Google first indicated that they’d start prioritizing sites with valid security certificates years ago, and soon after rolled out with a significant ranking boost to sites that offered HTTPS certificates. Many sites are still using the older, less secure HTTP protocol and losing out on a valuable way to improve SEO and reach more visitors. […]
Metadata is information about a webpage that doesn’t appear on the page itself, but instead is part of the code that makes the website. For example, the page description in the metadata may not appear on the page itself, but will appear on search engine previews and, depending on your site’s code, along with the […]
Engaging with an audience is one of the most important aspects of marketing your product or service on the Web. One major way to reach people is with updated content that you share on social media, including articles, blog posts and new Webpages. However, it’s possible to push out too much content and fatigue your […]
70 percent of respondents to a Pew Research Center study said they check Facebook at least once per day. If you’re using social media to connect with consumers, the more followers you have, the better. One way to get more followers for your business is to run and promote a giveaway. By providing a free […]
Instead of waiting for a new SEO change to take effect, get ahead of the curve by offering a better user experience now. A focus on improving certain aspects of your site will ensure that you don’t drop down in the search results when new changes are rolled out, which means that you’ll still be […]
Bounce rate is a very important metric that we like to keep an eye on to see if our content is what the visitor is looking for and if it’s keeping them engaged or not. But did you know that the bounce rate score you see in Google Analytics can often be horribly skewed and […]
Creating your own website or blog is very easy these days, WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for building one and very easy to install and setup on your own domain. There are also hundreds of fantastic themes available for as little as $30 and even many free ones that can give your […]
If you are looking to sell any kind of product or service online then the old methods of buying display ads and selling to who you think your audience is fast becoming irrelevant. To capture the attention of an audience and turn them from strangers into leads and then customers you need to focus on […]
Having 404 pages is a perfectly normal part of a website and Google expects this. However, how you handle 404 pages and the visitors that land on them is important if you want to keep these people on your site.
If you are running a large website with many pages then it is essential that you know exactly what a crawl budget is, how it’s affecting your site, what your budget is and what to do if it’s not enough.