Link building is one of the cornerstones of SEO and essential to rank for most competitive search terms. Doing link building the wrong way can quickly get your website into trouble and many websites and business have gone from the top of the SERPs to almost bust overnight due to the wrong link strategies so people […]
Even when you have an attractive website filled with relevant, timely content that links to other reputable sites, there are still a few places where it’s easy to stumble and end up with negative effects on your SEO. The technical design and function of your website is just as important as the content when it […]
The organizational structure of your website can affect your search engine ranking in a significant way. Though John Mueller of Google says that subdomains and subdirectories don’t matter much when considering how Google indexes and ranks your website, there is evidence that one is superior to the other for SEO. Using the right architecture for […]
When you’re setting up your marketing strategy, getting your brand out there is essential. Whether you’re climbing the ranks in a Google search or attracting new customers to your site, everything you do should push your brand to make it more popular and more visible. One way to encourage both new customers and better search […]
One of the most important aspects of marketing your online business is reaching out and grabbing the attention of new customers. While you can get website visitors from other sources, choosing to focus on your website ranking and search engine position may yield the best results in terms of boosting your visibility. One important metric […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.