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Can changing your header tags hurt your SEO? It’s a simple question with a simple answer, but I want to go into more detail, so you know why things happen. The simplest possible answer is, as you might expect, “yes.&#…
Many web hosts have set up their own form of website builder, in an attempt to get everyone in the world to have their own website. That’s the plan, right? The barrier to entry is so low that there’s practically no excu…
A website in general not ranking is a problem, but it’s not the problem I’m discussing today. What happens when your blog is ranking fine, but your homepage never seems to show up? It’s a surprisingly common p…
Infographics are still a pretty good marketing technique, providing two things: first, your infographic is compellingly created, and second, that you are able to spread the graphic and link around to relevant sites. In order…
Wikipedia is an interesting case when it comes to SEO. On the one hand, they’re an incredibly massive, high profile site full of authority. They have authority in a web sense, and authority in a factual sense. They’…
It has been known for some time that Google uses whether or not a site is mobile-friendly as a search ranking factor. What makes a site mobile-friendly? Generally, it means a site is usable on a mobile device without the need to scr…
People often worry about – and often write about – fast, abrupt declines in traffic. A sharp drop-off can signal many things, from a display issue on your site to a search penalty. What’s more insidious, howe…
It takes years of study and practice to be an authority in any subject, but with a good crash course you can at least know the basics of what you’re talking about. This is good, because it keeps you from looking like an idiot or…
Amazon has one of the best affiliate marketing programs online today. It’s not because of high percentage payouts, and it’s not because of particularly attractive products; rather, it’s because of two th…
Website templates bring a lot of power to the world of web design. They’re fast and easy to set up and get a site running in a matter of hours rather than days or weeks. They’re cheap in comparison to custom web design. T…