How to Fully Optimize Images for Speed and SEO in a WordPress Site

We hear it all the time… A fast web site gets and retains more traffic. And, traffic is the lifeblood of many an online business, right? And let’s face it, images are often the main culprit in slowing down our web sites. So, how do we properly optimize the images? Is there more to it […]

AMP Boot Camp: Making Your WordPress Site AMP-Only

AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages, is meant to be displayed on mobile devices that often lack in the powerful hardware of the desktop computer. AMP pages are marked up in a special way, and keep speed in mind. They limit the tags that can be used, and feature a rule set of which can be […]

Image Optimization Tools: Making WordPress Pages Load Faster

With the recent launch of Accelerated Mobile Pages, which reminded everyone of Facebook Instant Pages and Apple News, it’s clear they want us slimming down our web pages. They want Speedy Gonzales, but we’re offering a fat, lazy mouse with unnecessarily giant ears. And by “they” I mean: publishers, platforms, and your everyday web user. […]

7 Proven Ways to Create Powerful Headlines for Your Content

You’ve seen the “STOP” and “SLOW DOWN” signs on your local highways, right? Even if you’re driving at 100 kph, you read them and obediently follow the instructions. You hardly ever miss them because they’re in your face with a clear message. That’s exactly what a magnetic headline does as well. It makes your readers […]

How To Increase the Consumption of Your Blog Content

Creating quality content requires a lot of time and effort. A well researched 1000-1500 word blog post can take you between 2 to 5 hours (sometimes even more) to write. But is your hard work really worth it? Is anyone reading your content? According to Hubspot, more than 60% of readers never read more than […]

Enhancing Site Usability with Toggle Media

WordPress can embed certain kinds of media content into posts and pages; using the oEmbed protocol. But appearance and usability issues can occur, when this capability is rendered on mobile devices; like smartphones. In this example, we see that media embedding can take up much of the phone’s screen, clipping the media horizontally, and that […]

Creating Content, Establishing Blog and, Site Optimization

This is a follow up article for the How do I Start a Blog and Make Money series that we have been publishing on this blog to help the newbie’s get started with a blog. Hey there, Richard from richardsalingmarketing here again. So you want to blog and tell the world what you think because […]

6 Simple Strategies to Get Blog Posts Indexed by Google Quickly

In this article I offer some tips for writing blog posts that are geared up for search engine traffic, and that are written to be shared in the social web. For the example, I will be walking through how I create a real post for a high authority health web site. I will also be […]

Disavow Links Tool: Are Your Back-links Negatively Affecting Your Ranking?

Many sites recently suffered a big demotion in terms of Google ranking, and consequently the amount of organic traffic they receive, due to one of the Google Panda updates. Was your site one of them? Well if it was it was probably due to a few reasons, one of which may have been due to […]