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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The wrong street address is showing up in my AdWords ad

Here’s how to fix it! If the wrong street address is showing up in your AdWords ads, it could be because Google is mixing up one of your account addresses with your campaign address. In your AdWords dashboard… Check “Ad extensions” in “Campaigns” and select the appropriate “Campaign extension” from your list of “Account extensions”. …

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Top Five ‘Make Sures” for Better SEO

Inspired by this article from Jonathan Long, here’s my Top Five ‘Make Sures” for Better SEO. 1. Make sure your website has the “S” HTTPS is no longer just an option. Most Internet users (and search engines) expect your website to be safe and secure. Google favors websites that utilize https. 2. Make sure you …

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New Year’s resolutions for your website

Six things you should do for your website in 2017. Lose weight. Pare down large images,  graphics, outdated plugins and overweight code. Your customers and Google both appreciate a website that loads quickly. Check your site speed with Pingdom. Be a better friend. Make sure your website is socializing well. Make it easy for people …

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