The general consensus in the SEO community is that structured data (or Schema) is important. But, does schema actually improve your rank in search engines? Well, no or at least, not directly. However, while it’s not a ranking factor in itself, schema does indirectly increase your rank on the SERPs (search engine results pages). Answer: […]
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If you are seeing a decline in traffic or parts of your website disappeared altogether from the search engines, you’re probably stressing thinking that your post is being penalized by Google. Google penalties are real, but how can you know if a particular post or your website as a whole has been affected? Here are […]
The no-index Meta tag has been a somewhat misunderstood bot directive. There are some speculations that exist about it, including the question of whether or not Google will penalize your website even if you no-index pages that are low quality. Technically, using the Meta no-index tag on some of your pages won’t hurt SEO by […]
Anything that hurts the credibility of a website is bad business. The “not secure” warning sign displayed in modern web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome is disturbing to users. If your website starts showing up as not secure, you better fix it fast (especially if your site is earning money!) Back in 2017, the […]
Right out the gate, WordPress sets your default category as “uncategorized” but leaving it that way comes with a few downsides. Should you change the default category from “Uncategorized”? My first instinct is to say ‘yes’ unless their circumstance demands a different solution. Imagine walking into a huge grocery store because you needed a particular […]
I often get asked the following question by other Webmasters and just people in general, how many visits per day or per month is “good”? Well, there’s no exact number because it depends on your situation. Every niche or industry is different. How good you are at converting your visitors into paying customers will determine […]
Some situations will make you want to pull your hair out or slowly go bald. Imagine you’ve created a website and been promoting it online for quite some time. You followed your marketing strategy to a T. You’ve implemented SEO by optimizing on-page content and meeting off-page requirements such as social media, backlinks etc. Three […]
There are very few situations that would require you to change your domain name, and since a lot of things that can go wrong in the process (losing traffic and income), it’s not something I recommend to do willy nilly. However, when you’re a newbie to affiliate marketing, mistakes are the rule, not the exception! […]
The question of whether WordPress tags and categories should be set as “No-Index” stems from concern over duplicate content. Duplicate content is an issue many people worry about because it’s believed that it can diminish the overall authority of a website (SEO-wise). However, in the SEO industry, opinions are pretty much split when it comes […]
When you think about your own buying habits, I’m sure you’ll agree that product reviews play a role in consumer purchase decisions. Typically the greater the cost of a product or how important it is to your life, the more research time you’re willing to invest in determining the quality and fit. Great. As affiliate […]