Responsive design has changed the game for a lot of website owners. In fact, more people are using smartphones and tablets for surfing and shopping. According to Nielsen, over 70% of smartphone shoppers use a store locator before going out to that store. NPD says that in America alone, over 25 million people are using[Continue Reading...]
18 Basic SEO Tips To Get You Started Immediately
When you’re new to SEO, a lot of times, you don’t have the actual time to go through training, or spend oodles of time. You need quick information, or a direction. The serious SEO learning usually comes time, since you’re trying to launch a website. Here’s some really basic SEO tips to get your feet[Continue Reading...]
Ask Nile: Are SEO Plugins Overrated?
Not long ago, I shared my opinion on SEO plugins, but I still had questions whether they’re overrated? For most SEO plugins, I don’t think they are, because not everyone is a writer, and sometimes, a little leg up is helpful. However, SEO plugins are merely tools or guides to help you optimize your content,[Continue Reading...]
Ask Nile: How Do You Feel About SEO Plugins for WordPress?
I thought it was strange to come across this question from a reader, but I’ll answer it. They asked, “How do you feel about SEO plugins for WordPress?” The fact that I’ve worked in the past for Yoast, who created the Yoast SEO plugin, which is used by millions of websites around the world, has[Continue Reading...]
Ask Nile: Are Tags Necessary?
In this Ask Nile Series question, I tackle: Are Tags Necessary? Please note that while I may mention WordPress, the concept of tags can be applied to most content management systems and blog platforms. People often confuse tags and keywords. They are different. Now, you can have the same term for a keyword and a[Continue Reading...]
Does Spelling and Grammar Matter In SEO?
Does spelling and grammar matter in SEO? Yes, it does matter. Even though blogging isn’t something that has to be perfect, being understood is extremely important. Every blogger brings to the table their own blog voice, and that includes their own style of writing. This is influenced by the blogger’s past education and the individual’s[Continue Reading...]