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3 Basic Web Development Concepts Every Marketer Should Know

While we don’t expect marketers to know everything about web development, it can be helpful as we develop their websites to know some basics.

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Website Insurance: Why Your Business Needs Web Maintenance

Does your company have website insurance? Wait, is that a thing?

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Why and How to Properly Manage Your WordPress Website

Too many people think having a site is a “set it and forget it” project. But it’s essential to make sure your site is secure and up-to-date on a daily basis.

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GreenMellen Celebrates 20 Years of WordPress

May 27, 2023, is the 20th anniversary of WordPress—the most popular content management system on the internet. Much has changed about the web since 2003, but WordPress has been an important fixture for many who develop websites.

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All Things WordPress: Growing Your Business in 2017

During this Meetup, we had a panel of three local business owners who use WordPress to generate income. We tried to get a mix of companies,…

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Our Favorite WordPress Plugins from 2016

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a great year for us, especially for websites. Not only did we strategize, design and launch custom-built websites,…

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All Things WordPress: Google Analytics – How was Your Year?

During this Meetup, we dug into Google Analytics and looked at ways to examine how a website has performed in 2016 and how to find areas to…

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WordPress 4.7 is Now Available! Check Out What’s New

It’s been about four months since the last WordPress release, and 4.7 has been long awaited by many. Check out the newest features available with the latest…

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All Things WordPress: The Essential WordPress Plugins that You Need to be Using

With nearly 50,000 plugins available at (and thousands of other premium plugins out there), it can be hard to sift through the junk to…

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All Things WordPress: I Don’t Have Time for This Meetup

At previous Meetups, we’ve covered a variety of tools that we use to help us organize our workflow and keep us on track. During this Meetup, we…

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All Things WordPress: Getting the Most Out of Your Email Marketing

Even with the high amount of emails users receive on a daily basis, email marketing has an ROI of 3800%. That means for every $1…

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Hiring a Remote WordPress Developer? Avoid These Mistakes

Thanks to the non-stop growth of technology, it’s not uncommon to hire contractors to work remotely on digital marketing projects. This has especially been true for…

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All Things WordPress: Smart Writing for Business Websites

This Meetup was lead by marketing writer Tom Tortorici, and the topic of the day was website content writing. He discussed why good marketing copy is just as much…

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WordPress 4.6 is Now Available! Check Out What’s New

Today, WordPress 4.6 was released! You can download it here and update your website, but first learn the highlights and new features of 4.6! Shiny…

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6 WordPress Features You Need to Know About

In case you haven’t noticed, we LOVE WordPress. It’s our go-to content management system (CMS) because of its customization capabilities and seamless theme and plugin…

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