Boost Your Ranking in Google Search Results with an HTTPS Secured Site

  • July 5, 2016
  • Nic Raboy

There are millions of websites and blogs on the internet with more being created every day. There is very little uniqueness between sites anymore. Heck, there are probably more than a thousand blogs on the internet that serve a similar purpose to Own the Web. Now it becomes a race to rank higher than those other similar sites. If you’ve been keeping up, I’ve written many posts up until now to help you rank higher in search results, but this time we’re going to look at something a little more technical in this area.

Not a lot of people know this, but back in 2014 Google wrote a blog article regarding HTTPS as a Ranking Signal. It is no secret that Google is trying to make the internet a safer place, but it isn’t well known that Google rewards those who practice internet safety. By securing your website or blog, you can make a huge difference in how you rank in the search results.

We’re going to explore securing a website or blog and taking a look at the positive that comes out of it.

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Rank Higher in Search with a Faster Page Speed

  • April 5, 2016
  • Nic Raboy

Content and a following isn’t everything when it comes to ranking higher in the search results. There are plenty of other factors that determine if you’re going to rank at the top of the results. For one, a faster page speed could result in a much higher rank when it comes to search and even user happiness.

How does one determine how their website or blog is performing and even with such knowledge, how does one optimize their site enough to make a difference?

We’re going to take a look at some tools that can be used to check site speed and then how to take action on the results.

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Use Twitter Correctly and Efficiently to Increase Your Website Traffic

  • March 20, 2016
  • Nic Raboy

One of the best things you can do for your business is to be active on social media outlets. My favorite social media outlet being the micro-blogging service Twitter.

Building up your brand and increasing your traffic from Twitter isn’t as easy as just having an account and Tweeting. There are specific rules to follow to help guarantee your success.

We are going to look at some of the ways to craft Twitter posts with the intention of growing an audience and increasing traffic to your blog or website.

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Rebrand Your Website or Blog without Losing Your SEO Ranking

  • March 13, 2016
  • Nic Raboy

So you’re looking to give your blog or website a new name? Maybe you no longer like the old name that you chose, or maybe the name no longer represents the goals of your business. Whatever it may be, you want to establish a change.

Here is where the problem sits. Your current (old) name has probably been around for a while and established a solid footing in the Google Search results among other things. The new name will have no reputation in search and everything you worked to gain could potentially become lost.

We’re going to look at what needs to be done to safely rebrand a website or blog without damaging the SEO ranking that you worked so hard to achieve.

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5 Tips to Rank Better with Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • October 20, 2015
  • Nic Raboy

Content is king when it comes to ranking better in Google search results, but there are little things that can be done to significantly boost your position in someone’s search. This is what is called Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Per Wikipedia, it can be defined like so:

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s unpaid results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine’s users. SEO may target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, video search, academic search, news search and industry-specific vertical search engines.

Here we’re going to look at some very simple, yet effective, things that you can do to help rank better and boost your traffic.

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