Today we launched a radical new version of PageLines: version 2.3. In it you’ll find some very cool new features. That we’ll go through below. They include: New Code Editors and Syntax Highlighting New Icon Font Forms and Inputs Library Image Uploader: “Select from Media Library” Other new stuff: 3rd-tier drop-downs, progress bars, pagination/pagers Enhancements: [...]
Ever since PageLines was founded in 2009, we’ve had requests to support eCommerce. This has been a major request (and pain point) for PageLines customers. Until recently there has never been a professional and ‘easy to use’ eCommerce platform worthy of support and partnership with PageLines. Then Jigoshop came along — a beautifully designed eCommerce plugin [...]
Last week we released a free version of PageLines Framework, called PageLines Lite. We did this because we wanted to make it easy for folks to get started using the core framework (& Store) without the price point. If you don’t have PageLines Framework, and want to try Lite, sign up for free here. Since [...]
It’s been two months since the PageLines Store has launched and so far we’ve had quite a bit of interest from developers. However, almost everyone who’s applied has had two questions, specifically: “Where can I learn more?” and “How do I get started?” That’s why today we’re launching the PageLines Developer Center. A place for [...]
If you’re using PageLines in languages other than English, or with plugins like WPML, today we have a nice announcement for you: PageLines Translation Center. Since 2.0, the framework has been completely localization ready; including in your site admin. However, there is a quite a bit of text, so we needed a tool to cut [...]
PageLines 2.1 will be officially released today and it adds some new features you’ll love. This version adds new default meta controls, a brand new Sharebar, support for integration with bbPress/BuddyPress, and a bunch more. With 2.1, you’re site is going to be better than ever… Meta Setting Defaults Since PageLines 2 came out, we’ve [...]
Last month in preparation for the launch of the Store, we started working on a video tuturial series called “PageLines Developer Essential Training.” The idea for this program is to teach upcoming PageLines developers how to build PageLines sections, plugins and themes as quicky & effectively as possible. Since then, we’ve been tied up in [...]
Last month when we launched PageLines Framework 2.0– a major iteration to the drag & drop framework — we didn’t provide a concise overview of what the specific differences and improvements were compared with PlatformPro.. We’ve had tons of questions about “what’s different,” so in this article we’re going to highlight some of the new [...]
Hello again! Its been a while since we’ve updated the blog, but we have some good news and an update for you guys. First, we’ve just released PlatformPro 1.5. This update (as well as the 1.4 releases) address some very important optimizations and integrations into the theme. I’ll talk about that in a minute. Second, [...]
Big News! Today we are announcing the 1.3 release of PlatformPro and this isn’t just any update. It is loaded with tons of new features that you are going to love. While there are approximately 20 new features and options in this release. The most important new additions are: Web Typography – A revolutionary new [...]
Today we released version 1.2.0 of PlatformPro, with lots of new improvements. The main set of features, Design Control, will help you create custom sites fast using custom colors and more…
Today, I attended a talk given by Guy Kawasaki—who I consider the master of ‘personal’ branding. The talk was entitled “Using Social Media to Market Your Business,” and it was focused on Twitter. Prior to this talk, I thought I knew everything there was to know about ‘social media,’ and had come to the conclusion that Twitter was primarily “marketing people marketing to other marketers.” But after hearing about how Guy Kawasaki used it, I realized that Twitter is bound to evolve and it will play a useful role for business strategy in the future.
If your struggling to grow your business, you probably have a weak value proposition—it’s as simple as that. Its a common problem; and in fact, lack of focus around a core value proposition is the root cause of most business growth challenges. This is why your value proposition is a critical piece of business strategy.
It is often difficult for small companies to construct a good segmentation and targeting strategy for their marketplace. This is because many of these companies don’t have a method of breaking down a market that results in something simple enough to make sense. In this article we will cover a Steve Jobs’ method of analyzing a marketplace that enables him to focus and develop fantastically successful products.