Dale Cudmore

Dale Cudmore

Dale is a freelance writer, developer, and semi-professional soccer player rolled into one. He’s written for some of the leading marketing blogs, including Crazy Egg and Ahrefs.

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5 Best CDN Providers in 2022 – Which One Is Best for YOU?

There are many content delivery networks (CDNs) that claim they are the best for site performance and security. That's great, but which one is the best for you? A good CDN will make your site load faster and reduce your hosting costs significantly. But since it can take a serious time investment to test out a CDN, there’s no easy way to compare them. So how are you supposed...

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January 14, 2022
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6 Best (FREE) Website Builders for Travel Bloggers in 2022

Quick Disclaimer: Several free website builders will let you design a decent site - but the one thing none of these builders will give you is a custom domain. If you want your site to look professional (and keep in tone with your brand), you need a paid plan. As far as I’m concerned, Squarespace is my absolute favorite. It has the best-looking templates around, and even...

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January 07, 2022
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Udemy Review 2022 – Why You Should Check Alternatives

All the most successful people I know are constantly sharpening their skills, and online courses are a great way to do that. Udemy offers tons of online courses, both for fun and to develop real-life skills that can further your career. And while there are some situations where Udemy is the best platform for you, there are a few reasons why a different online course...

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Shopify Pricing 2022 – Hidden Costs You Need to Be Aware Of

Shopify can cost a lot, but it can also help you make a lot of money. Naturally, you wonder: Is Shopify worth it? You need to consider the plan you need, credit card rates, transaction fees, and more. In order to save you some time and headaches, I’ve compiled all this pricing information for you. I’ll walk you through how to estimate what it’ll cost you, one step at a...

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November 12, 2021
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HIPAA Compliant Hosting: What Is It & Where to Get It in 2022?

If you work with private health information in any form, you need to keep it protected. That means using HIPAA compliant hosting and/or email. This will ensure your patient data is stored and transferred securely, and only authorized professionals can access it. If you don’t comply with HIPAA, you can face fines ranging from hundreds of thousands to millions of...

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5 Best WordPress Alternatives for Businesses in 2022

Need a quick solution? While all the builders on my list will get the job done, my personal favorite is Squarespace. It has the best-looking templates around, and all the tools you could possibly need to build your website, integrated straight into its editor (so you don’t have to look for them elsewhere). You can take advantage of Squarespace’s 30% discount on annual...

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Shopify vs. WooCommerce – Which Is Best for Your Web Store? (2022)

You’re ready to get your online e-commerce store up and running, either to add another sales channel or kickstart your business. You’ve narrowed down your options to Shopify and WooCommerce, but it’s unclear which will make you more money! Depending on your experience with building websites, how much time you have available, and your budget, one option is likely better for...

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Wix vs WordPress: Which Site Builder Is Best for Beginners?

Time for a new website? Wix and WordPress.com are both powerful builders, but it’s not always obvious which one is best. Depending on whether you’re trying to make a blog, business site, hobby site, or other type of website, one of the two may be better for you. I’ve spent hours testing the two platforms so that you don’t have to. I’ll break down, in simple terms, which...

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GetResponse Analytics – Which Metrics Do the Pros Use?

GetResponse offers a well-rounded email marketing platform. In general, the features it offers are great, but the user interface could be a bit better, and the same applies to the analytics it gives you. I’ll take you through the email analytics tools GetResponse offers in detail to see how they compare with other email analytics software. If you’d like to read my...

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6 Best FREE Marketing Automation Tools (2022 UPDATE)

Your work is piling up, deadlines are approaching, and you just want to schedule your emails or social media tasks and be done with them. Then, you come across the hundreds of tools designed to do what you need. It’ll take hours to go through them all and pick one, not to mention getting used to working with it. Trust me, I’ve been there. And I’ve used a lot of tools as...

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5 Best Email Marketing Automation Tools in 2022

Whether you’re a blogger, a digital marketer, or the owner of an e-commerce website, you’re a very busy person. You could use automation tools to save you time and money. Sure, there are many popular email marketing services out there to help you out, but it would take you years to test them all! Lucky for you, I’ve been in just about every situation as a freelance...

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Benchmark Email Marketing – Read Analytics Like a Pro 2022

Benchmark Email is known for its great user interface which is simple to use. Often, when a tool is designed to be simple to use, it’s because it’s been stripped down, and you can end up missing out on important data. But is that the case with Benchmark? To make sure Benchmark can give you all the data you need as a marketer, I decided to take a close look at what...

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How to Cancel Your Benchmark Account + Get a Refund 2022

We put Benchmark's refund policy to the test. We're happy to report we received our refund in full, even though we signed up for the cheapest plan. Benchmark Email does a lot of things right. It’s easy to use, it’s reliable, and it looks great. But there are always reasons you might need to cancel. Maybe you need something cheaper or more basic, or you’re tired of...

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5 Best Shopify Email Marketing App Integrations (2022 UPDATE)

Shopify is a great way to get your e-commerce business up and running, but it’s missing one essential thing: email marketing. It’s the best way to convert browsers into customers, and customers into repeat customers. While every major email marketing tool has a Shopify integration, some are better than others. Like Shopify itself, you want an email marketing integration...

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Shopify vs. Magento – Which Is Right (FOR YOU)? (2022 DATA)

Ready to build a successful online store? By narrowing down your options to Shopify and Magento 2, you’re well on your way. They’re two of the most popular options, and for good reason. It’s no wonder that you can find thousands of highly successful stores that use either platform. But which one is better for you? That depends on your technical experience, budget, store...

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