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Showcase the Power of your Joomla! Site

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On October 3, 2016 Joomla! announced the new and improved Joomla! Showcase Directory, a place where you can demonstrate the flexibility, variety, extensibility and strengths of Joomla! as well as your design and creative skills. If you haven’t submitted your creative websites yet, now is the time to do so.

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Custom Fields - Episode 4: a step by step tutorial

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Zapping Joomla!

Zapping Joomla!

Zapier is a popular task automation service that utilizes "Zaps"; a Zap is made of a "trigger" (ex.: When I receive a new email in Gmail...) and an "action" (ex.: ...send me an SMS message). Zaps run automatically to move and manage data without any work on your part. Zapier offers integrations for more than 1,000 apps, letting you easily transfer data between them to automate repetitive tasks.

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The Fall of Joomla

The Fall of Joomla

Four years ago at a Joomla Day New York I demoed the latest updates to a Joomla extension I had developed with a client. They had commissioned a Wordpress version of the same extension from a WP developer and shared with me the install stats for both (which connected to the client's service). The installs were overwhelming Wordpress. It blew me away and I began to watch statistics for the popularity of the platforms and discovered that WordPress was devouring Joomla's market share. When I built my first Joomla 1.5 site, more sites on the Internet were powered by Joomla than any other CMS. Today, WordPress powers five times as many websites as Joomla does.

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Making a successful membership site with Joomla

Making a successful membership site with Joomla

What do your members want? It is important to deliver what your members want, NOT what they need. Hang in there with me and I’ll explain.

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Avoid Duplicate Content With A Menu Item Alias

Avoid Duplicate Content With A Menu Item Alias

The Alias Menu Item Type is an often overlooked type of Menu Item that is available in Joomla. In plain terms, it is used to create a Menu Item that links to an existing Menu Item. We can use them to create a duplicate menu item without creating a duplicate URL or duplicating content. It is very simple to use and it can solve SEO and content management challenges in Joomla.

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The Best Way to Streamline Your Member Management

The Best Way to Streamline Your Member Management

Integrate Your Site To Your CRM!

Managing a membership site can seem like a herculean task, but when you combine it with one of your other tools it can become a breeze.

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Using Membership Sites Internally

Using Membership Sites Internally

Helping to make more satisfied, more productive employees

There are infinite ways to use a membership site. In previous articles, we talked about ways to externally use membership sites to make your business better. Have you thought about using one internally to improve your employees experience and productivity?

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Increase your Authority with your membership site

Increase your Authority with your membership site

Yes, your membership site can make you more of the expert! All things being equal, people buy from who they know, like and trust. Use your membership site to increase your authority and therefore your level of perceived trust.

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11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 3 of 3

11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 3 of 3

Four mistakes impacting your bottom line: Parts 1 & 2 of this mini-series related to the site itself and the content contained within. Now let’s look at 4 mistakes that sabotage monetizing your site…

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