What Makes Joomla A Great Platform For Inbound Marketing?

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As the online marketing world has evolved and matured, experience has shown that inbound marketing is one of the most effective ways to find customers and make sales through the Internet.

Inbound marketing takes dedication, intelligence, and terrific content to succeed.

But any inbound strategy also requires helpful software tools, and Joomla is a terrific platform for organizing an effective inbound marketing campaign.

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Multi-Lingual Joomla Sitemaps with OSMap

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  • Do you have a multi-lingual Joomla website?
  • Do you want to improve your site's SEO?

If both answers are yes, you're in the right place.

OSMap is the best Joomla sitemap extension.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create sitemaps for a multi-lingual site using OSMap.

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Change Google's Page Titles and Descriptions in Joomla

What many starting site builders don't realize is that it's possible to change the information that Google displays about pages.

That means that you can optimize it for the people that are searching for your site.

We do that at Alledia, OSTraining, and other other sites using OSMeta. This tutorial will show you how to do it as well. Let's get started.

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The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas

Ultimate list of blog post ideas

There's a reason we talk a lot about blogging here on jInbound.com ... it is very efficitve at attracting the type of people you are targetting.

But as an online marketer, it's sometimes the hardest thing to make time for and writer's block is all too common.

So if you've ever struggled with ideas for your blog, check out this excellent blogging infographic we stumbled across over at Digital Marketer.

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OSMap Update Fixes Virtuemart and Weblinks Issues

osmapA couple of weeks after the first release of OSMap, we're pleased to release another round of bug-fixes and improvements.

The OSMap code base has not had significant updates since 2012, so there's a lot of minor issues to solve.

Version 3.0.1, released today, solves problems with the Weblinks and Virtuemart extensions.

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How to Create Custom Layouts in Joomla 3

Layouts are a new feature in Joomla 3 that makes possible to re-use small portions of your design, using template overrides.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create really flexible and re-usable custom layouts.

Follow these 5 steps to become a master of custom layouts.

For the examples in this tutorial we're going to use Breeze, a free template you can download here.

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Moving from HTML to Joomla: MagLab at Florida State University

Over the last couple of years, the OSTraining team has been working with the team at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab for short) at Florida State University.

MagLab is a research powerhouse with discoveries in physics, biology, bioengineering, chemistry, geochemistry, biochemistry.

But, MagLab was stuck with an old, slow, HTML website. I talked Kristen Coyne who helped their team build a new Joomla site at nationalmaglab.org.

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Captcha plugin released for jInbound

reCaptcha for jInbound

Today we have made available our first plugin for jInbound: Captcha.

This plugin works with the Joomla Captcha-reCaptcha plugin and allows you to add a captcha field to your landing pages.

When selected for your landing page form, end users must successful complete the Captcha/reCaptcha to submit their details. 

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jInbound is Launching this Week! (Find Out How You Can Win a FREE Copy)

After much anticipation, the jInbound team is excited to announce we'll be launching the Inbound marketing extension this Thursday, December 5th! Read on to learn what you'll get with your one year subscription.

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jInbound Has Arrived!

celebrate the launch of jInbound

We're thrilled to announce the day is finally here - jInbound is available for download! 

We've put together a video series to demonstrate what you'll get from jInbound, and how you can set it up.

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