WordPress Plugins You Need For Your Website – Episode 35

the best wordpress plugins

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Show Notes

This week we’re talking about our absolute favorite WordPress plugins. Hit play to get the goods.

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Here’s a quick summary:

1. Yoast SEO lets you add alt tags, meta descriptions, and a bunch of other important tags to your posts

2. EWWW Image Optimizer lets you bulk optimize your photos so that your website runs quickly – awesome!

3. Jetpack gives you analytics, filters SPAM comments and do so much more

4. Wordfence protects your website from hacks and makes sure you don’t get penalized in search

5. Sumo is great for collecting email addresses for your newsletter and tracking visitors to your website

6. Don’t use too many plugins as they can slow your site down

7. Only use plugins that have hundreds of positive reviews, and have been updated recently

Awesome tools we mentioned:

Well, we mentioned a bunch of awesome plugins, as you are aware.

1. Yoast SEO

2. EWWW Image Optimizer

3. Jetpack

4. Wordfence

5. Sumo

Other items we discussed:

Justin recently shot a video that highlights a few easy tricks to turn your website into a money-making machine. Check that video out:

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Posted on May 30, 2017 in In The Cave

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My name is Justin and I help companies grow their revenue. Some fun facts about me: My nickname is Juice. I write for Adweek and Fast Company. I conquered the world's highest bungee jump. I host the "Mind Your Marketing" podcast. I swam with great white sharks in South Africa. I'm a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
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