It is a question I get again and again and again, from those with new sites as well as though with old sites that are less than SEO-friendly. A typical answer would be, “Well it all depends…” which is not far from the truth. With so many variables to consider including the site’s domain authority, on-page SEO best practices, off-page SEO factors as well as competing sites, one site can rank on the first page of Google faster than another.
For those who desire to have a Wordpress driven web site but do not fully understand how to move from desire to implementation, GoDaddy’s Managed Wordpress Hosting can seem like a no-brainer. With instant Wordpress installation, there is literally nothing that a customer has to do to set up Wordpress. However, GoDaddy’s Wordpress hosting has some serious limitations that you want to be aware of before you make the move.
That’s right, GoDaddy offers SEO services and for pretty cheap from what I understand. They call the product “SEO Services – Hire An Expert.” This lead me on a discovery to see exactly what they are offering and how “expert” they actually are. Caution… some ranting ahead. So brace yourself – you’ve been warned.
“On-Page SEO” refers to the code and words within your website that affect how well your pages rank in search results. The following infographic from Raven Tools takes a look at the five most common on-page SEO issues when implementing SEO best practices.
One of the most horrifying experiences a SEO has to worry about is waking up one morning to discover that a client has launched a new web site and the SEO is the last to know about it. This is followed up a few weeks later with the same client upset that their traffic and organic search visibility have tanked but are clueless as to why. This post features a checklist that can be used for SEO best practices when designing and launching a new web site.
Does the speed that your web pages load really matter for SEO purposes? How about for conversions? In a nutshell – yes! The following infographic looks at Google PageSpeed Insights for beginners.
Google’s Panda updates can wreak havoc on web sites that suffer from low quality content and usability issues. Are you one of them? Or maybe you want to avoid being on the victim side of the next Panda update? Then check out the following infographic which takes you through a step-by-step process on how to recover from a Panda penalty.
Every savvy Internet marketer worth their salt wants to know – what do web pages that are well positioned in Google have in common and what distinguishes them from lower ranking pages? To answer this question, SearchMetrics examined 300,000 URLs appearing in the top search result positions for the presence and extent of certain properties.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last several years, it is pretty common knowledge that traditional SEO has evolved to include many facets of online marketing. On-page SEO still remains a foundational tactic but the modern day SEO has many other things that they need to employ.
High rankings in the SERPs are nice but often they are not enough to ensure a successful online marketing effort. Rich snippets are part of increasingly enhanced SERPs designed to help users make decisions before they click. But how does one facilitate their web sites for rich snippets?