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Schema Markup in 1/3 of Google Results

Published on 7 May 2014 at 7:43 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Google,Informative,Search Engine Optimization.

Why do 0.3% of sites use schema markup when some form of schema is in 36% of Google search results? What is Schema Markup? A few years back Google, Bing, and Yahoo realized that they could produce better search results if websites were more clear about the content on the page. They formed the site […]

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Business Info Displayed in Google Search Results

Published on 30 Apr 2014 at 9:42 pm. No Comments.
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Want to add your business info like phone numbers and hours of operation to Google Search Results? Business Info: Business Phone Numbers Recently Google revealed a simple process to add your business phone numbers to Google’s Knowledge Panel. The Knowledge Panel is the panel in Google search that sometimes displays business info about a company. […]

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Mobile Search Growth

Published on 28 Apr 2014 at 9:43 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Google,Mobile,Search Engine Optimization,Web Design.

Google recently said that mobile search could pass desktop before 2015. How does your mobile site rank? Let me be clear that Google is talking about mobile searches across the globe. They are not limiting themselves to North America where desktop use is still higher than mobile. While it will take a little longer for […]

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Heartbleed Critical SSL Vulnerability

Published on 13 Apr 2014 at 7:48 pm. No Comments.
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The critical SSL vulnerability called Heartbleed is in the news. Here we explain how it affects you. What is Heartbleed? Heartbleed is the name of a critical bug recently found in OpenSSL. OpenSSL is the most popular cryptology software in the world. This means that two-thirds of the web was vulnerable. Even worse is that […]

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The Need for SPDY

Published on 10 Apr 2014 at 7:07 pm. No Comments.
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Security is no excuse for slowness. With the SPDY protocol your secure HTTPS traffic transfers faster. What is SPDY? You have probably heard of HTTP. HTTP is the protocol that delivers unsecured content on the web. This is fine for most sites since most don’t take in sensitive material like credit card data, social security […]

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KISS Principle and SEO

Published on 1 Apr 2014 at 8:09 pm. No Comments.
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The KISS Principle recommends you keep your writing simple. Avoid industry jargon to improve your SEO. What is the KISS Principle? KISS commonly stands for “Keep It Simple, Stupid”. It is sometimes called “Keep It Super Simple” by authors that do not want to insult the reader’s intelligence. The basic idea is that most things […]

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Backlinks: Yea or Nay

Published on 14 Mar 2014 at 7:46 pm. No Comments.
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Link building strategies to build up backlinks taken too far can run the risk of associating your brand with spam. Should you still do it? What are Backlinks? Backlinks are links that go back to your site. Any link that goes to your site is a vote of confidence by that site when it comes […]

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CES 2014 Highlights

Published on 22 Feb 2014 at 2:26 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Google,Informative,Mobile.

Each year the Consumer Electronics Show showcases the very best upcoming tech products. Here are some of the CES 2014 highlights. CES 2014 Highlight: Android in Your Car Google has joined forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai, and Nvidia to form the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA). The purpose is to create a common platform to […]

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