Gravity Forms offers WordPress users the promise of easy to use form creation, but does it actually deliver?  This is what we will be investigating in our first look at Gravity Forms, but we also decided to devise a few tests that would see what Gravity Forms was made of.  After all, some plug-ins work really well with WordPress, but  that does not mean that do they play nicely with other skins and plug-ins.
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Do what you do best.  It is classic advice, and in business parlance it is often referred to as sticking to the core competency of a business.  What is one to do if their core competency does not include advertising/copywriting skills?  The answer is that they need to outsource, at least temporarily.  Some copywriting skills can be learned, but some skills are particularly difficult to master.  For example, writing three line advertisements/calls to action that are even shorter than the notoriously minuscule offerings found in newspapers for generations.  For this, BoostCTR might be the place to turn to for outsourcing because this is BoostCTR’s core competency.
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Raven SEO tools claims to have a suite of powerful tools designed to help effectively manage, market, research, report, and even create content for blogs.  Raven SEO is far from alone in this field (or these fields depending on how one chooses to view such tools), which might cause those looking for a new or different approach to wonder if the dark bird has what it takes.  As with any set of tools, that all really depends on what one is looking for.  The good news is that Raven’s bevy of tools and options allows them to compete in several different areas, but that is both a blessing and a curse in some cases.
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Pear Analytics offers website owners concerned about their ranking some interesting feedback based on a search engine’s point of view.  Does Pear Analytics actually work, or is this just another example of a great idea in theory but quite different in reality?  It might be a bit of both depending on how one uses it, but if one is willing to keep their mind engaged and not just blindly follow advice then there is a very good chance that Pear Analytics can help one’s site(s) rank much higher than they currently do.
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Backpack markets itself as a one-stop organization solution for businesses and groups of all kinds, but how does it measure up to those claims?  Furthermore, how does Backpack justify the fact that it charges for its services when other companies offer a good deal of what Backpack has for free, even if they are simply in bits and pieces?  These are good questions that we are seeking to answer in our review of Backpack.
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