From Homeless to $100,000,000: A Chat With Seth Shoultes

What do you do when life falls apart? When you no longer have a plan, and your situation becomes bleak? Seth Shoultes, co-founder of Event Espresso, a plugin for WordPress that enables businesses to sell tickets online, has been there and back again. And he has some important insights as a result. We recently had… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on January 29, 2018.

Is WordPress Secure Enough for Microsoft? An Interview with Brad Williams.

Cybersecurity is a hot topic right now — it’s in the news almost daily. And as WordPress becomes more popular, site owners are looking for ways to make it more secure to prevent devastating hacking attacks. We recently had the opportunity to interview Brad Williams, the co-founder of WebDevStudios, a WordPress development company that’s thirty… Read more »

by Jeff Carver on January 22, 2018.

Get Signal Over Noise Using SEO: A Conversations with Tim Lowry

Nearly everyone knows the value of high search result rankings. If your website can be found easily by qualified prospects online, you’ll enjoy a steady stream of customers. We recently enjoyed a conversation with Tim Lowry, the founder and head of SEO at TipTop Search + Marketing. Tim has worked with small businesses and Fortune… Read more »

by Jeff Carver on January 15, 2018.

Billions of Hours, All Audience, All Video: A Conversation with Will Stewart

Video is taking over the world by storm. And it’s become a significant part of brands’ marketing strategies. We recently sat down with Will Stewart, who runs 9/8 Central, a video production company here in Greenville. Will has a portfolio of video work that features clients including Michelin, TD Bank, and Fatz Cafe. In this… Read more »

by Jeff Carver on January 8, 2018.

Ransomware Stole My Website

Today is a normal day, but little do you know what is about to happen. You go to your website during your morning routine and you are shocked. All you see is a simple message “Warning, your website has been taken! Pay $100 to my bank account #1004505 or lose it forever.” Your website has… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on August 8, 2017.

Your Autoplaying Homepage Video Might Kill You

Your homepage needs to direct attention not distract it. Autoplaying videos on your homepage have the potential to distract and not direct customers. Videos are important to your website and they can increase your conversion rates, up to 80%, but you need to know the DO NOTs. We have all seen a homepage that has… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on July 7, 2017.

Fireside Chat: Activate Your Audience Using Video

We watch billions of hours of video online everyday. On just YouTube alone we watch over 1 billion hours. The web is the new TV. Kindly put, if you are ignoring video online you are losing out on potential attention. You must take video seriously within the online world. To win online with video you… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on July 6, 2017.

Stop These 2 Things From Appearing on Your Landing Page

Two things you need to stop from appearing on your landing pages are impersonal testimonials and vague words. Vague words only confuses customers keeping them from buying from you. Impersonal testimonials lack emotion and make it hard for visitors to connect with them. Impersonal testimonials Testimonials that are not personal are not testimonials at all…. Read more »

by Kevin Dees on June 29, 2017.

Your Homepage is Not Your Most Important Page

Your homepage is not the most important page on your site. Your customer’s landing page is the most important page on your site. The first page someone enters your website through is called a landing page. When a visitor enters your site through your homepage, the homepage becomes their landing page. When a visitor enters… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on June 27, 2017.

How We Made Using WordPress an Easy Choice

WordPress is an easy choice if you know how to stop the chaos of plugins by using the right tools. WordPress plugins help anyone add features to their website with a single click. If you need a contact form there is a plugin for that. If you need to keep hackers out there is a… Read more »

by Kevin Dees on June 20, 2017.