On my list of top 5 problems I encounter when doing client work, the number one problem is poor URL structure. In this post I’ll go over the basics, how to get it right, what are the most common problems, and how to fix them. URL Canonicalization While this may sound like a big fancy… Continue reading SEO 101: Getting the Right URL Structure
At the dawn of the internet websites were created without much thought as to what changes, if any, would need be made in the future. To keep your website relevant, gaining new links, keeping users satisfied and getting traffic from search engines, you need to have a maintenance plan. As with any maintenance plan small… Continue reading Tips on How To Improve Your Website – Checklist
If I had the ability to reach through the screen, grab you by the shoulders, look you in the eye, and tell you that building a mobile version of your website should be your number one IT project this year, I would. While I may be on the bleeding edge of mobile consumption, the adoption… Continue reading Building a Mobile Website Should be Your #1 IT Project
The following is a review of the WPTouch Pro Mobile Theme. This is a premium theme that I paid for. This is NOT a sponsored review. I’ve been an big advocate of keeping a website on one URL and not using m.example.com, example.com/mobile/, or example.mobi as your solution (see Dangers of Multiple Website Versions). I’ve… Continue reading WPTouch Pro Mobile Theme Review
The following post is part of my Thesis tutorial series. In this post, we’re going to be looking at how to customize your date display. In the past 12 months, Google has gotten much more aggressive about displaying dates in SERP listings. Since many of the sites I publish have evergreen content, they suffer from… Continue reading Thesis Tutorial: Custom Post Dates
A question that I get asked fairly regularly is “how many websites should I run? Am I better with one website or lots of little ones?” The question has some different aspects, so, as someone who runs more than one website, I’ll try to share some of my experience. If you are brand new, or… Continue reading How Many Websites Should I Run?
While running multiple websites isn’t a strategy I recommend for beginners, it is something experienced publishers and SEO’s can do to diversify their income sources. While some people choose to run websites in different niches, another option is to run seasonal websites. If you are going to run seasonal websites, you want to set up… Continue reading Running A Seasonal Website
One of the questions I get asked quite regularly is how do I choose a new domain name for a project I decide to work on. There are quite a few aspects I take into account that I will share with you. Exact Match Domains – If you can get an exact match domain, do… Continue reading How To Choose A New Domain