I want to take a moment to reminisce about a local story that I personally witnessed where a business completely dropped off Google and lost all of their traffic and tons of money. I wish I could say it had a happy ending, but I honestly don’t know what the outcome was for the client, as they dropped off the face of the planet too. Continue reading
According to a 2015 survey by Constant Contact, finding new customers is a top concern for 66% of small business owners. This only stands to reason, customers are after all, the lifeblood of any business. And with Ecommerce growing at a rate of 23% year-over-year, it is unsurprising that companies are increasingly turning to SEO in order to stand out from the crowd. Continue reading
We’ve been designing websites for clients for years. We love doing it, and we do our best to make sure our sites are designed to be SEO friendly so our clients have a good chance of success for their business right out of the gate. Continue reading
We sent out a notice to our clients recently letting them know that Google will now start prioritizing websites that have an SSL Certificate installed to protect certain types of data that might be submitted through your website. This is especially important if you sell products and accept credit card information, and even if you have users login to access a “members only” section of your site. Continue reading
The Penguin Rolls Out
Once upon a time, when the internet was not as old as it is now and companies roamed the wastelands on a quest for those crucial backlinks that would give them higher rankings in the SERPs, an algorithm was born.
Created by the lawgivers of Google, this was an algorithm like no other. (Well not quite, but it does sound good, doesn’t it?) This avian lawman was to wander the vast wastelands of the web upon the backs of countless spiders, searching out spammy backlinks and those who would gather them in order to gain ranking. Continue reading