Google requires https

Google Warning – Secure HTTPS vs. Non-Secure HTTP – What You Need To Know

Google is sending out notices to owners of websites that do not have secure (HTTPS) pages set up, or security is only partially set up. This is part of Google’s push for a more secure…
YouTube video optimization

Video Search Optimization (Video SEO)

Note: these search optimization tips work for videos on other hosting sites as well Did you know YouTube is the second most used search engine after Google itself? We receive a lot of questions about…

Google My Business = Google Places and Google+ Local

Google Places for Business … Google+ Local Pages … Google Maps … What are these services, what is the difference and do I need them? Business listings on Google started with Google Maps and Places. …

Don’t Let ISIS Go Jihad On Your Website!

  The FBI just issued a warning about unmaintained WordPress websites being attacked and defaced by ISIS sympathizers.  The focus is on older, unpatched versions of popular WordPress plugins such as RevSlider, GravityForms and others.…

Automated SEO Audits: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

I’ll shoot straight with you – depending solely on automated machine-made website audits is cheap, dirty and unsatisfying. An automated website audit is the 99¢ drive-thru cheeseburger stuffed in a cheap paper bag, next to…

What’s The Difference Between 301 vs 302 Redirects?

For every website there eventually comes a time to redesign, move or remove pages.  In order to retain visitors arriving at an old page it is important to redirect them to the new location.  You…

Why Did My Website Get Hacked?

Unfortunately we are hearing this question more and more.  Even if you don’t handle personal or financial data it doesn’t seem to matter; just about any website large or small could be vulnerable to attack. …

Received A Mobile Usability Issues Notification from Google Webmaster Tools?

Google is sending out warning notifications to owners of websites that are not mobile-friendly.  Already a feature of our SEO audit, testing for mobile compatibility is important because Google is checking – and if your…

Don’t Be A Hashtag Zombie

Sure everyone wants to be loved and popular online, but all too often the lowly hashtag suffers the brunt of this digital feeding frenzy. Not long ago, almost no one ever bothered with the hash…

8 SEO Tips For YouTube

So you made a great, engaging video and proudly uploaded to YouTube.  You think your video is awesome but it’s not getting many views and you’re not sure what to do.  Here are some pointers…