Before we get to this week’s links, take note that WordPress has released an update, 3.4.2. To learn about the update, click here. I’ve updated a number of sites with no issue, so please update your site as soon as you are able.
Here is this week’s assortment of links to make you a better designer and marketer:
- Case Study: How an Audience Survey Fueled Real Business Growth
Tea Silvestre provides a first hand account of how she used a methodical approach to surveying to gain valuable insight and an enticing, potentially transformative, data.
- Why I Switched Blog Hosting Companies (and Who I’m With Now)
Darren Rowse of ProBlogger discusses the specific reasons why it was time to make a hosting switch. (And if you can’t guess where he switched to, you aren’t doing common sense right…)
- How to Load Google Fonts in a Genesis Website
We’ve had a number of help desk requests this week concerning fonts. In this post, Brian Gardner provides some useful tips on this very topic.
- Famous Brands Using WordPress
In case you needed a reminder that WordPress is for everyone – from the new blogger to the worldwide brand – here is a rundown of a number of famous brands using WordPress as their CMS.
- Making of: BillErickson.net Redesign
This is a deliciously fun and illustrative post from Rafal Tomal that takes you through his entire process for the redesign he did for Bill Erickson.
And here is a fun video tweeted out a few minutes ago by CopyBlogger, with some universal advice for all:
Have a great weekend everyone. If you have link suggestions you’d like me to consider for next week’s edition, email me:
jerod [at] copyblogger [dot] com