Articles by Inbound Now

  • New updates to Inbound Mailer: Auto flagging bad email addresses

    The Inbound Now Email Component is a subscribers only feature. This feature improvement affects those using the SparkPost API for managing their email sends. Automatic  Sorting of bad emails into lead lists Inbound now’s mailer component now will check when an email is flagged as bad by the SparkPost API and automatically sort the email it into […]

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  • We removed H1 tags from our Call to Action templates

    <!– –> It was recently brought to my attention that our call to action templates (Call Out Box🔎, Clean CTA 🔎, Flat CTA 🔎, Thumbnail CTA) used H1 tags and that this was not good for SEO. Matt Cutts 🔎 of Google’s spam division responds that a page should ideally have one H1. This information seemed […]

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  • Updates to the Easy Digital Downloads & WooCommerce extensions

    <!– –> We recently updated the WooCommerce and EasyDigitalDownloads extensions to be compatible with our new Inbound Analytics component. Please take a look at the screenshots below and the story they tell. Easy Digital Downloads Extension View total monee spent by lead. Sale events now recorded inside lead event database. Funnel details are included with […]

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  • A WordPress guide to contact form builders & data collection in 2016

    WordPress is now known as the most popular web development platform in the world. From generating blogs to creating a full-fledged responsive site, WordPress is capable of doing them all efficiently. The extended support of developers and add-ons keep WordPress in demand and the ecosystem rich with participation. In this article, we have listed some popular […]

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  • Thank You, Come Again: Why A Positive Post-Sale Experience Is Essential

    <!– –> One place that storefronts frequently stumble is in the post-purchase experience. Read on to learn why that’s an issue – and what you can do about it. Working in eCommerce, knowledge of the Conversion Funnel is essential. With roots in E. St. Elmo Lewis’s 1898 AIDA-Model, the conversion funnel is a valuable tool […]

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  • Top three best WordPress security plugins of all time

    <!– –> We all want to have a secure WordPress website, and it’s probably one common thing amongst all the WordPress websites owners. Cleaning and restoring a hacked or messed website is really a nightmare. I know that I have passed through it! Based on Sucuri reports, there were roughly 73% WordPress websites were affected or […]

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  • How to set up Gravity Forms with Inbound Now’s Leads plugin

    <!– –> If you’re looking for some additional functionality with the forms on your website, Gravity Forms is a great plugin and is very simple to integrate with Inbound Now’s Leads plugin. First, you’ll want to install the Gravity Forms Integration plugin, and then go to “Extensions” in your Inbound Now plugin and install the […]

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  • We recently updated a handful of our premium templates

    <!– –> Just a heads up team! We’ve recently updated the following landing page templates: Publisher I Curvy Lime App Lilly App Lavender Jasmine Gourmet Ginseng Ginger Flat UI Event Daffodil Coming Soon I Coming Soon II Ambrosia Iris Most of these changes represent an effort to replace all textarea field inputs with WYSIWYG inputs. […]

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  • Yoast SEO: What is cornerstone content?

    <!– –>   Editors Note: This article is a republication of “What is Cornerstone Content?” originally appearing on here onYoast.com and has been republished with permission for the Inbound Now audience. Cornerstone content pieces are those articles on your website you’re most proud of. They reflect your business, communicate your mission and are extremely well written. These are […]

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  • Ranking Images: How you can improve your traffic through image optimization technigues

    <!– –> SEO specialists, digital marketing agencies and content distributors generally ignore image search engine performance optimization. Even though images are all over the Internet today, somehow, most people still don’t see them as valuable traffic assets. Loads of business publications look at images as nothing more than content fillers. Their sole purpose is to make […]

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  • 7 Companies With Killer Email Marketing Strategies

    Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on SingleGrain. See the original article here. Many marketers know that e-mail marketing is still one of the most lucrative channels, but the problem is, most e-mails are really poorly written. In fact, 70% of e-mails are considered to be spam. Just scroll through all the messages in the “Promotions” tab […]

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  • How I’m using automation to auto-publish to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

    <!– –> About this Article In a recent article about  generating featured images inside of WordPress, I made mention of how Inbound Now is using Zapier to auto published our latest posts to our social profiles. This generated some additional questions from our readers, like, What exactly is Zapier and how exactly have we set it up […]

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  • How is WordPress still climbing the ladder of success?

    <!– –> The Most Powerful CMS Today WordPress is undoubtedly the most popular CMS platform today. When it started out in 2003, people related it to blogs only. Indeed, WordPress had the best infrastructure for blogs. Right now, millions of websites around the world use WordPress. It is a success story like no other. What […]

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  • How to quickly share links from your desktop to your mobile

    <!– –> Introduction If you are like me then at one point in your life you’ve been surfing the internet and came across an article you wanted to share with friends via SMS (text messaging)  but you notice there’s no SMS share button at the bottom of the article. What do you do? Email yourself […]

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  • Pro Tip: How to quickly share links from your desktop to your mobile

    <!– –> Introduction If you are like me then at one point in your life you’ve been surfing the internet and came across an article you wanted to share with friends via SMS (text messaging)  but you notice there’s no SMS share button at the bottom of the article. What do you do? Email yourself […]

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  • Case Study: WP Engine Managed Hosting vs Linode $5 VPS + Cloudflare

    <!– –> Overview Premise: Compare and contrast one of the top of the line managed WordPress hosting offerings with self-managed, fully optimized VPS offering + a free CDN. Methodology: To ensure that this comparison was as accurate as possible, we chose to use an actual production site that was currently hosted with WP Engine. This […]

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  • Squarespace vs WordPress and why Choose WordPress?

    <!– –> In this digital era, there is absolutely no business that can run successfully without a website. A website will make the presence of your business felt and will widen its scope. For creating a website you will feel the need of a web building platform. There are many platforms that will enable you […]

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  • Lazy loading images and videos inside WordPress: Tutorial, Review, and Commentary

    <!– –> The impact lazy loading videos has on page load time I had heard about lazy loading images to improve page load performance, yet it hadn’t occurred to me to do the same with videos. Even more interesting was a performance savings report I read by developer Frank Goossen showing that his lazy video loading plugin YouTube […]

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  • Generating featured images inside of WordPress

    <!– –> Introduction I’m in love with the Featured Image Generator plugin for WordPress. This plugin has given me a way to generate image content for my posts on fly by layering images text to create unique presentations… all within WordPress. I’ll demonstrate in the sections below how I used this plugin generate a featured image […]

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  • Upgrading WordPress to PHP7

    <!– –> PHP7 has been out for over a year now and everyone is saying it’s incredibly fast, showing in some circumstances a 64% improvement in application server speed. I’ve decided that I’ve waited long enough and am going to migrate my WPEngine engine account to PHP7. The first thing I am going to do is […]

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