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  • How Two Insect-loving Entrepreneurs Built a Business on Bugs

    How Two Insect-loving Entrepreneurs Built a Business on Bugs

    Neil Whippey and Shami Radia, the founders of Eat Grub, are on a mission to “change the way the West eats”. With their successful eCommerce business, this London-based duo is promoting insects as a sustainable and nutritious source of food – one delicious snack at a time. Read more.

  • 10 Ways to Make Your Next WooCommerce Sale

    10 Ways to Make Your Next WooCommerce Sale

    Every new shop builder has the same goal: to make money from their eCommerce site. However, the first few transactions can sometimes be the most difficult to make since these are the sales that put your strategy, your store, and your patience to the test. Luckily, the early days of any business offer the perfect […]

  • Understanding the Value of Website Backups

    Understanding the Value of Website Backups

    WordPress websites of all sizes rely on web hosts to keep them up and running. However, glitches, malware, and human error can all threaten your site. As a website owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure you have an up-to-date backup of your site at all times. Read more.

  • Protect Your Website From This Common Form of Hacking

    Protect Your Website From This Common Form of Hacking

    Your login page is the most vulnerable part of your website. It is the perfect target for a brute force attack — the most common form of online hacking. What is a Brute Force Attack? A brute force attack is the most rudimentary form of hacking: it employs bots that try different combinations of usernames and passwords until […]

  • Not All Website Backups are Created Equal (and Why Automatic is Better than Manual)

    Not All Website Backups are Created Equal (and Why Automatic is Better than Manual)

    Whether your website has one page or thousands, you should back up all of your content regularly. Automation is the foolproof way of making sure you’re never caught out. Read more.

  • A Timely Restore is More Important Than a Free Backup

    A Timely Restore is More Important Than a Free Backup

    Every minute your website is offline can have an impact on your site’s success. For revenue-generating sites, downtime or hacking can mean loss of data, income, and reputation. For any site, downtime can mean loss of search engine rankings and traffic. Read more.

  • The Easiest Way to Migrate Your WordPress Site (and Why You Might Need To)

    The Easiest Way to Migrate Your WordPress Site (and Why You Might Need To)

    If you manage a WordPress site, there may come a time when you’ll want to change your web hosting service. Why Would You Need to do This? Our users report three common situations when a site migration becomes necessary: Changing serviceYou’ve decided to move to a different host (or a different service at the same one) because of different requirements or […]

  • How To Create Content That Keeps Your Readers Coming Back

    How To Create Content That Keeps Your Readers Coming Back

    Publishing content on a regular basis is a great strategy to increase your website’s organic traffic — website visitors who didn’t get to your site by clicking on an ad. But getting those readers is only half the battle. If you want visitors to subscribe to your newsletter, make a purchase, or engage with your […]

  • The Non-Techie’s Guide to Getting a Job in Tech

    The Non-Techie’s Guide to Getting a Job in Tech

    Montreal All-Girl Hack Night

    Believe it or not, you don’t have to know how to code to get a job in tech. There are plenty of roles for people with a diverse set of skills and you never know what seemingly irrelevant experience can bring value to your team. In this talk, I’ll share some examples of non-technical positions, how to find them, and how to pitch yourself for the job. I’ll give practical tips on how to capitalize on your unique skill set and build a personal brand hiring managers will notice.

  • Effective Copywriting Tips for Better UX

    Effective Copywriting Tips for Better UX

    WordCamp New York 2018

    When we think about UX we’re often too focused on fonts, colours, and flow to think about microcopy‚ those small bits of text that guide users through almost every part of a web interface. These words may be tiny, but they can make a significant difference in the usability of your design and even affect your site’s conversion rates.