The "Minding Your Business" Blog

The top website and marketing links for this week. You’ve invested in a great-looking business website full of useful, up-to-date content. What else can you do to enhance your site’s credibility? Try using these trustmarks to make your customers more confident in using your site. They include things like security seals from payment processors; using HTTPS for […]

Making the move from HTTP to HTTPS is now something I’d advising all my clients to do for a number of reasons: 1) Google Chrome and other browsers are now pointing out sites that aren’t secure in the address bar. 2) Google Search is now beginning to use HTTPS as a ranking signal, so switching […]

The top website and marketing links for this week. If you’re getting ready to launch a new or overhauled site for your business, here’s a handy list of 20 SEO items to check off your list prelaunch. This includes important things like: Checking the history of your domain if it’s new to you for past […]

The top website and marketing links for this week. Are you one of those business owners who gets a big happy rush when you see your site traffic increasing? And feel deflated when things are in a downturn? This post is for you! Learn 10 ways to get out of an SEO traffic slump. One […]

The top website and marketing links for this week. This problem cropped up just last week. A client had a few videos that he wanted to self-host, rather than use a third-party video hosting service like YouTube or Vimeo. As expected, loading time was slow, there were frequent crashes and stalls, and on mobile the […]

The top website and marketing links for this week. If you’ve been thinking about starting a business blog, good for you! It can be a big help in improving and maintaining good search engine rankings. If you’re not sure where to start, here are 12 essential resources for becoming a (better) blogger. The most obvious […]

WordPress Performance Report

Studies show that 1/4 of users will abandon a site that takes over 4 seconds to load; the ideal load time is now 2 seconds. Does your site meet that goal? If not, we can help. Our WordPress Performance Tuneup can decrease load times of your site by 20%, 50% or more! You’ll receive a […]

If you think it doesn’t matter where you host your business website, think again. Cheap shared hosting is not a bargain when slow loading times can be costing you customers and conversions. Check out our post on hosting and performance here. When it comes to optimizing your site pages or posts, you don’t want to waste […]