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…
Google’s algorithm is constantly in flux. They change it on a daily basis, in minor ways that tend to affect less than .001% of websites they index. They change how various informational boxes display. They work on the acc…
For many businesses, SEO is a driving concern, and with good reason. Paid advertising is expensive and often out of reach for small businesses, and many “growth hacks” can stray into dark territory and put a site at…
For a long time, Scrapebox has been one of the best tools available for marketers of all stripes. It’s extremely powerful, with a ton of modules and plugins for pretty much anything you could want to do. Black hat marketers…
There’s an interesting phenomenon with regards to the internet that the more tech-savvy among us might not notice, and those less educated in the world of the web are prone to doing without realizing. The usual URL format…