How To Easily Put A Form On Your Website

Contact Forms. Everyone wants them on their website. It seems like quite a standard component that anybody should know about like the back of their hand. But it’s not true. Time and again I run into people who are pulling their hair out trying to get a simple contact form (or any type of form) […]

The 3 Easiest Link Building Tactics Any Website Can Use to Acquire Their First 50 Links – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish Without a solid base of links, your site won’t be competitive in the SERPs — even if you do everything else right. But building your first few links can be difficult and discouraging, especially for new websites. Never fear — Rand is here to share three relatively quick, easy, and tool-free (read: […]

What You Need to Know About Visual Perception and Website Design

There’s no lack of data to suggest how visual-oriented we are as humans. For instance, “90 percent of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text.” Or this:  “65 percent of people are visual learners, and one of the best ways to drive messages home […]

Google local pack tests displaying website mentions matching your query

Google local results is aware of the content on the local business website and may even show the matching keyword in the local pack snippets. The post Google local pack tests displaying website mentions matching your query appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: […]

Why HTTPS Matters for Content Marketers: Website Security, SEO, and Customer Trust

Full disclosure: As a content marketer, I’m still trying to round out my technological knowledge. The complex inner workings of the internet might as well be some combination of elves, gnomes, and unicorns. As long as it delivers my content (and a steady stream of memes and status updates), it doesn’t matter how the internet […]

5 Steps to Website Security You Can Trust

Website security has never been more critical. Hackers, ransomware, and denial of service attacks are all concerns for modern business websites. Nothing will erode your audience’s trust in you faster than visiting your website and getting a security warning, or having Google flash a “You can’t trust this site” message in your search results. Even […]

DreamHost fights government request seeking 1.3 million IP addresses of DisruptJ20 website visitors

Webhosting service DreamHost has said that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has requested information on everyone who visited DisruptJ20.org, a website that was set up to organize political protests against the current U.S. administration. The DisruptJ20.org domain, a reference to the president’s inauguration on January 20, was actually registered on DreamHost last October, a few weeks before the […]

Why You Should Care About Website Architecture When It Comes to Your SEO

Moz’s Whiteboard Friday on IA and SEO I’ve always had a thing for site architecture and designing sites that are both user AND search engine friendly. However, it can be a bit challenging, especially for those who have been doing SEO for a while. We all want to over-optimize every web page. Well, stop doing […]

Follow the Trail of Profits Hiding in Your Website with Crazy Egg’s Confetti Report

Confetti is a compelling report that shows you in high definition where individual clicks are happening on your web pages with colored-coded dots. Being able to visually see where your visitors are clicking can tell you a lot about your web page’s design and how it’s helping (or hurting) your goals and conversions. Metrics Selector […]

Hamilton 68 website tracks Russian-backed propaganda on Twitter

(Reuters) — A website launched on Wednesday seeks to track Russian-supported propaganda and disinformation on Twitter, part of a growing non-governmental effort to diminish Moscow’s ability to meddle in future elections in the United States and Europe. The “Hamilton 68” dashboard was built by researchers working with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a bipartisan, transatlantic project […]