The HTTP/2 protocol was published in 2015 with the aim of creating a faster, more secure Internet. Adoption has been gradual and is ongoing, but there are clear benefits for marketers who make the upgrade. So what exactly is HTTP/2 and how does it affect SEO? The variety and … [Read more...] about What is HTTP/2 and how does it benefit SEO?
Whether you’re a website owner or a website visitor, everyone wants a fast loading website which can carry out sensitive exchanges of information securely. In 2014, Google announced that it was beginning to use HTTPS as a ranking signal, signalling an … [Read more...] about Should I move my WordPress website to HTTPS?
A slow site is a slow death for a brand. Whether you have a blog, an online storefront or anything else, your viewers need to able to form a positive impression fast. You have to be able to load a page quickly to pull that off. Back in 2012, there was a study that found it takes … [Read more...] about What may be slowing your site down (and how to fix it)
Google Search Console has long been a go-to platform for SEOs on a daily basis. It provides invaluable insight into how people are finding our websites, but also allows us to monitor and resolve any issues Google is having in accessing our content. Originally known as Google … [Read more...] about Google Search Console: What the latest updates mean for marketers
If you’re new to the business of SEO and are just figuring out how to optimize your WordPress site for search, navigating the landscape of SEO can seem like a nightmare. You’ll have seen a thousand different articles on SEO: on-page optimization tips, … [Read more...] about The 10 most common WordPress SEO challenges and how to solve them
When choosing an ecommerce platform to power your online store, it’s important to consider search engine optimization (SEO) features in your decision-making process. No matter how experienced you are with SEO, when you put the power into a platform’s hands, … [Read more...] about 5 SEO features to make sure your ecommerce platform supports
As a society, we have been conditioned with the age-old saying “Build it and they shall come”. However, does this hold true for the digital world and your website? And more specifically, what about Google? In most organizations, organic search optimization becomes a … [Read more...] about Build it and they shall come: Why your site architecture and search strategy must be aligned
As a society, we have been conditioned with the age-old saying “Build it and they shall come”. However, does this hold true for the digital world and your website? And more specifically, what about Google? In most organizations, organic search optimization becomes a … [Read more...] about Build it and they shall come: Why your SEO architecture and search strategy must be aligned
We’re often told that the web is increasingly mobile, and that it is imperative for businesses to adapt their marketing strategies to be ‘mobile-first’ in order to capitalize on this shift in internet behavior. But just how mobile is the web in 2017, and what … [Read more...] about Why SEOs can’t afford to wait around for a mobile-first index
More than any other digital marketing discipline, SEO is a game of opinions. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy that guarantees success, and that leaves plenty of room for healthy debate. Given how profitable SEO can be when done well, the industry has spawned a vast array of … [Read more...] about The best SEO influencers and resources to follow