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.
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4 free ways to get more traffic on your website
One of the biggest challenges new website owners face is building up a healthy amount of consistent traffic on their site. Even if you don’t have the budget for expensive marketing, there are plenty of free ways to encourage more eyes on your content. Try one of these methods to boost the number of views your website gets.
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.
4 ideas on how to use a one-page website
Sometimes the simple products are the best ones—and that’s how we feel about Prologue one-page websites, which allow businesses and individuals to set up simple landing pages online within a matter of minutes. Here’s how you can put your one-page website to best use.
A beginner’s guide to Google Analytics
Once you get your website up and running, you’ll want to know more about how many people are visiting your site, where they’re coming from, and the type of information they’re seeking. Google Analytics is one of the most powerful tools available to give you insight into how people interact with your website—and you can use it for free.
What’s a favicon?
Your website is nearly finished with only a few final touches remaining. So what are you missing? You might have skipped adding a favicon, which is a small but important visual detail on your website.
Don’t fall for these 4 social media scams
Fraudsters’ new favorite place to snare unsuspecting online users is social media. As questions of how social media platforms can be held accountable for protecting their user base from misleading information continue to rise, it is becoming more clear that hundreds of thousands of users are being exposed to fraudulent content with the explicit purpose of collecting information or money from well-meaning suspects.
4 tips for increasing your website’s page rank when you know nothing about SEO
SEO is one of those big, scary, ominous things that is going to come up time and time again whenever you talk about getting your website online and driving more traffic to it. It’s a field so nuanced that even SEO experts admit that most of what they’re doing involves a lot of guesswork about what they think is going to be beneficial for your website.
But by following a few common sense best practices, you’ll make a more enjoyable experience for users and potentially boost your search rankings in the process.
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Have you downloaded a new app lately? You could have inadvertently aided in a DDoS attack. Here’s the rundown on how DDoS attacks work and what the implications could mean for the future.