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Why We Build Cloud Based Dental Apps

by Scott @ Dentalfone

We are sometimes asked why we develop cloud based applications for the dental industry, versus building apps for native phone operating systems. Here are some of the reasons why we feel cloud based apps are the best solution for our clients. Some companies do not allow “web based” applications in their application store. Doing so would crowd the store with ...

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Google SEO Tutorial for Beginners | How To SEO A Website Step By Step (2017)

Google SEO Tutorial for Beginners | How To SEO A Website Step By Step (2017)


Hobo

Updated: SEO for Beginners 2016. A guide to search engine optimisation for Google in the UK and aimed at beginners.

What Should the Width of a Web Page Be?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor how wide his web page should be. This article addresses that question.

Dreamweaver Tutorial: How to Design a Website with Dreamweaver CS6

by @ thesitewizard.com

Have you always wanted to create your own website but didn't know how? This Dreamweaver tutorial takes you through the steps of designing a complete multi-page website using the famous Dreamweaver CS6 web editor.

Why Hacking Social Media Algorithms Is a Dangerous Game – Here’s Why #127

by Mark Traphagen @ Stone Temple

It’s not hard to find tricks and hacks that can temporarily overcome shrinking organic reach as social media site algorithms get stingier. But is it a good idea? In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple’s Mark Traphagen explains why hacking social media algorithms isn’t a good long-term strategy for... Read More >

Necessary Website Redesign – How to establish whether this applies to you

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

As we are all avid users of the internet throughout every day to day life, this is why the way your website looks, works and responds could determine between a customer engaging and making a purchase/enquiry, or leaving the site.  So how do you know that your website is in...

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Get Your eCommerce Website Ranking on Page One With These Tips

by Ashley Ward @ AuthorityLabs

These days having an eCommerce website can be more competitive than a storefront. With outlets like SquareSpace and the range of eCommerce WordPress themes available, building an online website can be done by just about anyone, web developer experience or not. Which means just about everyone is building an online store and competing for your... Read more »

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What’s New At The HOTH in September 2017

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Over the last few months we’ve been cranking faster than ever so we wanted to share a few things you may have missed @ The HOTH! Let’s get into it: 1) Private Vault: Expanded Catalog, Moves Into Dashboard If you’re looking for high quality links, Private Vault has a wide variety of niche placements for […]

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Google incorporating site speed in search rankings

Google incorporating site speed in search rankings


Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

(I’m in the middle of traveling, but I know that a lot of people will be interested in the news that Google is incorporating site speed as one of the over 200 signals that we use in determini…

[Updated] New Invisible ReCAPTCHA Support in the Feedback Form Wizard

by @ thesitewizard.com

[Updated] The Free Feedback Form Wizard now supports the Invisible ReCAPTCHA test. With this facility, you can generate a contact form for your website with a test that only shows if Google cannot figure out if the sender of the message is a human or a spam computer program.

(Note that you can still generate a form without any CAPTCHA test, or one with the visible "I am not a robot" test. It's up to you. It's just a new option for those who want it. And they are all free.)

Find out more from my guide on adding a CAPTCHA test to your form.

ISSUE NO.3 / MAY 2017

by JXT @ JXT Blog

• ISSUE NO. 3 / May 2017 • Why does your recruitment website need to have SaaS? Before …

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SearchCap: Google EU appeal, goodbye fetch as Google for apps & award list

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Wake Up Your Sleeping Beauty Content!

by Mark Traphagen @ Stone Temple

How to Get Value from Your Low-Performing Content Remember the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty? Placed under a curse by an evil fairy (I hate when that happens!), a princess falls into perpetual slumber, from which she can be awakened only by the kiss of a prince. If you regularly produce content for your website, inevitably... Read More >

10 Powerful Reasons Why Your Website Needs a Promo Video

by Brenda Barron @ WPMU DEV Blog

Earlier this year I talked about a number of ways in which you can use video on your WordPress site. And you know what? I think there’s more to be said on this front since it’s clear that video isn’t going anywhere. Take promotional videos, for instance. Did you know that 45% of businesses use […]

Maintaining your SEO ranking after moving to Squarespace

Maintaining your SEO ranking after moving to Squarespace


Help

Squarespace is well-regarded for our search optimized design, but switching content management systems can cause your site's search ranking to dip. This is true no matter what platform you choose, ...

How Long Until Google Honors My Website Changes? – Hardcore Marketing

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Pants Guy cut out a large number of low-quality pages from his ecommerce website, based on recommendations from Stone Temple’s video “How Many Pages Should My Website Have?“, hoping to increase his website rankings. He was disappointed when his extensive changes didn’t seem to have any immediate effect on Google. So how long does it... Read More >

Redirect Method Technology to be used by YouTube to prevent terrorist video content appearing in search results.

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

With YouTube struggling over the last few months to prevent a plague of terrorist content in relation to advertisements, this has resulted in popular brands such as The Guardian, O2, British Royal Mail, the BBC, Domino’s Pizza and Hyundai Kia, weakening their connection with the social media site. Instead of...

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Tips From The Experts – What is Community Management?

by Manu Cohen @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Let's socialize :)

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Generating Organic Traffic: Improving your Website Performance

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

If you want to get maximum results with minimum effort then you are reading the right post. Today we are going to be listing four simple tactics that can lead to huge SEO gains… Many people when first looking to implement SEO search for that one magical tactic that solves...

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5 Mobile SEO Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Mobile Marketing Efforts

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

SEO remains one of the most popular topics on the internet. Why? Because webmasters are always fighting to get search traffic – the better your pages are optimized for search engines, the more chances you have to rank your content, and the more traffic you’ll drive to your site. That’s not all; it equally means […]

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The Conversion Rate Conundrum: Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

In real estate, the axiom is location, location, location. It’s first and foremost. The number one consideration. For your digital efforts – email, web pages, eCommerce platforms – an argument could be made for a few different ones: search engine optimization (SEO), the user experience (UX), conversion rate optimization (CRO), or perhaps something else entirely. […]

Fixing “full path disclosure” issues

by Matt Cutts @ Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

Whether you’re running a web service or a blog, you should always keep your software fully patched to prevent attacks and minimize your attack surface. Another smart step is to prevent full path disclosures. For example, if your blog or service throws an error like “Warning: require(ABSPATHwp-includes/load.php) [function.require]: failed to open stream: No such file […]

Featured Snippets: New Insights, New Opportunities

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Research reveals new insights into how featured snippets work This new study documents a never before made connection between featured snippets and regular snippets in the search results, as well as a new way to recognize when your site is competing for a featured snippet. I’m also going to detail an advanced process for obtaining featured snippets.... Read More >

How Social Media Affects SEO

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

As we have said many times before, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is constantly evolving, with the recommended practices changing continuously. One question in which many people ask us here at Ranking Solutions is “How does Social Media affect SEO?”, and in line with this today we are going to be...

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized

The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized


Neil Patel

Learn how to improve your Google rankings through SEO. Follow these instructions to rank your website higher on Google and increase your SEO.

SEO For Dentists: How to Get Your Website Ranking in Google

SEO For Dentists: How to Get Your Website Ranking in Google


Dentalfone

Learn how to get your dental website ranking on the first page of Google. Get expert dental SEO, website design and marketing tips from Dentalfone.

Why You Might Be Cannibalizing Your Own Keywords – Here’s Why #125

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Did you know you could be cannibalizing the SEO effectiveness of your site’s important keywords? In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Art of SEO lead author and Stone Temple CEO Eric Enge helps you understand what keyword cannibalization is, how to detect it, and why it matters for your SEO.... Read More >

Ranking Videos on Google and YouTube: Study Shows How They Differ

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

  Count on it: Google is going to optimize for the best combination of user experience/satisfaction (market share) and revenue on each of its platforms. What users expect on YouTube vs. Google Search is different. Stating that a bit more subtly, think of this as optimizing their ongoing revenue over time. With that in mind,... Read More >

Stat – Web.com Tour The 25

Stat – Web.com Tour The 25


PGATour

Money Stats. | Finish Stats.

8 Steps to Starting a Kickass WordPress Business

by Brenda Barron @ WPMU DEV Blog

If you’re reading this, then you’ve already decided to make the leap into the wonderful world of WordPress web development and design. While I’d love to take this time to celebrate and welcome you to what’s bound to be an exciting adventure, I think we should jump right into talking business. Shall we? Starting a […]

Do Links Still Matter for SEO in 2017?

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

In today’s post, I’ll show you data from three different dates over the past year that illustrate why links remain a powerful ranking factor. I’ll also discuss in detail why Google still uses them, and why they are likely to remain a powerful ranking factor for some time to come. In July of 2016, we... Read More >

Off Page SEO Strategies You Should Start Building Today

by Ashley Ward @ AuthorityLabs

One incredibly common misconception about SEO is that SEO is just about keywords and content strategy on a website. What’s important to keep in mind is that search engine optimization isn’t there for just human eyes, but mainly for the eyes of a search engine. Those engines aren’t looking at just the content – they’re... Read more »

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How Secure is Your Website?

by Rachael @ Ranking Solutions

In a world where web-development services are forever expanding, there is a range of user friendly content management systems available such as WordPress which can be used by those with little or no tech experience. Although this may sound like a dream come true to many and be excellent for...

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Give Google Contributor a try

by Matt Cutts @ Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

Recently I’ve seen several interesting conversations about ad blocking, and I wanted to remind people about a great offering called Google Contributor. With Google Contributor, you contribute a certain amount of money each month. That subscription means that you see fewer ads on the web, and you support the sites that you visit with your […]

5 Tips to Improve Your Website's SEO In Under An Hour

5 Tips to Improve Your Website's SEO In Under An Hour


Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Learn 5 easy ways to boost your site’s search engine optimization. From titles and descriptions to the right URL, get tips to improve your rank on Google.

Does social media affect SEO rankings? Find out!

Does social media affect SEO rankings? Find out!


Stone Temple

An in depth analysis of statements by Googlers about social media and search rankings.

In Search of the Perfect Landscape Picture with Albert Dros

by Jonathan Sitbon @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Volcano + Milky Way = BOOM!

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Backlink SEO Spam May Still Work

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Hey, welcome back Rankers! Big congratulations to Nikalene Riddle of Skinnymixers, which we talked about last week. She was the number one most improved e-commerce site in the world according to Shopify. So that’s pretty good ’cause she runs her store, on Shopify and the blogs on WordPress. There’s a whole bunch of optimisations that […]

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7 Top Plugins to Turn a WordPress Site Into a Mobile App

by Brenda Barron @ WPMU DEV Blog

Your website is a critical piece of your business’s online presence. This is why you spend so much time perfecting every little nook and cranny. It’s also why you make sure it’s responsive and optimized for any and every device. But is it really? A responsive site is great for presenting all the information from […]

The Secrets to Getting a Lot of Freelance Work

by David Attard @ WPMU DEV Blog

So you’re just getting started in freelance web design/development? One of the biggest fears freelancers face before they jump into doing this full-time is: will I be able to consistently get enough work to sustain myself and my family in the long term? It’s a valid concern. After all, nobody wants to quit a safe […]

Google Chrome’s Next Steps towards Better Connection Security

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

Back in January this year Google Chrome began their quest to improve how Chrome communicates the connection security of HHTP pages – beginning to mark HTTP pages with passwords or credit card fields as “Not Secure”. Since then Chrome have been testing ways to further improve their services, with it...

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Increase revenue by 150% with one simple action

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Hey. Welcome back, Rankers. You having a good week? I did last week. I was up in Brisbane for The Adviser, which is a finance magazine, speaking up there. Then we spoke in Sydney for them as well, and we’ve got Melbourne this week. So if you’re going to the Adviser Boot Camp Digital Marketing, […]

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How to Create a Beautiful Logo

by Taira Sabo @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Loco for logos!

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11 Keys to Starting Your Own Business on a Tight Budget

by Jillian Altit @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Don't break the bank!

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Grabbing People’s Attention with Effective PPC Ads

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

When using PPC as a marketing method the ultimate aim is to grab searchers attention – providing them with the information that they need and thus enticing them to click on your ad. Whether using the ever popular Google AdWords platform, or other PPC options such as Bing Ads, this...

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How Voice Search is Changing the SEO Game

by Ruth Eschenheimer @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

"Ok Wix, what's voice search?"

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Why you shouldn’t put music on your dental website.

by Scott @ Dentalfone

We are sometimes asked by our clients about putting music on their websites. This was a trend a number of years back. It was fairly common practice for developers to add music to pediatric, orthodontic, or other types of dental websites. In those days, having other multimedia elements was not as common as it is today. Now it’s more common ...

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How to Create Multiple Pages for Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article shows you how to add multiple pages to your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. It is chapter 7 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

Technical SEO. What is it?

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Welcome back Rankers! I want to talk to you today about a thing called ‘non-technical SEO’. But before I get on to that, this show has been going for thirteen years now and I’d like to thank everyone for subscribing. If you haven’t subscribed, the easiest way is to go to my channel at www.youtube.com/jimboot […]

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10 Fun Ways to Use the Element of Surprise in Your Site Design

by Suzanne Scacca @ WPMU DEV Blog

Did you know that Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” turned 30 this year? Even if that name doesn’t ring a bell, there’s a strong possibility you’ve unintentionally encountered the music video for it at some point, thanks to a rickroll. Or maybe you’re more familiar with the maze game prank from about 10 […]

SearchCap: Yelp hits Google again, link building & SMX East preview

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Why One Little-Known Factor Can Explode Your Youtube Channel – Here’s Why #119

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Most guides to optimizing your videos for YouTube search cover the basics of video titles, descriptions, and tags. But do you know the most powerful YouTube ranking signal of all? In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, we explain why optimizing for just one often overlooked factor can blow up the reach of your... Read More >

BlueGriffon Tutorial: How to Design a Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you are thinking of creating a website, this BlueGriffon tutorial shows you how you can design a mobile-friendly, multi-page website with the current version (2.x series) of the free BlueGriffon web editor.

Expression Web Tutorial: How to Design a Website with Microsoft Expression Web

by @ thesitewizard.com

Microsoft's free web editor is a sophisticated WYSIWYG web editor with many features usually only found in commercial offerings (and no wonder, since it was previously something you had to buy). This tutorial series takes you through the process of designing a fully functional multi-page website with Expression Web.

SEO Letting You Down? How to Boost Your Website Ranking Part 1 | JXT Blog

SEO Letting You Down? How to Boost Your Website Ranking Part 1 | JXT Blog


JXT Blog

By Rick Maré, Founder & CEO, JXT    Connect with Rick on LinkedIn Being part of the digital …

Staying with the US Digital Service

by Matt Cutts @ Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

A few months ago, I took a leave of absence from Google to do a stint with the US Digital Service. A lot of people know about the US Digital Service because they helped rescue the healthcare.gov website. But you might not realize that the US Digital Service has helped veterans get their health benefits, […]

Hidden SEO Costs Of A New Domain

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Welcome back rankers! All good I hope. Today I went to the auDA extraordinary general meeting. The auDA is the Australian domain name administrator and there are a lot of people upset with them at the moment so there was an extraordinary general meeting called by the members, and I got up and spoke about […]

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SearchCap: Google iOS app trends, difficult clients & content SEO

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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How to Redirect a URL

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor last week how he could set things up so that when visitors go to the old URL of a web page, they will automatically be sent to its new address. This article shows you how to redirect URLs using .htaccess.

How to Insert HTML Code into a Web Page with Expression Web

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to insert HTML code into your website (whether in the main body of the page or in the HEAD section) using the free Microsoft Expression Web editor.

The Complete Guide to Hreflang

by John Dietrich @ Stone Temple

Whether you’re running a global operation or expanding to offer an additional language on your website, proper use of the hreflang tag is a must. From an SEO perspective, getting this right can mean the difference between ranking well with your target audience and not ranking well.  Hreflang tells search engines where various language-specific versions... Read More >

Students Reveal Brexit is Likely to Have Uneven Impacts on the UK’s Higher Education System

by Josephine West @ QS

Students believe the British higher education system will be ‘downgraded’ following Brexit, with uneven impacts across the sector. During interviews for our Brexit report, many students expressed the view that in a post-Brexit UK, the only universities worth applying to would be the elite, Russell Group institutions. Lower ranked universities, with a less diverse [...]

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In the Forever Updating world of Search, Is SEO Dying?

by Ahron Glazer @ website ranking – BluethreadMarketing

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is tricky, or rather it used to be.  Once upon a time, manipulating your website in order for it to rank higher in Google SERPs (Search Engine Result Pages) was easy. It was so easy, that all you had to do was create a “meta tag” called keywords and literally stuff…

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How to Hide Content or Data from the Search Engines

by @ thesitewizard.com

In response to a query from a visitor, this article deals with how you can prevent Google and Bing from indexing certain content on your website and displaying it in their results.

Should My Website Adopt Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)?

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

How much do you know about Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and how they impact site performance and ROI? This is a question on the minds of many of website publishers and SEOs today. And because AMP is so new, there is often a lot of confusion about how to use it, and what benefit, if... Read More >

The QS World University Rankings® 2018 have been released!

by Amelia Hopkins @ QS

The QS World University Rankings® 2018 have been released, with some significant changes and developments taking place since last year’s edition. This is perhaps unsurprising given the major political changes of the last year. The 2018 table lists the world’s top 959 universities and is based on the opinions of over 75,000 academics, 40,000 employers, [...]

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How to Reserve a Domain Name. Do You Need a Web Host if You Want to Reserve a Domain for Future Use?

by @ thesitewizard.com

How do you go about reserving a domain name for a future website? Do you need to get a web host or do some other special thing? This article answers those questions.

Why Your Site Structure Matters for SEO – Here’s Why #121

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Subdomains, subfolders, or microsites: which is best for organizing the content of your website? In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple’s Mark Traphagen asks Eric Enge to cover the pros and cons of each, especially from an SEO perspective. Don’t miss a single episode of Here’s Why with Mark & Eric.... Read More >

SearchCap: Bing fact checking, Google mobile tips & Bing agency awards

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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Brand Vs Backlinks

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Welcome back Rankers! Coming to you from a bar in Dubai somewhere. I’m on my way home, so wasn’t sure where I’d be doing the show from this week. I had a spare few hours here, so I thought I’d do the show. It’s a balmy 42°C here, heading into 12°C in Melbourne which I’m […]

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Job Listings to Become More Prominent in Google Search

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

Google has announced that Job Listings are now going to be coming to Google’s search engine results in a much more prominent way – allowing for both job hunters and companies searching for the greatest employees to more easily discover exactly what they’re looking for.   Google is teaming up...

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How to Add a Navigation Menu to Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to add a navigation menu, complete with buttons that change colour when a mouse hovers over it, to your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is chapter 6 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

SearchCap: Google local business edits, AMP powered featured snippets & Bing Ads bid adjustments

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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What's the Difference Between a Content Management System (CMS), a Blog, a Web Editor and an Online Site Builder?

by @ thesitewizard.com

Are you wondering whether to use a CMS, a blogging program, a web editor or a site builder to create your own website? Or perhaps you're confused about the difference between all these things. If so, this article may be just what you're looking for.

Brands Hit By Massive Ad Fraud

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Welcome back Rankers! I’m back in Melbourne! Cold Melbourne to be honest. I went from Dubai, which was 46°C every day, to Melbourne. And it’s cold. If you are new here, we’ve been doing this video since 2005, pre-YouTube days, and it comes out every week full of free tips on digital marketing, SEO, and […]

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Why Featured Snippets Can Rocket You to the Top in SEO – Here’s Why 133

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Featured snippets can rocket search results for your site to the very top of search, but how do you earn them? Is Google giving us any clues? In this episode of the popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple’s Eric Enge reveals startling new research that shows how Google telegraphs in advance which... Read More >

SEO Software for Search Engine Ranking Reports

SEO Software for Search Engine Ranking Reports


AuthorityLabs

Track website rankings in Google, Yahoo!, and Bing daily. Our automated SERP tracking saves you time and helps you respond quickly to ranking changes.

Internet Marketing | Online Advertising Company | SEO Services Agency

Internet Marketing | Online Advertising Company | SEO Services Agency


Ranking Solutions

Lancashire Digital Marketing Agency offering expert SEO, PPC, Social media, conversion optimisation and responsive web design and development.

Free Google Search Engine Rankings Checker Tool

Free Google Search Engine Rankings Checker Tool


The HOTH

The HOTH Search Engine Ranking Tool helps you identify high volume keywords for your domain.

SearchCap: Google AdWords ad suggestions, ad performance & Doodles

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Does the Price of a Domain Depend on the Name Chosen? Why do Some Domains Cost So Much?

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article discusses some possible reasons why the total bill you get for your domain name differs from the price listed on your registrar's page.

How To Add Local Schema Markup To Your Website

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Schema markup is code that you can use to markup certain elements of your website to help search engines understand them better. By adding local schema markup to your website, you can tell search engines exactly what your business name is, your image, your address, phone number, hours of operation and more. In today’s article, […]

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RankTrackr | Rank tracker for SEO professionals

RankTrackr | Rank tracker for SEO professionals


RankTrackr.com

A thoughtfully designed SEO rank tracker for teams that insist on accuracy, speed and simplicity.

How to Move Your Website to SSL (ie, Convert from HTTP to HTTPS)

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article deals with the issue of moving a website from HTTP to HTTPS. Besides discussing the pros and cons of the conversion, it gives a checklist of things that you need to remember to do. You can also read the guide if you are planning to start a website, and want a better understanding of what this is all about.

How to Change the Background Colour of Your Web Page in BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to change the background (and foreground) colour of the entire left or right column of your web page (or even the whole page, if you like) with the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is the fourth chapter of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial series.

SEO For Dentists: How to Get Your Website Ranking in Google

by Kirsten Hopstaken @ Dentalfone

Is your dental practice showing up on the first page of the search results? If not, then prospective patients won’t even know that your practice exists. They’ll make an appointment with a competitor instead. How can you get your practice showing up on the first page of Google’s search results? In the article, we’ll walk you through the 7 keys ...

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SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Google Slapped with Record £2.1bn Fine for Manipulating Google Search Results

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

Following a seven year investigation the European Union has fined Google £2.1billion for abusing its internet search monopoly and favouring its own content in shopping search results. This penalty is the largest ever compensation fine from the European Commission – double of that handed to Intel in 2009. The EU...

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The Complete Guide to Building a Brand Online

by The Wix Team @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Just brand it!

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SearchCap: SEO content audits, a search marketer’s view of Facebook & a link study

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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Anchor Text Ratios & Best Practices For Faster Rankings

by Adam White @ The HOTH

This article was contributed to our SEO community blog by Adam White of SEO Jet For the last 5 years there has been a common practice among SEOs both established and new, it’s what I call the shotgun approach to link building (more on that in a minute). Once Google made all of their anchor […]

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Why Oversimplifying SEO Is Dangerous – Here’s Why #130

by Eric Enge @ Stone Temple

Google gets more complex and sophisticated with each passing year, and yet many still want to believe that there are “magic bullet” hacks or tricks that are simple ways to get higher search rankings. In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple’s Eric Enge tells you why! Don’t miss a... Read More >

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018 Just Launched!

by Nick Yule @ QS

We are excited to announce the launch of the Graduate Employability Rankings 2018. Labelled as arguably the most extensive global comparison of the employability outcomes achieved by higher education institutions, this innovative and unique ranking provides extensive insights into the link between university practices and graduate employability. According to the results, Stanford University came [...]

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How to Make Text and Images into Clickable Links with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article shows you how to make the words and pictures on your website into links using the free BlueGriffon web editor. It is chapter 5 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

The Future of Content: How Content Marketing is Changing

by Ashley Ward @ AuthorityLabs

When I began my career I was a journalist. A proud, I’m-going-to-save-the-world type of journalist. Then, the digital marketing age hit, and it hit journalism hard. Print wasn’t nearly as exciting as the web was and us journalists needed to adapt. Instead of publishing in print, we needed to publish online and create online-friendly content.... Read more »

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How to Make a Mobile-Friendly Website: Responsive Design in CSS

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how you can make your website mobile-ready by simply modifying its Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

How to Insert a Table into a Web Page (and Customize it) with Expression Web

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you want to display some information in a tabular format on your website, this article shows you how to insert a table and customize it using Microsoft Expression Web.

Chrome “Not Secure” warnings to appear in forms

by Jim @ StewArt Media

As of just a few minutes ago Google started sending out these warnings. This is an update on existing warnings that went live earlier this year. Google has said that it will work to get more site owners taking up HTTPS by increasing it as a ranking signal and through measures like this.  I have […]

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How To Get Started With Affiliate Marketing

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

This article was contributed to our SEO community blog by Doug Cunnington from Niche Site Project. He’s also been featured or mentioned on Social Triggers, NeilPatel.com, and Ahrefs. Did you know you can make money online… Without ever creating any products? The affiliate business model works like this: The affiliate refers someone to seller of […]

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New HTTPS Not secure warnings

by Jim @ StewArt Media

 TRANSCRIPT: Hey, welcome back Rankers! Big news from Google last week. But before I get onto that. If this is your first time here, where have you been? We’ve been doing this for 13 years. So, if you want to get the latest SEO digital marketing tips every week, in your inbox, just subscribe. To […]

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What is HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Perl? Do I Need to Learn Them to Create a Website?

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you're thinking of starting your own website, and are stumped by terms like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Perl, take a look at this article, explaining them, as well as describing what you'll need to do to create a website.

99 Incredible WordPress Stats and Facts

by Maddy Osman @ WPMU DEV Blog

WordPress has come a long way since it first launched back in 2003. It’s now the most popular content management system and has become a become a dominant force online, now powering 28.6% of all websites. What follows is a huge round-up of some of the most interesting stats and facts about WordPress divided into […]

Video Tutorial: Give Your WordPress Site a 3-Minute Makeover with Ultimate Branding

by Raelene Morey @ WPMU DEV Blog

According to WPMU DEV lore, our Ultimate Branding plugin was born out of our CEO’s frustration with rebranding Edublogs as Edublogs, not WordPress. As CEO James Farmer tells it, he was “slightly obsessed” with branding Edublogs and each time there was a new release of WordPress he’d spend half a day replacing all the icons […]

7 Things the Best Dental Websites Have in Common

by Kirsten Hopstaken @ Dentalfone

Your dental website is critical for attracting and retaining patients. It can help create a brand image of superior patient service, accuracy, and professionalism. The best dental websites often have similar features, design, and functionality that patients look for. Here are seven traits the most effective dental websites have in common so you can make sure your online presence conveys ...

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Happy New Year 2018

by Ben Sowter @ QS

With the next edition of QS World University Rankings coming out next week, and fact files distributed to all featured institutions, it seems the moment to talk about one peripheral detail that may have escaped some of our followers. We have reconfigured our annual rankings cycle, moving things around on the calendar with a [...]

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Considerations for Dental Web Site Accessibility

by Scott @ Dentalfone

Having a website that is accessible has become a hot topic in the dental community and in other industries. An important recommendation is that you not allow yourself to be an easy target by having an outdated website. Having a current website that uses modern technology is important not only for accessibility to patients and potential patients with specials needs ...

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How much do we rely on our smart devices?

by admin @ Ranking Solutions

In this day and age, we turn to our phones to find our answers quickly and to problem solve. This is anything from directions, opening times, shopping, cinema listings and even ordering food. I even find myself thinking ‘let me just quickly check online’ when I can be part way...

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Online Scheduling Masters: 8 Gorgeous Wix Bookings Sites

by Taira Sabo @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Will you resist?

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Skinnymixers Brand Building

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Hey! Welcome back, Rankers. Boy, what a week. We did this speaking gig in Melbourne for The Advisor and hi to everybody I met there. And then yesterday just got back from Queensland where I spoke … Queensland? Queenstown in New Zealand where I spoke for the self-storage association. Hi to everyone there as that […]

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Why Social Media Is NOT a Search Ranking Factor – Here’s Why #128

by Mark Traphagen @ Stone Temple

Many marketers assume that social media is a search ranking factor for Google, and some even believe they’ve seen proof. In this episode of our Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple’s Mark and Eric explain why it is highly unlikely that social is a direct ranking signal, but also how social is useful... Read More >

Rranks - quickly check website rankings.

Rranks - quickly check website rankings.


Rranks

Quickly check website rankings of multiple sites. Including alexa rank, pagerank and domain age.

What is MySQL? What is a Database? What is SQL?

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you're trying to set up your own website, and are puzzled by the terms "MySQL" and "database" that seem to appear everywhere on webmaster sites, read this article to find out what they mean.

How to Add Pictures and a Site Logo to Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to insert pictures (including a logo) into your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is chapter 2 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial series.

How to Claim a Place Amongst the Top 1% of World Universities?

by Ben Sowter @ QS

Or 2%. Or 5% or whatever seems appropriate Amongst the coverage of today’s QS World University Rankings was a fascinating piece on the BBC. – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40187452. Amongst many universities, the University of Reading have been claiming status as a “world’s top 1%” university, and this claim has been challenged via a complaint made to the [...]

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Do I Need a Web Editor if I Create a Blog?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor whether she needed to use a web editor like Expression Web or Dreamweaver if she wanted to start a blog. This article answers that question.

Can you register a domain name directly with ICANN instead of through a middleman?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor whether he could register a domain name directly with ICANN instead of going through a middleman like a domain registrar. This article answers that question.

QS | A Global Leading Higher Education Marketing Company

QS | A Global Leading Higher Education Marketing Company


QS

The world's largest, international higher education network, connecting universities, business schools & students | Sector news and marketing solutions.

Website Authority Checker - PR, DA, PA MOZ & Backlinks

Website Authority Checker - PR, DA, PA MOZ & Backlinks


SEO Review Tools

Use the Website Authority Checker to view: ➽➽ MOZ Domain Authority (DA) ➽➽ Page Authority (PA) ➽➽ Backlinks ➽➽ Social Shares -- By ✓ SEO REVIEW TOOLS

4 Most Important Ranking Factors, According to SEO Industry Studies

4 Most Important Ranking Factors, According to SEO Industry Studies


Search Engine Journal

It's no secret that a top Google ranking is made up of 200+ components. But how can anyone keep up on those, ever? Four most crucial ones are a great starting point.

Sliders Kill Conversions

by Jim @ StewArt Media

Welcome back Rankers! I wanted to talk to you this week about conversion rate optimisation. It’s something that we’ve always had people on our team doing, but there’s always been a debate about a feature called sliders. Conflicting Opinions There was an article this week from Mr. Yoast himself, and he said, in no uncertain […]

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Google Starts Giving A Ranking Boost To Secure HTTPS/SSL Sites

Google Starts Giving A Ranking Boost To Secure HTTPS/SSL Sites


Search Engine Land

Google To Give Secure Sites A Ranking Boost Google has announced that going HTTPS -- adding a SSL 2048-bit key certificate on your site -- will give you a

My next project: AutoSEO

by Matt Cutts @ Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

This was an April Fool’s joke. I’ve been working really hard with some friends on a project to handle SEO automatically. Now we’re ready to take the wraps off it over at seo.ninja. One of the ideas that helped the World Wide Web succeed was that it separated presentation and content. You could write your […]

How to Publish (Upload) Your Website with BlueGriffon 2

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article deals with how you can transfer your website to the Internet. It is chapter 8 of the BlueGriffon 2 tutorial. (Note: for those who don't actually use BlueGriffon, but want to upload your pages or other files, please read my more general tutorial How to Upload a File to Your Website.)

How to Write a Resume and Land Your Dream Job

by Chase Lepard @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

You Got This!

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15 Pinterest-Worthy Picnic Ideas for Labor Day

by Nathaly Schneider @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Make this long weekend a labor of love

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QS Top 50 Under 50 2018 Ranking is Out Now

by Amelia Hopkins @ QS

University rankings can seem unfair to younger institutions, which often don’t have the same brand cachet as their more-established counterparts, despite their academic strength. The QS Top 50 Under 50 challenges this, by only analysing universities less than 50 years old. This year’s ranking is sure to cause a stir in the higher education [...]

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SearchCap: Amp links at large, Google AdWords demographic targeting & more

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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The Best Ways to Make Images Retina-Ready for Your WordPress Site

by Ioana Dragnef @ WPMU DEV Blog

We live in a high-definition world. And since most of us spend more than eight hours a day staring at different types of screens, the quality of the images and characters contained within those screens is very important. Although they’ve only been around for a few years, Retina displays are the way of the future. […]

Portland SEO, SEM & PPC Company : Minneapolis Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking

Portland SEO, SEM & PPC Company : Minneapolis Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking


WebRanking

Portland based Digital Marketing Agency, who specializes in SEO, SEM and PPC nationwide. Serving clients of all sizes. Contact us today for a free consultation at 503-653-6134.

5 Excellent Websites for Checking Google Keyword Rankings

5 Excellent Websites for Checking Google Keyword Rankings


ShoutMeLoud

One of the essential elements of SEO is picking the right keyword, making them rank & track the keyword position in search. It is absolutely necessary for a blogger or SEO professional to check their Google keyword ranking for target keywords. One of the most common mistakes bloggers and website administrators make is that they write and publish articles …

SEO Tool to check Google Keyword Rank and Website Position

SEO Tool to check Google Keyword Rank and Website Position


Moz

Research and track weekly and monthly search engine keyword and site ranking results over time for your website and the competitions.

SearchCap: Google Search Console beta invites, Google attribution & question and answers in maps

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Top WordPress Hosting Companies That Offer Free WordPress Host Migration Services

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

Did you know that 28% of all the websites in the world are powered by WordPress? It’s true, but the way we all use WordPress is different. 28% of all the websites in the world are powered by #WordPressClick To Tweet To give you some perspective, many of us might use only 10 plugins while […]

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Underperforming Mobile Pages are Sabotaging Your Revenue. Here’s How to Fix Them.

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Your site gets more traffic from mobile devices than desktops. So… why are your mobile conversions so low? That’s what matters most after all. Right? Right. The typical reason? Your site sucks. Plain and simple. It’s hard to use. The organization is a mess. And it’s slow as a snail. But there’s good news and […]

What Your Desk Says About You

by Chen Attias @ Official Wix Blog | Web Design & Small Business Tips to Promote Your Site

Which one are you?

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How to Create a Website [Updated]

by @ thesitewizard.com

Are you thinking of starting your own website? Check out How to Create a Website. It takes you through all the steps of making a website, including designing it, putting it on the Internet, collecting credit card payments and inserting advertisements. The article has just been updated with the latest information on the web editors to use, as well as the browsers to test your site with.

How’s Your Website Ranking on Google Searches?

by admin @ Interlace Communications

Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short is one of those mystifying marketing pieces for business owners. In fact, one of the interesting emails I receive from clients is when they forward me an email that says, “We have noticed that your website needs help ...READ MORE

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