To begin today’s links post, I want to thank Kelton Reid for posting this piece entitled “Nine Articles For Serious WordPress Publishers.” It’s a rundown of the posts from here at the Synthesis blog that he found to be the most worthwhile. If you are new to this blog, that’s a great place to cherry-pick a few pieces to get caught up on.
And now here are this week’s links …
- 5 Landing Page Mistakes that Crush Conversion Rates
Our friends at Copyblogger are the kings of conversion, and in this post Brian Clark provides a few essential pieces of advice that will help you convert better.
- How Can Great Design Help Your Content Marketing?
Copyblogger’s lead designer Rafal Tomal provides valuable insight on the importance of design. My favorite line: “Design is every single character on your blog, a space between your paragraphs, an underlined link or your background color. Design is both what you see and what you don’t see.”
- Writing a Better Support Forum Request
Andrea Rennick echoes some of the advice we gave here for how to have the most efficient and successful help desk experience possible.
- Introducing the Social Circles Plugin for Your WordPress Site
All you need to do is select the Icon Font, Icon Color and Hover Color and enter your social media URL’s and you’re sporting the new Social Circle plugin.
- True Colors, Branded Colors
Compelling infographic that provides plenty of reasons for why color matters as well as what every color is supposed to signify for the brand it is representing.
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