Category: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

How fast does your home page load?

Speed-to-load is one of the most crucial factors in determining how Google, and other search engines, rank your website. This is a critical aspect of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), particularly with regards to your home landing page. All too often, we see business owners thinking, “all’s well,” when they check their own website; they neglect to realize…

Duplicate Content

It’s really not hard to spot duplicate content.  And, it’s even easier to check it out with the latest browsers. Just highlight a couple sentences (you can highlight the whole thing, but Google only considers so many characters), right click, and let Google do the rest. So what’s the big deal about duplicate content?  Does it…

Go Ahead! Try it without…

…without the three w’s, that is.   Most websites can be addressed with, and without,  the “www” (world wide web) prefix.  Unless you altered the default domain name service setup when you established your domain name, it’s a good bet that your website accommodates both. So What?  Why should I care? Here’s why:  Even though…

How fast does YOUR website load?

The time it takes for your landing page to load when someone visits your website can make all the difference in the world.  If your home page is loaded up with unnecessary extras, or otherwise mis-configured, you could be loosing business.   (And hurting your search engine rankings as well.) Piedmont’s own home page had…