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On-page SEO checklist

On-Page SEO Checklist

By Brendan | Jul 5, 2017

So you have got a business website, or are just about to launch one. Good work! But a website without traffic is basically useless. There are a number of ways to get traffic to your website, including: Word of mouth Linked to from other websites and social media Advertising Search engines There are separate strategies…

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How To Schedule A Post In WordPress

How To Schedule A Post In WordPress

By Brendan | May 29, 2017

Like many things, scheduling posts in WordPress is quite easy, once you know how. Below I will outline the steps you need to take, plus run through some plugins that can help you with this task. However, before we get to that, you may be wondering why you might want or need to schedule posts…

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Creating and Maintaining Your Own Website

Getting Online – How To Create and Maintain Your Own Website

By Brendan | Mar 29, 2017

Over the last few years, we have talked to hundreds of small business owners about the challenges that they face with promoting their business online. One of the major pain points for many business owners is that they just don’t know where to start. So I wanted to talk about that issue here, as well…

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Google Mobile Friendly Test

[Video Tutorial] Google Mobile-Friendly Test

By Brendan | Mar 27, 2017

A  change to how Google ranks your site now includes whether or not your website is mobile responsive. So if your site is not mobile responsive, Google can penalise your site in search results. A couple of quick ways to check whether your website is mobile-responsive: simply resize your window. If it does not automatically resize…

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Backlink Profiles - Majestic SEO

[Video Tutorial] Backlink Profiles – Majestic SEO

By Brendan | Mar 26, 2017

There are 2 primary types of links – Internal Links These are links within your site and help with the navigation around your site. This will lead to a better user experience, and this will be noticed by Google and can help with your rankings in the search engines. It’s good practice to display links…

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Keywords and On-Page SEO

[Video Tutorial] Keywords and On-Page SEO

By Brendan | Mar 25, 2017

We have already run through the use of the Google Keyword Planner in a previous video tutorial. So once you have decided what keywords you should be targeting, you need to know what to do with them. It is good practice to place keywords in the page title, headings (H1, H2, etc), alt text of images, Meta…

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Google Keyword Planner

[Video Tutorial] Keywords and the Google Keyword Planner

By Brendan | Mar 24, 2017

Most of us have heard of keywords and that they are important for your business website. By using the right keywords, it can help improve your search engine rankings, meaning more people will see your business in Google and be able to click through to your website, where you are given the opportunity to turn these…

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Analyse Your Site’s Speed – GTMetrix

[Video Tutorial] Analyse Your Website Speed – GTMetrix

By Brendan | Mar 23, 2017

It is important to have a fast loading website. Google loves sites that provide a good user experience, and if a visitor is left waiting and waiting and waiting for a site to load, they will just click off to another site. This amount of time that your website takes to load will be monitored by…

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Analysing Stats using Google Analytics

[Video Tutorial] Analysing Stats – Google Analytics

By Brendan | Mar 22, 2017

Monitoring the stats and how visitors use your site is critical to getting the most out of your site. It is amazing how many website owners have no idea about how much traffic their website carries. By analysing your website stats, you can learn – a lot about where your traffic is coming from which pages…

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