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Social Media Safety Tips

In 2019, there will be 2.77 billion social media users around the world.  That’s 2.77 billion chances for cyber attacks to take place on social media. It’s easy to get caught up in the habit of oversharing on social media, but it can also be dangerous.  Don’t Overshare! 5 Critical Social Media Safety Tips Everyone Needs to… Read More

How-to: Buy Expired Domains

Here is a quick video on how-to-buy expired domains with high domain-rank. A prerequisite for this tutorial is that you’ll need access to Ahrefs & a copy of Scrapebox. I would also recommend buying some proxies for your Scrapes. TL;DW Login to Ahrefs >> go to More >> Ahrefs Rank >> Select a domain Go… Read More

Killing SEO rankings with Draft Content

You could be significantly harming your SEO strategy with draft content. If you have similar articles already published; are in the process of rewriting articles, or trying to get new content bumps with republishing; this will all attribute against you as duplicate content. Bots crawl every aspect of your website, including drafts and the trash… Read More

Installing Memcached

Memcached is a general-purpose distributed in-memory object caching system, which is often used to speed up and optimize back-end dynamic database performance. It does this by temporarily storing data and objects in the servers RAM/memory (like rendering a popular WordPress page on your blog). This reduces the number of direct requests to your databases, saving… Read More

Crawl Budget: herding the bots

One of the most critical aspects of proactive SEO (search engine optimization –> aka Google Search) is monitoring your crawl budget. Monitoring your crawl budget includes examine what types of bots crawl your website (Google, Bing, Yandex, Baidu…), how many times they visit, average bytes received (how large your pages are), response time (how fast… Read More

The secret to being first in Google search

It sounds difficult to achieve (Organically ranking in Google), but when you break it down into basics, it’s actually straightforward. The secret to being ranked in the top 10 of Google search relies heavily on two things: Backlinks Word count Now that you know the formula, what do you do with this new found information?!… Read More

What are the Biggest Cybersecurity Threats to Your Business?

Did you know that almost half of all cyberattacks are directed towards small and medium-sized businesses? We’ve all heard of the global attacks on big companies like Equifax, Target, and Marriott. But many attacks target small businesses that have a hard time recovering from a breach.  Within 6 months of a cyberattack, 60% of small businesses fold. If you want… Read More

How to Protect Your Business from Malware Attacks

In 2017, the cost of cybercrime soared to $600 billion. Don’t let your company succumb to cyber attacks.  The threat of malware looms large over large and small businesses alike. Keeping your company safe from malware attacks is vital in preventing data breaches.  Ensure that your data is secure, and check out our guide on how to… Read More

Avoiding Google Penalties

There are two main Google penalties you can get: The first one is a manual action from Google’s spam team, The second one is an algorithmic penalty These both can be located in your Google Search Console. TL;DR – Avoiding penalties –> add an About + Contact page, include credible authors, GMB reviews & listings…. Read More

CSS order

Here is how to load a WordPress child theme’s CSS after the parent theme’s CSS. The trick here is to add a 1 to the add_action script, illustrated below Functions.php Find and edit this little bit of code in the Functions.php file: This way your Parent’s CSS loads first, and your Child theme will load… Read More