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Moving to HTTPS, 5 Important Steps

Yesterday one of our client’s hosting companies accidentally applied https to their site. It was via the popular server management software WHM. Apparently there has been an update recently for “auto SSL“. If your hosting company installs that update, it will automatically apply SSL and update it the certificate as required. That is a BIG issue if Read More

Easily Get 5 Star Google Reviews

Welcome back Rankers! I want to cover a couple of things this week, the first being Google Trends. You may remember we did the story last week about how Google Trends has successfully predicted the outcome of elections. The next big election I believe is coming up is in France. If there is another in Read More

This is a short post but I hope you find it interesting. I love Google trends. In most cases I prefer to use it for keyword research than the Adwords keyword planner tool. It’s more granular and allows me to see the difference between plural and singular. Now with it’s added features that will allow Read More

After I finished recording yesterday, I logged onto Twitter and saw this question by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Eric has been around forever and his SEO knowledge is immense. I suspect he already knew the answer to his question but I thought it was timely. Then today Google reconfirmed that shorter domain names Read More

AMP Is Stealing Mobile Traffic?

Welcome back Rankers! I found a few comments on my show last week that I wanted to discuss. Now if you remember, last week I covered three SEO things you should be looking at before the New Year. One of those things was AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages. Now the AMP project is not just Read More

3 SEO New Year Resolutions

Thought it was that time again to start making references to SEO and 2017 . There is actually a bunch of stuff you need to get done because of all the announcements and Google changes but here are my top 3.   SEO Video Transcript Welcome back Rankers! So how is Penguin treating you? It’s Read More

Temporarily Unreachable

UPDATE: We have fixed the issues with our clients. It turns out there were some configuration issues with the DNS but they had been like that for a very long time. It seems that Google on October 8 started to pick up on these sorts of DNS issues. If you have one that started on Read More

Penguin 4.0 Realtime Recovery

Welcome back Rankers! I’ve just arrived back from Cuba, and it was awesome. Here’s a photo from my hotel room with the Capitol building. A big ‘Hi!’ to everyone I met there. You are only allowed to get online in public places at government approved Wi-Fi hotspots, which meant I spent most of my time Read More

Penguin 4.0 Is Here!

Buenas noches, Rankers! I’m coming to you from Mexico this week as I’m still on my holidays. I had to tell you this because a couple of days ago, when I was in Vegas, Google announced a Penguin rollout. Finally 4.0 is here! I posted a short blog on the subject a couple of days Read More

Export GSC Data for SEO Measurement

Welcome back Rankers! Coming to you live from Las Vegas this week. I’m over here for Retail Global as we have a stand and a few staff with us this year. I don’t have a view of The Strip this year, but that’s okay as it diminishes the temptation to blow the mortgage on the Read More