SEO and Website Accessibility Articles

Title Tags

Understanding the Title Tag

The title tag is an element of your webpage’s header that defines the title of a webpage that is used in your browser’s tab, favorite links, social sharing previews, and most importantly on search engine results pages (SERPs). Code Snippet <head> <title>Example Title</title> </head>   The Title The title element of a web page should…

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Title Tags

Meta Descriptions – Improving click through from SERP

Often an overlooked area of new website builds, Meta Description Tags, located in the <head> section of each of your webpages, are an easy way to control what searchers on search engines can expect on your page, right in the search results. The meta description tag attribute provides concise explanations of the contents of your…

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Secure URL

Why is your URL important for SEO?

Understanding the structure of domain names and URLs is a fundamental building block of SEO. Over the years, Google and Bing have come a long way in handling the challenges of a growing number of pages available for indexing. The basic rule of SEO URLs is to make it easy for the searching human and…

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How GDPR affects your small US business? A letter to our clients.

I sent the following email to my clients a message to catch them up on some major changes in Europe on how data and privacy on the Internet is changing thanks to the European Union(EU) that will affect US businesses. I hope it is helpful for you as well. Over the past few months, you…

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How to optimize images for SEO

If content is king to a blog, images are the queen. Without images your page just doesn’t pop, it looks unfinished and downright boring. Images bring your written content to life to your site’s visitors and provide visual breaks for your readers. I think we all can agree that images matter on the Internet today.…

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Better Web Pages for SEO

The Recipe to Make Better Web Pages for SEO

Better websites are made up of great individual pages of good content. It really is just that simple. The best websites are built like a great cookbook. Cookbooks are made up of a bunch of individual and specific recipes. Those recipes pages are usually laid out in sections to make it easy for everyone to…

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20 questions

20 SEO questions to get you started

It is time to get started with SEO on your site. You realize that you don’t even really know where to start. Well with the help of Rebecca Gill and SEObits.fm here is a list of questions you should answer before starting your SEO Journey. Now, at first glance, these questions might seem easy to…

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Social Media Login Pages

Owning Your Website Assets

Stop Digital Sharecropping. Own Your Content, Reviews, and Testimonials I grew up in the restaurant business in a small ski town in Colorado. In the 80’s my parents purchased a successful Italian restaurant that specialized in all you can eat pasta, homemade pizza, a 50 item salad bar, and a bar to watch the game…

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Hand drawing a visual sitemap

What is a sitemap?

Simply, a sitemap is a file that lists all the web pages of your website. There are however two types of sitemaps; the sitemap for crawlers and the visual sitemap. Each is intended for different users and usage. Visual Sitemaps A visual sitemap is a page that you can include in your site that allows…

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domain name registration

Tips for choosing the perfect domain name

You have come up with that new business and you are ready to tell the world about it! Well, time to think about your brand online. More and more entrepreneurs are picking their new company name or product name based on their ability to get the domain name! It is a safe bet that the…

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SEO Illustration

Define Your SEO Objectives

Do you know where you are going with all this SEO work? Setting up realistic objectives and goals for what you hope to get from SEO work on your website will help you to stay on track and on-budget for what your business needs. Stepping back for a second, why should you care about good…

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H1 Tag

H1 and H2 – Understanding Proper use of Headers

Content creators are always looking for better ways to provide content to their readers, but have you ever thought of search engines as one of your readers? If you are now doing so, that is great! Search engines are your most important readers, so making content that is easy for them to read is paramount.…

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