Best SEO Practices for Website Security

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. […]

Getting Ahead of SEO Algorithm Tweaks By Offering a Better User Experience

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 […]

What Should You Do With Your 404 Pages?

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.

Analyzing Organic Keywords With Google Webmaster Tools

It has been some years now since Google took away a lot of the data in Google Analytics for keywords that organic traffic is coming to our sites by. What surprises us the most here at Performancing though is the number of business owners and webmasters that aren’t aware of how to get this data […]

Identifying Traffic Drop Causes

It’s the situation that every webmaster or SEO person dreads, they login to their Google Analytics account only to see that their traffic has nose dived into oblivion. Now is not the time for panicking though! Websites and how they acquire traffic are a lot more complex than they used to be so finding the […]

5 Old (But Still Relevant) Content and Link Building Strategies….And 1 New One

Infographics still work….sort of Infographics started to gain traction around 2010 and then saw an explosion across the web for the next 2 years as they grew in popularity. As with all new content and link building strategies SEO and marketing firms were all over them like a bad rash until Google stepped in (as […]

A/B Testing and SEO: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Being indecisive is something that companies often struggle with when it comes to decisions about a website, but ironically enough a lot of this indecisiveness comes from the indecisiveness of consumers. You want one thing one minute, and then something turns you off the next. This is why A/B testing is so important for small […]

Don’t Forget about Semantic SEO in 2014

The New Year is the perfect time to try new things and see what works for your company, but there are a few things that you really have to try in 2014 if you want to keep up and be successful. Semantic SEO, a new kind of SEO strategy, is something that’s going to be […]