wpMail.me wpMail.me issue#275 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - October 5, 2016
News & Articles
From 0 to $4000+/Month With a New WordPress Plugin (www.cozmoslabs.com) Over the course of 10 months Paid Member Subscriptions grew from 0 to $4000+ in monthly revenue, from a minimum viable product (MVP) to a fully fledged membership plugin that can compete with the already existing options.
This article goes behind the scenes of building and launching a new WordPress plugin.
How Important Is Multilingualism in WordPress (managewp.com) The internet, by its own nature, has allowed millions of people to connect worldwide. Just think that 40% of the world population uses the internet everyday. Online knowledge and information sharing has become crucial for human development. Having information available in your native language will to an extent determine how involved you can be with the online world. That’s why encouraging multilingualism and cultural diversity in WordPress should be at the top of our list.
WordPress Comment Systems Compared: Disqus vs Facebook Comments vs Spot.IM vs Postmatic (www.codeinwp.com) The commenting system that you use can play a major role in the level of interaction your blog gets. A fast, engaging, and user-friendly system will invite discussion, whereas a clunky and visually displeasing layout may stifle your readers’ urge to share.
In short, if you’re looking for more interaction on your blog posts, switching up comment systems might just do the trick.
To streamline your search, in this article we compare our top four choices when it comes to WordPress comment systems: Disqus, Facebook Comments, Spot.IM, and Postmatic.
Constant Contact Releases Official Plugin for WordPress (wptavern.com) The WordPress Plugin Directory has more than 100 plugins that integrate Constant Contact in different ways for email marketing, such as adding a subscription checkbox to registration or providing an email signup form via a widget. This week the company released its own official plugin on WordPress.org to expand its reach to the WordPress market.
Create Awesome Demos of WordPress Products with Our Demo Builder (www.getmotopress.com) MotoPress has some great news for developers who create WordPress products for different purposes. We offer a smart organic solution to increase sales or downloads of your works and win people’s trust! It’s realized in a new Demo Builder for any WordPress Product plugin, which aims to help you construct an awesome demo presentation of your WordPress work and give users access to its dashboard for trial testing.
A to Z of WordPress Terminology for Beginners to Advanced (premium.wpmudev.org) A lot of posts on this blog attempt to explain WordPress concepts and terminology, or at least those that are relevant to the post. And the WordPress Codex does a great job of explaining the concepts used by WordPress.
But following lots of questions we’ve seen in comments on posts asking for definitions and explanations, we thought it would be useful to create a jargon buster for WordPress users and developers.
SEO Copywriting - An In-depth Guide to Rank High and Wow Readers (torquemag.io) We not only want to rank well and generate traffic but also turn that traffic into buyers, customers, and subscribers, right?
These two goals used to be the responsibility of SEO specialists and copywriters and it used to be enough to be either or. However, the way search engines work today, that is no longer the case.
To be successful in today’s online market, website owners and online marketers need to master both sides of the equation and embrace what is known as SEO copywriting.