Making certain that when you redirect http to https is happening correctly is very important. It keeps your visitors safe by encrypting everything between your website and them.
It also makes certain that Google doesn't think that you have two pieces of content that are identical. If Google thinks you have duplicate content then at best it is going to pick whichever one it thinks is the correct one, at worst Google is going to penalize you.
Don't leave it up to chance, make sure that you are correctly redirecting from Http to Https!
Google Chrome sometimes does its job too well because it tries to keep you safe by always choosing to use the Https version of pages if it knows the domain uses them.
The automatic Google Chrome redirect is normally a great feature because it keeps your security in mind, but it can be a pain when you are trying to make sure that redirects to your own site are occurring as they should be.
This will help you by teaching you how to stop Google Chrome from automatically redirecting in certain cases.
Learn how to keep your visitors reading so that you can reduce your bounce rate and increase the time visitors are spending on your pages.
Keeping people reading your content instead of hitting the back button to go back to Google not only increases the chances your message is heard, but it increases the chances you get found in search engines by boosting your rank!
This is a post inspired by Gary Vaynerchuk that resonated with me and caused me to go on a bit of a tangent, somewhat off-topic. What can I say, it inspired me and I felt compelled to get what I was feeling out, and this is the result.
Everyone has a bad day, just don't let it stop you. There's no reason, regardless how old you are (or how old you aren't), regardless of what you know (or think you don't know), whether you are a man or a woman, and regardless of your past, you can become successful.
Starting an online business can be a little scary if you've never done it before, but most of the fear is around not knowing where to begin, and more importantly, what to do next.
The information contained in this post will walk you through the steps of establishing a business online. It's not hard once you get started, and help is only a question away!
Choosing a domain name is one of the most important first steps of your project. This post will prepare you by helping you understand what role a domain name plays, and how it applies to your niche website.
This is a type of primer article that will help you get into the right frame of mind and is the doorway to the general guidelines that will act as a frame of reference as you contemplate your options.
Choosing the right domain name that is perfect for your interest based website, your business, or your product can be a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be.
By using the skills you've learned so far, with the advice and tools contained in this series you'll end up with the domain name that is right for your business so you can get on with the fun stuff, making money.
Domain name generators are a great tool that you can use to brainstorm to generate insight into names you might not otherwise have thought of.
Domain generation tools can be used for more than domain names though. Use these domain generators to come up with business names and even product names.
Choosing the right domain name is very important. These 13 guidelines will lend advice to consider while choosing the perfect domain name for you niche market website.
Consider these 13 tips to guide you to pick a great domain name while steering clear of the less than perfect.
Part 1 of this two-part series set up the terminology and presented some expectations. In part 2 I teach you what to look for in a hosting partner and how to compare the myriad pricing options so you can reduce confusion and get closer to comparing apples to apples.
I'll take you through three top-tier hosting providers and their costs while connecting the dots around the points discussed in the first part.
Don't take choosing a hosting provider lightly, learn what you need to know to establish your foundation now and into the future!
Part 1 of this two-part series focuses on clearing up some terminology confusion and teaches you about what is actually important to you in the beginning while glancing toward the future.
Finding the best web hosting provider for your niche can be a daunting task especially with all the hype and buzzwords within the industry.
You need a good host to reach your target audiences that can be depended on to serve up your content quickly and back it all up on a regular basis. Don't take choosing a hosting provider lightly, learn what you need to know to establish your foundation now and into the future!
Lots of people want to make money online. The first step is finding a niche that you can work to grow a business while you learn. This guide will help you to understand what a niche is and what types of niches to look for.
I'll also walk you through how to generate ideas for your new niche so that you can refine those ideas down to a single niche you can focus your efforts on.
This is the first step on your online journey.
An online business is something that dreams are made of. More and more people are trying, but few are succeeding, why?
Get an answer to this question, do some serious reflection about what you want and get started today. Next January you can either be on your way to success or you can be asking yourself once again how you're going to get out of the rat race, your choice.
Social media marketing is something that you cannot afford to ignore. Taking the time to develop other properties on social channels can help you to drive traffic instantly and long into the future.
If you aren't leveraging social networks in your content marketing strategy then you need to start today. Here are 21 rules that will help get you started.
What is a canonical URL? A canonical URL is something that is very important to people that own websites. Canonical URLs are also very important to Google and other search engines.
Once a canonical URL has been defined, one needs to be very careful about changing it. Just like changing addresses out in the real world, if you change the name of a page or other resource so that the URL is no longer the same, you’ll end up with a broken link. Google hates broken links!
Microdata is a part of the HTML 5 specification representing structured data relevant to the concept of semantic web HTML standards that can be used to describe things within an HTML document in a machine-readable way.
These semantic markup properties are pivotal to helping search engines determine relevance, as well as giving you some minor level of control around how your pages are represented in the SERPs (Search Engine Result Pages).
The All-in-One SEO pack from Semper Plugins comes as a FREE plugin and as a paid (pro version) plugin upgrade, this is a review of the plugin as it exists today.
The All-in-One SEO pack plugin has been around for quite some time, dating back to before 2007. There have been many changes throughout the years. For a long time AIOSP was the only game in town, but today there are several contenders.
What is a URL? Everybody has to start somewhere, and this is one of the basic pieces of information that you are going to need to understand because everybody online (and offline) talks about URLs.
URLs are all around us, whether you know what they are called or not. You need to know what people mean when they are talking about what a URL is. You’ll also hear the word canonical thrown around, especially if you are trying to create a website. I’ll teach you what that means next.
Do you want to write like a pro?
Grammarly is software that works everywhere and will have you writing like a pro even if the language you are writing in isn't your first language!
Whether English is your first, second or fifth language, being able to communicate effectively with your target audience in a clear and professional way is critical to your credibility.
10 powerful search engine tips, tricks and hacks that are easy to use with some simple analysis and examples that show you how to use search engine commands to really gain insight into your own site and your competition.
The official Wealthy Affiliate University is an educational and community driven platform that you can use to learn how to build a successful business online. Enrollment into the Wealthy Affiliate University teaches you how to create a content driven business to create portable streams of income whether you already have a business idea or not.