The skills and knowledge a digital entrepreneur needs to succeed is constantly evolving. To make things easier, each month we compile the industry’s best articles to help you keep informed. This post looks at 10 of the best marketing, management, web design, and productivity articles published in October.

Marketing

SEO for Startups: A Complete Guide for Optimizing Your Startup’s Website
Arsalan Sajid has put together a comprehensive guide to search engine optimization.

5 Tips for Unbelievably Awesome Customer Retention
Brian Jackson has put together a comprehensive breakdown of customer retention strategies.

eCommerce

Running Sales and Holiday Promotions Without Deep Discounts
Marina Pape looks at ways online stores can run holiday promos without cutting profit.

Stripe vs PayPal – Which Payment Gateway Should You Choose?
Brian Jackson compares and contrasts the two most popular payment processing services.

What’s new in WooCommerce 3.5: REST API v3 and improved email copy
Claudiu Lodromanean walks us through the changes in the most recent version of WooCommerce.

Top 5 Ways to Boost Your WooCommerce Conversions
Brian Jackson recommends WooCommerce plugins that can assist with email marketing, customer service, user experience, coupons, and social proof.

Last-minute Ideas to Increase Sales Over The Holidays
Marina Pape offers some simple seasonal promotion ideas.

Alpha-Test The New Javascript-driven WooCommerce Interface: Dashboard, Activity Panel, and Reports
Did you know there’s a new WooCommerce dashboard coming soon? Warren Holmes has the details.

Web Development

First Look at The Twenty Nineteen Default Theme
Jeff Chandler shares an early look at the next WordPress default theme.

7 Ways to Design for a Global Audience
Suzanne Scacca discusses what attributes make a website accessible across cultural and language barriers.

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