I’m Just Browsing If you’re part of the 45% of people browsing the web using Google Chrome, then you might be interested to know that Google will soon start displaying the www. at the start of web addresses again. Temporarily at least. But why was it hidden in the first place? World Wide Web If […]
Five Stars Customer reviews are an are part of building your business online reputation. When you first find a company online you often won’t know anything about them, and reviews from Google, Facebook, or third-party websites can be a good way to get an idea of what to expect. However, customer reviews have long been […]
Hidden Content Until recently the SEO community had thought that Google was crawling all parts of your website. But, it seems that might not be the case. The general assumption was that Google would read all text on a page, even if it was hidden by an aspect of the page’s design. So, if you […]
Opinions Censorship and media influence has been a big issue in the US since the last election. We’ve written about the concept of fake news in the past and the need for someone to take responsibility for attempting to report the news impartially, and how, at the moment, that role is being filled by companies […]
Telling Your Story If you’re doing digital marketing correctly a number of visitors to your website will have never been there before. There doesn’t seem to be an ideal ratio between new and returning website visitors as it will depend on what particular service you are selling, but on average around 30% of your website […]
Perfect Plugins If you want to make the most out of your WordPress website you need to be using plugins. Plugins are just like apps on your phone and can add great features to any WordPress website. Here’s a list of our favourite, white hat friendly, WordPress SEO plugins. SEO Generalists First up are […]
Lets Discuss PPC In November SMXL will be holding their yearly SEO conference and we are excited to announce that Massimo Paolini our Co-Founder and CEO is going to be attending and speaking on a Search Engine Advertising panel. Search Engine Advertising The conference, taking place between the 6th and 8th of November, is taking […]
Editing Has Changed Over the last few weeks WordPress have been rolling out their new editing interface Gutenberg. This long awaited update to the WordPress platform has been worrying many a blogger and content writer for some time. So now the changes have happened, what’s hot, and what’s not? Writer’s Blocks The first thing you’ll […]
Having a good mobile website is very important now. Gone are the days when people would put up with a non-adaptive site or some images that refuse to load.
Digital marketing is based upon information. In the sales process, the power has shifted from the seller to the buyer (caveat venditor versus caveat emptor). Content (in the form of blog articles or new web pages) is written as a way to attract and educate potential buyers via organic search. Most content on the Web is open, meaning it’s readily searchable (as long as it’s well organized, optimized and relevant). But should all content be free? Let’s explore the idea of gated content as a way to urge searchers further into our sales funnel.