While there are many plugins out there that can help you add social media icons to your site, not all of them are created equal. Some of them could be a drain on your server, not to mention less customizable, too. Fortunately, there's an alternative that can help keep your site lightning-fast: CSS sprites.
Publishing a steady stream of content is a great way to increase the number of visitors to your site. The only downside is that your best work can get lost amongst all the other posts vying for attention. In today's post we highlight the best ways to revive your old content.
Integrating social media with your site is an important – and these days expected – way to help spread the word about you and what have you offer, whether you run a basic blog or a corporate multinational.
When you have a website, being social is kind of mandatory nowadays. Social media rules all and if you haven’t started tweeting, liking, and pinning yet, you’re well behind the curve.
An underutilized social resource is SlideShare, a site dedicated to allowing users to create compelling slideshows with just a few clicks that can then be shared across the Internet with ease. It’s a really useful tool, especially for those in industries who find themselves needing to explain complicated subjects over and over again.
Proving your social worth. What do I mean by prove your worth? I’m talking about social proof. Leveraging social proof, specifically. And I know, it just sounds like one of those marketing buzz phrases that’s all over the zeitgeist. And it is! But keep reading!
This kind of marketing is actually a no-brainer, especially with the goldmine of free plugins available. Best of all, implementing social proof as part of your marketing strategy rewards you just for being your awesome self to your clients and customers.
If you want to make your content stand out from the crowd when it’s Tweeted then Twitter Cards are an easy way to do so. In this post you will get an overview of the different types of Twitter Cards and how you can enable them for your WordPress website in order to break free from the 140 character constraints of a Tweet to get more retweets and traffic back to your website.
A detailed look at how you can integrate Twitter into your WordPress website.
With mobile usage on the rise, ensuring your website is mobile-friendly is a no-brainer.
According to Smart Insights, mobile usage is overtaking fixed internet access, while 91% of mobile internet users go online to socialize.
So it’s no wonder smartphone apps like WhatsApp have taken off. WhatsApp is now the most globally popular messaging app with more than 600 million users.
In today’s post we’ll look at how to integrate WhatsApp with your WordPress site to maximize engagement and make it easier for your visitors to share your content.
What is WhatsApp and Why Should I Use it?
Showing the total number of social media shares in your share bar seems to be a growing trend these days.
I’m not sure if it started with Mashable or not, but many people often reference the tech news site when trying to describe what they want: “You know, like they do on Mashable,” they’ll say.
Social Proof – Positive and Negative
Do you add a hand-crafted excerpt for every post on your WordPress site? Are the excerpts even used by your WordPress theme?
No? Then you’re missing out because your post excerpt is the clincher for a reader clicking through to your post from your home page, a Facebook share or a Google search result.
In this Weekend Project, we’ll look at how to take control of your WordPress excerpts, how they are displayed, where they are displayed and how they are formatted.