WordPress’ open source content management system (CMS) now powers over 1/3 of the top 10 million sites on the web.
This news comes via technology firm, W3Techs, who have compared historical trends in the usage of content management since March 2018.
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.
Writing blog posts is an easy way to regularly get to the top of Google and other search engines!
Last month I wrote two articles on the writing blog posts and the power of blogging. You can see The Power of Blogging Part 1 here and The Power of Blogging Part II here.
Today’s post is a short update to say that my sunflower blog post (referred to in The Power of Blogging Part II) now also ranks at number 2 and 3 on page 1 in Google for the search terms ‘sunflower fields uk 2017’ and ‘sunflower field uk 2017’.
Initially I was just targeting fairly local search phrases, such as ‘sunflower field dorset’, so having a UK search result so quickly is great.
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 »