Since early 2017, if you have a website that doesn’t have the HTTPS protocol (i.e. a locked padlock symbol in the website address), then you and your website visitors may have noticed a security warning.
Been given a bad or fake review in Google? If your business has been left a bad public review in Google you’ll know how frustrating this is, particularly if it’s unjust, or even fake.
Unfortunately there’s no way to stop someone from leaving you a bad review, and it’s a fact of life that customers are more likely to leave a review when they want to complain, rather than when they’re happy.
Recently, a client of M35 Web Design was left two bad reviews on his Google Business listing in quick succession. A Google Business listing is what you’re likely to see on the right-hand side of the search results page if you Google the name of your company.
At the beginning of this month I wrote an article entitled ‘Get ahead of the competition by blogging! The Power of Blogging Part I’
Some people know that in my ‘other life’ I’m a photographer (yes I do sell photos!). My reason for mentioning this is that I’ve achieved some stunning search engine results via the regular blog posts (news stories) that I write on my photography website. What I mean by this is that I routinely see my posts get to the top of Google, Bing and Yahoo – sometimes in a matter of hours. The record was 3 hours from publishing my post to it appearing at the top of Google. More »
Did you know that blogging is an easy way to regularly get to the top of Google and other search engines? Yes, it’s true and we can prove it.
No gimmicks, or ‘black hat’ search engine techniques (bad) are used to accomplish this, or huge amounts of money for Google Ads. More »
Facebook has begun rolling out an update to its ‘Trending’ feature in an attempt to weed out fake news stories. Instead it will show users news from a range of balanced sources.
Trending will soon feature topics covered by several publishers, rather than showing the stories that are shared by the largest number of people. This is intended to make Facebook a more credible source of information.