SEO Tips

Implementing Google AMP For WordPress | 2017

Implementing Google AMP For WordPress | 2017

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Project known as Google AMP, is an open source Google initiative with the goal of making web content load faster for mobile users.  You can think of AMP pages as a scaled down version of a normal webpage designed for faster speed and...

DMOZ Closes | 2017

DMOZ Closes | 2017

DMOZ closes down.  For those that have been out of the loop, DMOZ closed down on March 17th,  2017.  DMOZ is an acronym for Directory Mozilla also known as the Open Directory Project (ODP) and was created as a directory of website links and descriptions listed by...

Position 0 | How to Rank in Google’s Featured Snippets

Position 0 | How to Rank in Google’s Featured Snippets

So you want to be a rock star and rank in Position 0 of a Google listing in what's known as a SERP (Search Engine Results Page), then you have come to the right place.  Position 0, also known as a Google Featured Snippet is the top organic ranking for a specific...

Backlinks | 20 Best Inbound Marketing Methods 2017

Backlinks | 20 Best Inbound Marketing Methods 2017

Backlinks and the 20 best inbound Marketing Methods for 2017 Ever wonder how the SEO Pros always seem to get GREAT ranking articles. The key to their success almost always has to do with a GREAT backlinking strategy. Developing Backlinks is often referred to as...

Https Mixed Content Errors And How To Fix Them

Https Mixed Content Errors And How To Fix Them

Recently I ran an audit on my website https://hangtenseo.com and came across a bunch of errors pertaining to Https Mixed Content. To be honest I wasn't exactly sure what Mixed Content Errors were, so I Googled it.  Turns out it means that if your website is running...

Google Page Rank InfoGraphic

Google Page Rank InfoGraphic

Ever wonder how Google ranks a page, well this Google Page Rank InfoGraphic gives a pretty good walk through of how  Google ranks a page. Here are the basics of How Google Works. Google uses Web Spiders to craw an indexed page. When it comes across a link, it then...

Marketing

Adding Google Tag Manger To Your Divi Theme

Adding Google Tag Manger To Your Divi Theme

Whenever you build a new website it’s a great idea to to make sure to add Google Analytics or Google Tag Manger.  Divi makes it super easy to add Google Tag Manger to your Divi theme.  The advantage of using Google Tag manager script over simply adding a Google...

How To Add A Twitter Feed To A WordPress Website | 2017

How To Add A Twitter Feed To A WordPress Website | 2017

Did you know that Adding Twitter to a Wordpress Website doesn't require a plugin.  That's right, you don't need add another plugin. I just launched a new website called Gear Mashers (https://Gearmashers.com).  It's a review website that focuses on cycling.  One of my...

Google AdWords Video Advertising Certification Answers 2017

Google AdWords Video Advertising Certification Answers 2017

For those that are studying for the Google AdWords Video Advertising Certification 2017 Exam, here is a great study guide with answers.  The Google Exams are free and can be found by joining the Google Partners program. Certifications are available for Google Adwords...

2017 Advertising Using Facebook Pixels

2017 Advertising Using Facebook Pixels

Have you ever scrolled down your Facebook feed only to discover an ad for something you had just looked at on other website?  This happens to me all the time and I wasn't exactly sure what was going on, well that is until a few days ago when I listened a webinar by...

WordPress Tips and Tricks

Implementing Google AMP For WordPress | 2017

Implementing Google AMP For WordPress | 2017

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Project known as Google AMP, is an open source Google initiative with the goal of making web content load faster for mobile users.  You can think of AMP pages as a scaled down version of a normal webpage designed for faster speed and...

How To Create A Child Theme For Divi | 2017

How To Create A Child Theme For Divi | 2017

As an avid Wordpress user and Divi theme user, having a child theme is really important to help prevent your customized theme coding from being overwritten when there is a theme update.  It is essentially best practice to create a child theme to accompany the parent...

2017 Fixing Duplicate Title Tags For WordPress Author Pages

2017 Fixing Duplicate Title Tags For WordPress Author Pages

I have been on a tear working with SEMRush and SEOProfiler doing Wordpress website Audits. One issue that almost always shows up with Wordpress websites are Duplicate Title Tags For Author Pages errors.  For those that are wondering, YES I even had an issue with them!...

2017 WordPress Author Slug Security Issues

2017 WordPress Author Slug Security Issues

Recently, as in very recently, as in today, I realized links to my blog posts where I was the author (aka Permalink Structure) was actually showing my Wordpress login user name.  I have been a big Wordpress fan since it's inception and the fact that I overlooked this...

2017 Upgrading To PHP 7

2017 Upgrading To PHP 7

Did you know updating to PHP 7 will boost your website performance.  For those that have Wordpress websites, updating your hosting server to PHP 7 will give you a nice performance boost. PHP Versions? The Wordpress platform uses scripting code known as PHP.  PHP is a...

WP Engine VS Godaddy Review

WP Engine VS Godaddy Review

I have been a long time advocate of Godaddy, however the last few months has had me question Godaddy's reliability with Wordpress websites that I have had hosted there. Today I am going to dive into WP Engine vs GoDaddy and why I made the decision to switch some of my...

Divi Theme Tips

Adding Google Tag Manger To Your Divi Theme

Adding Google Tag Manger To Your Divi Theme

Whenever you build a new website it’s a great idea to to make sure to add Google Analytics or Google Tag Manger.  Divi makes it super easy to add Google Tag Manger to your Divi theme.  The advantage of using Google Tag manager script over simply adding a Google...

How To Create A Child Theme For Divi | 2017

How To Create A Child Theme For Divi | 2017

As an avid Wordpress user and Divi theme user, having a child theme is really important to help prevent your customized theme coding from being overwritten when there is a theme update.  It is essentially best practice to create a child theme to accompany the parent...

Divi Magazine Blog Layout

Divi Magazine Blog Layout

Divi's blog out of the box is...well rather lame.  It's not inspiring and it certainly isn't what I would consider a good Divi Magazine Blog Layout.  For those who are looking to take control of their blog and make it pop, I have some great news. YOU CAN DO IT! Divi...

2017 Divi Theme Slider Revolution Solution

2017 Divi Theme Slider Revolution Solution

The Divi them is a fantastic Wordpress theme, but it does have it's shortcomings out of the box.  The good news is for those who want to display and control how video plays on their website, there is an excellent plugin called Slider Revolution.  I like to call this...

Adding Google Analytics To Your Divi Theme

Adding Google Analytics To Your Divi Theme

This past month I have been busy with a new Wordpress theme known as Divi.  Whenever you build a new website it's a great idea to add Google Analytics.  Divi makes it super easy to add Google Analytics to your Divi theme. Here are the simple steps to install Google...

SEO Case Studies

SEO Case Study | Whole Foods Market 2016

SEO Case Study | Whole Foods Market 2016

When performing website audits I am always finding areas of concern.  Today I would like to talk about a SEO Case Study on Whole Foods Market. For those that don't know, Whole Foods is one of the premier heath food grocery chains that started out in Austin, Texas....

SEO Case Study | HomeAway

SEO Case Study | HomeAway

Today I like to walk through a SEO Case Study on HomeAway's website. SEO Case Study - HOMEAWAY Robots.txt file Issue Near the end of 2015 HomeAway was purchased by Expedia and around that time HomeAway experienced a significant drop in their organic search traffic....

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