One of the most critical elements in a website is good web hosting. If your site is down or slow all your hard work takes a hit. We all know visitors don’t wait around and you won’t impress Google either. If you’re like me you’ll have enough speed problems with too many plugins and a mountain of things to get on top of. Thankfully a few months ago I found the best WordPress hosting – SiteGround.
One of the best strategies for an ecommerce site is to create a company blog. You present a human face to what may otherwise seem little more than a business operation. But a blog enables more than one-way communication, it’s a place where your customers can interact. And where people mix, ideas mix too so your blog could become an incubator for your best business ideas.
There are also important SEO benefits to having an ecommerce blog. Your brand is shared across social media and there are more opportunities to rank in Google for relevant keywords.
Grab a free image and do as you please without tripping over fine print. You’ll find articles across the web about a rash of sites each with their own license requirements – this list is the opposite. What you get here is speed.
— crosswebideas (@crosswebideas) December 10, 2014
The business of blogging keeps overflowing with things to do. As well as researching your next post you’re coming up with ideas for the one after and you still haven’t finished promoting the one before. You have to keep on top of what’s happening in your industry, what your readers want to see on your blog and how to reach out to people scattered across social media. After everything else you need to assess how well all these clicks are converting.
Here are the tools that I rely on to take the strain…