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Better Ways To Check Broken Links In WordPress

Broken links on your website are bad user experience. When customers click on dead links and they go to 404 pages over and over, it hurts your credibility. This erodes trust in your website, which affects conversions and sales. While Google says they don’t lose sleep over broken links and 404 (page not found) errors, […]

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Details Matter

The last 5 to 10 % of a project is always to finish but it’s important to make that final push. This is what separates the “just OK” projects from the truly exceptional ones. While small details are not always perceived by casual visitors, but when they are out of alignment, it sends a subconscious […]

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Do Image Sliders Work For Web Conversions?

Sliders and image carousels are a ubiquitous feature on millions of websites. However numerous studies suggest that image carousels are ineffective at conversions. A 2013 Notre Dame study showed only 1% of participants clicked on auto-forwarding slides, and of those that did click, 84% clicked the first slide. This means the chance of any subsequent […]

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Ideas Are Worthless, Execution Is Everything

A “million-dollar idea” isn’t worth a dime if it isn’t planned, built, marketed, and run correctly. Is it shocking to hear that? Ideas are as plentiful as drops of water in the ocean. Most ideas are never brought to life and die in darkness, never being realized. This is why we say, “Execution is everything.” […]

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Lessons from Canlis for the Web Industry

The other day I heard a podcast interview that blew me away. In this episode, Chase Reeves interviews Mark Canlis, co-owner of Seattle’s destination restaurant, Canlis. The restaurant has been operating at an extremely high level of quality and service for over 60 years. Do yourself a favor, go listen to the podcast right now. […]

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Building a Contact Page In WordPress With Contact Form 7

For most websites, getting users to the contact page is a primary mission. Building a Contact page in WordPress with the Contact Form 7 plugin makes that process easy. Contact Form 7 is the most popular contact form plugin on the WordPress plugin repository, with over 5 million active installations. Today I will show you […]

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