Wordpress

Sharing the information you know with others online is one of the best ways to build your reputation and grow your business. Many companies have started knowledge base sites to share information with their customers and prospects. You could always start your own with these 6 WordPress themes:

base

Base: it has a clean and professional design with three styles. The theme is ready for Retina displays. It supports audio, gallery, video, and image post formats. [click to continue…]

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WordPress is quite business friendly. Many corporations and small businesses rely on this content management system to manage their online portals. WordPress is more than just for blogs though. You can use it to create job boards, support portals, events directories, and Knowledge Base sites. Here are 5 themes you can use to build those types of sites fast:

quality control

Quality Control: a dynamic theme that turns your website into a ticketing system. This is important for businesses with multiple products to support. It allows users to create tickets, assign statuses, and set priorities. The theme offers Git and SVN integration. [click to continue…]

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Developing a great blog community for your visitors take a lot of time and effort. You are going to need great content to get any traction. But that’s not all. Providing your visitors with useful tools and features to help them get more value out of their visits to your site is a must as well. If you are running your website on WordPress, there are plenty of plugins you can download to enhance your blog. Here are 5 plugins to get started with:

Q&A for WordPress: adds a fully featured questions and answers section to your website. It is great for business sites and those bloggers that are looking to increase the level of engagement on their sites. [click to continue…]

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Many of us give all our content to our visitors for free. There is nothing wrong with that if you can monetize your work using ads. Unfortunately, that is not always possible. You could always charge for your premium content or leverage your fan base to take your business to the next level. These 5 WordPress plugins let you do just that:

Membership: it is a flexible plugin that lets you start a membership site using WordPress. You can still offer free content to promote your paid content. [click to continue…]

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Plenty of folks are still looking for jobs these days. Many of them refer to online resources to look for positions that fit their background. Popular blogs could always solidify their community by offering niche-specific or general job-boards. If you are running your website on WordPress, you can use these 5 solutions to put your job site together:

JobRoller: turns your blog into a job listing website. It works for job seekers and employers. It can handle your resume database effectively. [click to continue…]

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Many bloggers and webmasters use WordPress to run their website. It is a great platform that makes managing content super easy. But not all WordPress themes are mobile and tablet friendly. Considering that more people are now using their tablets and smartphones to browse the web, having a site that works well on large and small displays is a good business idea. These 5 themes and plugins make your site more responsive:

Responsive themes: the best way to do this is by adopting a theme that is responsive. We are talking about themes that are coded to work well on small and large screens. [click to continue…]

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WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems among small business owners. Whether you need to run an e-commerce store or a blog for your small business, WordPress can handle the job. Having the right plugins gives you a better chance to run your website more smoothly. Here are 5 premium plugins that boost your WordPress site:

BackupBuddy: having to backup all your sites manually can take a lot of effort. This plugin automates the process. It provides support for Dropbox, Amazon cloud, and Rackspace storage.

WP Touch: a powerful plugin that makes your website iPhone, Android, and iPad friendly. It lets you monetize your site with ads too. [click to continue…]

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Google+ is one of the top social networks you can’t afford to ignore as a business owner. The more active you are in the community and the better connections you make, the more success you will achieve through this community. You can always import your G+ activities to your blog or publish your latest posts to Google+ to gain more traffic. These plugins help you handle those jobs:

Google+ Crossposting: lets you import your public activities from Google+ into your WordPress blog. This plugin automates this process.

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WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems around these days. It has enabled plenty of small businesses and startups to get online for a very low upfront cost. In order to build a killer site using WordPress, you need to make sure it is based on a solid foundation. The Thesis theme gives you that. It is a superb WordPress framework that is highly customizable and SEO friendly. The sky’s the limit on what you can do with Thesis. These 5 Thesis skins let you bring your site online even faster:

Clip Cart: an elegant e-commerce child theme for Thesis and Genesis frameworks. You get the best of what these have to offer plus full support for Cart66 plugin. [click to continue…]

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Many businesses use WordPress to run their websites. WordPress is a very powerful platform to use for your website. It is free too, which always helps. If you are planning to allow people to register for accounts on your site, you need to make the process easier for them. One way to do that is by letting them register and sign in to their accounts on your site using their Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ credentials.

You do not have to spend a lot of time going through the APIs for the above sites to integrate them into your site. These 3 WordPress plugins handle the job very well:

WP Google Plus Connect: connects your website directly to Google+. It also lets your visitors sign up and log on to your website quickly.

Facebook Connect: lets you bring your Facebook community to your website. It automatically publishes your new posts to Facebook. It also enables commenting using Facebook credentials. This plugin supports Facebook’s social plugin. Your visitors can use this to log on to your website using their Facebook account.

Simple Twitter Connect: this plugin adds Twitter login functionality to your site. Your visitors also get to comment on your website using their Twitter account. @anywhere and many other Twitter platform’s features are supported in this script.

Social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ can drive a ton of traffic to your website. The above plugins help you build a more solid community with the help of those networks.

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