Search Engine Optimization Tools
It’s been one week since I boarded a plane from Orlando heading back to good ole’ Austin, Texas.
I thought I’d take a moment to share a few thoughts and interactions from my MERGE! 2018 experience. Continue reading
Conferences like MERGE! tend to move at a lightening speed in person while it can be perceived as a long time when seeing the outlay of time on paper.
Although many points were about about bootstrapping, one of the key takeaways from Stefan’s presentation was how bootstrappers should constantly ask the following 4 questions at every twist and turn in their journey: Continue reading
While settling down and preparing for the next day, I took a quick break to visit Domaining.com to discover any breaking domain industry news.
If you’re not familiar with Domaining.com, it’s a curation of publishers and bloggers that produce newsworthy content in regards to the domain industry news.
In fact, you’ll likely find a few articles written by yours truly as a contributing writer for TheDomains.com and DomainNameWire.com.
Nevertheless, always checking at the top of the morning and again at mid day, there was not much news that had taken place over the course of the day.
However, there was an article written by Morgan Linton — There a new domaining blog in town – welcome NZ Domainer — that caught my eye. Continue reading
I’m back with another tutorial that aims to help you not only resolve a longstanding WordPress challenge, but it will also increase the overall website performance.
Today’s tutorial comes by way of a recent customer inquiry I fielded not to long ago. The customer’s WordPress website had been integrated to use CloudFlare — if you’re not using this service, then you need to start ASAP.
I’ve integrated a number of WordPress websites to use CloudFlare, and all have witnessed increase performance, which has led to a bump in organic search traffic.
Although this particular customer’s website had been integrated with CloudFlare, there remained a number of challenges — browser caching, 30+ external CSS and JS files, and good ole’ WordPress version query parameters appended to static resources. Continue reading
For the last decade or so, I’ve produced and developed a number of websites spanning a various niches.
Of course, most of these websites are considered to be local or hyperlocal niches — riches are in the niches.
Whether my own websites or websites in general, no website is 100% protected from content plagiarism and copyright infringement. Continue reading
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
One of the biggest challenges for most website owners is developing and sustaining a content marketing strategy that is consistent and relevant.
Often times delivering website content becomes the goal rather than delivering relevant content that is engaging.
Most website content is often outdated no sooner than it goes live. However, more and more websites have committed to creating and sustaining the efforts to keep content evergreen.
One of the ways evergreen content is achieved is by displaying updated or last modified timestamps for each piece of content — see CNN image below.