Webmaster Resources

  • 6 Clever Uses of Domain Extensions You’d Never Think of Registering

    … Domain extensions are not just for your website anymore. They represent and provide an online connection for a company or individual, a marketing campaign, a tracking device, a delivery device, and redirection from one to another. Domain extensions can be many things. Have you tried to register a domain name and found that it is not available…

    Search Engine Journal- 15 readers -
  • How to Buy an Online Business: 8 Funding Options

    … Editor Note: we know that buying online businesses can be a tricky business. As Mark suggests below, make sure you educate yourself and only choose an option that will work for you. While there are a lot of great reasons to buy an online business rather than starting from scratch, there’s always one major objection: buying an established…

    Mark Daoust/ Search Engine Journalin How To's- 7 readers -
  • 12 WordPress Plugins You Should Install on Your Blog

    … Is your blog looking a bit run down? Maybe it isn’t functioning as well as you’d like? Your blog represents your company’s headquarters online, so if it is not performing up to your expectations, it is time to upgrade it with some simple plugins. Any of the following tools will help spruce up your site and simplify your marketing activities…

    Sujan Patel/ Search Engine Journalin Blogging- 10 readers -
  • The 6 Key Steps to Improve Your Website’s Loading Speed

    … load time when the visitor returns. Many webmasters fail to use this tool, and that leads to slow load times — and higher levels of frustration — for visitors.Optimize visual content. The growing emphasis on visual content might have misled some website owners. If customers enjoy images, video, and graphics, why not fill your site with them…

    Larry Alton/ Search Engine Journal- 6 readers -
  • 7 Places to Learn to Code – for Free!

    … to the world. Beginners should start out with the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming course, which requires a commitment of three hours per week. Students communicate with one another using the OpenStudy platform and forums and the course includes video lectures, text resources and an exam. 3. Coding Lessons Gamified with Khan…

    Larry Kim/ Search Engine Journal- 11 readers -
  • How to Choose the Perfect Focus Keyword

    … previews, a very related feature of the WordPress SEO plugin we wrote about earlier this year: As you can see the traffic is comparable, we know the search traffic to our snippet preview post is reasonably good, so we know it’s worth optimizing for. Using Google Trends to compare between your old focus keywords and the one you would like to choose…

    Search Engine Journalin How To's- 19 readers -
  • 50 Awesome and Inspiring Responsive Website Designs from 2014

    … You probably heard retailers began their holiday season with record-setting sales during “Cyber Week” – the shopping period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. Real-time data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark shows online sales grew 8.5% since 2013. Even more interesting, although not surprising, was the fact that “mobile sales up 27.6…

    Albert Costill/ Search Engine Journal- 9 readers -
  • Using Requirements to Improve Usability For Your Website

    … What makes a user experience fantastic? Simply put, in order to make a fantastic user experience, the user has to be able to accomplish their goal(s) on your website. Looking at the bigger picture, if you want to make your customers’ goals more achievable on your website, you need to get to know your customers. The more you get to know your…

    Shane Jones/ Search Engine Journal- 7 readers -
  • How to Track The Impact of Your Website Redesign

    … When a website redesign takes place, the first thing I’m always interested in is how that redesign translates into better marketing performance. If you’re an SEO or an online advertiser who owns his or her own business, you may feel that your website needs a “face-lift” from time to time to maintain that fresh look and feel. Instead of just…

    Sergio Aicardi/ Search Engine Journalin SEO How To's- 16 readers -