In 2018, there's no reason for your website to look bad and what your website looks like really matters to visitors. Read more
Remember that you should try to get one that reflects your Twitter, Facebook, and other social media handles whenever possible. Read more
Review your content for the past couple months and look for places you can add links, both internal for your own website and external to help your visitors find the best context for information possible. Read more
If your website is slow, people will not read it. Worse, Google will not index it. So get out there and run a speed test! Read more
One of my tricks is to open my post in WordPress, as well as the All Posts panel of my website and as I discover key phrases in my recent post. Read more
If you've not already set up a Google Analytics account, take a few moments and set up a free account with Google. Read more
Setup Search Console and follow Google's steps to verify it's connected to your website. Read more
There are a lot of great caching plugins for WordPress. Read more
Be sure to setup Permalinks on your website, they'll make everything look far more professional! Read more
Check all the images on your website to make sure they're sized properly. Read more
If you plan on using cookies (small bits of data stored in a web browser) for visitors on your website, you'll need to post a cookie notice to comply with EU law. Read more
If you're experiencing a lot of traffic from outside your potential sales area, consider blocking those countries completely with an IP blocking tool. Read more
Take all those broken 404 Errors (page not found) in your Google Analytics and Search Console, and redirect them to related content. Read more
Add an editorial calendar to help make it easier to see your upcoming posts, and to fill in gaps in your publishing schedule. Read more
Clean up your WordPress database by clearing out unused tags and comments, purge extra drafts and revisions. Read more
Open up your website database directly with phpMyAdmin or your choice of database tools and do a deep cleaning. Read more
Make sure your website is running a proper backup script and test those backups regularly! Read more
Do you know the only thing worse than not having backups of your online business? Having backups that don't work. Read more
Give your website a twirl over on Google's mobile testing app to see if it's meeting their guidelines. Read more
Go through the images on your website and verify that they have all the attributes that search engines expect. Read more
If your website doesn't already have a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), get one! Read more
Find out if the people you share a web server with have been spamming customers, and move to a new host if they have. Read more
Remember domain names need to be renewed from time to time, if you've not set it to auto-renew, set yourself a yearly reminder. Read more
Its important to get a second opinion... then a third and fouth Read more
Be sure to add your XML sitemaps to Bing if you'd like to take advantage of their billions of visitors! Read more
With Bing's crawl controls, you can ask the search engine spiders to crawl your site in the off-hours to minimize the impact on your server speed. Read more
If you have content that isn't linked easily from the homepage, add it to Bing's deep link tool to help get that content listed. Read more
Bing has a free SEO diagnoses tool built into their webmaster tools, be sure to run it on your site once a month to test for problems. Read more
Be sure to give your robot.txt file a text today with the free analysis tool from Yandex. Read more
Yandex, Bing, and Google all offer sitemap validation tools as part of their webmaster tools. Be sure to test your sitemaps on at least two. Read more
Remember to check up on your structured data to ensure your site is meeting the lastest standards. Read more
Link your WordPress profile on your About.me profile. Read more
Now's the time to plan your website content for the 30 days and set yourself reminders if you need to plan further out. Read more
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