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    Why is my Alexa ranking dropping?

    I thought I would throw this blog post out there and see if I can get some replies. On most of my sites my Alexa ranking has dropped. On a couple of sites I run, I update it every single day, the site has proper meta tags, quick to download etc but my ranking dropped

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    Enable gzip compression to speed up web site

    Enabling gzip compression of your HTML and CSS files will typically saves around 50 to 70 percent of the file size. This means that it takes less time to load your pages, and it also means less bandwidth is used over all. It is pretty much the standard now and if you are not using

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    Best Practices For Title Tags

    After Google’s recent changes, new best practices for title tags have come into vogue. Google increased the font size from 16px to 18px and removed underlining. As a result, the SERPs appear cleaner and easier to read. At the same time, increasing the font size reduced the number of characters that appear before truncation. For

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    Groupon Experiment proves you need good SEO

    At Groupon, they conducted a potentially dangerous experiment to give us the answer. We don’t recommend you try this at home, but having great confidence that Google could index a site really quickly, we completely de-indexed our site one day. That’s right — for the sake of SEO science, Groupon deindexed themselves completely for about

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    Local SEO for Businesses

    As the scales tip and users switch to mobile devices, local results will be increasingly unique because Google knows exactly where each user is located. You’ve got to stop focusing on one or two tactics and instead work on everything. Here are some tips: Make your content amazing and informative, but optimize it with local

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    Phishing attack on WordPress website

    My site has been hacked & used for Phishing on WordPress. What do you do now? It is most likely that you had no idea your site had been hacked and used for Phishing on your WordPress site. In my case, I had an IT company email me and let me know I had been

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