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The Page Speed update: what SEOs need to know

Page speed has been a ranking factor for desktop searches since April 2010, but it was never officially a ranking factor for mobile searches (despite what we’ve all suspected for a long time). Not until July 2018, that is, when Google rolled out the Speed Update. Google’s pushing for a faster mobile experience The Speed …

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Search trends 2018: what can marketers learn?

Google’s continued dominance as a search giant was evident in its third quarter earnings call, as it grew advertising revenue 18% year over year to $19.8 billion (Alphabet, as a total company, wasn’t too bad either, up 20% in total). Total paid clicks grew 33% year over year, while the cost per click dropped 11%. …

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How to invest in your SEO for the highest ROI

  Every business owner’s dream is to have consistent business growth. Unfortunately,  this is easier said than done. In fact, 20% of small businesses fail in their first year and only 30% of businesses, make it past the 10-year mark. Therefore, SEO is a key component of inbound sales strategy, where new customers can come …

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How to safely change themes on your WordPress site

WordPress is one of the most used content management systems out there. The one thing that makes WordPress so accessible is its ecosystem, including the themes and plugins available. As a user, you’ll find hundreds of free and paid themes. Ease of use also makes WordPress an excellent choice for building a blog or business …

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Laying the foundations of good SEO: the most important tasks (part 2)

SEO is not easy to master. It keeps evolving, with new specifics and techniques added almost daily. However, it is imperative to lay the foundations of good SEO by accomplishing time-tested tasks that both beginner and advanced SEOs usually follow in their daily routines. In part one of this series, the author explained the most …

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