Swarmify: Four Reasons Not To Use YouTube Video Embeds On Your Business Website

If your company has professional videos that you’ve spent thousands of dollars on, you should absolutely publish the videos on YouTube to take advantage of YouTube’s search results…. just make sure that you optimize your YouTube videos when you do. That said, you shouldn’t be embedding YouTube videos on your corporate site… for quite a few reasons: YouTube is tracking the usage of those videos for targeted advertising. Why would you want to share your

Social Web Suite: A Social Media Management Platform Built for WordPress Publishers

If your company is publishing and not utilizing social media effectively to promote the content, you’re truly missing out on quite a bit of traffic. And… for better results, each post could really use some optimization based on the platform you’re utilizing. Currently, there are just a few options for automated publishing from your WordPress site: The majority of social media publishing platforms have a feature where you can publish from an RSS feed. Optionally,

Drive More Leads With Landingi’s Landing Page Builder for WordPress

While most marketers simply insert a form on a WordPress page, that’s not necessarily a well-optimized, highly converting landing page. Landing pages typically have several features and associated benefits: Minimal Distractions – Think of your landing pages as the end of the road with minimal distractions. Navigation, sidebars, footers, and other elements can distract your visitor. A landing page builder enables you to provide a clear path to conversion without distraction. Integrations – As a

How to Automatically Share Your WordPress Posts to LinkedIn Using Zapier

One of my favorite tools for measuring and publishing my RSS feed or my podcasts to social media is FeedPress. Unfortunately, the platform doesn’t have LinkedIn integration, though. I reached out to see if they were going to add it and they provided an alternate solution – publishing to LinkedIn via Zapier. Zapier WordPress Plugin to LinkedIn Zapier is free for a handful of integrations and a hundred events, so I can use this solution

How To Easily Check, Monitor, And Fix Broken Links in WordPress

Martech Zone has gone through multiple iterations since launching in 2005. We’ve changed our domain, migrated the site to new hosts, and re-branded multiple times. There are now over 5,000 articles here with almost 10,000 comments on the site. Keeping the site healthy for our visitors and for search engines in that time has been quite the challenge. One of those challenges is monitoring and correcting broken links. Defective links are awful – not just

Send Email Via SMTP In WordPress With Google Workspace and Two-Factor Authentication

I’m a huge proponent of Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on every platform that I’m running. As a marketer that works with clients and client data, I simply can’t be too careful about security so the combination of different passwords for every site, using Apple Keychain as a password repository, and enabling 2FA on every service is a must. If you’re running WordPress as your content management system, the system is typically configured to push email messages

MakeWebBetter: Build and Grow Your Ecommerce Business with WooCommerce and Hubspot

There’s no doubting the far reach of Hubspot as a CRM and marketing automation platform and WordPress as a Content Management System. Because it’s a simple plugin and add-on, WooCommerce has been growing in popularity as an ecommerce platform to easily implement. While WordPress has released it’s own CRM, the platform lacks the maturity of Hubspot for its ability to drive process to the acquisition and retention strategies of an organization. Hubspot‘s affordable coupling of

ICanLocalize: Affordably Translate Your Business Site To Reach New Audiences

My agency is working assisting a bilingual healthcare-related company to build out their site, optimize it for search, and to develop marketing communications out to their clients. While they had a nice WordPress site, the people that built it depended on machine translation for visitors who spoke Spanish. There are three challenges with the site’s machine translation, though: Dialect – The Spanish machine translation didn’t take into consideration the Mexican dialect of its visitors. Terminology