On December 3, Google released a core algorithm update that changes the way Google categorizes and ranks websites for search results.    This update was very big, taking twice the amount of time to develop than its usual quarterly core updates. For SEOs, the month of December is turning out to be a rollercoaster ride…

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The Best $6 You'll Spend to Combat Decision Fatigue

Decision fatigue. Really? Who knew what was even a “thing?” And why should you care? If you’re a small business owner, the decisions you make are critical for the success of your business. And with so much riding on the decisions you make, it’s important that you’re able to consistently make the best decisions. Disclosure: …

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Updated June 2, 2020 If you’re planning on building a website, you’re likely wondering who offers the best web hosting for small businesses.   With so many options available, you may want to take the easy way and just go with one of the big names you’ve seen advertising on TV like GoDaddy. But we…

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Most people think that SEO is just about getting Google and other search engines to display a website in search results. And that IS an important part of SEO. But I believe it’s so much more than that. SEO is a way to make it easy for consumers to learn about your business and its…

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You may have heard how important SEO can be if you want your website and its content to reach page 1 of Google search results. But before you invest time and money, you’re probably wondering how SEO works, exactly. In order to understand how SEO works, you first need to understand… What is SEO? The…

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seo basics in terms everyone can understand

SEO Basics: What “SEO” Means SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and this is where a lot of people start to zone out. Their eyes glaze over and their minds start to wander in anticipation of a long explanation only a select few can understand. Source:  imgflip.com So I’d like to take a different approach…

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404 not found error

The Dreaded 404 Error Messages Ugh! You’re surfing the web and finally find a link that looks like it has exactly what you need. You click on it only to receive the dreaded “404: Not found” error message. We all hate that, right? So it’s easy to understand how frustrating this can be for visitors…

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angry monkey

We’ve all heard the saying, “There’s no such thing as a free ride,” but when it comes to bootstrapping a business, resourceful entrepreneurs and small business owners have found ways to capitalize on free tools and services… at least for a while… until they could afford to pay for a better option. Such was the…

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Think You Need A Website to Boost Your SEO? Most people believe they don’t have to worry about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) until they have a website because SEO is only about getting a website on the first page of Google. Right? If this is what you believe SEO is all about then you’re like…

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Website Compliance - Is your website leaving you exposed?

10 Website Compliance Tips That May Save You Thousands $$ Updated:  May 21, 2020   What do Facebook, Winn Dixie, Hobby Lobby, and Domino’s Pizza have in common? They have been involved in costly lawsuits due to website compliance violations. Facebook was fined $1.44 million for violating privacy laws in Spain in September 2017 for…

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