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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Helium, a FREE Lightweight HTML Editor

Helium, HTML Editor for Joomla

Helium, our new & FREE lightweight HTML Editor is here and ready for download.

Anyone that's read about our Wright Framework knows that we like our products to be light. From it's inception, Helium was no different. This new Joomla Extension was designed to be light, reliable, and simple to install, use, and maintain. The name says it all.

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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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