How to get Google to love your site – Part 2

In the first edition of this series I wrote about helping Google to understand your site, in particular when it comes to listing local business information, like contact details. For this post, I want to discuss Google’s Accelerated Mobile Page technology and how using it can be a quick win for improving the search-ability (and
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Supported Accommodation Providers Association Web project

We recently completed a major website project for the Queensland based Supported Accommodation Providers Association in Australia. The project was brought together with artistic work from Toni Mustra at Artsum.ca (in Canada), photography from Mirna of Daffodil Photography in Australia and us (delivering project management, web development and direction). We’re pleased to have been involved
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Google+ is going the way of the dinosaurs

Have you been using Google+ for social media marketing? Or considering using it for SM? Well, good news. You can stop thinking about it. Because it looks like Google has made the decision to shut down Google+ for consumers. If you’ve used Facebook and Google+ over the last few years, you probably noticed that Google+
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What mobile first indexing means for your website?

Recently you may have received an email from Google telling you that mobile first indexing was enabled for your site. Note: this would likely be the case if you had Google Search Console configured for your website and your email address is linked to the web property. This is part of a broad move (by
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A new editor is coming to WordPress

We have been using WordPress seriously now and recommending it to clients for several years. It has proven to be a reliable and popular choice of content management system not just for us but also for lots of other users worldwide. Reportedly, about 30% of the world’s websites are now based on WordPress, which means
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Canadian Tire: A fine example of how NOT to do customer service.

This week my partner and I are shopping for a fan (and/or considering an air conditioner). We had a few conversations about what sort of fan to get and decided that a tower fan would work in our space. She said she wants one that’s white so it matches the decor in the apartment and
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How to get Google to love your site

Welcome to the first post in a multi-part series about Search Engine Optimisation with Google, specifically improving your sites performance in organic Google search results. One of the challenges of performing search engine optimisation is ensuring that Google can accurately locate and understand information that you include on your site. For example opening hours, or
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Why your website should use secure connections (SSL)

Many websites these days are providing secure connections when people visit the site… the most obvious symbol of this is a little green lock icon, which you’re probably used to looking for in the address bar of your browser. For example in Google Chrome next to the web address for my site one sees this…
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