Why is your website so slow?

It’s actually pretty easy to test your site and see what’s slowing it down. Just enter your website’s URL on the Pingdom Website Speed Test page. It’s free! The results of my speed test look pretty good. My load time is faster than most, but there is still room for improvement. Scroll past the initial …

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How to exclude yourself from Google Analytics data

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In order to exclude yourself from your own Google Analytics data, you will need to add your own IP address to a Google Analytics filter. To find your own IP address, just type “My IP” in the Google search bar. Your number will look something like this “23.67.211.271”. Once you have your IP address… 1. …

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What are my options for setting up an online store?

Short answer? Get a PayPal button! Assuming you already have a website, adding a standard-account PayPal button can be a simple solution for basic transactions and invoice payments. PayPal is considered safe and legit by most online shoppers. For a more robust online store (with shipping, invoicing and tax options) consider a PayPal Business account. …

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How much does a website cost?

The name: $25 / year The name: The name of your website is the ‘domain name’. Your domain name should be something that is easy to remember and easy to spell (and your name should explain who or what you are). My domain name is “FreelanceWebsiteManager.com” A domain name must be registered and managed by …

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What does a freelance website manager do?

update your website content (images, text, graphics…). update your website for use on mobile devices. help you get “found” on Google. keep your website secure and working well. keep your domain name and hosting arrangements up to date. perform updates and upgrades to your Content Management System. Keep your CMS, Themes and Plugins up to …

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Google’s Test Your Mobile Speed

Here’s a great new tool from Google. Here’s the link – https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com Just type in your website address and Google will test your website for load time (on a standard 3g connection) and mobile compatibility.  It will also test how your website looks and handles on mobile devices (font size, layout, etc…). Google will show …

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Should you put money into SEO or SEM?

To successfully stay at the top of search pages, you’ll need both SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) working together. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) covers the paid listings that appear at the top of most searches. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) works at getting your website to show up in unpaid search results (organic …

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