Increase Conversions by Designing Who the Website is Intended For

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A web page isn’t a flat business card or three-fold brochure with words and pictures. Successful websites are technological entities capable of displaying empathy – that’s how they garner conversions. Beginner websites, web sites hosted by WIX and other companies that supply the web parts without the theory customers need,… Continue Reading Increase Conversions by Designing Who the Website is Intended For

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Is your Refrigerator a Security Breach of your Network?

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Smart devices are becoming more common and more affordable… but do they have the security we need them to have? They’re convenient, they often provide significant savings – but they can also present some very significant risks. Why IoT Security is a Major Issue People are fascinated by gizmos and… Continue Reading Is your Refrigerator a Security Breach of your Network?

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User Experience Design With SEO

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I was listening to yesterday’s weekly video show, Bill and Ammon’s Bogus Hangout and couldn’t stop thinking about two SEO topics mentioned by the guests. Bill Slawski described an invasive tale of how much Google knows about human behavior and our habits, both on and off line.  They discussed clients… Continue Reading User Experience Design With SEO

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The Confusing Path of Accessibility

Accessibility for websites, apps and the software that creates them is a specialty that’s ignored until there’s a fire and suddenly, companies plead for help. There are not enough people trained in the field of accessibility to help companies because inclusion hasn’t been considered important. Excluding people from using web… Continue Reading The Confusing Path of Accessibility

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The Evolution of Question-Answering Accuracy at Google

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In these days when “Fake News” has become a catch-phrase, Google has come under fire for the accuracy of some of the answers they provide in featured snippets as they engage in question-answering, and there are signs that they are working to address that problem. We’ve seen such errors pinpointed… Continue Reading The Evolution of Question-Answering Accuracy at Google

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The Value of a Site Audit for Usability and Accessibility

My realtor, my husband and I rushed over to see a property for sale that looked promising from pictures and the description. Twenty minutes later it felt like I needed a shower. Stepping over children’s toys in the damaged paved driveway bordered by the unmowed lawn, we found the entrance… Continue Reading The Value of a Site Audit for Usability and Accessibility

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How Optimizing for Featured Snippets Makes Your Content Better

Google’s featured snippets are like Authorship – we don’t know how long they’ll last, but we keep talking about them. Now, many search marketers would argue the usefulness of this SERP feature for an obvious reason: featured snippets steal clicks from search results. Many people see the answer to their… Continue Reading How Optimizing for Featured Snippets Makes Your Content Better

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