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  • When Should You Choose Our Hosting And What Do You Get If Do

    PUBLICATION DATE: 19 Apr 2019

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    While we started out years ago as a premium theme supplier, we've long since moved into hosting as well. For each of our WordPress we offer the hosted version. In this article I'm going to explain why we've chosen to add hosting to our services, when to choose our hosting, and what you get when you buy it.

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    How To Build A Business Website For Your Reiki Practice

    PUBLICATION DATE: 15 Apr 2019

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    If you're a professional Reiki practicioner or are in the process of becoming one, chances are that anything web-related doesn't lie within your comfort zone. However, a website should be seen as an extension of your services to your clients. Clients you'd want to help with whatever challenges they are facing. In this article we're going to focus on the best way of reaching those people in need online. And we'll also present our solution making tangible steps into that direction.

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    How To Use A WordPress Theme From Nexus Themes

    PUBLICATION DATE: 10 Apr 2019

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    This article is the ultimate getting started guide about using a Nexus WordPress theme. You're in for a great ride to get your personal business site online, fast, easy and professional. In this article you can learn about the most important steps that are part of getting a great-looking website using a Nexus WordPress theme.

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    How To Design A Logo

    PUBLICATION DATE: 9 Apr 2019

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    An important part when building a theme is designing the accompanying logo. It will serve as a strong visual anchor for potential clients. we've actually seen theme logos being reused, e.g. stripping out the theme name and putting in your own business name. During a number of reviews I've heard myself reiterate the same design best practices regarding logos. So why not confine them to paper for all to benefit from.

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    How To Optimize Images For Websites

    PUBLICATION DATE: 9 Apr 2019

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    One of the basics of web design is optimizing image resolution and sizing. Although bandwidth grows with each passing year, it’s still more than a good practice to apply a handful of rules when designing your website. In this article we're going to cover image file types, image resolution, and placeholder widths in our WordPress themes.

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    The Top 10 Things About WordPress Every Site Owner Should Know

    PUBLICATION DATE: 8 Apr 2019

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    Although WordPress is touted as being the most user-friendly tool to quickly build a site, it does present a great many challenges to the uninitiated. In this article we present the biggest challenges novice website owners face when using WordPress to build their site. And what to do about it.

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    How To Build A Bouncy Castle Website That's Fun And Professional

    PUBLICATION DATE: 4 Apr 2019

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    There are many fantastic tools available to build a beautiful site. But there are not that many specifically designed for inflatable hire services. Actually, you can probably count them on one hand. In this article we're going to focus on what makes a fantastic bouncy castle website and how you can create one for your own business. This article will have a primary focus of turning your website into a valuable tool when it comes to bringing in new leads.

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    How To Design A Bike Rental Website From The Ground Up

    PUBLICATION DATE: 3 Apr 2019

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    If you manage a bike rental shop you have a lot going on. Your fleet of bicycles that have to be in working condition, your employees, the workshop and of course actually renting out the bicycles on a day-to-day basis. Since you're always targeting tourists it's absolutely crucial your marketing department is doing the heavy lifting for you. In this article I'm going to discuss what your bike rental website should look like in order to make the most out of the possible traffic that can come your way.

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    How To Start Your Own Credit Repair Website

    PUBLICATION DATE: 3 Apr 2019

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    If you're looking to go into the credit repair business you'll need a professional trustworthy looking website. More than any other sector, you're going to deal with clients who been through hard times and are looking to you as their financial last resort. Building trust is a key factor in getting more clients. And in this article we're going into the details of what makes the perfect credit repair website tick.

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    How To Start A Blog

    PUBLICATION DATE: 29 Mar 2019

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    Whether you just want to test the waters with blogging, looking to drastically turn your professional life into another direction, or just hoping to make some many on the side while helping others with your knowledge, blogging is still a great way to reach people online. In this article I'm going to dive into what it takes to create a thriving blog that adds value to your business. This article is specifically meant for people looking to build a website for the business their just getting started with and add a blog to it. Not having blogging be their sole preoccupation from the get-go.

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    How To Make A Property Management Website That Drives Traffic

    PUBLICATION DATE: 28 Mar 2019

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    If you feel overwhelmed with all of the options out there when you want to build your property management website, this article is for you. Forget about paying thousands of dollars for custom made websites. If you want start your property management business and have a great online presence, you can have that quickly and very affordable. In this article we're going to discuss everything needed to get your personal property management website up and running in no time.

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    Everything You Need To Know About WordPress Themes

    PUBLICATION DATE: 27 Mar 2019

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    Since I've been in the theme business I've had a hard time explaining what I do to other people. In this article I'm going to explain exactly what a WordPress theme is. What to look out for in a quality WordPress theme and how to pick the best one that'll suit your specific business website needs.

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    DIY Website Versus Hiring A Professional Web Designer

    PUBLICATION DATE: 25 Mar 2019

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    In this article we're going to explore the benefits of building a website yourself versus hiring a professional web designer. We're going to through some of our own experiences as a theme supplier in the mix. So that should make for some interesting perspective on the true added value of a web designer vs using your own skills.

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    How To Effectively Use WordPress To Power Your Business Website

    PUBLICATION DATE: 22 Mar 2019

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    WordPress is the most popular platform in the world to create content for your business website. It's a powerful free piece of software that can be used effectively to bolster your online presence. In this article we're going to reflect on our years of experience as a theme provider. And from that experience we're going to draw valuable lessons on how to business owners should look at and use WordPress when building and maintaining their own business website.

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    Everything You Need To Know About Website Builders

    PUBLICATION DATE: 21 Mar 2019

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    Website builders come in many shapes and forms. Both as online tools and as downloadable pieces of software you have to install on a web server yourself. In this article we're going to explore the various sizes and shapes, the pros and cons, and what questions you really should be asking when building you're first very own business website.

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    The Hidden Costs Of Hosting

    PUBLICATION DATE: 19 Mar 2019

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    Hosting is such a simple product. Or at least it should be. But just as with our last article about domain names there are a lot of hidden costs, especially after that first year. Costs that within a process of auto-renewal is being hoisted on the shoulders of the customer. In this article we'll review three of the biggest hosting providers and see how deep the rabbit's hole will go.

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    How Much You're Really Paying For A Domain Name

    PUBLICATION DATE: 18 Mar 2019

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    The first thing almost everyone starts off with when building a website is the domain name. But how much should you pay for a regular .com domain name? Our research of three of the most popular hosting providers reveals a handful of interesting facts. Read about the way GoDaddy, Bluehost and Hostgator effectively use smoke and mirrors to lift a couple of extra dollars from your pocket.

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    How To Choose The Right Domain Name For Your Business Website

    PUBLICATION DATE: 15 Mar 2019

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    You're really excited about starting your own business. You realize that any business today needs their own website. So obviously the first thing that comes to mind is what domain name to pick for this exciting new endeavour. In this article we're going to cover everything you need to know to pick the perfect domain name for your business website.

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    How To Build A Website For Your Acupuncture Practice

    PUBLICATION DATE: 14 Mar 2019

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    So you're just starting out with your acupuncture practice. And obviously you want a professional looking website to go with it. But where to start? Trying to build a website for your acupuncture practice can be an overwhelming process. Especially when you're in the midst of wrapping up your education. Don't worry, this article has got you covered. From domain names, to hosting, to website builders, themes, and what content to create that'll actually drive new clients. We're going to cover it all. When you're finished with this article you'll be in the best position to get your own acupuncture website going.

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    How To Create A Speaker Website To Get More Engagements

    PUBLICATION DATE: 13 Mar 2019

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    A website is an amazing tool to build up your audience and get more incoming speaker engagements. Maybe you like the interaction with the audience, you have this drive to extend your voice, or you want to better be able to promote a certain product or service. No matter what the reason, public speaking is a great way to cover all of the aformentioned goals, and a speaker website is a great tool to assist you in this endeavour. In article we'll reflect on the various aspect when starting with your speaker website. What to look out for in terms of hosting and templates. And what type of content to include on your site considered a must for any speaker website. Here goes.

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    How To Create A Professional Looking IT Consulting Website

    PUBLICATION DATE: 12 Mar 2019

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    Software is eating the world. And it will continue to do so in the coming years. For those operating in the field of IT the future looks very promising indeed. With lots of opportunities for those with the right skills and the means to market them. The last decade has seen an exodus of IT professionals from large corporations. These professionals started their own businesses as loners of as small independant firms. If you consider yourself to be among these entrepreneurs obviously you want to have a professional site to underline your unique expertise. In this article we're going to unfold what it takes to build a high-quality IT consulting website.

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    How To Create A Wedding DJ Website To Get New Bookings

    PUBLICATION DATE: 11 Mar 2019

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    The wedding DJ of today has greatly evolved since the days where hauling hundreds of records around was the norm. Technology, location, music variety and changing traditions means that to be current as a wedding DJ is to be able to adapt to your client's wishes. And those clients will take a look at your website, you can be sure of that. So when you have that change to make a first impression, be sure it's a great one. In this article we'll delve deeper into what differs a so-so website from a polished wedding DJ websites that will bring in new gigs.

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    The Easy Way To Build A Website For Your Homeowners Association

    PUBLICATION DATE: 1 Mar 2019

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    For any homeowners association communication is of the utmost importance. And there is no better way to streamline communication than with a website. There's a gradual movement from posting upcoming meetings on a message board in the local clubhouse to instantaneously putting it on a website. And for good reasons. It's faster, has more reach to the intended audience, provides easier access to important information and is near instantaneous. But how do you bridge the gap between wanting a website for your homeowners association and actually getting one. In this article we'll delve into that process.

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    How To Build A Mortgage Broker Website That Generates Leads

    PUBLICATION DATE: 26 Feb 2019

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    With the myriad of options out there it's easy to get lost when you want to build your own mortgage broker website. But once you know what to look for in a professional website, it really isn't all that difficult to create one for your own brokerage firm. In this article we'll establish the basics of what makes a website. And we'll go deep into the required content we believe should be part of a mortage broker website. This article is meant for mortgage specialists, financial advisors and brokerage firms without any prior knowledge of web design.

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    18 Steps To Build A Yoga Website On A Budget

    PUBLICATION DATE: 24 Feb 2019

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    Whether you're a seasoned professional yoga instructor or you're just getting started with your yoga studio, it doesn't matter. Your passionate about yoga and you want to expand your existing clientele. You want to establish yourself as the go-to expert, having considered blogging about all the yoga topics your passionate about. So it's time to take that big step, create your own little place on the web and get your yoga website started. In this article you'll be given a comprehensive guide of steps involved in setting up your very own yoga website.

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    2015: Creating The Sustainable Business

    PUBLICATION DATE: 18 Feb 2015

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    Last year has taught us some major lessons in business prioritisation: what paths to follow and what choices to make along the way. This article serves as a summary of what made us successful detailing the events of last year 2014 and what’s in store for this year.

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    The Value Of A WordPress Theme

    PUBLICATION DATE: 6 Feb 2014

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    Let’s start off with a sample taken from the hundreds of mails we receive on a day-to-day basis. This sample concerns the current price of a Nexus WordPress theme, which is 67 euros (or about 80 USD). I explicitly pasted the original message, typos and all:

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    Killing The Crisis: Becoming The Best Business WordPress Theme Provider

    PUBLICATION DATE: 8 Jan 2014

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    A new year always implies some looking back and some looking forward. One thing's for sure. 2014 will be a spectacular year for Nexus Themes as we expand our line of business related themes. A lot of what we've done since our inception has been to gain some momentum so to speak. A recent studied showed that there are only about a 1.000 professional theme providers worldwide. Of those providers a mere 38 offer their themes with a framework. In other words. We're proud to probably be the only theme provider from the Netherlands and most definitely the only one with a sophisticated front-end editing framework.

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    WordCamp Europe 2013

    PUBLICATION DATE: 7 Oct 2013

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    We primarily hangout in the virtual online world, but last weekend we decided to meetup with other folks at the WordCamp 2013 in Leiden (The Netherlands). Prior to it Johan managed to get our t-shirts and hoodie printed just in time. I picked them up on friday at Textiel drukkerij Amsterdam (great service, and thanks for helping us on such a short notice :). We also managed to get our flyers printed in time, phew :). This actually was the first time we went out with the three of us. For us it was just a 45 mins drive from Amsterdam where we are located so off we went. On the photo below you can see our team; from left to right we are: Gert-Jan, Johan and Suzanne.

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    The Nexus Themes WordPress Framework Review: Lessons Learned

    PUBLICATION DATE: 1 Sep 2013

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    One of the benefits of having your own business is that it gives you the drive to try and understand your target audience. That is if you, like me, don't start the day taking a champagne bath just because you can afford it. Partially the impetus is a financial one. I want to be the steward of a financially thriving business. The other one nothing more than wanting to stand out with a unique product. We are constantly searching for ways to improve, hone and sharpen our business. Money will never be able to buy the genuine happiness a customer conveys to you with respect to your product.

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    Buy From Us (even Though It's Always Cheaper Somewhere Else)!

    PUBLICATION DATE: 21 Aug 2013

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    The fun thing about running a business selling digital products like WordPress themes is that you have to give support. When you're lucky enough to make a sale, or even before that, inevitably a fairly large percentage of people will start asking you the most diverse of questions. And as a born optimist the tougher the question, the more likely it will be you've got an opportunity to learn. The best questions are those questioning your business proposition. For you might think you're high and dry on the mountain of righteousness you're potential clients may hold a different opinion. Or at least have some doubts. Let's look at an example.

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    A Different Approach To Wordpress Themes

    PUBLICATION DATE: 21 Jun 2012

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    Besides the obvious difference with other theme providers concerning our specific product and how it integrates with the WordPress engine our focus is not to churn out as much different themes as possible. Au contraire. Our focus has been to incorporate enough functionality in one and the same theme that you'll never need another one. For that purpose we've designed our drag and drop page layout and Nexus Themes widgets.

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