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The Highest Paying Non-Standard Ad Types by RPM

If you’ve been blogging for any considerable length of time, you’ll know that one of the biggest challenges bloggers face is figuring out how to increase the revenue from their blogs. One seemingly obvious method to do this might be to increase the traffic to your …

502 Bad Gateway Error Solutions

502 Bad Gateway is a HTTP status code defined in RFC 7231 that describes a server issue as the error is thrown by the server during a connection attempt. The 502 (Bad Gateway) status code indicates that the server, while acting as a gateway or proxy, …

SEO: Harnessing Domain Authority across Multiple Websites

Every domain acquires authority based largely on the quality and quantity of links pointing to it. When your business model necessitates multiple domains, harness them in a mutually beneficial linking strategy to strengthen natural search performance across them all. Companies that operate in multiple countries or …

Using Server Logs to Uncover SEO Problems

Sometimes websites have search-engine-optimization problems that Google Search Console, Google Analytics, and off-the shelf SEO tools cannot locate. When this occurs, I often rely on an old-school method: web server logs. What Are Web Server Logs? You may assume that Google Analytics or similar analytics platforms …

Top 5 WordPress Plugins for SEO

One of the greatest benefits of using WordPress as a CMS is that there are so many free plugins available for WordPress that will totally beef up and streamline the SEO of any site. When looking for plugins to boost your SEO, it can be a …

How to Enable Flash in Chrome for Specific Websites

If you’re a Chrome user, which you should be, you probably have noticed that Flash is blocked by default in the browser. Google does not like Flash because of the major security flaws inherent in Flash and therefore does everything in its power to force you …

How to Migrate Your WordPress Site to HTTPS

There are numerous tutorials out there showing you how to migrate, but I’ve made this as it’s become a lot easier. Install SSL Certificate There are many alternatives here. This will depending entirely on your hosting setup. I use Media Temple VPS for all my sites, …

13 Google Analytics tips for startups

  1. Google Analytics tips: Track the consumer © iStock/jirsak Here's how to monitor the path your consumers have taken from the entrance to the exit of your website: Go to 'behaviour', then 'site content' and finally 'content drilldown'. Like the name suggests, the entrance rate …

Canonical Launches New Ubuntu Tutorials Website

Canonical has launched a new website to help make ‘development and devops activities on Ubuntu machines’ easier. The new Ubuntu Tutorials website features a small range of guides at present, most focused on working with Snaps, Canonical’s distro-agnostic package management format. Speaking on its launch, Canonicals …

Dmoz Directory to shut down on March 14, 2017

Dmoz, one of the longest standing, human curated, directories on the Internet will be shut down for good on March 14, 2017. Directories played a huge part in the early days of the Internet, especially if they were curated by companies or volunteers. There were several …

Hackr.io: search engine for coding courses and tutorials

Hackr.io is an online search engine designed specifically to find online coding courses and tutorials in virtually any programming language that exists. While you can use any search engine out there to find plenty of programming courses and tutorials, or use YouTube or other video hosting …

DMOZ.org website to close down permanently

  DMOZ, one of the largest human-edited web directory maintained by a community of volunteer editors is nearing its end. The open directory project. The main page of the web site bears the following message: IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of March 14, 2017, dmoz.org will no longer …

How to Avoid SEO Disaster from a Replatform

Redesigning your ecommerce site or changing platforms is nerve racking. It’s easy to miss an important step and lose valuable organic search traffic and revenue. I have assisted many ecommerce sites with redesigns and replatforms. Most go smoothly. Many actually increase SEO traffic. But a few …

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