How to Build a Great Business Website With WordPress

business website

A great business website is one of those things that will always be valuable. Yes, social media is important, but a business shouldn’t rely on it. Social media can be fickle and misleading. On top fo that, social media can fall in and out of style. A great business website, though, is always there for you.

You might think that the only way to build a site for your business is to make one from scratch. That’s certainly a viable option, but it’s hardly the only option. As it turns out, WordPress is more than capable of supporting even the most robust business sites. It’s really just a matter of understanding what WordPress can (and can’t) do for you.

To help you with that, we’ve assembled this collection of tips that will help guide you towards creating the perfect WordPress business website. In order to ensure these tips apply to your situation, we’ve focused on more general tips that can aid just about anyone. That isn’t to say that they can’t help advanced sites but rather that ensuring your site adheres to these tips is the surest way to make sure you’re on the right path.


20 Best Blog Themes of 2020

blog themes

Blog themes are among the first themes that many WordPress users ever tried. After all, personal blogs were one of the early stars of the internet, and their popularity has only declined slightly over the years.

The blog may be one of the internet’s oldest content corners, but blogs have evolved quite a bit over the years. That’s why you need a theme that understands that a few posts and a catchy name won’t quite get it done these days. Thankfully, there are more than enough options out there that can help you get started in this exciting world.

Here are 20 of the best blog themes of 2020:


New WordPress Business Theme: Scaleup

We’re very happy to announce that a new WordPress theme called Scaleup has been released.  Scaleup is a clean and responsive theme for business-related sites. The Scaleup theme is excellent for businesses to promote their services along with a blog feature to educate their clients. The theme is fast, elegant, and SEO friendly. It integrates with the Elementor Pagebuilder and is optimized to work with Gutenberg..  Below is a snapshot of Scaleup:



Latest Download Speed Tests

In order to backup the claim of delivering the most responsive themes,  speed tests are run for all of our recently released themes.  As we optimize them in terms of SEO, we realize that a key factor is fast-load times (We also continually test our own site to optimize it with the most recent wordpress developments).  As the internet traffic continues to increase and more mobile-users are on-line, it is becoming vitally necessary to benchmark the speeds of our themes.    In the speed numbers presented below, please note that they are not constants.  There are several major factors beyond our control that could affect your site’s speed:  your host server, the content (especially the images), and the plug-ins that you are using with your themes.   In terms of hosting, we recommend WPX hosting.   We are very ecstatic about the speed of the servers as well as their customer service .   Their 24/7 on-line chat with a live customer support representative resolves problems within minutes.


15 Revenue Tips for a Profitable WordPress Website

revenue tips

If you’re looking for revenue tips, then you’ve probably realized what so many other WordPress site owners already have. It’s not easy to make money off a website.

While running a successful website can be an enjoyable and lucrative endeavor, a profitable website is part of a process. It’s actually the final part of a process that you’ll never see the end of unless you’re willing and able to put the work into creating a website that people want to visit and a website that performs well.

That being said, it’s a lot easier to get to that point if you better understand what the road to a profitable website looks like. That’s where revenue tips come into play. Revenue tips alone will not result in instant cash flow. However, whenever you find yourself wavering during the difficult process of website creation, these tips can help ensure that you know you’re on the right track.

So whether you’re a beginner, expert, or someone who considers themselves to be slightly in-between, these are some revenue tips for WordPress that will help you achieve a truly profitable website.


New WordPress Business Theme: DinePress

We’re very happy to announce that a new WordPress theme called DinePress has been released.  DinePress is a beautiful and outstanding free WordPress theme for food-based businesses. This theme is perfect for websites promoting menu items and delivery services. It comes with the demo import to help you with the initial design of your website. You can easily design the post and pages with the help of Elementor and Gutenberg. DinePress is also fully responsive, easy to customize, and translation ready.  Below is a snapshot of DinePress:



How to Choose Between Free and Premium WordPress Themes

premium WordPress themes

Finding the right WordPress theme for you typically starts with a seemingly simple choice: do you go for free or premium WordPress themes?

As many of you know, though, that choice is anything but simple. Choosing the right theme is hard enough, but the decision to spend money on one can be particularly daunting. Is it worth investing in premium WordPress themes when there are so many great free options out there?

While we feel the answer to that question is usually “yes,” we’re going to dive deeper into that topic today. After all, your ability to answer that question we posed above really comes down to better understanding what separates free and premium themes. Once you’ve done that, you may be surprised by how much easier it is to know when you’ve found the one that is perfect for you.

It’s never easy to commit to a theme, but here are some of the ways we recommend choosing between free and premium WordPress themes.


How to Speed Up Your Website

In other words, what are the ways to increase the traffic to my site?  A fast website translates to a better user experience, and increased traffic if a significant percentage of referrals come from the organic search engines.  And if your site generates income, this means increased profits.

Please keep in mind that content is king.   A fast website does not ultimately increase your viewership if it lacks interesting content.  

But please also realize that visitors want responsiveness.  A Google study indicates that 53% of mobile-based visitors will not wait for more than 3 seconds.  The same study finds that “sites loading within 5 seconds had 70% longer sessions, 35% lower bounce rates, and 25% higher ad view-ability than sites taking nearly four times longer at 19 seconds.”  Another study on ecommerce sites shows that 50% of visitors abandon ship after 5 seconds.  Therefore, as a site owner, it is imperative to serve a responsive website.  Responsiveness is a key design parameter in all of our themes as well as our own.


Best Video Themes For WordPress in 2020

Video themes exist to counter the culture of YouTube and other popular alternatives. They are there to give you a platform where the videos (and rules) are your own. For some, that’s a tremendous incentive for total freedom.

Of course, that means the process of setting up your own video website can be intimidating. Fortunately for all of us, some of the best video themes out there not only make the process easier but show you why all of your effort is worth your while.

Here are the best WordPress video themes for 2020.


Happy Themes Latest Speed Test Results

As a seller promoting our collection of responsive themes, it would be rather hypocritical if our own theme was not fast-loading.   Throughout the years, we have continually optimized our own theme to integrate with new technologies resulting in the speed test results below as of April, 2020.  If you would like us to help optimize the speed of your site, please do not hesitate to email us.


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