According to Hosting Facts, WordPress is the most popular content management system powering 25.4% of the Internet’s websites and used by 76.5 million website owners. An astounding 37,000 websites are hacked daily, one of the many reasons to keep your WordPress website up-to-date. Here are some reasons why updating WordPress is critical to your business and online presence.
Having malicious code or spammy redirects on your WordPress website can cause Google to display “This site may be hacked” alert when someone searches for your website in Google. According to Forbes, 30,000 websites get hacked per day! To avoid losing traffic and being blacklisted, here is a step-by-step guide to help you remove the malware yourself.
According to Forbes, 78% of consumers say that social media posts influence their buying decisions. With 1.59 billion Facebook users, 305 million twitter users and tons of other social media platforms, if you are not active on social media to respond to your prospects, your competitors are which means that you will lose business to them. Whether you are a small, local operation or a global conglomerate, social media can help you build brand loyalty and relationships with your customers by sharing your company’s voice and personality with the rest of the world.