I was recently in the market for a better solution for sending proposals to clients. A colleague of mine recommended I try a service called Better Proposals and decided to check it out. I created my free account and at first glance, all I could think was WOW! Read more

Social media advertising is making huge strides as the norm for entrepreneurs both as consumers and business owners. It’s a pretty safe bet that most business owners realize the power and reach of Facebook’s ad targeting capabilities.

Perhaps you’ve tried Facebook ads, but it wasn’t quite as effective as were were hoping for. Maybe you are seeing some success, but want to take your ads to the next level. Regardless, Facebook advertising packs way too much of a punch to be given up on. There are five crucial considerations to accelerate your results and you would be crazy not to give them a try. Read more

WPElevation Certified

Well, would you look at that. I was recently certified as a Digital Business Consultant through WP Elevation.  This is great news for my clients because it means that I’m better equipped to help you achieve your Digital Marketing goals going forward. Not that we missed the mark previously, but this course has been an eye opener to so many things that could have used improvement. If you thought we brought great service to the table before, you’re in for a real treat. Read more

CrossFit Affiliate Management Software

Something I see no matter what size gym: managing the business almost always gets in the way of the client experience at some point. If your CrossFit Affiliate is struggling with finances, scheduling, or building a community, your clients will see it. Here’s how to avoid it. Read more

In this article we are going to discuss a few strategies that you as a CrossFit gym can apply to gain more customers and grow your business. Don’t worry, it’s not re-inventing the wheel or rocket science, but they do require action on your part. Let’s dive in!

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Successful Website - WordPress vs Squarespace & Wix

These days with the existence of Wix and Squarespace anyone can build a website. No, really. There are DIY website platforms popping up all over the web. Sadly, not all CMSs are created equal. Stick with us and I’ll breakdown the key reasons why they aren’t your best bet for a successful website.

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WordPress Project Management

If you’re running WordPress and have any sort of business that requires client relations, support, and project management, it’s possible you’ve racked your brain trying to find a “one size fits all” WordPress Project Management solution. Depending on your end goals, there may be a solution. Let’s dive in.

But how…?

Most people start out with a great idea, then either by hiring a Web Developer or trying a DIY approach, they build a website. WordPress is a great solution for this regardless of which route you take, but there’s one very large problem. Not long after the site goes live, it gets forgotten about. I can’t blame you. I mean, after all you do have a business to run, but you should be wary of this “set it and forget it” mindset.

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Pixel Cloud Designs is thrilled to announce that we now offer maintenance via WordPress Care Plans. Effective immediately, this opt-in service will be available to everyone for a monthly fee and will greatly improve the performance and stability of your site.

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In this fairly short post, I dissect what it means for a website to be responsive and why it’s important for you. After all, a responsive web site goes further than just making your website look better. It’ll perform better, and do more for you in the long term. Read more