by Marcus Ledbetter | Nov 20, 2013 | Website Design, WordPress
In the new digital marketing universe, up-to-date content can be the difference between success and failure. That means YOU need to be in control of your content. And there is no better tool for that than WordPress.
We get the question a lot. Can you convert my website to WordPress? Yes, we can.
(The remainder of this post assumes that you already see the value in converting to WordPress. If you are not convinced yet, see our post Why We Love WordPress For Business Websites and read these posts as well.)
by Marcus Ledbetter | Dec 14, 2012 | Portfolio, Web Marketing, WordPress
We recently posted a video and blog post titled How To Get Testimonials For A Website. In it, we outlined some of the nuts and bolts of the entire process from before the prospect becomes a client through to the follow-up after the project is completed.
Yesterday, we received a testimonial via our Client Survey Questionnaire that made us quite proud. So proud, in fact, that I am posting it below in its entirety.
I was also discussing using the same approach with one of our clients who are about to launch their new site. They have a similar business structure to us and I know for a fact that their clients love them and gladly rave about them at every opportunity. We got the go-ahead to implement the same type of form we use.
To sum up, we use a 10 question Client Survey after we launch a new project or reach a desired milestone. Instead of saying, “Hey, would you mind giving us a testimonial? Okay, go ahead, talk.” We give them some questions to get them thinking about how we have helped them out. We do this via a custom form on our website. You’ll see the questions below and you can see the survey here. (more…)
by Marcus Ledbetter | Sep 19, 2012 | Websites, WordPress
Content Management System Distribution in the Top Million Sites. Data Source builtwith.com.
In the world of content management systems (CMS), there is one clear winner. In fact, according to builtwith.com, WordPress is the CMS platform for over 63% of the top 1M sites surveyed. Wordpress has distinct advantages for use as a CMS and because of these advantages, we use WordPress for business websites almost exclusively (unless a certain application requires something else). Below we list three strategic advantages we have found for using WordPress for business websites. (more…)
by Marcus Ledbetter | Aug 24, 2012 | Search Engine Optimization, SEO, SEO for Small Business, Web Marketing, Websites, WordPress
At ITD Interactive, the main thing that makes us different from other web companies is that our single focus is helping our customers grow their businesses online. Yes, we build websites, but having a great-looking website is NOT the goal. Having a great-looking website is just expected.
The actual goal of any website design or redesign is to help your business sell more, do more, make your customers happier, etc. Now – with that out of the way, we decided a long time ago to use WordPress almost exclusively for building our client’s websites. Here are 5 reasons we choose to use WordPress for business websites and think that you should too! (more…)
by Marcus Ledbetter | Aug 22, 2012 | Search Engine Optimization, SEO, SEO for Small Business, Web Marketing, Websites, WordPress
We have a pretty short list of favorites that we feel are the best WordPress plugins around. As a successful web marketing company, we have tested and tried just about everything that is out there and have based our list on items that we feel not only are fantastic plugins – but that offer the most value to our client’s websites. When we call anything a favorite, it isn’t just because it is cool – it has to offer something really valuable to either make our job easier or make our client’s websites more effective. With that said – here is our Top 5 List of our choices for Best WordPress Plugins! (more…)