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. […]

Write High Converting Product Descriptions for Your eCommerce Store

This is a follow up article for the how do I start a blog series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started and create a successful blog. eCommece is growing at an exponential rate across the globe. In the US alone, eCommerce sales are expected to top $20 trillion by […]

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 […]

Top 10 SEO Tools and Add-ons for Your Online Business

The phrase SEO tool is an umbrella term that includes any piece of software or service which can: help you improve your website’s visibility build a credible online brand garner strategic and competitive intelligence research keywords and links track social media performance create better content and grow your website Because of this, SEO tools are […]

AJAX Comment Loading Plugin Fixed

Recently I wanted to use the Ajax Comment Loading Plugin (developed by Mark Jaquith) on one of my WordPress sites. The functionality that plugin offers is very nice but it turns out that the plugin doesn’t work for current version of WordPress anymore. I fixed the code a little to make it work with the […]

WP Far Future Expiration Plugin – Easily Add Far Future Expiration to Your Static Files

This plugin will allow you to easily add a “far future expiration” date for various static file types on your WordPress powered site to improve page load time (site speed). Adding far future expiry header to your static resources (images, js, css) can improve the site speed. If you are using a caching plugin like […]

A Short All-You-Need Guide to Keyword Density

Whether the question is about quality on-page SEO or about the requirement of the keyword(s) in the article, keyword density does matter. From top successful bloggers to newbie bloggers, keyword density is always a topic to discuss about. If you’re not really familiar with the term at all, here’s a small definition. What Is Keyword […]

Top 3 Common Reasons for a Slow WordPress Site (in my experience)

If you own and run a WordPress site which is currently slow then there are usually some common factors which are most probably contributing to the lack of load speed of your site. The power and flexibility of WordPress lies under the hood, where as a blogging and CMS platform, it easily caters for customizations […]