Gail is a Technical Editor and Interviewer for Website Planet. Her first PC was a TRS-80 which required a cassette tape to boot up. Producing websites, emails, and banners combines her love for design, technology, and of course, writing.

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Reviews

Volusion

Volusion is one of the leading e-commerce website platforms, known for their dynamic backend and remarkable support system. With their well-thought-out store setup sequence, getting your online shop up and running is a hassle-free process. But where they really shine is in the special attention they give to each store: the Volusion account specialists take care to help you get...

4.1
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Blog Posts

Benchmark Email Automates Completely Personalized Interaction

We all know the power of email. But to make the biggest impact, it is important to personalize the experience for each and every one of your contacts, subscribers, and customers based on how they have engaged with your site and emails in the past. While effective, Daniel Miller, CMO for Benchmark Email knows it is also a time-consuming nightmare to manage and explains how the...

5.0
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EWWW Image Optimizer Keeps Your Website’s Images Up to Speed

So, you’ve got a cellphone with a megapixel camera and a wi-fi connection, and you’re uploading images directly to your web site – what could possibly go wrong?! Shane Bishop, founder of EWWW Image Optimizer explains why even in these days of high-speed internet connections and hosting plans with unlimited storage and bandwidth, it is still important to take the extra step of...

4.3
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With Hostinger, Hosting Sites Has Never Been More Accessible

When you are the fastest hosting service provider with the data to back up that statement, you would think it’s time to rest on your laurels. Balys Krikščiūnas, CEO at Hostinger tells us how, despite having that coveted status, they never stop developing and implementing the best and newest technologies, features, fixes, and process improvements. Please tell us a little bit...

4.0
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SellHack and Replyify – the Dynamic Duo for Successful Cold Email Campaigns

Before 2010, sales were mostly made through cold calling, but that ran the risk of interrupting and annoying prospects. Cold emails’ advantage of sitting there quietly until the recipient is ready to open it, leaves them more receptive to your message. But it also brings a new set of challenges - locating, emailing and following up with prospects. Ryan O’Donnell, Co-Founder of...

4.5
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MeetEdgar Uses Automation, Social Media Content Management, and Reporting to Maximize Your Social Media’s Reach

Social media is a free or low-cost way to put yourself in front of literally billions of users. But how can you optimize your time, keep track of your social media content history, and make sure posts are scheduled, varied, and successful? Laura Roeder, Founder & CEO of MeetEdgar tells us how out of her frustration, she built MeetEdgar, a tool that creates a library of...

5.0
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Whether Taking First Steps Online or Scaling Up, 1&1 IONOS Helps Companies Succeed

With businesses having different needs, budgets, and technical abilities, a one-size-fits-all approach to building, hosting and promoting websites no longer works. Matthias Schaufler, Head of Product Management for website builders, online marketing, and eCommerce at 1&1 IONOS takes us through their offerings from one-page sites to fully functioning ecommerce sites you can...

4.7
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SADA Systems Transforms Organizations Through Innovative Cloud-Based Solutions

Many companies have benefited by migrating their infrastructure to the cloud environment. But where to begin this daunting process? Narine Galstian, CMO at SADA Systems breaks it down from beginning to end, starting with analyzing an organization's current setup, to streamlining workflow, and deciding on a cloud solution through the actual migration process, technical...

4.0
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Envato Connects You with the Tools, Templates, and Talented People To Help You Get The Job Done

Where do you start when you need to produce a video, brochure, web site or another creative project? No matter what your level of expertise in digital creation, Envato’s many offerings can help, by providing customizable templates as a starting point and keeping the creative juices flowing throughout the process. Justin French breaks down all Envato’s products and services and...

4.0
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Popsters is the Tool for Gaining Insight into Your (and Your Competition’s!) Most Successful and Effective Social Media Content

Getting online with various social media platforms can be a free or low-cost way to promote your business. But how can you know if your content is making an impact? Arseniy Kushnir, Co-Founder and CEO of Popsters has created a unique analysis tool to help gauge the most important factors for creating a successful social media presence. Please tell me a little bit about your...

5.0
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Tips from GoDaddy for Successfully Creating or Revamping Small Business Websites

Introduction GoDaddy is without a doubt one of the best-known web hosting companies in the world. Melissa Schneider, Vice President of Global Marketing Community shares her small business expertise for creating or revamping successful small business websites and how to implement these ideas quickly and easily using GoCentral, their web building platform with integrated SEO...

4.3
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From the Future – Successfully Combining SEO and User Experience

More is not always better when working to raise SEO ranking. Too many duplicated keywords can drag down a ranking while making a change to just one keyword can drastically bring it up. Too many pages can get Google to block their crawling, and too little traffic will result in few to no conversions. Nick Eubanks, founder and CEO of From the Future gives us insight into the...

4.7
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Liquid Web’s Targeted Hosting Solutions and Knowledgeable Support Helps Web Professionals Succeed

When businesses start to outgrow the standard consumer hosting solutions, where can they go? Choosing new solutions and migrating their sites to the next level of hosting can be very daunting. Joe Oesterling, CTO of Liquid Web talks about his company’s high customer satisfaction rating and how their proactive measures and knowledgeable support teams help companies easily...

4.0
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MobileMoxie Handles the Unique Challenges of SEO for Mobile Sites

While SEO specialists concentrate on raising a site’s search ranking, little attention has been paid to the factors that affect that same site’s rankings on mobile devices.  Smaller screens, slower networks, intermittent connectivity, and user location are just some of the unique factors that need to be considered when creating SEO for mobile sites and making sure they can...

5.0
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Studio Umbrella – Paying Attention to Custom Details That Make Websites Stand Out

With template-based themed websites so widely available, many websites are beginning to look the same. So how does a site stand out in the crowd of the internet? Ronen Hirsch,  founder of Studio Umbrella, accomplishes just that by rejecting the cookie cutter approach and custom crafting beautiful and unique websites - one at a time. This interview was originally published...

4.7
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With Formstack, Users Can Create and Integrate Online Forms Without Any Coding Knowledge

Using online forms to collect data for sales leads, subscribers, customers, etc., has become an integral part of on-line interaction. But creating forms requires designing, coding, data storage allowance and routing. Even modifications of existing forms, no matter how small, require the same involved process. Formstack allows users to create all types of forms – including...

5.0
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