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Weekly Links Roundup – Captcha Alternatives, WordPress, Submit Buttons, Blogging

The top website and marketing links of the week.

The frustration of the captcha – you know what I mean. They can stop you like a brick wall, forcing you to to decipher something illegible. Try this post about alternatives to the common captcha, including the lovely honeypot – visible only to bots and not a blockade for your human users.

Who uses WordPress? Here are 20+ big brands using WordPress in 2018, including AMC, U. of Washington, BBC America and the Chicago Sun-Times.

Do your site’s Submit buttons say ‘Submit’? Here’s an interesting take on why you might want to change that for better conversions… Try something with more psychological commitment: “Contact me about a quote,” or “Request my free white paper.”

Finally… if you’re not blogging for your business, it’s still a great way to grow your site, get more pages indexed in search, establish yourself as an expert and connect with your visitors. Learn a few simple techniques for improving your marketing through more targeted blogging.