Written by Dan Virgillito

Dan Virgillito is a freelance content strategist with a passion for good storytelling and all things digital. He lived in the Netherlands, Poland, England and Sicily. Say hi on Twitter.

Articles written by Dan Virgillito:

Google Analytics is a powerful reporting tool, recording the people and entities that visit your site and what they do while they’re there. There’s just one problem; robots. Robots ruin everything. Or, rather, r…
The Google Sandbox is a concept that’s been around for over ten years. It was initially created to describe the phenomenon where websites would struggle to rank for months after any sort of bad SEO actions were penalized,…
SEO is one of those business expenses you just need to plan for. It’s not something you can get away with doing on the cheap. It’s important for any online business to make use of search optimization for maximized exp…
AdWords can be a great source of incoming leads and conversions, but only if it’s done properly. You can, of course, dump hundreds of dollars into a campaign every month. If done well, you’d even see a return from tha…
Meta tags are a type of tag included in your HTML, either in your site header or as attributes in links – effectively descriptors for other tags – that direct web browsers and search engines to parse your site in a part…
Sometimes, you notice your traffic drop for seemingly no reason. You haven’t made any changes to your site recently, certainly nothing that would flag you for a penalty. You poke around and find nothing obviously out of p…
Do you have a site search on your site? An eCommerce site may have a product search, but what you really need is a custom site search for your blog and website content. No matter how much faith you put in your navigation, no matter how…
Do you know where your links are coming from? Are they stacked against you? Links are an incredibly important part of SEO, and they can be tricky to get just right. Even if you’re focusing on quality links from one source, yo…
Much of what goes on in the SEO industry comes from reacting to Google’s algorithm and the changes they make to it over time. In order to measure how Google changes, and to gain some idea of what they change beyond what they si…
SSL is the most common form of security for the web. You see it when a website complains about lacking the proper certificates. You see it with the lock icon in your browser status bar when you visit a secured site. You see it in the UR…