The more optimized your WordPress content, the more likely search engines and, consequently, users will find it. So why not go beyond <title> and <description> tags to boost traffic and get your website in front of more eyes? In this article, you’ll find the list of easy-to-implement tricks for driving traffic with WordPress content optimization. 1) Increase Your Website Speed Back in 2018, Google announced that site speed is a determining ranking factor for both desktop and mobile searches. A slow website equals frustrated users and high bounce rates, influencing your overall positions in SERP. What can you do to […]
Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this week’s episode we talk with Joe Howard, founder and CEO of WPBuffs, about remote work, hiring, and onboarding during the pandemic. Be sure to catch next week’s episode, with Paul Bakaus from Google, live by subscribing here.
As you research the logistics of building a blog, WordPress and Squarespace are probably two Content Management Services that will come up a lot. It’s not easy to choose between the two without firsthand experience using them. However, reading these reasons why WordPress works better for blogging should help settle the WordPress vs. Squarespace debate. 1. More Themes A theme gives your blog more visual appeal, which could increase the time that readers spend there. Whereas Squarespace has more than 100 — known as templates — WordPress offers far more than that. A marketing company published the results of an […]
Dutch WordPress startup, WordProof, has received a 1 million euros from the European Commission. The grant was created to encourage developers to find ways to use blockchain technology as a way to solve social issues. WordProof is aimed at giving consumers a way to validate information using the Timestamp Ecosystem. This gives readers and search engines a way to quickly find sources for content. “Misinformation is such a problem and time stamping is part of the solution,” said WordProof founder Sebastiaan van der Lans. “You can prove you didn’t tamper with the information and verify it’s you.” The grant comes […]
Data privacy is an issue that has come to the forefront of consumers’ minds in recent years. After data breaches from Cambridge Analytica, Equifax, LinkedIn, Target, and a handful of other global companies, consumers are becoming more conscious about how much of their data is collected, stored, and used. Businesses don’t have any excuse not to take this time to improve their data security efforts. Newly-passed laws like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) add new requirements for businesses that are storing customer data. In addition, consumers are expecting companies to step up […]