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How to promote OrdaSoft templates and themes?

If you already registered in Ordasoft affiliate program, look through these simple but important tips of how to promote Ordasoft themes and templates. It may become significant source of income for those who are interested.

If you have your website or blog, these are the following ways to promote your products in it.

Create a collection of best themes

Collection is the set of hand-picked themes. By creating inspiring collections of products, you can attract buyers to purchase items right from the collections you create. But be sure to include a number of themes (with our themes on the top of list) in collection and add high-quality images to templates. Don't forget about keywords - it is important for presenting your collection in search engines. With a little of creativity and persistence you will be able to write awesome lists and engage potential buyers to get your extra affiliate commission.

Create a collection of best themes

Write reviews for favorite templates

To write good review you need to find out the main features of product or describe your experience with the product. Also you can tell about how to use product. If you describe these items you will make truly valuable review.

Place banners in right areas

In OrdaSoft affiliate panel you can find banners and ads of different sizes to place them on your website.

Studies have proven that the most successful ad positions are within the content (45% response), within the heading (27% response), within the left (8% response) and right (9% response).

Diagram of most successful ad positions

To know what pages "works well" on your website you have to test different positions and banners. But not to overwhelm page of website with million banners, use maximum three banners per page, because this can effect negatively on customer.

Promoting affiliate links on your blog has no limitations. Choose and create your own strategies and test them with results. Practice, innovate and invent new tricks to promote. Always remember to make them look as natural as possible.

But if you haven't you own blog you still can sell affiliate products. You should consider social ways of promotion: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Look at this way of promotion as recommending, rather than selling. You know the people and know what products can be useful for them. You should gain trust by promoting products that are genuinely helpful to people.

Start your affiliate marketing efforts with Ordasoft affiliate program, which can bring you from 25% to 55% of referred sales.

 

How to register a domain name for vehicle website

To start build your vehicle website you need, at first, to complete two steps: register domain name for your rental car website, sell car website or car dealer website and sign up with a web hosting plan. Why you need register domain name and hosting for your site? Domain name it is like name of your store and web hosting plan - it is like trade area in large store or supermarket. Without that elements you can not create website and you can not start business on-line.

We will use free hosting and register free domain name to show that is register a domain name and choose web hosting plan it is quickly and easy. It is only, for example, we recommend for your professional vehicle site do not use free services.

7 reasons why free hosting is not suitable for professional vehicle (bus, car, truck) website:

  • 1. Distrust of you as the owner of an Internet business.
  • 2. Long the domain name.
  • 3. You are not the owner of the vehicle website on a free hosting.
  • 4. Every free hosting has its own restrictions on host files on its server.
  • 5. Every free hosting has limitations provides disk space.
  • 6. Every rental car website, sell car website, car dealer website hosted on a free hosting has restrictions on traffic.
  • 7. Every car, truck, bus, motor site hosted on a free hosting shows with advertisement of free hosting

Let's start - at first, we need to choose hosting, we will use Byethost. Byethost is a free hosting and to demonstrate how to register a domain name for vehicle website with it, will be easy and fast. For your professional vehicle (bus, car, truck) site we recommend Hostgator or Godaddy - hostings with great opportunities and potential. That hostings offers the web’s widest selection of domain names, plus a user-friendly Website Builder, affordable hosting, security tools and more. The main stages of registering are the same as in the paid and as in the free.

Think of your ideal domain name. It will be written between "www." on the one hand and ".com", ".net" or ".org" on the other, in fact, it will be your name on Internet. For free host your address will be freesite.yoursite.com instead of yoursite.com.

  • Before start register register a domain name and sign up with a web hosting plan compare prices in different services: prices vary, some services provide a discount on their index promoted.
  • Buy only what you actually need. Hosting providers offers a package of services for the design, marketing and SEO. These services can be useful, they can be purchased, but it is completely optional.

If you are completely satisfied with the available domain name, it's time to register. Enter your domain name, for example Cars, email address, password and register it.

how to register a domain name

After registration you will receive activation link on email to activate your account. Follow the link and you will get access to your site and and you will can see domain name in bar of the browser. You will receive access to FTP (it's such a protocol, the main purpose of which is to transfer files), you will get access to MySQL - is a database management system (will be needed for the your site and vehicle website template in future) and cPanel (hosting control panel). Also you will get Disk space, Traffic, Add-on Domains and others other necessary elements for proper operation of the site.

web hosting plan

Now you have your own domain name and your own website. Now it empty and How to choose design for your car, truck, bus, motor, bike website using vehicle template and how to Install vehicle website template and get full vehicle website we will explain in next articles.

vehicle website

Note, that using free hosting it is great idea for tutorials (fast and simple) or small private projects. If you plan to create a full-fledged resource, it should be remembered that the "miser pays twice" and, as practice shows, placing the project on a free hosting, you quickly run into the need to transfer it to a paid hosting.

Check out OrdaSoft tutorial How to register a domain name for vehicle website

 

Best Responsive Drupal themes 2014 from OrdaSoft

We launched Drupal development in 2014 and from that time a lot of work was done. And 10+ beautiful Drupal designs are ready to suit all your needs. All of these Drupal themes have responsive layouts and include great features like Bootstrap framework, social integration, lot of regions and more.

Responsive Drupal Themes listed below can be used for any type of website: business, corporate, portfolio, products, marketing, etc. You are surely create a stunning website with amazing layout and design using these Drupal 7 responsive themes.

1. Credo - Drupal Multipurpose Business Theme

OS Credo is modern and responsive Drupal business theme. This responsive Drupal theme is great choice for creative agencies, small firms and businesses. If you want to present your business in the best way on the web, try OS Credo. This Drupal template is full of animation, cool effects and has attractive, eye-catching design. Nice and bright buttons will capture the attention of your visitors and turn them into customers. Check the demo version to see all features of OS Credo.

Credo - Drupal Multipurpose Business Theme

2. Serenity - Drupal 7 responsive theme

The clean and modern look of Serenity Drupal Theme allows you to use the theme for every kind of portfolios. Minimal and stylish design, nice colors and fonts will help to attract potential customers. This Drupal Business Theme is 100% responsive and looks great on every mobile or desktop device. 6 color variations are available. Also responsive gallery in 2, 3 and 4 columns is included. Responsive touch screen slideshow helps you to slide pictures easily by your fingertips on smartphone or tablet.

Serenity - Drupal 7 responsive theme

3. KingRing - Drupal 7 Business theme

KingRing is creative and modern boxing Drupal template. Theme is also highly suitable for sports clubs, gyms, fitness centers and personal trainers. It is responsive, easy to use and full of awesome effects. You can insert your video easily and connect Drupal website with social profiles. Also we include in package gallery and contact form module. Start building your sport website with KingRing Drupal theme.

KingRing - Drupal 7 Business theme

4. BizOne - Responsive Drupal Theme

BizOne is an awesome one page Drupal theme. One page theme is perfect for those, who looking for the template for portfolio website (photographers, artists, singers), for small business or just for personal site. Responsive design of your website will look equally beautiful on any devices of any size. BizOne Drupal template the perfect solution for your website!

BizOne - Responsive Drupal Theme

5. Mobidic - Drupal Multipurpose Theme

Mobidic is new creative Drupal theme on the base of Bootstrap, so it has fully responsive design (like all our Drupal themes) and adapts to all screen sizes. Your website will look great on every mobile, smartphone or tablet. In Quickstart package we include not only theme file, but also all needed Drupal modules - slideshow, gallery and others. This responsive Drupal theme suits for all creative and extraordinary people who wants to present themselves in the best way, also for small companies and businesses. Welcome to the demo version!

Drupal Multipurpose Theme

6. Rapture - Drupal Business Template

Rapture is new Drupal website template that suit perfectly for every small business, corporate website, agencies or personal website. This Drupal theme is based on Drupal Blank Theme (base theme with powerful theme settings) and Bootstrap 3.2. Rapture comes as responsive Drupal theme, so it looks great on all smartphones and tablets. Working contact form will help you to stay in touch with your clients. Rapture also supports the majority of browsers and works well on IE 8+, Chrome, Mozilla, Safari and Opera. Have a look on demo and rate the theme.

Rapture - Drupal Business Template

7. Photographer - Responsive Drupal Theme

OS Photographer is responsive modern one page Drupal 7 theme based on Twitter Bootstrap. Fully responsive layout makes it mobile friendly, also Photographer looks great on tablets and laptops. Perfect choice for all creative people, photographers, designers and other. If you are looking for creative and colorful portfolio to show your works don't miss Photographer Drupal portfolio theme, you definitely will like it.

Photographer - Responsive Drupal Theme

8. Infographics - Drupal Business Theme

OS Infographics is clean and elegant Drupal business theme with interactive elements. Animation jQuery effects will make your site alive and attractive. OS Infographics is great choice for all who want to show work in a creative way. OS Infographics is fully responsive and adapt to all screen sizes and resolutions, you don't have to scare about how your website looks on mobile phone or tablet.

Infographics - Drupal Business Theme

9. Flat Pixel - Drupal Flat Theme

Flat Pixel is fully responsive Drupal flat theme, adaptive for all screen sizes and resolutions. Modern, clean flat design is the latest trend in web designing. Three color skins are available: Orange, Blue and Green. Quickstart package allows to build full website like on the demo page in minutes. Slideshow with touch functions included. Great choice for portfolios and small businesses of any type.

Flat Pixel - Drupal Flat Theme

10. Delta - Free Drupal Business Theme

Delta is Drupal business theme designed by Ordasoft. This Drupal theme is fully responsive and fits to all screen sizes. Stylish awesome design and cool features like video background, modern custom contact form help to attract customers. Unlimited color variations allow to choose every color you want (Color Drupal Module). In Quickstart Package you will find Drupal Photo Gallery (in Pro version of theme) and dummy data for newcomers. OS Delta Drupal business theme is perfect for any kind of portfolio and personal website, corporate and company site or other small business website.

Delta - Free Drupal Business Theme

Can't decide which theme to choose?
Join Drupal theme club and get them all

 
 

How to create vehicle website quickly and easily

How to create your site - this question asks a huge number of people, we will make this question more specific and definite - how to create vehicle website. For example, you have an idea connection with car dealer website or sell car website. Also, you can have your own business connection with cars and want your own car site. And you start to think, how to create vehicle website quickly and easily? We will give answer for those, who starting creating websites and for experienced developers with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP knowledges. Following our plan, you can create success vehicle website.

Now we will try give you the universal solution for creating sell car website, car dealer website, motor vehicle website, rental car website and do not think about your experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP. You will be able to customize your site as you want using our strategy. You will be able to start your own internet business.

How to create vehicle website

Before we start, we must understand some rules for Creating Great in Design and Functionality Car Site:

  • There is no way for Creating Car Website, Car Dealer Website for free
  • There is no way for Creating vehicle website in less than 15 minutes
  • To create your vehicle (car, truck, bus) website with help free Free Website Builder not possible

Vehicle Site it is a difficult mechanism, which include texts, images, video, system of buying and renting a car, possibility add and edit vehicle items (vehicle, car, truck ) and others. If you need a magnificent car website, that will look awesome, you need hosting and vehicle website template. This two solutions based on Joomla CMS and Vehicle Manager component. Joomla - it's one of the most popular content management systems and Vehicle manager is a professional tool for cars for sale websites, car dealer websites. This is perfect solution for showcasing cars, trucks, motorcycles, bikes and others types of vehicles.

What need for site creation?

  • 1. Register a domain for vehicle website and sign up with a web hosting plan
  • 2. Choose design for your car, truck, bus, motor, bike website using vehicle templates
  • 3. Install vehicle website template and get complete auto dealer website
  • 4. Test your vehicle (car, truck, bus) site
  • 5. Attract new visitors to your vehicle website

Let's speak about our plan of creating site in details.

Put simply, a web hosting package is a place to store your site. Your hosting stores your files and allows other people with access to the Internet to access your files and read your Vehicle Website. At it’s basic level, hosting is simply a computer server with a high speed Internet connection.

To choose design for your car, truck, bike website easier and faster with the help of a ready solution - Car & Vehicle Templates. You will get complete solution for you site: stylish design plus tools for car renters, car dealers and car sellers.

In All OrdaSoft Car & Vehicle Templates you can find Quickstart Package. Quickstart Package allow you to install vehicle website template with demo data in few clicks and you will get full site with all necessary elements.

Make sure the site appearance is correct and that it functions as you intended. Check your links and any video or audio content to make sure you can access everything.

Promote your Vehicle Website using traditional search engine optimization techniques, pay-per-click marketing. You may also be able to promote your car website on other car-enthusiast websites.

Check out our Vehicle website templates

 

VirtueMart 3 templates on OrdaSoft

We are all waiting a long time when VirtueMart - one of the best eCommerce solutions - will be available for Joomla 3.x. Several month ago VirtueMart 3 was released! The powerful and comprehensive eCommerce solution VirtueMart 3 has a lot of new easing features to provide customers smoother shopping experience. Let's see in details what new benefits VirtueMart propose.

Virtuemart - online eCommerce shop solution

New features of VirtueMart 3 for customers:

  • Improved page load speeds
  • The ability to add products and their variants to the cart directly from the category browse view
  • Simpler checkout process helping to reduce cart abandonment
  • Predicted shipping costs prior to full address entry
  • Cart contents for logged in users are stored to allow checkout at a later time
  • For multi lingual stores, we now have a language fallback to the default language for non-translated text

    Improvements for merchant and shop builders from VirtueMart team:

  • The most advanced VM available to date
  • Increased backend performance
  • Simplified process for adding and implementing product customfields
  • Enhanced parameters for displaying related products and categories
  • Additional parameters for the views in the joomla menu configuration
  • Easily add and configure your own shopperfields directly useable in the shopping cart
  • Increased ability to Restrict/Manage employee access to key functions using ACL

    Enhancements from technical perspective:

  • Compatibility with Joomla 3
  • Clean architectural structure
  • Increased stability
  • Increased performance both for the front and backend
  • New internal program caches reduce the sql queries for the most used tasks by more than 25%
  • Reduced dependency on Joomla where appropriate.

    Ordasoft has impressive collection of Joomla templates with integrated VirtueMart shopping cart. But most of them was made for Joomla 2.5.x. For upgrade from VirtueMart 2 to VirtueMart 3, please read attentively official VirtueMart instruction HERE. We highly recommend to make backup of your website before upgrading or try to upgrade on test website.

    This time we are ready to present first two VirtueMart 3 Joomla templates designed by OrdaSoft team. So have a look on new stylish and clean Joomla 3.x templates with integrated VirtueMart Shopping cart.

    1. EcoFood - VirtueMart 3 template

    In EcoFood we included all modules to create full online store - new Virtuemart 3 and Virtuemart modules, Joomla image slider, K2 blog. OS Ecofood is designed in green fresh colors and can be used for websites selling Organic Food, Vegan Food, Food from Farms and other type of online store or shop.

    EcoFood - VirtueMart 3 template

    2. Shoe Store - VirtueMart 3 template

    Shoe Store is clean and minimal eCommerce website template based on new VirtueMart 3 eCommerce solution. This Joomla 3.x template was designed specially for shoe webstore, but also will fit perfectly for online store like clothes, cosmetics, accessories and any other webshop.

    Shoe Store - VirtueMart 3 template

    Check out our other OrdaSoft Joomla VirtueMart Templates

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