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Welcome to the LRC. Here you'll find hundreds of videos, articles, and links to outside online learning resources to help you grow your web empire effectively. We've gone out and found the best of the best - so you don't have to!
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Data Privacy Laws – How To NOT Get Sued

Data Privacy Compliance is VERY important, and being sued or fined thousands of dollars really sucks. In this article, I’ll explain why data privacy matters, which laws apply to your...
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How to Build Sliders in WordPress

Learn about Cornerstone's powerful new Slider Element and build native sliders in WordPress, all without 3rd party plugins or extra code! Cornerstone is the world-class page builder behind two of the most popular WordPress themes on the market — X and Pro.

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How to Use the Creative Assistant in Mailchimp (July 2021)

In this video, you’ll learn how you can use Mailchimp’s Creative Assistant to quickly generate a stylish set of graphics for your marketing content.

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Create, Add, or Remove Tags in Mailchimp (June 2021)

In this video, you’ll learn how to create, add, or remove tags to organize contacts in your Mailchimp audience.

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View & Understand Your Mailchimp Email Campaign Report (June 2021)

In this video, learn how to view and understand your Mailchimp email campaign report.

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Connect or Disconnect Calendly with Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to connect or disconnect Calendly with Mailchimp.

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Connect or Disconnect Canva with Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to connect and disconnect Canva with Mailchimp, so that you can begin to import designs into Mailchimp’s Content Studio.

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Who Needs Photoshop When You Have CSS Grid and Filters?

One of the great advancements in web design is the advent of modern tools, like our very own Pro, that allow you to quite literally build in the browser. This significantly improves efficiency, allowing you to bypass one whole step in the process (bye bye Photoshop). Now you can iterate on the design right in the very tool you are building your website, and that is powerful! Pro is uniquely special in this regard, and in many ways is the future of WordPress themes.

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I Broke the ONE Rule You’re Not Supposed to Break in Typography (CSS Tutorial)

Let's talk advanced web design. In this first video of a three part series, we'll be taking a deep dive into the cover designs of Blue Note Records and see how we can apply some of the lessons we learn to the world of web design with good ol' HTML and CSS.

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How to Build Mega Menus in WordPress

Who here likes their menus *mega*? I see you raising your hand in the back of the class. In this video, we'll explore Cornerstone's new dropzone-powered Dropdown, Modal, and Off Canvas Elements, which allow you to implement designs and layouts using anything from the Element Library directly within the content areas of these contexts!

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How to Create a Regular Email Campaign in Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to create a regular email campaign in Mailchimp.

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How to Create a Mailchimp Audience

In this video, you’ll learn how to create a new audience in your Mailchimp account.

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How to Archive & Unarchive Contacts in Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to archive and unarchive contacts in your audience in Mailchimp.

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How to Add & Import Contacts to a Mailchimp Audience Using Excel or Google Sheets

In this video, you’ll learn how to import contacts into your Mailchimp audience using a spreadsheet program like Excel or Google Sheets.

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Edit an Email in Mailchimp’s Customer Journey Builder

Learn how to edit an email in Mailchimp’s Customer Journey builder.

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Create a Customer Journey in Mailchimp

Learn how you can use the Mailchimp Customer Journey builder to create a journey map that gives each of your contacts a personalized experience with your brand.

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Loopers: Nesting Repeaters with ACF Pro

We have arrived! In the third (and final) installment of our series on using Loopers with ACF Pro, we explore the concept of Repeaters, which give us the ability to loop through custom lists of data for our designs. But we don't just stop there.

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Applying color gradients and gradient overlays to your Themeco Pro Theme backgrounds

Pro Theme makes it incredibly easy to add solid color backgrounds, color overlays and so much more to your designs. But one thing that used to leave me scratching my head was how to incorporate gradients. This quick little tutorial will walk you through how to do just that.

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Loopers: Setting up an ACF Pro Gallery

In the second of our three-part series on combining ACF Pro with Loopers, we'll dig deeper into working with multi-dimensional fields using the "Gallery" post field.

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Loopers: Getting Started with ACF Pro

Loopers, loopers, loopers. It seems to be all anyone is talking about around here lately…and with good reason. Loopers open up so many possibilities when working on design patterns for your website, which is why we are incredibly excited to announce a brand new Looper Provider with this latest release cycle (and it's a biggie): ACF Pro Integration!

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Effect Deconstruction

From simple to advanced, effects can add just the right touch to your website. In this video, we do an in-depth walkthrough of a more advanced interaction effect that requires us to break down our design into multiple Elements that will be chained together to create a uniform look and feel that would otherwise be impossible with just one layer.

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What your website visitors want to see – and how to lose them

I saw an article on Inc.com entitled “Almost Half of Your Visitors Leave Your Website if They See 1 of These 3 Things. The article had some very useful information...
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Is your website getting the job done, or is it an online dumpster fire?

So which one are you: Is your site current, vibrant, healthy, modern? Does it WOW your visitors? Does it represent your brand and does it fulfill on your sales and...
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Rethinking your Mobile Website Strategy

Here’s your takeaway for this article: Your mobile visitor and your desktop visitor are not the same person and they have different needs. Question: are you taking these differences into...
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8 Common Homepage Mistakes & 10 Rules to build by

The topic of how to build a truly great homepage has been on my mind a lot over the past few weeks. First, I’m going to list out some very...
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Designing a better MailChimp signup process

From subscription form to welcome message, your MailChimp signup process has to really stand out from the crowd. I’ma show you how to do that right now. SO MANY people...
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[PODCAST] What’s Your Website’s Real Job – Do you even know?

Last week I had the privilege to be featured once again on the excellent 805Conversations Podcast with Mark Sylvester and Patrick Melroy. This wide-ranging conversation covered a lot of ground...
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How Clear is Your Brand Message?

Consider your message for a moment. Your brand message that you’ve got on your site, business card, and so forth. Got it in your mind’s eye? Good. Now riddle me...
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[Podcast] The Web Can Be a Scary Place — Be Sure to Have a PLAN

I had the privilege of sitting down with Mark Sylvester of 805Connect and Patrick Melroy of Pullstring Press for a rousing 805Conversation which centered on the importance of having a...
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Your long rambling newsletter is not making you any friends

Your long, rambling newsletter is not making you any friends. Srsly. Your newsletter list is your strongest marketing asset, and if you’re like most small to medium sized businesses, you’re...
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