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5 Super Easy Ways To Fix Broken Links

Aside from causing usability issues, broken links has been debated by SEO experts as to whether they impact search rankings. In my opinion, I don't believe having a few broken links can hurt your search rankings which is typically quite common on larger websites. For example Wikipedia which is also one of the most highly ranked websites in the world and filled with broken links. How's their search rankings? Google crawls through linked pages and when a broken link is detected this can stop Google from finding additional linked pages. If pages aren't crawled then they will unfortunately not be visible in the search results. From a usability perspective it's important for users not to encounter broken links as it [...]

5 Super Important Website Tips You Can’t Ignore

It amazes me that in 2017 there are still several major corporations and businesses who choose not to address major issues with their websites that affect usability and search ranking. As someone who regularly provides site audits, I thought I share 5 major factors that every website owner should address. I do believe many companies still don't take their websites as serious as they should. Having a well developed website can generate more leads for your business and if you're not constantly improving your online presence than your competitors who likely are, are the ones reaping all the rewards including better search ranking. 1. Make your website mobile friendly Mobile search has officially surpassed desktop search yet there are still [...]

Converting an HTML website to WordPress

As a personal favor I'm currently working on a project for my wife's uncle who owns a surprisingly popular crime news website. The site is filled with tons of interesting content but unfortunately the site has some major issues some of which include: Not built using a CMS (content management system) - Most websites are developed in WordPress for numerous reasons. One obvious one is that it makes managing a website REALLY easy. Poor Design - All pages use HTML tables which are rarely used anymore and have a fixed to 750px wide. When you create a page that built with a fixed with that leads to my next major issue.. NOT mobile friendly - Fact is, mobile search has [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Wordpress|Tags: , |0 Comments

Have you Scheduled your WordPress Checkup?

It's 2017 and mobile devices have surpassed desktop when it comes to performing Google searches yet for some reason many large companies STILL have websites that are not mobile friendly which load slowly due to poor design/hosting  or have a site design that hinders on the visitors experience. All this adds up to what's called a high bounce rate or simply people leaving their websites. These 3 factors mentioned could hurt a websites Google ranking and therefore traffic is lost to competitors who decided to address these issues. The consequences of their poor online presence often times goes back to who they originally hired, whether it was a web designer who lacked knowledge or the developer they hired off freelancer [...]

Common Issues from Having a Poorly Developed Website

Being a WordPress Expert & Search Engine Optimization Expert for over 10 years I've become very good at dissecting clients WordPress websites to find out what is holding their websites back from online success, ranking well in Google and lastly why their competitors are outdoing them online. This really all stems back to when my clients originally decided to hire a web developer to build their site. Unfortunately many businesses are deluded that hiring an inexperienced web developer or someone overseas to cut down on costs will yield same results as hiring a seasoned WordPress developer. Unfortunatley this poor choice sets them off on the wrong foot. I've decided to outline some of the common issues that I've come across [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Wordpress|Tags: , |0 Comments