34 E-Commerce WordPress Themes to Make Online Shopping a Breeze

On January 10th, 2017, wrote:

If you think E-commerce is just a fad – poised to flounder amidst economic crises – then think again. Thanks to the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets, millions more people are shopping online and on-the-go. In fact, in a recent article by eMarketer, it was reported that mobile commerce (“M-commerce”) sales (including travel) in the US grew by 91.4% to reach $6.7 billion. And that’s just mobile. If one were also to consider the continued expansion of Wi-Fi availability across the US and all over the world, one will come to understand that E-commerce – regardless of the device driving it – is here to stay. WordPress E-commerce themes That’s why we created this fresh new list of WordPress e-commerce themes – to help you find the best possible look for your WordPress store. If you’re… giving your WordPress-powered site, blog, E-commerce site, or online store a makeover to herald the New Year, looking for ways to improve the – Read the full article

Rock Your World with These 40 Music WordPress Themes for Musicians, Bands, Artists, Writers, and Creative Pros

On December 24th, 2016, wrote:

Aspiring musician? Budding young artist? Aspiring novelist? These days, it’s not enough that you have your own album, creative portfolio, or published book. You have to have a website, too. It may not seem fair to be a one-man (or one-woman) team and to have to develop your own website and market your product to your audience, but that’s just the way it is.music If you’re determined to succeed, you might as well go with the flow and start building your online presence. One of the best ways to do so is by using WordPress, our favorite content management system here at Lakeshore Branding. Not only is the entire platform easy to use; it’s also fully customizable, and it evolves in accordance with today’s Web standards. Now, we understand perfectly your desire to have a website that serves as an expression of yourself (and your work), and that’s why we came up with this list of the best WordPress themes – Read the full article

Tracking Your Brand? Check Out These Online Reviews Monitoring and Management Tools

On May 22nd, 2016, wrote:

Last week we published a guide on how to monitor Google Places reviews, Web updates, and content changes. It was well-received by our readers, so we’d like to build on the post and share info this time on tools for online reviews monitoring and management. Hopefully, this list will help you track online reviews of your brand, product, establishment, service, or business – and enhance your reputation as more customers talk about you on Google Places, Yelp, online directories, local business listings, and social media sites. Or, if you’ve used any of the online reputation management tools below, do let us know by leaving a comment below and sharing with us your experience. Review Trackers Best value review monitoring solution: Launched early this year, Review Trackers is widely considered as today’s leading online review monitoring solution. It’s designed for businesses of all kinds and sizes, including mom-and-pops, SMEs, and enterprise-level organizations and companies. A Web-based application that’s simple, fast, and easy – Read the full article

Your Guide to Finding – and Responding to – Online Customer Reviews

On March 9th, 2016, wrote:

Somewhere out there, a person is talking about you. Your business. Your brand. Of course, you’ll want to listen and join the conversation. You have to, right? The Internet, though, is a pretty big place. If before, the reviews and comments of your customers only came in literally by word of mouth – well, today that’s no longer the case. A bad review on a site like Yelp or Google Places, a nasty blog entry by a vindictive, loud-mouthed critic, an unflattering picture of your establishment posted online, or even just a single unfavorable tweet: it can undo your life’s work. It can offset all the great things that you, your employees, your brand managers, your publicist, and your ad agency have been doing. And it can keep tons of potential customers from walking through your door. (One study even says that a single bad review can cost you 30 customers!) No matter how big the Internet is – and – Read the full article

How To Tell If Your SEO Strategy Is Working

On April 6th, 2013, wrote:

You’ve optimized your web site, you’ve called in search engine optimization experts, and you’re seeing keywords in your sleep. But how do you really know if your SEO strategy is working? It’s a question that every smart business owner should ask themselves. Dealing with SEO doesn’t end when you’ve implemented all your strategies. If it’s not working, you’ll need to adjust your approach. Here are a few ways to tell if you’re getting a good return on your investment. You’re Getting More Leads Sometimes it’s obvious where your leads are coming from – your company was featured on the local news or another business, like General Motors or Vispronet, mentioned you in a tweet. But if you’re suddenly getting lots of inquiries from the internet that can’t be explained by another source, it’s a safe bet that people are finding you via search. What’s more, they could be liking your website or company. Keep an eye on your analytics to – Read the full article

3 Essentials For Starting An Online Business

On November 11th, 2012, wrote:

There is lot of confusion out there among those who want to start their online business. However, there is nothing to worry as keys to success in this business model are quite simple and straightforward. Instead of spending days or months online searching for that “secret magic button” to make money online (there isn’t one!), you should try to master each of the following things we’re going to share with you and you will be on way to make tons of money within a short time. Photo courtesy of: opensourceway Let’s have a close look at 3 essentials for starting an online business: 1.) Create a free product and give it to people-You must have at some point given your contact details (name, phone number or email address) online in exchange for something that you were interested in. Whether it was a video or an eBook containing some “secrets’, this was a method used by that person to get your details. – Read the full article

The Best SEO Tools For Website Analysis

On September 12th, 2012, wrote:

SEO is one of the most important aspects in enhancing the visibility of a website and making it easy for the search engines to crawl to a site. SEO is necessary if you are very much obsessed about improving the quality of traffic to your site. SEO is nothing but marketing your website online. Driving organic traffic to a website through algorithmic search results requires making the website compatible to search engines. Well, to make your website appear more likely in the search results needs research and analysis to identify the positives and negatives of website. Web site analysis Analyzing a website is the study of webpage behavior, understanding the user’s experience on your website, and recognizing areas of development to increase organic traffic. Website analysis is the detailed report of webpage content, its relativity, and areas of improvement. It details what exactly is required to rank your page higher in the search engine. Website analysis is like an architect’s – Read the full article

Common SEO Blunders to Avoid

On August 13th, 2012, wrote:

Search engine optimization can be a very effective tool for enhancing the ranking of your blog. However, applying SEO techniques the wrong way, or failing to use them at all, could result in disastrous consequences. Here are some of the major mistakes you need to avoid when it executing your SEO strategy: Flash-based sites Since Flash-based pages cannot be read by search engine spiders, they cannot be indexed. If it is absolutely necessary to use Flash elements on your site, make sure you have a parallel HTML page. This way, search engines can index your content and web users can enjoy the Flash presentation. In addition, it is advisable to use text-based rather than Flash-based navigation. Blank title tags The title tag is what appears in search engine results when someone types a query with a related keyword. Therefore, a keyword-rich title tag is a very important element of a successful SEO strategy. Never make the mistake of leaving the – Read the full article