The New Joomlashack Website

Part 1: The making of the design.  

It was in the air that something new at Joomlashack was about to happen and finally here we are: a brand new website and identity were unveiled last week. For all the Shack aficionados (or users); this new look is a big move, but for us at Joomlashack it was about time to refresh our identity.

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8 Tips for High-Converting Landing Pages

Landing pages can be a determining factor in whether or not you will convert a lead and creating a successful landing page is an important skill you should acquire. 

Let’s face it, you may think you are creating an awesome landing page, but your conversion rates beg to differ. Don’t worry, we are going to go over a 8 easy ways that will defiantly improve your landing pages. Some of the things are so simple, you won’t believe you didn’t think of it first. 

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The Social Media Challenge: How to Choose the Best Networks for Your Brand

Did you know there are over 200 recognized social media sites on the internet? With a list that long, it can be hard to determine where your company's social media participation should take place.

Although some argue for the value of having as many social profiles as possible, the conventional wisdom of quality over quality holds true in the discussion of branded social media. 

Rather than attempting to have a strong presence everywhere, it's advisable to participate on a select group of networks that will yield the most return for our efforts.

When we accept that we should focus on a handful sites rather than the whole spectrum, a second question arises. How do we pick the best ones?

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Do Your Call to Actions Fit These Requirements?

You spent all this time creating a piece of content that you want people to download, whether it was an eBook, whitepaper, or webinar. You are so excited to put it up on your website, the only problem is, nobody is downloading it.

You have done a lot of research on landing pages  and you think you've mastered it pretty well so you don't think this is why people aren't downloading your content. In fact, people aren't even really getting to your landing page. 

Stumped on what the problem may be? Have you even thought it might have to do with your call to action (CTA)? Let's discuss a few key things all of your CTAs should have in order to have the higher click through rates. 

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Jumpstart to Becoming a Blogging Pro

If you have never blogged a day in your life, or you aren’t seeing the results you want with it, maybe you should take a step back and look at how you’ve been blogging. 

Don’t be sad, it’s probably not YOUR writing. However, it may be HOW you are writing  

So what do I exactly mean by this? 

It might not be the subject you are writing about, or your grammar and word choices. It might be the way you structure your writing and how you present it to you audience. 

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EasySocial - Better Social Networking for Joomla

We are delighted to share with you the status of the upcoming Joomla extension "EasySocial" by StackIdeas--a company we trust. Andrew Rogers, the main man in StackIdeas for all customer relationships, partner collaborations, marketing ideas and sales promotions, has shared the following sneak peek:

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Heavy Wright customizations within minutes

Heavy Wright customizations within minutes

Did you know that Wright v.3 is all based in Bootstrap? And did you know that Bootstrap is all based in LESS rather than simple CSS? And, are you aware of the benefits of using the Wright Framerwork to create your template?

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5 Tips to Write Great Blog Posts

5 Tips to Write Great Blog Posts

Writing a great blog post can be challenging if you've never done it before. That doesn't mean you can't though. You just have to put a little effort into it. Here are some guidelines for you to consider.

1. Be Clear About Your Topic

Writing a great post first starts with choosing a great topic. Address a need, fulfill a purpose, know why you are writing and to whom. When you know the why and who, crafting the message becomes easier.

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Mondrian - The Art of Simplicity in a Free Joomla Template

Mondrian - The Art of Simplicity in a Free Joomla Template

Mondrian is both a Free and Pro Joomla Template

We are delighted to bring you Mondrian, a simple and stunning Joomla template, in its FREE and PRO versions. In Mondrian you have a cutting edge, eye-catching, clean and smooth design that will impress ANY site visitor.  Whether you need a full blown website or just a landing page, Mondrian is the perfect template for you.

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Wright Framework Updates & Adoption

 

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A great Joomla Template Framework that keeps getting better!

Last August we announced a major update to our Wright Template Framework. Since that time we've continued to do periodic updates to bring more stability and bug fixes, and seen some exciting adoptions of Wright from Joomla community members and companies.

This week I'm excited to announce the upcoming release of Wright v3.1, which includes some great new features, and equally as excited to share an interview with yet another Joomla community member who's adopted Wright for all of his work, Nick Savov.

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