lucy barret

  • Should I move my WordPress website to HTTPS?

    Whether you’re a website owner or a website visitor, everyone wants a fast loading website which can carry out sensitive exchanges of information securely. In 2014, Google announced that it was beginning to use HTTPS as a ranking signal, signalling an increased emphasis on secure connections from the world’s biggest search engine.

    Search Engine Watchin Blogging- 12 readers -
  • The 10 most common WordPress SEO challenges and how to solve them

    If you’re new to the business of SEO and are just figuring out how to optimize your WordPress site for search, navigating the landscape of SEO can seem like a nightmare. You’ll have seen a thousand different articles on SEO: on-page optimization tips, off-page optimization tips, SEO basics, email marketing tips, etc. online and implemented them – only to see them fail, or worse, backfire.

    Search Engine Watchin SEO EMail Blogging How To's- 23 readers -
  • 5 Steps for Landing Your First Client as a Freelancer

    Starting off a career as a freelancer – whether you work in web design, web development or content writing – is not easy. One of the most challenging parts of freelancing is figuring out how to get a client in the first place. It doesn’t matter how experienced you are… sometimes it’s really hard to establish yourself in a crowded marketplace.

    Jeffbullas's Blog- 22 readers -
  • The SEO benefits of using WordPress to publish your content

    Creating and launching a fully-fledged website is not enough to get your brand noticed by itself. In order to improve your online visibility, you will need to carry out SEO (search engine optimization) practices. If you want to achieve a higher ranking on Google and other search engines, you’ll need to get serious about search engine optimization.

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content Blogging- 33 readers -
  • 10 ways to promote your WordPress blog for beginners

    If you’ve just started your WordPress blog and want everybody to read your content, then you should promote your blog on multiple online platforms. Creating and launching an appealing and informative blog is not enough. For better results, you need to get serious about its promotion. Marketing has always been a great way to drive the targeted audience towards your brand or product.

    Search Engine Watch- 24 readers -
  • Challenges you Will Face While Setting up Your Online Store

    WordPress is awesome for many things, but is eCommerce one of them? As a WordPress developer, I get this a lot. The anxiety is justified: “Everyone knows WordPress is a blogging platform. How could it do eCommerce if it’s just meant to publish blog posts?” And I am not denying any of it. It’s true that WordPress began, and remains to this day, a blogging tool at heart.

    The Next Scoop- 7 readers -