If you own a website and long for it to rank well across major search engines — specifically the “Great Google”, then you’ve likely heard or come into contact with Keyword Planner. And if not, then you need too!
Whether attempting to pinpoint the right set of keywords to rank for, or evaluating the estimated pay-per-click (PPC) cost of keywords for ads, Keyword Planner has become the goto tool of choice amongst a sea of paid and non-paid keyword tool options — KeywordSpy, SpyFu, BuzzSumo, SEMRush, Ahrefs, Wordsteam. Continue reading
Week after week, day after day I research a couple of hundred, if not thousand, domain names entering into expiring auction across 4-5 aftermarket platforms — GoDaddy, NameJet, SnapNames and DynaDot. Many factors are used to determine the perceived value of a given domain I desire to bid on in expiring auction.
Today, I’d like to share with you a tool good for determining a factor of online health for a given domain. In addition, it’s a great tool to determine whether or not your website’s domain or domain used for email is blacklisted. Continue reading
Here we are closing out a Tuesday with Hump Day fast approaching, and GoDaddy has found a way to bring small business websites throughout the world using their WordPress and Classic web hosting packages to a complete halt.
I knew something went wrong when I received a flurry of emails close to 5PM EST about a number of customer websites being down.
I really didn’t pay much attention because I saw most were back up in a matter of 5 minutes or less.
Then came the knockout punch some 15 minutes later when every last customer website I support was displaying the dreadful WordPress error message: Continue reading
Figuring out what to name your company is just the tip of the iceberg, especially when hoping to secure a matching .com domain for a web presence.
Whether you’re in the pre-launch stage of your business, or you’ve been in business a number of years and in search of an upgrade domain, there are many things and actions to consider when selecting a domain to best represent your brand — especially when the domain is registered and owned by someone else. Continue reading
I’m back with another tutorial today that builds on a previous tutorial that instructs you how to go about changing and customizing the default WordPress logo displayed on the WordPress login page.
Although I throughly discussed and provided code examples and plugin, I forgot to mention one additional aspect not discovered until I had a customer click my customized logo only to be redirected to WordPress.org. DOH! Continue reading
A few weeks ago I received a message from one of my many video tutorials questioning the ease of customizing the WordPress login page — specifically how easy is it to change or replace the WordPress logo.
So back to the tutorial cave I went to discover how it’s relatively easy to replace the out-of-box WordPress login page logo. Continue reading