Are you using Google Apps and have a problem with not receiving all your emails? Or maybe all your emails aren’t being sent out either. Sometimes, you find out the hard way. But have no fear, there is a way to fix this! Keep in mind that email deliverability isn’t solely a Google issue. It is a problem across all mail providers, but I’ll just be discussing Google Apps since this is what I use and have experience with.
If doesn’t matter what type of website you own, you should always be vigilant about security. It will be pretty damn frustrating and annoying to find that a hacker injected malware into your website’s files. It can also be very costly to clean it up.
If you feel overwhelmed or intimidated about implementing better security, remember that you’re not alone. Everyone is susceptible to attacks. And don’t worry, it is actually easier than you think to harden the security of your website.
In this post, I’ll specifically give advice for beefing up security for WordPress sites. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the web so it is also one of the most popular targets among hackers. Fortunately, there are some pretty simple and basic things you can do to improve or harden the security of your WordPress website. Below is a list of things I highly recommend you do.
I was recently asked this by a friend so I decided to create a little blog post to show others how to do it as well. Godaddy is pretty good at making things a bit difficult for beginners. Don’t let their site confuse you, their domain services are actually really awesome. (Notice how I only said domain services — don’t ever get hosting with them.)
When would I need to redirect/forward my domain?
Domain forwarding is useful when you want people to be redirected to another site. For example, let’s say you have a WordPress.com account. Your blog link would be something like yourusername.wordpress.com. It’s not a very pretty link. Luckily, you can buy a domain name without hosting and do pretty much whatever you want with it. In this case, let’s say you bought the domain address yourdomain.com. You can have it where if anyone goes to yourdomain.com, people will be redirected and see your WordPress.com blog. There are a ton of other great examples, but I think you get the point.
Here are the instructions for forwarding your Godaddy domain to your WordPress.com site:
To make it convenient for people who “don’t have a lot of time” for SEO, we made a simple list of the most basic and essential things you should do if you are interested in doing the bare minimum. Note: The bare minimum isn’t quick and easy. :)
Identify Keywords by Identifying DemandIn order to be successful, every website needs to be created in a manner that catches keywords and demand. To do this, website owners need to use keyword research to see how users search. Furthermore, it is important to do this in a variety of categories as well. We highly recommend using Google’s Keyword Toolbar. This handy site let’s you research keywords and find keyword competition levels for free.
Create Awesome Content
Content is very important when it comes to your site’s success on the web. To maximize the benefits of content, owners should choose a variety of content such as blogs, infographics, webinars, discussions, podcasts, blogs, and articles that relate directly to their website. Doing this creates an information exchange. No matter what type of content you choose, you want to make sure it is entertaining and useful.
People ask me the same questions on a regular basis. I usually provide the same answers because the general advice is actually very good and helpful to most businesses. Once a business is VERY interested in taking the next step, we would be able to assess their current online marketing and provide a more detailed proposal for improvement. It is essentially up to you, the business, if you want to take the next step!
Here are the basic, but very valuable insights on the best way to shift your marketing to find more success: