A SEO’s guide to Google Analytics terms (a brief intro) Google Analytics’ a powerful tool for data-minded people. But if you don’t understand what the individual terms the tool uses mean, you won’t be able to use the data effectively. Now, this isn’t going to be a complete, in-depth article. It’s simply a selection of […]
What is responsive web design?Ever since carrying a cell phone became as important as carrying a wallet, the mobile version of a website has been a critical part of web design. You might not know this, but nearly half of a website’s traffic is mobile traffic. So it isn’t all that surprising that web developers […]
Google Is Removing Third Party Cookies by 2022 A quick summary. Google’s replacing third-party cookies with browser-based tools. They say their goal is to increase user privacy and personalization. What are third-party cookies? A third-party cookie’s a cookie that’s downloaded to your computer by your browser from a website OTHER than the one you’re visiting. […]
Missing or empty title tags.SEO Tutorials A title tag is a HTML element which titles the page (surprise!). This is important because the title is displayed to the user in Google’s SERPs (i.e, search). Without a clear, accurate, targeted title, people won’t click through to your website.
How to optimize Headers H1 – H6 | SEO Tutorials Here’s the easiest way to optimize your web page’s header tags: structure them as you would a book, essay or short article. Unsure how to do this?? Here’s some why and how.
How to handle duplicate content, like duplicate pages, titles & headings.SEO Tutorials The definition of Duplicate Content. Your content’s flagged as duplicate content by search engines when it’s found on other pages within your own domain or found on someone else’s website. I’d also like to add that the content doesn’t need to be identical […]
Is PageRank Important Anymore?SEO TutorialsPagerank is formula that Google uses to judge the value of a page. The value of each page is determined by the quantity and quality of the pages linking towards it and and outwards from it. For example, if you have a page on spriggets, and many people are linking to […]
How broken links and 404’s affect my web site. What is a 404 HTTP error? A 404 HTTP error is a the error code your browser returns when you follow a link to a page that doesn’t exist (or that you’ve miss-spelled). You’ll find broken links over the web. And, to be honest, they’re not […]
SHOULD MY WEBSITE USE HTTPS? Should you buy an SSL (HTTPS) certificate for your website? In short, yes. Whether or not you’re selling products online and taking payments, your website should be utilizing an SSL certificate.Why you SHOULD use an SSL certificate.Google Security blog post titled Moving towards a more secure web, Emily Schechter, Chrome Security Team, states thatBeginning […]