In a SMB trust index survey conducted by Alignable in the fourth quarter of 2015, WordPress ranked as the most trusted of 25 nationally recognized brands used by small business owners. The results were ranked using the (Net Promoter System), a trademarked customer loyalty metric that measures promoters against detractors to produce a net trustworthiness score.
Today we bring down the hammer like Thor on 10 of the most prevalent myths about our favorite CMS, good ol’ WordPress. Having experienced this benevolent piece of software firsthand, I can vouch that you can achieve quite the impossible with WordPress. Have doubts? Just check out these 20 big brands that bend WordPress to do their bidding.
There are many SEO techniques, guides and tutorials, but as with all things related to Google, these can become obsolete very fast as Google changes its ranking algorithms close to 500 times a year! Successful SEO is based on improving user experience by increasing the usability and functionality of your site. Sites that are easily accessible and navigable are appealing to users, and hence are rewarded with high rankings on Google SERPs.
Everything begins with a thought. Thoughts are powerful and have a magical way of manifesting themselves in one form or another. Dreams begin with just a thought. Mine was to move to Australia and start my own business.
Here are the rest of this week’s top news
This Week in WordPress
Tom McFarlin: Scaling WordPress (And Doing It Right)
Delicious Brains: Creating a WordPress Theme using the REST API and Vue.js
Other Posts Worth a Mention
Elegant Themes: 10 Logo Design Trends to Look Out for in 2016
CodeGeekz: 15 Must Have Tools for WordPress Development
Level Up Your WordPress Knowledge
Josh Pollock: Learn The WordPress REST API With Me 🙂
WP Daily Themes: How to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe from Hackers
WPBeginner: How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts
Ideas & Tips for Your WordPress Business
SellwithWP: Value Metrics for New Stores: Repeat Customers
TemplateToaster: Promoting a Business? Need a Website? Create with WordPress
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