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Weekly Links Roundup – SEO, Performance, Branding

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 problems.
  • Getting an SSL certificate so Google won’t flag your site as insecure – especially if you collect any sensitive information.
  • Thinking about image optimization from day one instead of having to deal with resizing hundreds or thousands of images later.
  • Checking for broken links.

Next: performance really matters when it comes to your business website, particularly on mobile devices. Learn why a fast website is so important for your business.

Next: ever experienced the scary feeling of your site into a search engine rankings freefall? Here’s a step-by-step recovery guide to putting it all right.

Finally… Want to turn more customers into raving fans of your business in 2017? Here are some tips on how to build your brand this year.