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What day of the week should you back up your computer?

That's a trick question. The answer is every day of the week. Or at least, every day of the week that you use your computer. I had a great vacation over the holidays, spending time...

Reasons you need a business email address

If you run a business, you need a separate business email address that's different from the Gmail or Yahoo email you currently have. Let me tell you why. 1. It builds credibility and trust When...

Link Building for 2019

One of the best ways to increase your authority with Google is through quality backlinks. A backlink is simply when another website links to your website. And when a lot of other websites link to...

SEO for 2019: What Really Matters

Search Engine Optimization is going to be as important as it's ever been, but what can you expect and plan for in 2019? Of course, Google's not going to give us a list of changes...

If blog readership is down, should you still blog?

Yes. People aren't following blogs like they used. In the early days of blogs, we used tools like Sage and Google Reader to add blog RSS feeds and see when blogs had updates. I remember...

Simple tips for making your website look great!

Whether you are working with a pro or doing it yourself, there are ways to do it right and ways to do wrong and today I have a few simple tips for making your website...

Organize your website info for 2019

We make a lot of websites here at Sumy Designs. There are a lot of components involved in making a website, but one of the aspects is often accessing your web hosting account or domain...

What you need to know about alt text

Alt text isn't a left or right textual conspiracy, it stands for Alternative Text but is sometimes called alt attribute, alt description, or alt tags. (It's not a tag, so that's incorrect, but we know...

What is remarking and is it right for your business?

Let’s say you have a customer that went to your website, loved something so much they put it in their cart, but then didn’t ever check out.  Or maybe you provide a service and they...

DIY SEO tasks you shouldn’t ignore

You have a great site, you worked hard to optimize it for search engines and you're starting to get traffic. Hooray! But guess what? SEO doesn't end. It never ends. Your website needs routine SEO...

A fast Gutenberg Tutorial

Gutenberg is the new editor experience in WordPress 5.0. You may or may not want to use it, but eventually we'll all have no choice, as the classic editor plugin will stop being maintained in...

Google Analytics Tips

Each month, I send out reports to clients showcasing the support work we've done on their site as well as a general overview of what's going on in their Google Analytics account. And a lot...

Organize your Content

Did you start a website a while back, start adding content, and now you're overwhelmed with it? You aren't alone. I've logged into countless sites to find pages and pages of content that's unorganized, posts...

Optimize your Google Business Listing to Improve your Local Ranking

If you have a website, you want to take the top spot in Google listings. However, if you have a website, you probably know that is easier said than done. Your site needs to be...

Obligatory Gutenberg Post

If you haven't heard, Gutenberg dropped last week. What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new editor experience that debuted in WordPress 5.0, which officially launched into core on December 6th. Johannes Gutenberg There's been a...

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