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Google is about to reward great UI/UX. Is your website ready?

It should be! Paying better attention to your UI/UX efforts could improve your performance in search engines! Google has announced that in May of 2021, they will formally be including page experience signals in Google Search ranking. Wait! UI? UX? At Smart Data SEO, we put a heavy emphasis on the experience your potential customers …

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Google Analytics 4 – Upgrade right away!

When it comes to search, Google is the big gorilla in the room and has a reputation for making disruptive changes. In characteristic fashion, Google made a major announcement last week about Google Analytics.  Specifically, they released the latest version of Google Analytics, which they are now calling Google Analytics 4 (GA4).  I am implementing GA4 for my …

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Read our new paper on what to do before starting your dream website!

We are pleased to announce a new free resource for anyone interested in having a new website. We’ve learned a lot in our many years of creating websites for businesses, and we have identified some key elements that many business owners neglect before beginning the process. Following these tips can save a business a lot …

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Don’t Let Your Visitors See that Your Website is “Not Secure!”

UPDATE (May 17, 2018): Google has announced that their approach to labeling sites will become even stronger in September of this year. In version 69 of the Google Chrome browser, the default state for websites will be “secure,” so they will stop labeling secure sites as such. More critically, in October (with version 70), Google …

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In search results, what are “Rich Displays?”

Yesterday’s search was plain vanilla. Today’s search is set up for Semantic SEO. Browser and search engine technology has moved well beyond those simple blue links. Today, search results are aesthetically richer and provide much more information about the people, places, and things that users search for. Rich displays show off information such as company …

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