Finding the right place to host your website is an important part of starting a website for a few reasons. You need something that can not only handle traffic levels early on but you also need to have room to grow. Server migrations are not fun. The catch to all of this is cost, sure…
Diagnosing the cause slow load speeds is a bit of a needle in a haystack at times, especially when you are trying to diagnose the problem for someone who is unsure how the technical aspects of a web server work. Thankfully, if you are willing to get your hands dirty, the cause of slow loading…
Website performance has always been an important part of building and running a website. If the site is too slow, it will generate a poor user experience and may decide they no longer want to visit the site. But what about search engines, does performance matter for SEO? Will a slow website cause your search…
Duplicate content is a mistake that can often be very difficult to know you have made. You publish a piece of content on your website yet somehow it is being flagged as duplicate content on your website? Has Google made a mistake or is there something wrong? More often than not, Google has not made…
If content is the most important thing in SEO, knowing how to write good content is one of the skills you need to have. While most people do not obsess about grammar, I think it goes without saying that you need to have reasonably good writing skills in the language of your target audience. These…
White hat link building is not an easy task if you do not have a bottomless budget to work with. A small blog owners might find it very difficult to get their website out there even if they have great content. You cannot force people to share links to your website and you can't force…
Domain Authority is a critical metric behind your website. It is a 0-100 scale where 0 is bad and 100 is the best. Each website is given a domain authority score, commonly abbreviated as DA. It is a scoring system that was developed by Moz and has since been adopted by most tools in the…
Link Building is a core part of modern day SEO. There are plenty of people that will tell you that great content is all you need to get ranked in search engines, this is a lie. The issue is, if everyone has great content, who gets to be number one in the search results? The…
Long tail keywords are the holy grail if you are starting a new website with a limited budget. I know I seem to be repeating myself a lot about this but I can’t underestimate how important these are if you are having trouble ranking for regular keywords. Popular keywords have lots and lots of traffic…
Before you start writing any content for your website, you should know what keywords you want to target. There is no point in spending a week writing a fantastic piece and then targeting a keyword that gets 10 searches per month. On the other end, there is no point targeting a keyword that gets 10…