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Best WordPress Q&A Plugins to Stir Up Conversations

best Q&A plugins wordpressWe all use the web to find information and help often comes from answers we receive on Q&A websites like Quora, Answers, Reddit and Stack Exchange. These web platforms are well-known for publishing answers to questions and giving them some sort of credit score or ranking as per audience appraisal.

Well, given the fact that such interactions can be very engaging for the web audience, you can also make use of such interactive elements for your WordPress website. Yes, there are several quality WordPress plugins for this. Such plugins will allow you to encourage your audience to communicate, by publishing questions and answers. Continue reading Best WordPress Q&A Plugins to Stir Up Conversations

How iOS App Development Changes in the Next 5 Years Will Change Us All

App Development ChangesI’ll tell you what: it sure is an exciting time in iOS app development. However, this excitement will not send shockwaves up the spines of just the iOS app developers, it will give a big ol’ jolt to us all. The thing about apps is that it is understandable for the average smart device owner to assume that we are already in the sweet spot of iOS app development; after all, our phones and tablets and apps have already changed the way we take in information, communicate with our fellow humans, and, really, many of the ways we work, love, and play.

But, trust me, all this greatness is really just a scratch on the surface of what apps will be accomplishing over the next five years. iOS app development’s further harnessing of Core Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Apple Pay is going to rock the world. Continue reading How iOS App Development Changes in the Next 5 Years Will Change Us All

Things To Consider While Collecting Design Feedback

collecting feedbackWith high doses of built-in technology, businesses are forced to enter the battlefield where they are striving hard to have an edge on competitors. To make all the racy dreams come true, do you think it’s important to keep on marching forward? Absolutely not! Sometimes you need to take a step back, so you can prove yourself later. Obtaining feedback is the easiest and best way to excel at what you do.

In tandem with web development, web designing plays a vital role in your business site’ success. If you want to stay in the spotlight, you need to leave your target audience awestruck. Only a well-designed app will do the trick. Now, design is not all about creating intimidating graphics or compelling copy; it also about collecting relevant feedbacks. Continue reading Things To Consider While Collecting Design Feedback

Every Content Marketer Should Know These Best WordPress Plugins

content is kingCan your audience understand what you say? If they can’t, why is that? If you want your message to be properly received, you have to be interesting enough. Some of your targeted people might end up lending you ears, and even if they do, very seldom will they give you their attention. Hearing someone out is the least one can do; still, target audiences tend to be resistant, especially when it comes to reading a website content that isn’t worth their time. This post discusses the art of telling a story that keeps readers interested – in short, how to nail things down in the field of content marketing. Continue reading Every Content Marketer Should Know These Best WordPress Plugins

10 Effective Tech Tips for Web Designers

Tech Tips for Web DesignersIs this your first time engaging with web design? Maybe you already have some experience, but you’re looking for ways to improve? You already have an idea on the appearance of the perfect website. You need it to be pretty, fast, engaging, user-friendly, and informative. When you look around the web, it’s easy to get loads of web design inspiration. But how do you achieve all that on a single page? We’ll give you a few tips inspired by the practices of the best web designers.

1. Use a collaborative tool to connect with the team

Even if you work on the project alone, you’ll need to talk to the client. If this is your own website, you’ll need to talk to content developers. The old-fashioned way of explaining yourself is simple: you record screen on Mac and you communicate via Skype or email. That works. But if you’re dealing with a larger team and you need better organization, you need a special tool for that. Asana is a great one. Continue reading 10 Effective Tech Tips for Web Designers

15 Awesome Tools To Create Visual Content For Your Blog

tools for visual contentIf you are a blogger, then you probably know how much readers love visual content. Whether it is a simple photo, an intricate illustration, or an informative chart, most people often prefer it to written content. Logically, a lot of bloggers strive to create original images, videos and gifs for their blogs in order to attract more readers. This article will look into fifteen free programs and apps that help you create or edit photos, illustrations, and infographics.

1. Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is a free product from Adobe that could be considered a simpler version of Adobe Photoshop. You can edit both images and videos in this program in order to create the best storytelling content for your blog. With Adobe Spark you can create graphics, web pages, and video stories. You can start using the program for free or you can directly subscribe to a paid photography plan that includes Spark, Photoshop and Lightroom. Continue reading 15 Awesome Tools To Create Visual Content For Your Blog

5 Effective Tips To Market Your First WordPress Product Successfully

how to market WordPress productThere is no doubt that WordPress is the most popular CMS of them all, since it powers over 26% of all websites online, according to the platform itself. And it’s easy to see why – because WordPress is not only free for the most part, but also because it allows its users to set up a website, blog, or even an eCommerce store with little or no knowledge of coding, simply by utilizing their existing selection of eCommerce plugins, themes, and features. And there are plenty of those for everyone.

As much as 1,390,000 new posts are made every day on WordPress, which equals to about 300,000 written every minute. Since pretty much everyone will turn to WordPress at some point, that means there are a lot of opportunities for you to sell your WordPress product, whether we are talking about plugins, themes, or eCommerce extensions. However, standing out from the crowd is easier said than done, which is why we have put together a list of five effective tips to market your first WordPress product successfully. Continue reading 5 Effective Tips To Market Your First WordPress Product Successfully

10 WordPress Plugins to Create Winning Content

WP plugin for contentIf you’ve chosen WordPress as your CMS, you certainly aren’t alone. A large number of the sites you visit on the web are WordPress websites. It’s easy to see why it’s so popular. Even a relative novice can get a site up and running in just a few hours thanks to WP.

One of the reasons for WordPress’ popularity is the abundance of plugins that have been developed to help webmasters create an amazing user experience. The plugins can be used to add a variety of functions to your WordPress site. These are pieces of software that can be added to your site to give it additional functionality. For example, there are plugins that can improve the way that your site displays images, help with SEO, and allow you to reach your audience with great content. Continue reading 10 WordPress Plugins to Create Winning Content

Instagram’s Checkout: what this new feature means for e-Commerce

Instagram checkoutSocial platforms are known as effective and simple e-commerce tools. Businesses across the globe have quickly adjusted to media. Now we can see that most brands have active profiles. These pages strive to meet a few major goals:

– To spread the word about the company
– To increase a brand’s social presence and recognition
– To promote products and services
– To drive more traffic to websites
– And, finally, to get a natural increase in sales

Can those goals be met with the help of networks? For sure, it looks like this tendency works well for most entrepreneurs. Particularly, Instagram seems to be making a sensation. Continue reading Instagram’s Checkout: what this new feature means for e-Commerce

How to Create a Perfect Mockup for a Website?

create website mockupWhen building a website, most business owners focus their attention on the functionality. While features matter a lot, there is one more thing that can make or break the success of a website. This refers to website design. Before users interact with your website in any way, they will see the page design and form a judgment about it. A user decides whether a page they have loaded is up-to-date, useful and secure based on what they see. For this reason, the design phase is one of the most crucial stages of website development. Do you wonder how to create a perfect mockup for a website? We’re about to tell you in this post. Continue reading How to Create a Perfect Mockup for a Website?