effectively? By measuring your Pinterest marketing efforts using analytics and Pinfluence.

WPMU Dev Pinterest

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Follow WPMU DEV On Pinterest

We’ve just joined Pinterest! Social bookmarking with images has become an increasingly popular way for people to organize their lives and remember important things. We’ve decided to join all the pinners out there by setting up our own WPMU DEV account to feature all the latest WordPress themes, tools and buzz.

We’ve added some of our top categories and will be pinning only our best and most useful posts. Follow us to keep track of WordPress tips and hints, newly released WordPress and BuddyPress themes, WordPress Multisite tutorials and more.


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New WordPress Pinterest Plugin Lets You Make “Quote Images”

Everyone knows Pinterest is all about images, but what some don’t realize is that some of the most popular images on Pinterest are actually images of quotations. In fact, there is a whole category devoted to “Quotes.”

Pinterest Quote Image Plugin
There is now a new plugin out called Proquoter that lets you very easily create a “quote image” of any selected piece of text from your own WordPress posts.


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Easily Track Your Social Media Success with WP Social Stats

You’ve put in a lot of effort on your site. Your WordPress posts are ready to be visited by the visitors in the wilds. Your content is perfect for your target audience.

Why, then, aren’t you getting traffic?

We’ve all been there, and it is frustrating. Everyone wants to succeed, but sometimes, making the pieces all fall together is difficult. Fortunately, there is a way to increase traffic to your site, and it is surprisingly simple.

Understanding where your traffic is coming from is important. Getting your content to go viral is a must if you want your WordPress site to succeed.


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Pinboard: Impressive Free WordPress Theme with Lots of Design Options

Although obviously billed as a Pinterest-style theme, the great thing about the new free Pinboard theme is that it’s so much more than that.

While you can obviously make your site look like a “pinboard,” you can make it look like a regular blog, a business site, a portfolio site, or a combination of those things.

The power behind all this flexibility lies in theme’s framework and grid system. For the user, this appears most readily in the easy-to-use customization panels found in the Admin area.

For example, here’s a look at some layout options for the homepage.



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Jetpack Finally Adds Pinterest Support

A few weeks ago I posted about a plugin that adds Pinterest support to the Jetpack sharing module. Up until now this wasn’t available as part of Jetpack and had to either be hacked in or added as a separate plugin.

The recent Jetpack 1.6 release adds support for Pinterest. (*Cheers heard from Pinterest-addicts around the world*) If you upgrade, you will now see the Pinterest icon among the list of services that you can enable.


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14 Awesome Pinterest Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past year or so, you will be well aware of the phenomenon that is Pinterest.

And if your WordPress blog is in any way image-driven, you have probably sought to leverage Pinterest as a traffic source. If not, you’re missing out. A Shareaholic study carried out in July concluded that Pinterest is second only to Facebook amongst the social networks when it comes to sending referral traffic.


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20 Free WordPress Pinterest-Style Themes

Pinterest has obviously gotten a lot of attention lately. And whenever something like that comes along and gets hot in people’s minds, you can be sure that some enterprising WordPress theme developers will come along and offer themes that allow you to give your site a similar look and feel.

Below we’ve collected twenty free themes that can give your site at least somewhat of a Pinterest feel.


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