How to Come Up With Blog Topics: Untapped and Underrated Resources

According to blogging best practices, we should be publishing at least two blogs per week to stay relevant in search engines and users' minds. That's eight articles per month, or 104 each year.

Coming up with that many blog topics may seem like a hefty task, but don't abandon the blogging ship just yet: I've got a list of resources you can leverage to inspire incredible articles.

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The Anatomy of an Irresistible Content Download

Content offers are the bridge between a website visitor and an engaged lead. In order to effectively orchestrate an inbound campaign, you need to create killer content which people are willing to exchange their (basic) personal information to gain access to.

Let's review what separates blah content downloads from exceptional, and discuss how offers of this nature will fast track you to lead nurturing success.

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EasySocial - Social Networking for Joomla Released!

We're very happy for Andrew Rogers, CEO of Stackideas, and his team for the release of EasySocial--now available for download.

According to Andrew, "It was a gruelling task of building the next best social networking extension for Joomla with over 14,000 commits. This is proof of how much dedication we had put in to give you only the best tool..."  

Andrew shares some of EasySocial's cool features:

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Inbound Marketing Best Practices: Thank-You Pages that Rock

Congrats! You managed to convert a lead on one of your content offers, however, at this point in the process is typically where most marketers drop the ball.

The thank you page after a lead converts on an offer is a critical time and a huge opportunity for you to continue that engagement. In this blog we are going to take a look at how to construct a rocking thank you page that converts.

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Are You Stuck in Your Comfort Zone?

You already know that this world is about competition and standing out. To stand out you MUST push your boundaries. Sorry, no other way around--especially if you are in the game of web development / design.

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How to Lead Nurture: The Essential Traits of Effective Campaigns

Nurturing leads seems like a pretty straightforward concept: a business captures a user's information via form, and creates an email campaign geared around converting that individual into a customer.

But what does that process actually look like? What separates so-so lead nurturing from winning nurturing that actually converts?

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Are You Creating "Purple Cow" Sites?

You may be familiar with Seth Godin's best-seller “Purple Cow (Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable)”. If not, I highly recommend you read the 143-pager.

The basic concept behind it is how to differentiate yourself from the rest by being remarkable. If you see a black-and-white cow, there is nothing remarkable about it, BUT if you see a purple-and-white cow, THAT is different! I ask you: “How many purple cows have you seen?”

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Are You Listening To Your Client?

Freelancing is a great way to recognize yourself and become your own innovator. Yet, with the freedom and joy that come with being a free agent, also come challenges. Freelancing is all about connections, with your client first of all, and then with the globe via your client. Establishing good rapport with a client to ensure future business is a MUST if you have to deal with customers directly. Here are some principles to achieve this.

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New! 3-Month Template Club

 

A New Joomlashack Product

Not sure what template you want? Our NEW Template Clubs make choosing a template an easy proposition. Because with one of our new Clubs you obtain access to ALL our templates for a great and affordable price - starting for $45 for a 3 month Subscription.

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Wright Template Framework v.3.1.3 released

A new update for the Wright Joomla Template Framework

We are very excited.  It's now been a year since we released Wright v3.0 on the first week of September 2012. During the past year, Wright has benefited from more changes, updates, and work than it had during the previous two years. This increased focus on Wright is mostly due to our commitment to deliver better, more reliable, and ever lighter Joomla Templates. 

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