Posts Tagged ‘wordpress’

Infographic: Why WordPress is Our Preferred CMS

This week I came across the following infographic courtesy of Skilled.co. As many of you already know, Return On Now will work with nearly any CMS, but we prefer WordPress when we have a say in the decision. I could list many reasons why this is our favorite CMS. But much of it would be…

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Tips to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

Tired of your WordPress website running too slowly? Before you give up and start looking for another content management system (CMS) to power your website, it pays to evaluate what your options are for speeding up the site. But before tinkering with WordPress itself, it’s important that you understand why it is so important. Especially for businesses,…

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Actually Selling from Your Instagram Posts

Friends, let us hope this is the last in a series on how to use, post, and sell on Instagram for small and medium businesses, nonprofits, and private practices, consultants, and service providers. We’ve discussed Instagram as a lead generation tool for your sales funnel. Which is marketing geek-speak for getting people into your store…

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Which Visual Social Media Should Small Business Use, and Why?

Last week, we took a brief foray into the history of the digital social media so that we could make better informed, supportable decisions on how to allocate our social media and content marketing dollars and efforts. This week, we’ll dive a bit deeper into the “visual platforms” of Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram. I will…

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How to Secure WordPress From Hackers for Free

If you operate a website on the WordPress platform, it’s inevitable that a hack attempt will come your way sooner or later. Just this week, the Return On Now website has been under a series of botnet attacks. Luckily, we have spent a lot of time studying how to secure WordPress from these sort of…

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WordPress Plugins: Alternative Commenting Systems

If you run a growing website that is served up from a WordPress content management system, you have surely felt the pervasive pain of moderating spam comments. While WordPress does come with a built in commenting system, it leaves a lot to be desired for higher traffic websites that may be targeted with a lot…

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How to Find Free Frameworks for WordPress

Enjoy the following guest post focused on how and where to track down free frameworks to use when building your own WordPress theme, courtesy of SEO Nick Robson. The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily that of Return On Now. In today’s business environment, more and more people…

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How to Promote a Blog For Free: 25 Ideas

Although many of us blog for business purposes, not all bloggers are getting paid for their work. On the other hand, most smaller businesses need to keep expenses in check when promoting their wares. We often get questions from clients and colleagues about our recommendations for low cost or free answers to how to promote…

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WordPress Site Hacked? Start Here.

WordPress is our CMS of choice for most small- to mid-sized businesses. There are a slew of benefits, from putting web content management in the hands of non-technical staff to providing a platform to launch a site in a short timeframe. It does come with some downside, though. When a platform is built and maintained…

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