These Plugins Help You Turn WordPress Into A Digital Publishing Powerhouse

There’s never been any doubt that WordPress is the defacto standard for small websites. Its dominant content management system market share is proof enough of that.

But where people have doubted WordPress is when it comes to larger businesses and digital publishers.

That’s changing, though. Not only does the UK’s largest newspaper use WordPress, but others like The New Yorker have also jumped on board the WordPress train.

But those are the big guns, with big budgets to match. If you’re a smaller digital publisher, can WordPress still do what you want?

In this post, we hope to demonstrate that you don’t need to be a big publisher with the budget to hire a dedicated WordPress agency. Instead, using freely (or affordably) available plugins, you can easily turn WordPress into a digital publishing powerhouse.

Here’s how…

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10+ WordPress Businesses Actively Publishing Income and Transparency Reports

Wondering how well your favorite WordPress business is doing? I think we’re all a little voyeuristic when it comes to behind-the-scenes information and revenue data.

But most of the time, we don’t get to satisfy that itch because all those juicy details are private.

Some companies, though, have opted for the alternate route – transparency.

Such companies publish stats on their revenue, order numbers, and lots more. And if you’re running a WordPress business, or just interested in the WordPress economy, these posts are a goldmine.

To help you find those companies, we’ve put together this list of 10+ WordPress companies that publish transparency/income reports. At least at the time of writing this post, all of these companies are still actively publishing transparency reports (though some only do so sporadically).

Let’s jump right in…

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Handpicked Holiday Gift ideas for Designers in 2018

It’s coming up to a busy time of year for gift buying so I thought I’d get in early and roundup some great gift ideas for designers. It’s a time when you can finally kick back, fill a glass or two with holiday cheer and pour over some titles, brimming with inspiration.

If you know anyone of a creative mind-set or wish you had some design chops yourself, there will still be some great choices below. We’ve included gifts for book lovers, gifts for him, gifts for her, and perfect Christmas gifts. Let’s get started, shall we?

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How to Run Google Analytics Content Experiments on WordPress

Do you know if your website is doing as well as it should be? Do you know if you chose the best text for your CTA button? Or if your headline isn’t performing as well as possible?

Unless you’re regularly testing different versions of your site – the simple truth is that you can’t know because you don’t have the data to know. To get that data – or at least to come closer to the right answer – you can run A/B tests to compare different versions of your site and see which performs better.

Many WordPress users can’t figure out how to run A/B tests on WordPress, though. Or, they can’t afford the premium tools that make A/B tests easy.

To help solve the problem, I’m going to show you how to run Google Analytics Content Experiments on WordPress for an easy, and free, way to split test your WordPress site.
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How to Automatically Share Content on Social Media The Right Way

If you’re publishing new content on the regular, I’m betting you want people to actually see it, right?

Ok, that’s a silly question. Unless you’re a unicorn – you probably created a website because you wanted to get it in front of the world’s collective eyeballs.

Well, in addition to a bunch of other methods, sharing your content on social media is one of the best ways to do just that.

But here’s the rub:

Most people are so busy actually creating content, that the last thing they want to do is spend even more time sharing that content on social media.

So, to help you out, I’m going to dedicate this post to showing you how to automatically share content on social media. Then, to stop you from becoming the social media equivalent of a robot, I’ll share some tips to automate without annoying your followers.

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