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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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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Does my website need an SSL certificate?

Yes. Google has started favoring websites with SSL certification (websites with “https”) over regular websites (sites with “http”) in it’s search results. SSL certification shows that your website is using encryption to protect users and their personal information. By January 2017, the Google web browser, Chrome will treat all regular “http” websites as non-secure. With …

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