The most valuable leads you can get are those that you are notified about immediately, while the lead is still hot! That’s why most businesses prefer to get a phone call from prospective clients as opposed to emailed messages from forms. But we obviously can’t ignore leads from forms. The problem is, if we can’t respond to those emails immediately then we run the risk of those leads going cold, or even worse, allowing a competitor to pick up the business. With ADM’s Form-2-SMS plugin you are able to respond to form leads immediately because you will be notified with the inserted details of the form via SMS automatically as soon as the Submit button is clicked. Calling a prospect back while they’re still on your website will be invaluable to their clients because the businesses will still be fresh in the minds of their prospective customers and they’ll also be impressed by quick follow-up time. If you know of another local business WordPress theme that offers this as standard, then please let us know, because our goal is to an innovator and not an imitator.
Activated AffiliateWP, AffiliateWP – Affiliate Area Shortcodes, and Restrict Content Pro and then tested some of the features within these plugins that were known to fail frequently with page builders. I chose these plugins because I am intimately familiar with them, am aware of several compatibility issues with page builders, and I know that I have already taken serious effort to resolve many compatibility issues.

                   These are the main body of your M.A.S.S. They are the inner works where you'll be attaching and assembling parts of armors onto. After selecting your frame, you will then attach 'Armors' which are parts that will be attached onto a M.A.S.S. frame to cover them up. You are free to change each parts to suit your liking and create a customized look for your M.A.S.S.


Dale’s an incredible asset for us on this game, as his style and personal love for mechas makes him a perfect fit for us. You may have heard Dale’s work before, as he is the man behind the Wizard of Legend soundtrack which has seen great success on the Nintendo Switch, and you know that jingle that plays on Nintendo’s “The Download” videos that totally should be eShop theme? That’s him too!  Upon seeing M.A.S.S. Builder, Dale knew exactly what he had in mind for the game, and we are excited to announce he will be working on the game's battle theme!  
Each niche we introduce will come with one of our niche ‘mini-directory‘ templates, or as we like to call them, ‘Local Lead Buffer‘ sites. So, although these may look like directories to the public, you actually control everything that people see when they carry out a search looking for local businesses in their area. Just like a regular directory, you can add in the details of the local businesses, but you obviously want your Rank & Rent or Pay-Per-Lead customers’ businesses to show up first and have those searchers call up those businesses.
For those perks, after the development of the alpha/beta finishes, we will contact you through your e-mail and start designing together with you on those perks. This process might take some time so we'll try to do it as soon as possible after we are complete but it should be at least the 2nd quarter of 2019. We'll update you with our builds and designs in our demo before that though so you can get a sense of what's to come and what's to be designed. Maybe faster if we can allocate more resources to that.

That's a short example. You can populate a CSV file with all of this data and have it automatically populate custom fields associated with the page created by the upload. The upload would create 50 pages (if you were targeting US states), which each state on a row and each %TAG% in the columns. You then would create a page or post template that uses all of the custom fields in strategic places as well as the other items I listed above.

Ever wondered how some of those companies/websites could get such amount of traffic (hundreds of thousands of visitors) just in a single day? I don’t know about you and what you do to get your traffic, but since I’ve been in this search engine marketing game I know how hard it is (was) to get a decent amount of organic traffic to test different offers, and I always been curious how those other guys do that on such a huge massive scale.
There are several prominent themes for WordPress that have a huge market share. Because of the sheer scale of their market share, these themes have extraordinary power to influence the expectations of a sizable percentage of WordPress users. When these players introduce extensive page builders, and other non-standard features, it is easy for their user base, who are typically non-power users of WordPress, to obtain a skewed perspective of what is “default” in WordPress.
Combined with our powerful Google Maps, Yelp! Business Listings, Wikipedia content and YouTube widgets, you can generate mass, rich location-specific content quickly – for example, automatically generate 250 city and/or zip code-specific pages within your area, each with an image of that location, with a Google Map, local restaurants, local video and other content.
There is no better option to a flood of laser targeted organic traffic using low search volume longtail keywords that do not have many monthly searches but are super easy to rank for. This all would still take a lot of time to create all the content and pages, and it probably wouldn’t be worth it considering the amount of time spent on the building those pages.
Tyler, this article has blown me away and made me totally rethink our marketing strategy. We’re targeting a similar market (military recruitment) and was wondering if you could elaborate on your outreach to colleges (press release template, visual badge, instructions on how to promote and publicize the achievement). Thanks again for this amazing resource.
Also, injecting EXIF data into the images you use on each page and embed will work wonders, and a related posts plugin at the bottom. Keep your keyword density under 2% or you'll trigger a panda penalty on yourself. Put a decent optin plugin in place, personally using Thrive Leads to achieve this on my side. Structure the site with additional pages that are specific to GMB categories, and make it somewhat lengthy, but not a pillar post. Schema markup will also get your site showing up pretty well. 

Then I'd take all of the locations for each city or state and create a drafted page out of them. One per page, but each would have their own custom field that would include a state or city. So then in the page template for this whole thing I'd run a loop on page drafts that would grab only the ones with the appropriate state or city custom field value.

Hello Pippin. Thank you again for this very clueful review. Having proceeded several miles further down the road in my search for a theme and page builder, I’m forced to say that, as a non-coder, my first priority is NOT for a page builder but a highly customizable THEME. And, so far, I’m simply not finding it. I used Woothemes Canvas for many years, with great satisfaction. The vast assortment of detailed options in the backend allowed me to avoid CSS except in rare situations, some of which could be solved with a plugin (e.g., placing a tabbed widgets layout in a sidebar). I have the highest admiration for Pootlepress and Beaver Builder, but I really don’t have the time for a deep study of CSS coding at this stage of the game. I would add a thought: most page builders are used badly, because the temptation is to build those horrible, space-chomping horizontal layouts that violate all the evidence-based rules of usability (from eye-scan studies and common experience). Thus, I would never choose a page builder that locked me into a row format. Fortunately, with Pootle Pro or Beaver Builder Pro, you can create long vertical columns that help site visitors get the information they need, without having to wander all over forty acres of screen space in gape-jawed awe for the wonderful designer. The Web was just starting to mature, by recognizing the the Internet is content-based, when this new technology came along and led us astray. I’m absolutely sure that common sense will prevail, and as the complaints mount there will be a return to sanity. Web devs need to study Roger Black, Jakob Nielsen, Steve Krug, and David Ogilvy.


This is an aside but one I feel is important. One of my very first impressions of Brix Builder was quite negative, not because of their sales page, the price, or anything else about the product, but because I could not find out anything about the people behind the product. It is built and sold by a company called Evolve s.n.c but beyond that, there’s nothing. I believe greatly in the importance of trust and the willingness to put your face and name on your product. While it could be a simple oversight, I always question if there is an ulterior motive behind the decision to not publicly state the names of company owners.


These tweets garnered a fair amount of attention in the form of agreements, questions, and denial. Throughout the various small conversations that followed, I began to realize that I had never once truly used any of the page builder plugins that I was moaning about. Sure I had seem them countless times in our support system–usually in a negative light–but I hadn’t actually used one.
Combined with our powerful Google Maps, Yelp! Business Listings, Wikipedia content and YouTube widgets, you can generate mass, rich location-specific content quickly – for example, automatically generate 250 city and/or zip code-specific pages within your area, each with an image of that location, with a Google Map, local restaurants, local video and other content.
When Facebook first launched News Feed back in 2006, the algorithm was pretty basic. Different post formats were assigned different point values -- so a post with just text might be worth one point, while a post with a link in it might be worth two points, and so on. By multiplying the post format point value by the number of people interacting with a given post, Facebook could generate a ranking system for determining the order in which posts would appear.
In order to edit the default content of the page, we’re required to install a separate plugin called SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle. What? Why? It appears that the plugin contains a series of widgets, which is fine, but seriously, site admins should not be required to install a second plugin just to edit the default content of the page, especially when all other aspects of the builder function without it.
If you’re going the page builder route, you’d probably do yourself a favor by avoiding themeforest entirely and instead building your site using either the free Storefront or GeneratePress themes. Both offer premium options though, of course. Storefront is made by Automattic’s own WooThemes. Though if ecommerce isn’t your thing then the other might be a better fit. With these starter themes, you don’t have to switch themes everytime you want to switch designs.
If you’re going the page builder route, you’d probably do yourself a favor by avoiding themeforest entirely and instead building your site using either the free Storefront or GeneratePress themes. Both offer premium options though, of course. Storefront is made by Automattic’s own WooThemes. Though if ecommerce isn’t your thing then the other might be a better fit. With these starter themes, you don’t have to switch themes everytime you want to switch designs.
Recently we did a white label job for an agency. While the theme they wanted to use included a page builder, it was a pile of junk. Even then, building the site with the features they wanted was still far faster and more cost effective than doing it from scratch. If I was using BB, it would have been faster again (and yielded a cleaner, more manageable result). Either way, there was no way it could have been done within the budget if it had to be built from the ground up.
When I first started working on this, I planned to review all page builders, including those built into themes, but I backtracked on that idea once I realized judging a theme-specific page builder against a theme-agnostic page builder made as a plugin was not a fair nor accurate comparison. It’s for this reason that Make, Headway, Layers, and some others are not included.
Amber Kemmis is the VP of Client Services at SmartBug Media. Having a psychology background in the marketing world has its perks, especially with inbound marketing. My past studies in human behavior and psychology have led me to strongly believe that traditional ad marketing only turns prospects away, and advertising spend never puts the right message in front of the right person at the right time. Thus, resulting in wasted marketing efforts and investment. I'm determined to help each and every one of our clients attract and retain new customers in a delightful and helpful way that leads to sustainable revenue growth. Read more articles by Amber Kemmis.
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