Safeguard your WordPress Website
For a WordPress site owner, there are few things more gut wrenching than discovering that your website has been hacked. The feelings range from that of being disturbingly violated to outright panic. How will your business suffer, and how will your audience / customers view you now that you have let this happen? How to take preemptive measures to ensure that your site doesn't get hacked.
8 Steps to Writing a Great Blog Post
Writing a great blog post for your website can establish you as an expert in your field in addition to helping your customers and potential customers understand how you can help them meet a need. A well written blog post can also increase your organic search rankings.
Theme Vs. Custom Theme
WordPress can be a powerful tool for building a website, especially when your marketing team is managing your site’s content, as it’s very scalable, and the CMS is great for most websites. However, the question always comes up - should you build a theme from scratch or utilize a pre-built WordPress theme?
The Power of Story
Humans are narrative creators, we love good stories, and many times we even love mediocre stories. We watch movies, read newspapers, and spend hours lost in various book series. Storytelling is central to the human existence. It’s found in every culture that involves a symbiotic exchange between teller and listener. Every one of us has a unique story and in the same way, each organization has a story.
What It Takes to Build a Custom Website
Great websites aren’t determined by code or cool visuals, but from a well thought out strategy that has been focused on reaching the organization's goals. Great websites aren’t those that win awards, but those that are a catalyst for conversions. So, what does it take to do that? Here is a 7-step plan for the lifecycle of a website.
Adopting Leadership Styles Like Playing Golf
I don’t play golf, I never have. However, when it comes to taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary we need to understand the importance in changing leadership styles like a golfer would change his or her club. We might not think about it, but managers and leaders have two completely different roles. Even though we might use the terms interchangeably, managers facilitate their team members success by ensuring that they have everything they need to be productive and successful. A manager's responsibility is to ensure that their team is trained well, with minimal roadblocks, while being recognized for their performance and coached through their challenges.
China's Mobile Landscape
China currently has 630 million internet users, who typically spend 25 hours a week connected to the internet. Having spent the summer in Beijing, this seems like an understatement. I would spend two hours to and from work on the subway and almost all hours my train was full of humans glued to their phones or tablets using apps I had never heard of. Even with a powerhouse like Facebook who has 1.23 billion active users none of them are from China. This is because the Chinese government controls the internet content and restricts, deletes, or bans content it deems not in the interest of the state. They have all of their own forms of social media platforms and media, even their own Google.