At the risk of alarming you, the end of the year is fast approaching. If you’re in retail, you know what that means: It’s crazy season, and the real craziness starts around Thanksgiving in the U.S.
In his 1995 song “Too Much Fun,” country singer Daryle Singletary waxes philosophical about things that are impossible, such as having too much money or a car too fast, or being too lucky, or (of course) having too much fun. They don’t exactly fit in a country song, but a couple more items for this list would include:
The internet is festooned with articles about “what not to do” about one thing or another—what not to eat, what not to wear, what not to buy, what not to give to your children…the list goes on. It’s getting to the point where if you paid attention to all those “what not to dos,” you wouldn’t do anything at all, including thinking and breathing.
So we’re taking a different approach. Here are nine things you should do—specifically, what you should do to make your web designer or developer work harder for you. By following these tips, you’ll foster a positive, collaborative relationship that benefits both of you.
Social media marketing has seen many advancements over the past few years, one of which being its increased integration with other marketing channels. Email campaigns, content marketing, and even your website all fall into this category of marketing methods that can be enhanced with social sharing. Utilizing social media within your WordPress site is a great way to make your site easier to use and increase viewer engagement among each marketing channel.
There’s no denying that WordPress has completely dominated the market of Content Management Systems (CMS), and for good reason. WordPress’ intuitive design and versatility has made it an excellent choice for anyone looking to jump right into a fully-functioning CMS.
But the overwhelming success that WordPress has experienced doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s the only CMS for the job. In fact, one could even argue that it’s not the best CMS out there when we look at specific jobs.
The machines are coming for us.
Not the all-knowing, all-seeing machines à la Agent Smith in The Matrix or Skynet from The Terminator franchise, but rather, machines built as service-based website integrations. We’re talking, of course, about chatbots: The popular interactive software applications that use language processing protocols to mimic human interactions.
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