There are lots of reasons your website should run HTTPS. First and foremost, it’s more secure for your visitors and creates trust. Google also gives a small ranking benefit to secure sites. But despite the benefits, many sites still haven’t bothered to get secure. That is, until now. A new announcement means you must be secure by October 2017, or expect to lose conversions. Here’s why.
Site speed is an important part of your website experience and it’s becoming more critical. In addition to Google placing increased importance on it, we also see an increase in website conversions as page load times drop. There’s great reason to speed up your site. In order to decrease load times, image sizes need to be kept in check. Here’s how to optimize your WordPress site images for optimal site speed and experience.
Google is making a big push to get sites secure and soon it’ll be a requirement if you want to keep all your web traffic. While the process may seem intimidating, it’s really not. In a matter of minutes, you can have a secure site and reap the benefits (more confident visitors, better Google ranking, less security worries, and more). Here’s a super simple guide to going secure on WordPress.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is an ever-changing practice. You can never perfect it, as the requirements and rules are always in a constant state of change. While many things have remained fairly steady for some time, there’s a new need on the horizon. Are you ready for the next wave in search optimization?
Modern analytics give marketers countless data points to show performance. From impressions to conversions, CTRs to CLV, reach and return, we can report on just about anything we want within our digital marketing programs. But with such an abundance of data, how can an agency know which data points to report to clients? Here’s what agency analytics reports should look like.
Google AMP rolled out just a couple months ago and many marketers took little notice. This light-weight and mobile-focused website structure offers a better user experience than the weighed-down resource-intensive stuff most of us are use to, but it got little attention from most in website and marketing circles after release. That’s all about to change with the latest announcement by Google last week. Here’s why you can’t keep ignoring AMP.