5 ways to monitor and grow your lawn and garden brand online

Your brand’s online reputation is incredibly important — especially if you’re a small business trying to compete with the marketing budgets of much larger companies. While your online reputation is one of your biggest assets, it can also be one of the biggest risks. Businesses that operate within the lawn …

The Stars of ‘This Is Us’ Just Scored a Huge Raise and Equal Pay. Here’s What They’ll Make Per Episode

Those tearjerking moments are worth a lot of money. The cast of NBC’s This is Us negotiated substantial pay raises for each of the show’s five main stars ahead of the drama’s third season. Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley will all earn $250,000 …

Designing a better workforce: how workplace design can impact employee wellbeing

In a recent survey, 95 percent of office workers said their physical work environment is important for their wellbeing and mental health. However, half believe their current working environment does not have a positive effect on their mental health, wellbeing, mood and productivity. The issue of employee wellbeing has risen …

Update online reviews to increase trust in your business

This article was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020.  Having an accurate, up-to-date online presence has always been important for earning and maintaining your customers’ trust. Given the instability COVID-19 has introduced to the market, upholding the promises made to your customers by …

How to build the perfect website for your community event

Hey, howdy, hi, and welcome! My name is Allie Nimmons. I’m an overall WordPress and WordCamp enthusiast. I own a small WordPress maintenance business, work for a WordPress plugin company. I also speak at WordCamps through the GoDaddy Pro Ambassador program. Related: WordCamps and the WordPress community I got my …

A lack of clarity is “shutting down construction”, say builders

Members of the National Federation of Builders (NFB) have expressed concerns that the lack of clarity from the Government is causing the construction industry to close down. As well as reducing productivity to ensure on site social distancing, reduced access to materials and public opinion has made it extremely difficult …

Using coupons and promotions to help customers dealing with COVID-19

This article was originally published on March 26, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020. As the country hunkers down in the face of COVID-19, small businesses everywhere are looking for ways to stay open and ease the burden for their customers. If you’re on the Websites + Marketing …

How to set up a virtual conference website with WordPress

This post was originally published on May 1, 2015, and was updated on March 30, 2020. COVID-19 has created a business environment unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Employees across dozens of industries are working from home while customers are also staying inside, requesting delivery, and adapting to the new, virtual world. …

5 free live chat plugins for WordPress and tips for using them

Live chat plays a tremendous role in conducting proper customer service and support on websites. However, it’s even more important now in the midst of COVID-19. As people are struggling to figure out how to continue to do business during this crisis while also juggling new family situations, it’s vital …

Add a blog to show your customers how your business is navigating COVID-19

This article was originally published on March 25, 2020, and was updated on April 1, 2020. COVID-19 is pulling no punches. Decreased foot traffic, mandates prohibiting large gatherings, and increased digital engagement are changing the game for entrepreneurs everywhere. With Shelter-In-Place procedures starting to be widely enacted, businesses must adapt …

#Paytoday Coalition Infuses $900 Billion For Struggling Small Business Owners

Small business owners are experiencing unparalleled losses as the U.S. implements a variety of measures to combat the Coronavirus. 90% of small business owners report major challenges already and that figure is up from 60% just two weeks ago. And 37% of small business owners have less than one month …