Google To Start Marking Sites Without HTTPS as Not Secure in July

If your nonprofit, church, or business website isn't https:// with a reputable SSL certificate, Google's Chrome browser update will start showing a warning message when visitors arrive. This will affect your site's trustworthiness. Get in touch if you need help or what to know more. You can also read a great take (and much needed … Continue reading Google To Start Marking Sites Without HTTPS as Not Secure in July

Ultimate guide to SEO for small businesses (and nonprofits)

There's some really helpful advice here for small businesses, nonprofits, and / or churches looking to get a start on SEO basics. You can take a course on Lynda.com or watch some YouTube videos to learn more about what SEO can mean for your group, but the fundamentals here are pretty spot on: SEO isn’t … Continue reading Ultimate guide to SEO for small businesses (and nonprofits)

Google Rolls Out “Mobile First” Indexing Today

Facebook is undergoing serious challenges to its place as a web hub between the public PR crisis involving its role in the mis/use of data related to Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 election as well as its ongoing tweaks to algorithms which now demote business and group pages in preference to users seeing more content … Continue reading Google Rolls Out “Mobile First” Indexing Today

Why Some Services Cost More Than Others (Education)

"Holistic local SEO campaigns are the best for providing long-term value because the results won’t disappear immediately if you stop working with the agency. They also offer an element of education that you could argue is the most valuable of all. While these services can seem a bit costly, they’re worth their price in every … Continue reading Why Some Services Cost More Than Others (Education)

Google’s Matt Cutts on Link Building and Memorable Websites

Matt is right… create an experience and work towards the big picture rather than just make something for the moment... Link Building Is Not Illegal (or Inherently Bad) with Matt Cutts: "Their goal should really be to make a fantastic website that people love and tell their friends about and link to and want to … Continue reading Google’s Matt Cutts on Link Building and Memorable Websites

Handy Google Spreadsheet Keyword Generator

I keep track of all our keyword bids, ideas, brainstorms and lists in Google Drive via Spreadsheets. I had no idea this was possible but will be using the heck out of this feature now... A Glimpse Into Google's Brain, Hidden In A Spreadsheet App: "Yesterday TechCrunch reported that if you make a spreadsheet in … Continue reading Handy Google Spreadsheet Keyword Generator

On Page SEO: Online Marketing’s Building Blocks

On Page SEO: Online Marketing’s Building Blocks 2009 Update: Changes You Need To Know Search engine optimization comes in many flavors, but marketers must think about more than on-page elements and old best practices. Good on-page SEO is only part of the solution you need to attract quality visitors to any type of site. Good … Continue reading On Page SEO: Online Marketing’s Building Blocks

Buying Links: Good or Bad?

At the https://www.fusionquest.com/cgi-bin/main/hotlinks.cgi?aflt=afc1&client=affsumAffiliate Summit West this year, one of the most talked about moments was the back-and-forth between SEO expert Wil Reynolds and Jason Calacanis during Wil's session. Here's Wil's take: Well the BIG topic - buying links to help boost your SEO rankings, let me say again...if you properly analyze your landscape you can … Continue reading Buying Links: Good or Bad?