Search Engine Optimization
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
It’s now weeks before the 2nd Annual MERGE! Conference — a digital asset conference event gathering a number of different conferences under a single roof and with a common access pass.
As a new conference bursting onto the domain conference scene in its inaugural debut last year, I wasn’t sure what to expect although I had attended insightful events, DNHouston and DNSeattle, leading up to it.
Little did I realize, MERGE! was perfect “next” event and stepping stone to have attended. I encourage all to consider attending MERGE! this year — especially domain investors — based on the following 5 reasons: 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
If you are prepping to attend NameSummit — A Digital Branding Conference covering geo-domain names, SEO, social media and marketing trends, then you’ll want to make sure check the dates and the updated agenda.
It appears NameSummit NYC has opted to favor cooler fall climate over the scorching summer heat, moving the event from early August to November.
Nothing says a writer cares more about their reader community than offering a reading time commitment and reading progress bar experience, especially when long form content is the norm.
Not every reader, especially new readers, will commit to staying the course and reading long form content from the first until the last word.
In fact, many readers often times scan content in an F-Shaped Pattern for a specific content and information as opposed to reading the content in its entirety.
To improve the overall user experience and reading engagement, there are two actions to implement: Continue reading