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5 Tools that Make Managing Your Social Media Presence Easier

5 Tools that Make Managing Your Social Media Presence Easier

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 20, 2018

Let’s’ face it.  When it comes to marketing your business, there’s a lot to do – and keep tabs on.  Blogging . . . maintaining your website . . . sending email campaigns, and, of course, managing your social media presence.  That alone can potentially take hours every day.  …

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How to customize confirmations in Gravity Forms

WordPress Wednesday Tip 30: How to Customize Confirmations in Gravity Forms

By Jennifer Sakowski | October 25, 2017

As one of your biggest marketing investments, your website needs to bring you a steady stream of leads.  And forms are one of the easiest ways to achieve this. You probably have at least one on your site already.  (If not, check out WordPress Wednesday Tip 28 and learn how…

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Save time in wordpress with keyboard shortcuts

WordPress Wednesday Tip 27: Save Time In WordPress with Keyboard Shortcuts

By Jennifer Sakowski | September 13, 2017

If you follow us on social media and read our blog then you know this month we’re all about creating content marketing funnels. And you know that putting one (or more!) in place is going to help you convert more leads into customers – which means more work and revenue!…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 20 How to Bulk Edit the Author of Blog Posts

WordPress Wednesday Tip 20: How To Bulk Edit the Author of Blog Posts

By Jennifer Sakowski | May 10, 2017

A few weeks ago, we showed you how to change the author of a blog post. This is great if you only need to change one or two posts, but what if you need to edit several? Manually going into several posts is seriously time-consuming. And if there’s one thing more precious than…

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more ways not to curate content on twitter

3 More Ways Not to Curate Content on Twitter

By Raney Day Design | March 21, 2017

Have you ever started following someone on Twitter only to regret it the next day?  Maybe their tweets have overtaken your feed?  Or their links direct you to spammy sites?  Or they don’t practice social sharing etiquette and pass off someone else’s content as their own?  From the popularity of…

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3 types of content every business needs to create to maximize conversions

3 Types of Content Every Business Needs to Create to Maximize Conversions

By Jennifer Sakowski | February 21, 2017

Considering content marketing for your business? Smart move! According to Demand Metric, inbound marketing generates 3x more leads as outbound marketing and costs 62% less! But the same types of content don’t appeal to {and ultimately convert} all visitors to your website. You have to create specific content for people at different…

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Wordpress Security and Maintenance Tips for 2017

12 WordPress Maintenance and Security Tips for 2017

By Jennifer Sakowski | December 28, 2016

Updated: 7/17/18 Because of its user-friendliness and functionality, WordPress is now the most popular website platform in the world. Believe it or not, 500 new WordPress sites are created everyday.  However, due to it’s popularity, it’s especially vulnerable to attacks by hackers.  In fact, the FBI has actually issued warnings to site owners…

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Stop ghost spam

How to Stop Ghost Spam from Haunting Your Analytics

By Raney Day Design | November 1, 2016

Halloween may have been yesterday, but ghosts are still hanging around.  What in the world are we talking about?  Ghost spam, of course!  In case you’ve never heard of it, ghost spam is a type of referral traffic that shows up in your Google Analytics as a visit to your…

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Ways to Improve SEO

5 Totally Doable Ways to Improve Your SEO Today

By Raney Day Design | October 4, 2016

Whew! These past few weeks have sure been a whirlwind for us at RDD! New projects, valuable care plans, and a full day at the first ever Wordcamp Pittsburgh! The day’s hottest topic? Search Engine Optimization! You know, that magical way websites show up in internet searches?  Well friends, we…

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3 Common Social Media Struggles Solved

3 Common Social Media Struggles Business Owners Face: Solved

By Raney Day Design | September 6, 2016

As an entrepreneur, you wear a lot of hats. In any given day, you find yourself playing the roles of service provider, accountant, executive, sales manager, and so much more.  You’re probably also finding yourself in the roles of marketing director and social media manager.   But, like most business owners, you likely don’t have time…

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