Protecting Your Site from a DoS Attack

Online businesses put hours of hard work into maintaining websites. Building an e-commerce site is a significant undertaking that needs protection against hackers. A Denial of Service, or DoS, attack can cripple an e-commerce website, causing revenue losses that a small business may not be able to absorb. A DoS attack occurs when hackers flood…

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Search Engine Correlation Data as of 2013

I want to offer you a really interesting chart from Moz.com that gives amazing insights on the correlation data in today’s SEO. Though the items in the chart are not exactly ranking factors, they do have some connection and are common among sites that rank high in search results. As Edward Tufte puts it,”Correlation is…

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WordPress Performance Stats in Google Webmaster Tools

Once you set up your WordPress blog and it’s up and running, you need to keep track of your WordPress performance in terms of traffic and other SEO related issues. There are lots of free and paid SEO tools out there, but they just can’t beat Google Webmaster Tools because it’s run by Google and…

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How to Remove Date in WordPress

Got a hunch that the date of your post can turn away people from your totally amazing content that you created back in the day? You’re goddamn right! That’s why you need to remove date both from your WordPress posts and pages. This post tackles two ways of removing date from your WordPress content. One…

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Google Analytics WordPress Tips

Here’s why I decided to write these Google Analytics WordPress tips. Thing is, WordPress when used as a stand-alone solution does not have a built-in feature that allows you to monitor all sorts of data that may be useful in terms of SEO. If you just need basic daily traffic stats, you may just need…

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Yoast SEO WordPress: Installing and Basic Setup

The WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin allows you to manage most SEO aspects of your WordPress site, such as Google Analytics and Bing Webmaster integration, streamlining the process of creating content on your site, social integration (Facebook OpenGraph, Twitter, Google+), XML sitemap, RSS, import & export, just to name a few. By now, you may…

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Why SEOs Should Use Boomerang for Gmail

Are you usually reluctant to manage your emails because it’s so overwhelming that you’d rather have somebody shoot you in the face? Well, it does NOT have to be that way. Thing is, you can install the Boomerang gmail add-on that allows you to handle your email like a boss. You’ll never have to constantly…

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Shopify SEO Review (built-in features and additional apps)

The other day I had a chance to try out the Shopify platform that I heard a lot of but never had the opportunity to get my hands dirty and see what the fuss is all about. Shopify.com is an awesome (now I can say that) tool for those of you guys who wants to…

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How to Monitor Website Changes for Free

Would you like to be in the know if something changes on your site? Thing is, you can actually monitor website changes and you can do it for free. There are a bunch of solutions, but this one works best. Unfortunately, the guys who made the tool did not take the time to make it…

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What is the Difference Between Off Page SEO and On Page SEO

What the heck is the difference between on-page and off-page SEO? Thing is, it’s kinda easy to see the difference because on-page SEO is basically what you do on your own site to improve rankings whereas off-page SEO is what you do on other sites to improve your search engine rankings. This post tackles the…

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How to Find Google Synonyms to Make Your Copy More Natural

Google synonyms is a new thing. Back in the day, SEOs suggested using your keyword a specific amount of times within a page copy to achieve the best SEO results. Those days are long gone. Now you can (and should) use your keyword as natural as possible. Don’t stuff your copy with your keyword like…

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How to Do Keyword Research

Knowing how to do keyword research is vital. You need to know what keywords you should optimize your site for to be able to drive traffic from search engines. Otherwise your efforts won’t yield any good results. And that’s just because people may not use the keyword you optimized your site for. If it’s the…

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How to Use Your WordPress XML Sitemap (+Video)

Heard about that mysterious WordPress XML sitemap file, but never had the chance to learn how it works? How to configure it? And why you actually need it for your site? This post is just about that and way more. You can even watch a video from the SEO Crash Course for WordPress Users I’m…

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Unnatural Links Penalty and How to Fix (Outbound Version)

Got an unnatural links penalty from Google and losing money because of that? Your site was PR7, but now it dropped to PR3? Sounds familiar? This post explains why it’s good that you got penalized, what other revenue streams to consider and how to have that penalty revoked so that you’re happy again. You’ll learn…

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How to Use the Robots.txt File with WordPress

Not sure how to use your robots.txt file? Believe it or not, it’s one of the most important files in terms of SEO. You need to use the file to specify which sections of your site should and which should not be accessible to search engines. For example, you don’t need the wp-admin directory to…

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