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HostGator Review Complaints: Why Not to Host Your Website(s) with HostGator

HostGator Review Complaints: Why Not to Host Your Website(s) with HostGator
After being a HostGator customer for just over 2 years, I wanted to share my positive and negative experiences and why I decided I was not ready for cloud web hosting period.   If you are looking for affordable web hosting, HostGator is still one of the most attractive companies online to sign up with....
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How to Get a Joomla Image Photo Gallery to Show and Google Index ALT Tags – SEO

How to Get a Joomla Image Photo Gallery to Show and Google Index ALT Tags  SEO
For those that create Joomla websites, you may find the need for an image gallery on a linked menu item page. There are several free quick and simple image gallery plugins available for Joomla including Simple Image Gallery , Ozio Gallery,   and SIGE which allow you to easily display a gallery of images using...
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Google Analytics - Ashburn VA Traffic Spikes?

Google Analytics Ashburn VA Traffic Spikes
In Google Analytics , you may notice surges in traffic from Ashburn, Virginia at various times throughout the day. We happened to notice this while reviewing our active users in real-time in Google Analytics, then all of a sudden 50+ active victors came from Ashburn, Virginia each visiting a different page on our website. We...
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Joomla 3.7 Update Released

Jooml 3.7
The latest Joomla Update was release today – Tuesday April 25 2017. The update included several new features including over 700 new improvements. Read more about the Joomla 3.7 Update here.   Links to Upgrade and Full Joomla 3.7 Packages below.   Joomla 3.7 Full Package Download Joomla 3 Upgrade Packages   To manually update,...
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Fix: An Error Has Occurred Please Try Again – Google Webmaster

Fix: An Error Has Occurred Please Try Again – Google Webmaster
If you try to submit a new URL in Google Webmaster tools, you may receive a general error and to try again later.   An error has occurred. Please try again later.   More than likely, the error is specific to Google Webmaster tools. Some have reported the same sporadic error and the Google URL...
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Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working

Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working
If you created a filter in Google Analytics to block your own IP Traffic, you may notice new web properties you create in Google Analytics are not applied to this filter by default.  




You will need to go into Admin -> All Filters and select the filter you setup for blocking traffic....
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How To: Implement Schema Microdata with Google Help

How To: Implement Schema Microdata with Google Help
Are you trying to implement the correct microdata on your blog, website, or business page? Do you want your Google Card to show exactly what you want when your business is Googled? Luckily, there is Google Markup Tool to help you create actual microdata markup that Google will accept.   1. Open the Google Markup...
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Satisfied with These Results – Google SEO

Satisfied with These Results – Google SEO
Have you typed a Google search and noticed a popover window from google at the bottom?   Satisfied with these results?   Looks like you can rate from very dissatisfied to very satisfied.




In this example, we rated very satisfied then received the below prompt – Thanks for your feedback!     {loadposition...
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Best Affiliate Marketing Programs Today

Best Affiliate Marketing Programs Today
Affiliate marketing is a lucrative way to earn extra income on the Internet. Affiliate Marketing was first interpreted in 1994 when a company paid commissions to a network they were advertising on. Since then, affiliate marketing has earned marketers billions of dollars and the number is growing quickly. Anyone can get started with affiliate programs...
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Top Level Domains Explained

Top Level Domains Explained
ICANN, or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, decided in 2012 that the number of TLDs, or Top Level Domains, that was available for public use needed to be expanded. For several months, ICANN opened up a window of time where anyone who was willing to pay the $185,000 price tag could apply...
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Improve Alexa Rank Easily

Improve Alexa Rank Easily
Alexa rank tells you how much traffic your website is receiving versus all other websites online today (over 20 million, see Internet Live Stats ). Alexa used to be the holy grail to measure a websites estimated performance and daily traffic. Today, there are other websites that measure website performance like Alexa including Moz and...
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Why is Google Not Showing my Meta Data Description on Pages?

Why is Google Not Showing my Meta Data Description on Pages?
Google recently updated the way it’s serving meta data descriptions in page searches. You might start to notice your home page or sub-pages not showing any meta descriptions – even though you see meta data in your page source.   This is due to your meta description being too short . You should always check...
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