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Pennsylvania SEO Consulting-Rapid Speed-YCBF Anywhere

In the latest edition of You Can Be Found Anywhere, I am found on a remote, but rapid creek in Pennsylvania, talking about the importance of speed for SEO. Not only is there an official Google Page Speed update in July, there has been recent data showing that if your page load speed is over [...]

3 Second Rule – Top 15 Ranking Requires Under 3 Second Load Time

Well, Google is coming out soon with the "Speed Update", which they say is really only going to hurt the absolutely poorest performing sites, but we all knew speed matters anyway, and with a recent Searchmetrics study, we find that a 3 second load time is basically required these days to crack the top 15, [...]

Cache Plugin Helped Instantly Speed Things Up Substantially

With all of the focus on the importance of speed for SEO, I figured I should actually take a look at my own often neglected site and see how I stand from a speed perspective. The answer was not good. I did a gtmetrix.com speed test on one of my core service pages and got [...]

By | 2018-02-22T16:11:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: DIY SEO, Google Updates, SEO Ranking Factors, Site Speed, Technical SEO, UX|Tags: , , , |

Google Mobile Page Speed Update – Are You Slow?

So on top of the mobile-first index that Google is bringing to the SEO world in 2018, and rumors are showing may have started bringing in 2017, they have also announced the "Google Speed Update", which is coming in July of this year. Google is officially telling us that mobile speed will be a "direct" [...]

Google News: A Lot Going on for Small Business Owners

It has been a pretty active week at Google and I just wanted to try to put some of the big news into headline form for small business owners to digest.  As we move on to the second half of 2017, Google has been in the news a lot in the week finishing off the first [...]

Big Boost in Site Speed May Be Easy

We all know that site speed is a pivotal part of online success. Whether you are committing to SEO, Pay Per Click, or any other online method of getting business, site speed can be the difference in retaining or losing a customer. It is becoming an increasingly important part of the Google algorithm and a crucial [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:51:13+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Categories: SEO Consulting, SEO Ranking Factors, Site Speed|Tags: , , |

Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages): Huh?

Have you seen a lot of recent articles on Google AMP and whether it is a factor or not? Wondering what Google AMP is but  nobody has really explained it to you very well? Hopefully this will help. Last year Google put together a project called AMP to help speed up the mobile experience. At [...]

Increase Site Speed: Quick Steps That Make a Difference

Part of the purpose of my blog is to go through all of the news and information that comes out in the SEO world and filter it down to important things that the smaller business owner can do to help themselves.  Sometimes I like to put my own spin on it, but other times, like [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:51:19+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: SEO Ranking Factors, Site Speed, Technical SEO|Tags: , , |