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Google Image Index Update

This has been a rocky year for Google algorithm updates for sure, especially for sites in the “money and health” niches. Today we discovered another update that has been brewing all year, this Google image index update has impacted 400+ sites that we directly monitor, all ranging in size from small business sites at <1k pageviews/month up to our most busy bloggers pulling >5MM pageviews/month, it’s affected sites across all hosting companies, with cdn from Sucuri/Cloudflare and without any cdn – it’s affecting everyone. How can I check my image index? Here’s how to check if your site has gone through the change, in...

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GDPR Checklist

Your company has a list of all types of personal information it holds, the source of that information, who you share it with, what you do with it and how long you will keep it. This is a list of the actual types (columns) of information being held (eg Name, social security nr, address,..). For each type, a source should be documented, the parties this information is shared with, the purpose of the information and the duration for which the company will keep this information. GDPR Article 30 – Records of processing activities Your company has a list of places where it keeps personal...

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What Is GDPR? Everything You Need To Know

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will come into effect across Europe on 25th May 2018. What Does It Do? GDPR provides European Union citizens better control over the collection, use, and storage of their personal data online. It also requires companies and site owners to be transparent about how they collect, use and share personal data. Non-compliance with GDPR can result in fines of 4% annual revenue or 20 million euros – whichever is greater, though before that happens there is a multi-tiered warning system in place. Who Should Be Concerned? Customers and visitors care about their privacy protection. Taking the steps to...

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Top 5 SEO Tips that Should Never be Absent from Your SEO Strategy

Top 5 SEO Tips that Should Never be Absent from Your SEO Strategy With the regular way in which Google updates its algorithms, doing SEO for it could become very unpredictable. What works now may not work or have lesser impact in the future. This is why before you even begin to start proper search engine optimization techniques, you have to accept the fact the field is constantly subject to change. This doesn’t mean that there are methods that have worked since Day One, though. If you’re looking for ways to keep a solid SEO plan of action for your site, then look no...

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7 reasons why its better to hire a freelance web developer or specialist over a large company

1. Low Overheads The main reason, perhaps, is because they are cheaper. When there is wages, superannuation, insurance, maternity leave and rent, you have to keep the coal fires burning. And that means taking on every job that comes in. These days many freelance web designers work from home. They have tiny overheads and if they are doing okay, will only take on jobs that they like and can manage. Companies take all work – sometimes just to keep afloat. Low overheads not only half the price of your website but they double the availability any web designer has to work on smaller jobs....

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Why SEO Investment Is Important

An important aspect of SEO is making your website easy for both users and search engines robots to understand. Although search engines have become increasingly sophisticated, they still can’t see and understand a web page the same way a human can. SEO helps the engines figure out what each page is about, and how it may be useful for users. A Common Argument Against SEO We frequently hear statements like this: “No smart engineer would ever build a search engine that requires websites to follow certain rules or principles in order to be ranked or indexed. Anyone with half a brain would want a...

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