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Core Web Vitals: A Simplified Approach to Improve 3 Scores

By Danielle Iera / July 30, 2021

Algorithm updates have 1 purpose: to help a person find exactly what they seek. Web Vitals are really no different. Here’s our approach…

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Optimize Your Website Like a UX Pro: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Danielle Iera / April 8, 2021

Mastering Search Engine Optimization (SEO) will help you generate more targeted traffic. But, it’s not enough to just optimize for search engines alone. Thousands of people could flock to your website, but do they stay? And if they remain, are they having a good time?

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The Importance of SEO in Pittsburghese: Red Flags N’at

By Danielle Iera / September 16, 2019

An original post shared in 2017 and updated 9/16/2019. It was about friggin’ time. HI! If you’re into complete transparency, sarcasm, and the occasional cuss…

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Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business

By Danielle Iera / May 15, 2019

Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once.  …

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Five Reasons Your Local SEO Strategy Isn’t Working

By Nicole Hanusek / March 18, 2019

Local business SEO is increasingly becoming a commonplace term. Unfortunately, a lot of people think they have a good handle on what is needed for…

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Where Do You Start with Keywords?

By Danielle Iera / February 21, 2019

Updated August 26, 2021 There are SO MANY RESOURCES out there to dig into when it comes to keywords and keyword research. At the very…

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Rant #425 #701 — You Can(not) Manually Update Google Sitelinks!

By Danielle Iera / January 15, 2019

How Do You Update Google Sitelinks? Well, short answer—you can and you can’t update Google sitelinks for your website. If you’re not sure what I mean,…

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Why SEO Marketing Is Not Plug & Play Then Walk Away

By Nicole Hanusek / July 20, 2018

As search engine algorithms are not constant, SEO (search engine optimization) marketing strategy has to keep up. SEO is not a shiny tech tool that…

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GoDaddy Versus WordPress

Skip the GoDaddy Website Builder and Use WordPress

By Nicole Hanusek / June 1, 2018

So, GoDaddy is a very popular web hosting option. The GoDaddy website builder, especially their latest option, the GoCentral Website Builder, looks like a lucrative…

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5 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Site Speed & SEO Tomorrow

By Nicole Hanusek / April 30, 2018

While the content on a page remains of utmost importance for SEO (search engine optimization), that content also helps determine page speed. Aside from content,…

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Video: How to Add a Post to Your Google My Business Listing

By Danielle Iera / September 14, 2017

Disclaimer: If my business communications college professor got ahold of this video, she would have my head on a platter for all of the “um’s”,…

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Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017 - Smack Happy Design

Smack Happy’s Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017

By Danielle Iera / February 12, 2017

How many different development *tools have you used or tried for your web development project? How many of those tools lightened your workload, or helped things…

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