The top website and online marketing links of the week.
Done with that boring default WordPress login page? I make a custom one for client projects, and you too can improve both the appearance and security of your site’s login page. Check out this roundup of 16 WordPress login page plugins.
Do you use social media? And do you help your website users find you on social media by putting social icons on your site to link to your social media pages? If you don’t, you should do it. But where should they go? In the header? The footer? The sidebar? After or before blog posts? Lots of options… Learn about adding social icons to your site for more engagement.
If you’re thinking about starting a business blog this year, good for you! Blogging is still one of the best ways to grow your website, and consistent infusions of high-quality content are good for SEO. But if you’re not sure how to get started, consider taking the ProBlogger “Ultimate Guide to Starting a Blog” course. It’s free and you get access to a community of support: other new bloggers at the same level as you. Sign up by January 31.
And speaking of social media… if your product or service has a strong visual component, have you considered using Instagram to market your business? I love Instagram for personal use as an amateur photographer. It’s easy to get started and fun to use. See this infographic about Instagram marketing for beginners.
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