Many people are confused about the difference between “WordPress” and “WordPress.com,” but the differences are important and huge. “WordPress” is a piece of web-based software that can be installed on a server computer, much the same way that you can install a piece of software like Office on your home computer. The WordPress software is [...]
If you’re only realistically going to be able to rank for one or two keywords per page, and you have a limited amount of resources to produce those pages, it’s crucial that you pick high quality keywords.
Client question: I hired an SEO expert to get my business to the top of Google, and they told me most of the images on my site were missing "alt text." Apparently this is a big problem, but I don't understand the explanation they're giving me. What is "alt text" and why is it so important? Where do I get it?
An API is an Application Programming Interface -- it's a software-to-software interface rather than a user interface. Utilized correctly, the power and flexibility that they offer for automating business tasks is boundless. Let's take a deeper look at APIs.
There's one web mistake I see made more than any other by business and website owners: Getting caught up in the myth of the fold. Here's what you need to know about the digital fold and modern scrolling behaviors.
You've probably heard that Google has started rewarding websites that use an "SSL Certificate" with increased search rankings, and even decreasing the search rankings of any website that doesn't use one. So you know it's important to talk to your web people about getting one... But what is this SSL certificate thing, and why does Google think they're so important?
There are many ways to keep your passwords from ending up in the wrong hands, but no can do them for you -- or for your employees. When it comes to protecting your data and assets, security is everyone's job. Here's a few simple rules to live by to keep your business safe online.
Your web developer swears they've made those changes you wanted to your website, but everything looks the same to you! What's going on?
October is upon us, and so are Google's sweeping new changes in how Google ranks your business website! But why, and what do you have to do to avoid penalties to your business?
The average website that allows user interaction will receive between 10 and 200 spam comments per day. No, that’s not a typo: 10 to 200 spam comments per day. There’s plenty that can be done to automate the process of identifying and blocking spam, and if you’re hosting with us, we’ve put a number of those processes into place already. But spammers are wily, and are constantly inventing new ways to get around spam filters, and a few spam comments may slip through every week.
There are three main types of “comments” that you might receive on your blog posts or other materials. Understand what they mean and what to do about them.