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Denial of service attacks, or more typically, distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS attacks) are one of the most common types of virtual terrorism and attempted hacking online.  What are they, how do they work, how do th…
Landing pages get a bad rap from webmasters worried about how Google sees the world.  This is no doubt in part because of the nature of the landing page; a streamlined, pared-down page that emphasizes keywords and product sales…
By default, WordPress – both the .com and .org versions – don’t support bilingual or multilingual versions of a blog.  If you want to cater to more than one language, such as a Canadian site using French or a dual Spanish-E…
Images are a critical part of running an effective website, but very little of that has to do with SEO.  The reason for that is because Google and the other search engines cannot parse the content of an image.  Oh, they’re cert…
There are many things that can play against you in your Google search rankings.  You might face content scrapers, bad incoming links, negative SEO or social media outrage.  Through it all, however, nothing hurts you more tha…
When Google makes a move, it tends to take one of three forms.  There are the natural changes, the result of the evolving algorithm adjusting the ranks of sites based on their content, value and presence online.  There are the a…
The question of the color of hat that rests atop the head of guest posting is one that requires a surprising amount of history to truly answer.  If you’re familiar with the hats and the history of guest posts, you can safely skip…
When you’re trying to grow a website, one of the strongest signals you can receive is a quality backlink.  Yet so many webmasters have an aversion to linking out to other domains, other websites.  They feel as though linkin…
Over the last few decades, the Internet has changed quite a bit.  One of the most heavily changed aspects of the web have been meta tags.  Today, some meta tags are essential to the proper functioning of your site.  Others are i…
Over the last few years, Google has been building more and more personalization into the search results.  This is both a good thing and a bad thing.  It’s good, for users, because they have a higher chance of coming across con…