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BigCommerce and WordPress – A Match Made in Heaven?

BigCommerce and WordPress

Recently, BigCommerce announced BigCommerce for WordPress, a feature-rich integration that combines the flexibility of WordPress as a CMS with BigCommerce’s catalog management and ecommerce engine. This is an exciting new option which will appeal to many ecommerce site owners who also want the flexibility of the WordPress CMS. With this in mind we thought it would be useful to provide a comparison of BigCommerce's WordPress integration with WooCommerce as the incumbent eCommerce solution for WordPress. Continue reading

How to Implement Facebook Instant Articles and Google AMP on WordPress

How to implement Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles on WordPress

Majority of the users now browse the Internet from their mobile devices and more often than they do use their personal computers. The modern mobile devices are technologically advanced and let users perform almost all the tasks they can perform using PC. The advent of 4G and 5G have made faster Internet available on mobile devices that let users interact with web instantly from anywhere. Continue reading

Cross Border Digital

We just got done with a small project for a digital marketing agency here in Auckland. Cross Border Digital NZ provides services to New Zealand businesses wanting to market themselves in China. We built a simple and flexible template on top of Beaver Builder so they can go ahead and add/edit any pages very easily as the site grows over time.

How to Create Animated GIFs the Quick and Easy Way

how to create animated gif

You're putting the finishing touches on a blog post that you're hoping will get lots of views and shares. You're scanning the final draft, and you decide that the post isn't quite ready yet. It needs something extra to grab readers' attention and improve visual flow — and you can't find a still image that works perfectly. You need something a little more interesting. It's the perfect opportunity to make a GIF. Continue reading

Migrate Your WordPress Site With Migrate Guru

How to migrate wordpress site

There are a number of reasons why you might want to (or rather, need to) migrate your WordPress website from one hosting provider to another. And unless you’ve done it before, there’s a lot that could go wrong with migrating WordPress websites if you’re not careful – after all, it’s more than just copy-pasting your files and database. Continue reading

ClickFunnels vs Leadpages

clickfunnels vs leadpages

Landing pages are designed to fulfill the sole objective of converting prospects into customers. And if you’re running an online business then you’re going to need a landing page for it sooner or later. Continue reading

Online PSD to JPG and PNG Tools

Need to open a PSD file but don’t have Photoshop? No problem! Whether you’re working with a designer and need to view a proof, or you want to quickly and easily convert artwork to display on your website, there are a number of free and easy-to-use online tools that will allow you to transform PSD files into JPGs or PNGs.

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Call Tracking Services to Track Phone Conversions

best call tracking service

As a small business owner, gathering offline data and analyzing it might not seem as essential to your marketing efforts as online analytics does. But in all actuality, if you’re receiving phone calls from customers then you’re already missing out on valuable leads by not tracking them. Continue reading

Where to host your email

best email hosting services

One of the benefits of having your own domain name is branded email addresses, ie. you@yourdomain.com. In most cases, when you sign up with a web hosting service you get email hosting as part of the package. But what if you wanted a third-party email solution instead of the email hosting provided by your web hosting company and still keep your domain name in your email address? Continue reading