Usability / UX

4 Mistakes with Links That Can Hurt Your SEO

As 2018 draws to a close, it is time to evaluate websites to see what is working, and what needs improvement. A couple of major changes came to the SEO world, including the newest Google Search Rater’s Guidelines and the subsequent Medic algorithm update. The latter greatly changed what could be considered “correct” link building.…

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6 Simple Ways To Make Your eCommerce Store Look More Professional

So, you’ve launched an online store – congrats! What you might have quickly realized, though, is that simply having the right product isn’t enough. Just like shoppers in the real world won’t enter a store if it looks unpresentable, your online visitors will quickly click away from an unprofessional website. Conversions and sales will be…

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5 Things You Need To Know About AI and Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is going through tremendous changes right now. A large number of these ongoing innovations has to do with the way customers and business owners use technology and the developments are made in this field every day. With Artificial intelligence (AI) being developed and adopted at lightning speeds, marketers are having to adjust to…

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How Changing Domain Name & Website Host Affects SEO

Everyone who wants to increase their organic website traffic, improve their lead conversion volumes, and enhance the visibility of their brand knows that SEO is a crucial strategy. In fact, most brands realize that SEO is key to a successful branding strategy in modern times. But brands and webmasters face a major challenge in pursuing…

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Pick Your Battles: Which SEO Risks to Take and Which to Avoid

If you want to be successful in business, you must take risks. Today’s marketplace is heavily clogged by multinational companies who spend millions of dollars on promotions. What type of promotions? That depends on each company’s needs. In most industries, however, content marketing, social media marketing, and SEO (search engine optimization) are the best ways…

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SEO Trends: Evolution Over 27 Years

At the beginning of the Internet era, no one could fathom how important Search Engine Optimization (SEO) would become between that time and today. After almost 30 years, SEO has evolved from a simple three-letter term to a complex structure that creates, maintains and adapts valuable connections between content and users. It connects people with…

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How to Approach Link Building The Right Way: 7 Key Steps

Link building is a hot topic among Search Engine Optimization (SEO) circles. For years, links have been a key piece of how we promote and rank websites. Off page SEO is one of the “Three Pillars” of SEO, based on the model I use to explain it to folks who don’t understand how it all…

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6 Reasons NOT To Buy a Custom WordPress Theme

It’s no secret to clients and colleague alike…I’m a huge fan of WordPress for a variety of reasons (ease of use, extensibility, frequency of security updates, etc.). One of its huge strengths is the availability of a large number of themes. Yet, I regularly get asked the question, “Why shouldn’t I buy a custom WordPress…

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6 Tips to Improve Your Online Customer Experience

Not so long ago, the quality of the product or service was the single most important factor in defining the success of an online business. Things have changed a lot. Now, customer experience has become an equally important area in which online businesses need to excel to beat the competition. The ecommerce competition, by the…

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