SEO - Category Archive

How Website Speed Can Impact Your Business

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Did you know that 47% of website users expect web pages to load in less than 2 seconds? Generally speaking, anywhere from two to four seconds is considered an ideal page load time for a business website—any slower than that, and you start losing traffic (and therefore customers). For this and many other reasons, website speed can have a big … Read More

How to De-index Individual Pages in WordPress

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For a variety of reasons, you may have some pages on your WordPress website which you need to prevent Google from indexing. There is a right way to do it and a wrong way. Maybe you’ve just received the nasty notice from Google regarding your robots.txt file and how you need to remove the “noindex” directives from within and have … Read More

New Website Woes – What’s Normal?

So you’ve just launched your brand new website design. You’ve gone through weeks or months of development and revisions, and you’re so excited to show it off to the world. But then… A confused text from a client whose just visited your new site. “I can’t navigate to any of the sub-pages on my phone!” he says. Your mind immediately … Read More

The Top 4 Most Important Ranking Factors for SEO

Last November, SEMrush.com made a splash with a new study alleging that the top four most important ranking factors for SEO had nothing to do with keywords or backlinks and everything to do with user behavior. Think about that. For years and years, search engine optimizers  have focused mostly or exclusively on tweaking keywords or building backlinks. And those things … Read More

SEO Problem for Lakeville Karate/TaeKwonDo Academy

So I have been trying to work through a problem I have been having helping a great Lakeville/Rosemount TaeKwonDo Academy. They have been around a little while and teach primarily TaeKwonDo, which from what I understand is technically distinct from Karate. I know they do good work and they have done a great job gaining and maintaining students. But they … Read More