Monthly Archives December 2014

Website Speed Optimization: 10 Tips To Decrease Page Load Times, Get Better Rankings & Make More Sales

For every second it takes for your website to load you are leaving money on the table. The most recent studies show the average person using the web had an attention span of a measly 8 seconds in 2013 (and I doubt it has gotten any longer in 2014). This means that if your website is not optimized for speed most people will leave before ever making any sort of meaningful interaction (i.e. buying your stuff!). And keep in mind, 8 seconds is an average. That means that there is a huge percentage of your visitors that have attention spans that are even less than
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Firefox Says “Goodbye Google, Hello Yahoo”… and Bing Is The Big Winner!

On December 1st Mozilla began rolling out Firefox 34 and the very first change highlighted on their new feature list was a doozy… Yes, you read that right. In a bold move, Firefox dropped Google as the default search engine after striking a 5 year deal with Yahoo! to become the default search engine in the North American market. Now Firefox is far from the biggest browser but its marketshare is nothing to sneeze at… Also keep in mind, the above graph only represents desktop browsers and although Firefox is pushing into the mobile marketplace with an iOS version on
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Hack Attack Proof: 4 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Site

WordPress is a popular platform, and the more popular it gets, the more hackers are going to try to target all those WordPress websites. This doesn’t mean moving to Joomla or Drupal or another system for better security. Any type of website platform is going to have the same issues, but you can secure your WordPress site simply by performing some basic WordPress security steps. Because WordPress is so popular, there’s tons of brilliant developers that are always working to make sure it’s secure. But, the security on WordPress is only as good as its weakest point. In 98 percent
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