Archive for the ‘seo’ Category

Favicon is now a SEO factor

*Update: After much criticism from the community Google has removed the favicon from their search results for now. But in an ever evolving SEO world Google can make really bad decisions that affect your website’s SEO and the below is a case that almost played out!! Google has finally rolled out their experimental layout of […]


Jan
18
2020

How to remove favicon in Google Search

Annoying little Google! I just noticed when using Google to search it shows all these annoying and mostly ugly favicons next to the url in the search. After doing some Googling apparently there is no way to really turn this off. It’s suppose to be experimental. But it’s so freaking ugly Google! Stop experimenting on […]


Dec
09
2019

How to rank your Wix website

Ranking your Wix website aka Wix SEO. How do you do it? Simple, ditch the Wix! Wix is not SEO friendly, it never has been and probably never will be. It would have to completely redevelop how the platform works. There is a lot of hype around Wix SEO, I have even seen companies offering […]


Dec
05
2019

How I survived Mobilegeddon

It’s been 1 year 2 months and 2 days since Google announced it was going to rank websites that were responsive better than websites that weren’t responsive in their mobile search index. Tons of people were freaking out about this and coined the term Mobilegeddon. There was so much hype and I even got scare […]


Jun
23
2016

2016 Wix.com Review

On October 14, 2015 Search Engine Land wrote an article that Google had dropped Wix.com pages out of their index. Google officially confirmed that they were working on getting Wix sites back into their search engine. This is no surprise, I have been saying this back in May 2012 blog post about how Wix sucks for a […]


Nov
15
2015

Why you need to be Mr. know it all

Running a web design business is much more than just being a web designer. So many companies out there learn a little bit about WordPress backend and market themselves as a web design company. But they are lacking in so many other areas. Reasons why you need to be a Mr. know it all A […]


Feb
19
2015

SEO tips – Don’t believe everything you read online

Was browsing archives in searchenginejournal.com and came across an old post based on how Google says they don’t use meta description as a ranking factor in their search engine. Bleow is a snippet: I feel sorry for meta descriptions. Google has long held that meta descriptions do not impact search engine rankings. From a 2007 post on […]


Dec
14
2014

Google Penguin Recovery – SEO

How to recover from Google Penguin update So your site was killing it in rankings, and then the new Penguin 3.0 algorithm came and now your seo rankings are in the gutter! Why? How? If you found this post you more than likely already know why or how penguin works. It’s about over optimized anchor text. […]


Dec
05
2014

Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Blogging has become more of a way to get traffic through organic search than it is about writing small snippets of blog entries. Most blog posts are thought out, pre-planned, keyword researched, and generally looking at what other people have posted on the subject matter. It is much more involved if you are blogging to […]


May
17
2014

Penguin 2.0, 5-22-2013

Google’s Changing Algorithm With the release of Penguin 2.0, seems that search results are falling more and more onto the big name sites. Over the years with Panda, Penguin 1 and now with Penguin 2.o, Google’s search results are getting convoluted with brand name websites. I’ve noticed when I am searching for a product or […]


May
28
2013