Part 1: Take Control Of Your Editorial Calendar With CoSchedule

This is part 1 of a 2 part series on CoSchedule, the editorial calendar we use at Nimbus Themes. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of what CoSchedule is and how it can benefit your WordPress site. Then, in part 2, I’ll go in-depth and show you how we actually use CoSchedule to implement our content strategy for the Nimbus Themes Magazine.

I doubt that I need to sell you on the benefits of blogging. I’m sure you already know how blogging helps you get more traffic and/or customers. But what I might need to sell you on are the benefits of blogging smarter.

See, most blogs go through an evolution. When blogs are new, they’re easy to manage. You don’t have many posts or contributors. Life’s a breeze! But as your blog grows, things can start to unravel…

You’re trying to juggle topic ideation, content creation, promotion, along with everything else on your plate. Yeah…there comes a point when you need help. Enter, the editorial calendar.

How to Optimize WordPress Images to Speed Up Your Site

You spend a ton of time creating quality content for your WordPress site. You need to write the text, add your images, insert the links, and then perform all those niggling formatting details. Then you’re ready to publish, right? Wrong! Sorry, I’m going to add one more thing to your plate – you need to optimize WordPress images. And if you’re not optimizing your images before you publish them, you need to start today.

The Best FTP Clients for WordPress Users and Everyone Else

Are you struggling to find the best FTP client to upload files to your servers? It can certainly be confusing. If you’re digging through your options, you may have noticed that the world of FTP clients is filled to the brim with “helpful” acronyms.

FTP. SFTP. FTPS. Those three alone are probably enough to make your head spin!

So, if you want some help making your decision, keep reading to learn more about some of the top free and premium FTP clients out there.

Create Helpful FAQ Pages With WordPress Using These FAQ Plugins and Tools

Let me tell you why FAQ plugins will make your life easier…

If you’re running any kind of business, you probably get a lot of questions from your customers. And while you’ll certainly get the occasional oddball question, I’m willing to bet that you mostly get asked the same questions over and over. As a freelancer, I experience this firsthand when clients inquire about my services.

8 Best WordPress Contact Form Solutions and How to Use Them

You need a way for people to contact you via your website. No matter what your site is about, that’s a fact. But there’s a problem…there’s no default WordPress contact form tool. So to create an effective way for readers to contact you, you’ll need to turn to an external solution.

Whether you’ve already tried (and been disappointed by) a contact form plugin or this is your first go round, keep reading to learn all about the best contact form solutions for WordPress and how you can implement them on your site. I’ll give you options for both free and premium plugins, as well as some unique non-plugin contact form solutions.