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Who is this guide for?

If you own, manage, monetize, or promote online content via Google Search, this guide is meant for you. You might be the owner of a growing and thriving business, the webmaster of a dozen sites, the SEO specialist in a Web agency or a DIY SEO ninja passionate about the mechanics of Search : this guide is meant for you. If you’re interested in having a complete overview of the basics of SEO according to our best practices, you are indeed in the right place. This guide won’t provide any secrets that’ll automatically rank your site first in Google (sorry!), but following the best practices outlined below will hopefully make it easier for search engines to crawl, index and understand your content.

Search engine optimization (SEO) is often about making small modifications to parts of your website. When viewed individually, these changes might seem like

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Optimizing your site for mobile

This article will cover each of these steps:

  1. Choosing a mobile method
  2. Updating website code
  3. Verify mobile friendliness
  4. Tell Google
  5. Optimize

mobile device

1. Choosing a mobile method

There are four main ways a website becomes mobile…

  • Responsive design
  • AMP
  • Dynamic serving
  • Mobile URLs

Google recommends responsive design. 1

mobile chart

Responsive design

different device sizes

The reason both webmasters and Google like responsive design is because it is the simplest and least risky method.

For SEO purposes responsive design is a wise choice.

  • It is recommended by Google
  • It has no SEO risks
  • It is the easiest to implement
  • It is compatible with other methods

2. Updating website code

Often this is much easier than you might expect. In fact with WordPress and other such content management systems it is as simple as getting a new theme. If you are running a static site, there are many responsive html templates out

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WordPress SEO

By improving your WordPress SEO you can quickly increase your website traffic and revenue.

The default installation of WordPress has better SEO than other counterparts, but there is a lot you need to do to improve the SEO of WordPress.

In this beginner’s friendly tutorial, I have shared everything you can do to optimizing your website for WordPress SEO.

How do I’m sure of that?

Well, ShoutMeLoud (this blog) runs on WordPress and we receive more than 1 million page views every month.

ShoutMeLoud pageviews

However, one thing that you should know, there are rumors that WordPress has the best possible SEO options. But this is not entirely true!

Let me elaborate.

WordPress is not SEO friendly.

At least, the default WordPress installation is not.

If you, like many others, believe that your stock installation of WordPress will get you excellent, or even good rankings on search engines, you are

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SEO Strategy 2020 (Checklist Guide)

May 11, 2020 | seo | No Comments

SEO Planning Template: SEO Strategy 2020 (Checklist Guide)

White-hat search engine optimisation. SEO strategy is as easy as 1-2-3 with this free 3-step SEO strategy guide. Free “action plan roadmap” – PDF download.

Master keyword research for 1st page Google rankings in 2020.

Attention: White hat SEOs, Bloggers, WordPress webmasters, copywriters, content marketers, SEO consultants and trainers.

Do keyword research to find phrases to optimise for and use ‘long tail’ keywords to increase visibility on page one of Google. 

Action plan roadmap: document your on-page & off-page SEO Strategy

Decide on a target keyword and use that keyword appropriately on the webpage. Publish your content, link to it and share it via social media and build domain authority via back links. Perfect for SEO agencies, SEO consultants and professional marketers. 

Free, 4-page PDF download explains “What is SEO?” (845 KB – PDF)

This SEO template is a i

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Researchers still can’t tell you exactly what Internet Addiction Disorder is, also know by the term “Pathological Internet Use” (PIU). Much of the original research was based upon the weakest type of research methodology, namely exploratory surveys with no clear hypothesis, agreed-upon definition of the term, or theoretical conceptualization. Coming from an atheoretical approach has some benefits, but also is not typically recognized as being a strong way to approach a new disorder. More recent research has expanded upon the original surveys and anecdotal case study reports. However, as I will illustrate below later, even these studies don’t support the conclusions the authors claim.

The original research into this disorder began with exploratory surveys, which cannot establish causal relationships between specific behaviors and their cause. While surveys can help establish descriptions of how people feel about themselves and their behaviors, they cannot draw conclusions about whether a specific technology, such … Read More

Website Speed

By far one of the most underrated aspects of a successful SEO strategy is your website speed.

Google has estimated that websites with a 6 second load speed (or slower) lose more than 24% of their organic traffic due to sluggish page speeds.

But the reality is much worse.

47% of consumers expect a website to load in 2 seconds or less and more than 40% of them will abandon a website that takes longer than 3 seconds to load.

As such, improving the speed of your website is one of the most important things that you can do to improve user signals and traffic metrics and, by extension, your search engine performance.

But how do you actually get started boosting your website speed? While there are dozens of great resources and tactics for ramping up your site’s speed, here are a few of the simplest and easiest

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Internet marketing is the most inexpensive way to reach your target market, regardless of the size of your business.

But what is internet marketing, really?

Defining Internet Marketing

Also called online marketing, internet marketing is the process of promoting a business or brand and its products or services over the internet using tools that help drive traffic, leads, and sales.

Internet marketing a pretty broad term that encompasses a range of marketing tactics and strategies – including content, email, search, paid media, and more.

These days, though, internet marketing is often used interchangeably with “content marketing.”

Why?

Because content marketing is the internet marketing of the present and future.

Content Marketing Institute defines content marketing as:

“A strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly defined audience — and, ultimately, to drive profitable customer action.”

Think of it like

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Does your home insurance cover your gadget?

Your home insurance policy will offer some level of cover for your gadgets, and this cover will be offered as part of your contents insurance policy.

Home insurance will only cover your gadgets if anything happens to them at home – unless you’ve opted for cover for each device outside the home too.

Claiming on your home insurance policy for your gadgets can make your home insurance premiums more expensive in the future.

 

According to MoneySuperMarket data, correct as of July 2018.

According to MoneySuperMarket home insurance enquiry data collected between January and July 2018

How will your home insurance protect your gadget?

Your home contents insurance policy can help to cover the cost of repairing or replacing your gadget if the damage or loss is caused by:

  • Fire
  • Smoke
  • Theft and attempted theft
  • Lightning and storm
  • Flood
  • Malicious damage
  • Earthquakes and more

You’ll need to read the policy documents to see

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There is one adage each retailer has to follow – keep the customer happy. Earlier, it meant stocking every product that the consumer may need or want. Today, it is equivalent to considering the hectic lifestyle of the patron and offering quick services. To this end, retailers have started working on tactics that leave the customer happy and fulfilled. The most common attempt to reach this goal is incorporating management software to their shops or supermarkets. In this article, we explain the what and the why of retail management systems.

Understanding Store Management Software

Retail management is the process of increasing sales and consequently customer satisfaction. It is done by comprehending the product, service, and customer better. An organisational software for a retail shop is a system that ensures these goals are achieved. The network makes shopping easier, leaving the patron more satisfied and the merchandise store more profitable. This … Read More