The Pagely Blog.Articles and insights covering topics of interest to our clients and the WordPress community.

Read This Before Our Next Meeting – Al Pittampalli

Corporate types will tell you meetings are a necessary evil. Solo freelancers will tell you meetings are cancerous. Al Pittampalli will tell you that we have too many meetings and far too many bad meetings. While technology has certainly helped reduce the…
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Better Writing By Reading

Writing is a glamour profession, right? The endless parties, the traveling and the fancy cars all writers have access to allow us to write fantastic pieces that inspire and delight. What, you thought writers make up everything? Okay, I'm lying. Most writers…
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Stay Writing, My Friends

Of all the questions writers, marketers and communicators get from people just starting a blog or trying to maintain one ask, there's one that stands out above all others. It's a fairly obvious question, so obvious you'd think people would be able…
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Own Your Content

Social networks like Facebook and Google+, along with free blogs like Blogger, Tumblr and Posterous are deceptive ways to share posts. They have built-in audiences, are easy to set up because of a lack of real options and let you share posts…
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Pagely by the numbers: Theme usage. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Editor's Note: This post is from our archives, and not all content is still relevant. For a fresh look at our company & tech, we recommend these sections: Our Managed WordPress Hosting Service Articles on WordPress for Business Industry-specific Hosting Solutions Data…
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A change of scenery. Pagely flys north for the summer.

Editor's Note: This post is from our archives, and not all content is still relevant. For a fresh look at our company & tech, we recommend these sections: Our Managed WordPress Hosting Service Articles on WordPress for Business Industry-specific Hosting Solutions Pagely…
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Grammarly – Beyond Spellcheck

To write is to be understood. If the reader peruses a piece of writing on a website, in a book and via email and doesn't understand what the hell the writer was talking about, it's the writer's, not the reader's, issue. Simple…
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The WordPress Help Desk we have been waiting for.

Today Zendesk announced their new WordPress integration plugin. We got an early sneak peek at the plugin a few days ago and took it for a spin. What is Zendesk? Zendesk is a help desk service that allows you to manage support…
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Blogging Ideas Made Easy

The #1 question I get from every small business, freelancer or corporate monkey looking to get noticed when I tell them to start a blog is always the same. What should I write about? Tons of people recommend that bloggers should write…
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The Sir Mix-a-Lot Guide To Marketing Strategy

As old celebs fade and their protégés make the scene, most of us dismiss their styles as old school, likely to never come back. For most of them, and most companies, this is true. Some of them stopped caring. Some sold out.…
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