Just as in a brick-and-mortar store, window-shoppers are nice, but buyers pay the bills. Website optimization is a scientific process designed to figure out the characteristics of your target demographic(s), attract prospects to your website and convert them. Who are the best prospects? What do they like and dislike? How can the user experience be improved?
Whenever you decide to build something, you need a plan. Before the first shovelful of dirt is moved to lay a foundation, you've completed a set of blueprints for the finished building. A sitemap works similarly when building a new website.
Leads are the lifeblood of your business. Yet, if you're like most marketers, you're having trouble generating enough of them. Well-executed and placed CTAs (calls to action) are great at generating leads and using them is an opportunity that can't be overlooked.
If you plan on using WordPress for your next website, or for a client, you should understand the basics of how it works and what the different functionality is called. Check out our list for the five WordPress terms that we think are essential to get a solid grasp of what WordPress is all about.