55 SEO Facts for Small Business Websites [Infographic]

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SEO is a key online marketing tool for every small business. For example, did you know that organic search drives 51% of all visitors vs paid-search driving 10%? And voice searches have increased to 10% of all search volume after Google’s latest algorithm updates. Here are 55 ‘must-know’ facts for small business websites including: The …

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Express Yourself! WordPress 4.8 "Evans" Major Release

Express Yourself! WordPress 4.8 "Evans" Major Release

Version 4.8 of WordPress, named “Evans” in honor of jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.8 add more ways for you to express yourself and represent your brand. The new version features link improvements, three new media widgets covering images, …

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Sassy WordPress 4.7 Arrives in Time for the Holidays!

Sassy WordPress 4.7 Arrives in Time for the Holidays!

WordPress 4.7, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, was released today – like an early Christmas present with Holiday Cheers! 🙂 This is a major release and unless you have managed WordPress maintenance services, you will have to manually initiate the update. Be sure to perform a complete backup of …

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WordPress 4.6 Just Released What’s New?

Version 4.6 of WordPress, named “Pepper” in honor of jazz baritone saxophonist Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This is a major release and unless you have managed WordPress maintenance services, you will have to manually initiate the update. Be sure to perform a complete backup …

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WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” Just Released – Helps Streamline Your Workflow

WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” Just Released - Helps Streamline Your Workflow

Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. Coleman Hawkins was one of the first musicians to establish the tenor saxophone as a jazz horn. New features in 4.5 help streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site. …

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WordPress 4.4 "Clifford" Just Released – More Connected and Responsive

WordPress version 4.4 was just released to the public on December 8th. Named “Clifford” in honor of jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, it’s available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.4 make your site more connected and responsive. See the release video below: Clifford also introduces a new default theme, Twenty Sixteen …

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10 Things Website Owners Are Doing to Save The Day

10 Things Website Owners Are Doing to Save The Day

The fun and busy holiday season is fast approaching once again which, if you’re like me, brings all manner of memory snippets 😀 I’m reminded of the classic Andy Kaufman performance from Saturday Night Live in which Andy lip-syncs to the Mighty Mouse theme song – it’s both funny and bizarre – like some of …

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Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Ranking: Common Website Issues

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Google’s mobile-friendly ranking signal a thing now. “Mobilegeddon” is here, don’t be left behind. If you’ve been procrastinating about updating your website to mobile-friendly, responsive framework, now is the time to seriously think about a redesign. Effective April 21st, Google now uses mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal, the company posted in its official webmasters blog. …

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Webmaster Email Alerts Signal a Possible New Google Mobile Algorithm

Webmaster Email Alerts Signal a Possible New Google Mobile Algorithm

Since Google recently added “mobile-friendly” labels to their mobile search results, it appears that for the first time Google will begin directly emailing an alert to webmasters, sent via Google Webmaster Tools, notifying them of mobility errors. (Have you submitted your website to Google webmaster tools yet?) Barry Schwartz, search engine consultant, broke the news …

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