CATEGORY: Websites

5 essential elements every website homepage should have

When someone visits your website for the first time, there’s a limited opportunity to convince them to stay on your site, click through your pages, and make return visits in the future. No pressure, right?

While there’s no perfect formula for a homepage that’s sure to capture the attention of every person who visits your site, including these five key elements can vastly increase your chances.

A quick guide to Moz’s free Keyword Explorer

A couple weeks ago, we introduced our readers to a series of free SEO tools that can help you get your website back on the map when it comes to organic search. One of the tools we covered was Moz’s Keyword Explorer, which offers business and website owners valuable insight into which keywords their site ranks for and how well it’s doing against the competition. Learn how to make the most of the free version of Moz’s Keyword Explorer in this post.

How to know when it’s time to upgrade your SSL certificate

SSL certificates are important tools for inspiring user trust on your website and keeping details like login information, account numbers, and credit cards secure. But SSL certificates offer varying levels of security, and as your website evolves, your certificate needs may change. If you’re not sure if it is time to upgrade your SSL certificate, these are some good signs to look for.

Improve your SEO with these 5 free tools

Great Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, can be what makes or breaks a website—so it’s no wonder that some companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to make their websites as SEO-friendly as possible. But even beginners can access tools and tips that will put them on the right track for awesome organic search rank. Check out five of our favorite SEO tools that are free for anyone to use.

20 resources to help you start your website from nothing at all

By John Stevens

Are you thinking of creating a website, but you don’t know how to start?

There are over 1 billion websites on the internet today. Whether you plan to keep an online journal or own a business, the online community is a robust place for everyone. Creating a website is especially important for businesses; Google receives 10.3 billion searches every month, where 78% of its traffic is searching for a product or a service. If you’re not investing time and effort in building your website and your online presence, you are losing the chance to be in front of a potential customer.