The year’s coming to a close, and we can’t help but look back at everything accomplished in 2014. We tried new things with our content strategy, and (just as we recommend you do) checked out analytics to get to know you—our audience—better. These are the 10 posts you loved the most from this year. Oh, and we also put it on Flipboard. :)
10. 8 Basic Design Tips for New Websites
Thinking about a new site redesign in the new year? Use this brief post as a getting started guide. You can even download the image to have the tips handy!
9. The Results of Our Own Home Page A/B Test
Check out our overview of how we conducted a marketing test for our home page and how we came to the design we’re currently using.
8. 5 Tips to Simple & Effective Marketing Website Tests
A precursor to the results of our own home page testing, this post lays website testing basics out for you—in 5 steps.
7. Content Recommendation Widgets: How Do They Work?
This year we beefed up our content recommendation widgets, and created this post to help you understand how they can help keep visitors on your website longer to reduce your bounce rate!
6. Hydra is Now Open Source
We’re so proud of this one. Our super smart engineers released the core of our data processing platform on github.
5. 5 Proven Ways to Boost Sharing On Your Site
With the data to back it up, we have the “inside scoop” on how you can get your website content shared more.
4. New AddThis Pro Features: We Built What You Asked For
Released in the beginning of the year, our Pro suite of tools took off and became something more than what we could’ve imagined.
3. Steps to Buying a Car in the Digital Age [Infographic]
One of our most successful infographics to date, this post explores how car buying is changing in the digital age.
2. Printing: The Forgotten Consumer Engagement Statistic
You were surprised to know that there is activity happening on your site beyond likes and shares. Printing is one of the top ways people engage with a page!
1. When’s the Best Day and Time to Post on Social Media?
By far, this was the most popular post we published this year! We’re thrilled to know you were so interested in knowing the peak engagement times we saw across our 14 million-site network. Save the infographic, too, so you have it handy next time you Tweet!
This is just the first magazine we’re creating on Flipboard, so follow us to see a curated list of posts we love!