5 Free Joomla Extensions that will Save Your Life

Alright all you, Joomla marketers and developers, this one's for you. It's time to make your life easier. Don't have your attention yet? Everything here is also free to install on your Joomla website.

There, now I got ya. Win-win, right?


Ok, let's start making your Joomla dreams come true with these 5 Free Joomla Extensions that will save your life.

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10 Tips to Help You Sell $100,000+ Joomla Websites

The idea of selling well is not just a push, push, push ,and then push some more mentality anymore. Even when it comes to selling a project as big as a $100,000 Joomla website, pushing is never the recommended method.

Rather, getting to know the potential prospect and their needs, and then figuring out how that relates back to your services, is part of the approach that needs to be taken in order to be successful.

Take a look at these 10 easy-to-follow tips to get you on the fast track to selling!

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Spring 2014 Must List

There are many things for web industries to look forward to in the spring. Some of the more popular web design trends include mobile first design, deeply focused landing pages, and putting a face with freelance web development. People are building better sites and writing better blogs, and these trends are at the heart of it all.

Mobile First Design

Yeah, yeah, seems like we've been talking about this ad nauseam, but I recommend that you look at some real stats for a change. Have a look at your analytics to see just how many mobile browsers visit your site these days. This trend has been going on for a few years now, but it's only now getting to the point of overtaking desktop clients - - at least for some sites. This makes responsive design increasingly more important. Please share with us what you find. 

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Tips for Hiring Talent for Your Joomla Agency

Hiring someone new at your company is a big step, especially if you're at a standard sized agency where each person plays a critical role in the core of the business.

At larger corporations, employees can tend to fly under the radar, but at an agency, more specifically a Joomla agency, each new face you bring in will be key to the next steps the business plans to take.

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Typography Trends in Web Design

The current web design trends take a turn to minimalism, with flat design coming out in the lead. When you strip away many visual elements that create a visual impact, you rely heavily on typography to make your design beautiful. 2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for typography trends, particularly if you are working with responsive or flat designs for Joomla. Keep an eye out for these popular trends, and consider incorporating them into your own designs if they need a typography face lift.

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5 Essential Tips for Positioning a Joomla Agency

Joomla agency owners have an uphill battle to climb. 

With Joomla being such a widely used CMS, there are plenty of developers and service providers competing to build and maintain sites for the diverse companies utilizing Joomla. 

If you're unsure how to differentiate your company to stand out, read on to learn some tried and true techniques to position your Joomla agency.

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5 Pieces of lousy blogging advice you need to forget

1. The purpose of a blog is list-building/SEO/virality

So why do you have a blog in the first place? It is okay to admit that it's part of your digital marketing strategy, and a great blog can be a key part of that strategy.

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The Secret Ingredient Your Joomla Agency Is Missing

Are you a Joomla developer turned agency owner looking to set your business apart?

Read on to learn about the #1 secret ingredient that your agency's strategy needs to try out -  today!

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5 Must-Have Joomla Extensions

Joomla's basic feature set is powerful, especially with Bootstrap being included in Java's core coding. Bootstrap is a collection of javascript and CSS snippets that are easily added to your website, the template, or modules. It provides a great deal of flexibility to an already great content management system, but sometimes you need features that Joomla and Bootstrap can't cover. The open source nature of this script provides fertile ground for an endless amount of extensions. When you're ready to go beyond Joomla's basic functions, a quick jaunt into the available extensions reveals a way to take your website to the next level.  

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Tips for Responsive Design on Mobile Devices

Responsive design spells the difference between creating one version of your site and creating dozens. Instead of tailor making your website for each type of mobile device, you let the responsive design take care of the heavy lifting. When you create a responsive design with mobile device compatibility in mind, you want to keep a few best practices in mind.

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