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How to Choose a WordPress Hosting Company

A successful website is dependent on many factors. One key component is web hosting, which is easy to overlook. It is more fascinating when you add WordPress to the equation. Other than cost, consider functionality, security, your expansions plans and even emotional factors when thinking of how to choose a WordPress hosting company.  Continue reading…

The Importance of Google My Business Reviews

With 90 percent of consumers saying they consider online reviews to be on par with personal recommendations, collecting reviews for your business is more important than ever. Google’s addition of an aggregated review section to Google My Business pages gives more power to feedback left on any platform, potentially changing the way customers make decisions about where to purchase products and services. Continue reading…

Add Schema Markup to Your Local Business Website with These Plugins

Have you ever wondered why some businesses stand out in search results with photos, ratings, locations and hours listed along with links? It’s all thanks to structured markup, also called schema, a way of telling search engines more about the content on web pages. Adding schema to your local business site improves visibility by increasing relevancy in and adding more information to search results. Continue reading…