Although WordPress has a number of “free” plugins I utilize on a daily basis, there are a number of paid, or preium plugins I use to expand the functionality of my client’s sites. Some of these plugins can cost hundreds of dollars each, but I purchase licenses in “bulk” and any of them I use on your site,well their cost is included in my ”base” price. Just another benefit I offer.
Gravity Forms is an advanced, full featured form generation tool that features a drag and drop interface, advanced notification routing via email, lead capture, conditional logic fields, and the ability to create posts from external forms. Basically if you need a form, from a simple contact form to an advance, multi-page form as complex as the US Census, Gravity Forms can handle it.
SlideDeck is a dynamic jquery content slider plugin for WordPress that brings a new aesthetic to website design. Its user-friendly interface features beautiful lenses (slide shows) that make it incredibly simple insert content either manually or have the deck pulled dymanically from posts, RSS feeds, Facebook page, or your Twitter account.
MailChimp makes it easy to design exceptional email campaigns, share them on social networks, integrate with web services you already use (like WordPress), collect user data, send out auto-responder and/or conditional messages, manage subscribers, and track your results. And maybe best of all, it is free for up to 2,000 members and 10,000 emails a month.
Connecting a web site to a credit card processing network (merchant account) can be exceptionally difficult and typically beyond the expertise and technical resources of most organizations. Authorize.net changes this. Their WordPress plugin easily enables merchants to authorize, settle and manage credit card and electronic check transactions (including recurring payments) via web sites, retail stores, and mobile devices.
LiveChat is an online chat service that allows web site visitors, with one mouse click, to communicate in “real-time” with a customer support representative. Visitors do not have to install any software for this to occur. At the same time support staff can: personalize and automate chat invitations, start a chat based on an indivisuals time on a site, and monitor web traffic and real-time visitor information. LiveChat also integrates directly with a number of the “popular” Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications (such as Salesforce, SugarCRM, and Highrise).
Premise is a bundle of software tools that lets you quickly and effectively create landing pages, conduct A/B testing, optimize papges, and mangement memberswhip based sites with WordPress. It gets kind of hard to explain past this point, but lets just say it is really “neat.”
BuddyPress is an open source social networking software package for WordPress. The founders call it “a social network in a box.” It lets users on your site register and start creating profiles, post messages, create threaded discussions, post topics, and make connections with other users.
bbPress is forum software made simple. It couldn’t be eaiser to create, set-up, and manage an interactive, but simple and engaging forum. It could be used for just about anything you can imagine, where you’d like to build “community” and interaction, to compliment your existing site. Features include user groups, activity streams, friend connections, extended profiles, discussion forums, private messaging, and individual user settings.
Gravity Forms makes collecting payments via PayPal Payments Pro quick and easy! With the PayPal Payments Pro add-On you can capture credit card payments along with any additional data you want from your customer right on your site, without sending the user to a 3rd party site to complete the transaction.