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Quality Content Development Mixes Interest and Importance

Online content development often becomes focused on what drives the most clicks to an article. But too much of a focus on clicks becomes pandering.

Pandering, which is often called clickbait in the online industry, undermines the credibility of a website. Visitors start to lose confidence in the quality of the site as a result. The practice is not much different than the old bait and switch technique. (more…)

Evergreen content

Evergreen Content Builds Site Value and Audience

An evergreen content strategy is a surefire way of building a site’s size, value and audience.

The term refers to articles that have a long shelf life. In other words, they may be just as useful to the reader a year from now than the day they were written. (more…)

Reading Ease May Boost SEO, But Common Sense Prevails

The reading ease of an article helps search engine optimization, according to industry rumor and some fairly valid testing.

No one likes to conduct business on the basis of rumor, but the underlying logic of the claim is sound. (more…)

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Test Website Speed, Improve Results with 3 Free Tools

One of the easiest ways to build audience for a Website is by making it fast for desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Testing website speed is an important task for publishers. Internet users have a high expectation of visiting a site that loads quickly. (more…)

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Online Brand

Building Brand Online May Require SEO Sacrifice

Search engine optimization is the single most important marketing tactic for sites that are pure Web brands and that rely on organic promotion.

But is SEO always the most important tactic for every site and every situation? The answer may be no. For some sites, online brand management is more important. (more…)

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Pages per visit

Pages Per Visit Overlooked and Vitally Important

Pages per visit is one of the most overlooked and under-discussed metrics in website analytics.

Most discussions about analytics focus on unique visitors, visits and page views. (more…)

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Site development

Site Development is Foundation of Online Marketing

Online marketing for a website has the potential for greatness if the site itself is great.

The world’s best paint job on a car won’t matter if the car doesn’t run well. An amazing new 55-inch TV with the latest color, HD and other advances isn’t worth much if the programming stinks. (more…)


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