2020 website price guide One of the first things clients want to know when they call us here at Moore Tech Solutions is how much a new website will cost. We answer it so much, in fact, that we thought we’d create this handy guide that suggests what you should pay for every different type […]
In an earlier post we discussed the fact that Google is using HTTPS as a ranking signal. This means that sites connecting to the web via HTTPS might fare better in search results than those connected just via HTTP.
Not too long ago, customers would look through paper phone directories when looking for a business. Currently most people use online searches to find the business they are looking for. 50 percent of customers will typically visit a business they have found through a mobile search within one day.
When is the last time you need to find something but simply can’t spot it? Whether it is a car key, a cell phone, or a destination on the old-fashioned map, not being able to find what you’re looking for can be extremely frustrating.
Angie’s List has recently removed their paywall. This means that you can now become a member without paying their annual fee. Also, reviews are now accessible to the general public. Now that reviews can be seen by all, not just paying users, what actions should you consider?
Of extreme importance in today’s online world is for a company’s site to be mobile friendly. Google announced on May 17 that they have a new mobile-friendly testing tool available. The new tool is cleaner and faster than the old. Try your site to see if it passes the test!
All of the sites we are developing at Moore Tech Solutions are mobile friendly (also known as responsive).
Hacking up 180% in 2015
Google announced Monday that they saw a “huge number of websites being hacked – a 180% increase compared to the previous year”.
They also saw an increase in sites with lower quality content, also called “thin-content”.
To address these issues Google used search updates to remove a number of hacked spam sites in search results.
Have you ever noticed that when you save some websites to your phone’s Home screen that some websites have cool icons while others either use a mashed up screen shot or just plain placeholder image? Wouldn’t it be cool if your viewers could download a direct link to your website and place it on their home screens? Well this tip is going to show you how to do that.
If you follow these steps you can create and link to a cool icon for your website and learn how to download it to your phone’s home screen!
The right side of desktop Google search results have been removed with paid ads only at the top and/or bottom of the page.
Last April Google announced that sites which were mobile friendly would increase the chances of being considered relevant and thus improve search results. Last week Google announced that in May they will start rolling out an update to mobile search results which increases the effect of the ranking signal. Users will find more mobile friendly search results.
But don’t just take our word…
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