Graham Jones — November 9, 2018 Follow @grahamjones — November 9, 2018 bungeeinternational / Pixabay We all know that bungee jumping is risky. After all, who in their right mind throws themselves off a bridge or a crane, hundreds of feet above the ground? But the risk we perceive is much greater than the … Continue reading Why People Won’t Buy From Your Website If They Think It Is Risky
Betsy Kent — October 22, 2018 Follow @bevisible — October 22, 2018 Hello there, brilliant entrepreneurs! Yes, you read it right. There are some bad people out there stealing website content. They’re not Russian hackers, either. Nope! They are website designers, developers, and businesses that are too lazy or uncreative to develop their own content. … Continue reading Has Someone Stolen Your Website Content? Find Out.
If you want added security, faster load times and stronger SEO for your site, contributor John Lincoln walks through why and how you should be using HSTS for a better user and ranking experience. John Lincoln on August 28, 2018 Site users and search engines don’t take website security lightly which is probably why … Continue reading Why websites should be using HSTS to improve security and SEO
Jacob Brain — July 25, 2018 — July 25, 2018 (July 28, 2018) (July 24th), Google Chrome 68 rolled out and with it a big step toward a more secure internet. Unfortunately, this may also mean that Google is metaphorically telling visitors to your website to “RUN”. Ever noticed that green padlock to the left … Continue reading Say Goodbye to HTTP. Say Hello to HTTPS
Chris Abraham — July 3, 2018 Follow @chrisabraham — July 3, 2018 According to Search Engine Land, if you haven’t already transitioned your website to being HTTPS-compliant by July 1, 2018—last Sunday!—your website is probably already being marked as not secure—though this might not take effect until 24 July, depending on when the next version … Continue reading Transition Your Website to HTTPS-compliance NOW to Stop It From Being Marked Not Secure
Randy Milanovic — April 24, 2018 Follow @kayak360 — April 24, 2018 In a recent post, I laid out three clear signs you should get a thorough SEO audit of your website. The point of the piece was to show that declining search rankings, or search visibility problems, can have as much to do with … Continue reading Break Your Own Site Much Lately?
Eugene Bekker — March 26, 2018 Follow @EZShield — March 26, 2018 Part 2: Secure websites on a small business budget The Small Biz Conundrum: Staying Current Online There’s nothing wrong with taking a proactive approach to cutting costs where you can within your business. But even with your small business budget, cutting costs around … Continue reading Secure Websites on a Small Business Budget
Navneet Kaushal — March 21, 2018 Follow @navneetkaushal — March 21, 2018 Come July 2018 Chrome will be marking HTTP (Hypertext transfer protocol) sites as ‘not secure’ according to the announcement made by Google at the beginning of the year. This is a move that Firefox already executed in 2017, and it has not worked … Continue reading Migrating From HTTP to HTTPS – A Complete Guide
Thomas O’Shaughnessy — April 11, 2017 — April 11, 2017 Being in the SEO world, you’re bound to run into a traffic drop at some point in your career. We’re in a volatile industry with differing opinions and, unfortunately, lots of misinformation. There are disagreements ranging from what defines “duplicate content” to what the latest … Continue reading Recovering from a Major Traffic Drop: Reflections on SSL Redirects and Hacked Content Issues
Donna Duncan — April 2, 2017 Follow @beseenontop— April 2, 2017 I think most people know or suspect that it’s unwise to purchase items over a public Internet connection but they might not know why. One of the reasons is because of a possible man-in-the-middle attack. A MITM attack is when someone inserts him or … Continue reading Why Every Website Owner Should Care About (And Convert To) HTTPS