Google Panda 4.2

What you should know about Google Panda 4.2

Google Panda 4.2, which is actually the 30th Panda refresh overall, was rolled out on July 18, 2015. But it’s a slow rollout that is expected to take several months to complete. This blog post is designed to help you understand what the latest update means, and offer tips on improving your website ranking and overall user experience.

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Is your website mobile-friendly? Better catch up!

Google recently threw down the mobile gauntlet. On April 21, 2015, changes went into effect that raise the importance of the mobile friendly website.

The changes greatly expand Google’s use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal, which impacts mobile organic search. So make sure you’re ready!

Simply put, these changes are huge. To put it in perspective, Zineb Ait Bahajji of Google’s Webmaster Trends team said at SMX Munich that the changes would be more significant than their Google Panda and Google Penguin updates. Need we say more? You can read the official Google announcement here.

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Speed up Wordpress

3 Quick Site Speed and Performance Improvements for WordPress

If you’re hosting your WordPress site on GoDaddy, specifically with cPanel, here are 3 quick optimizations you can make to improve your site speed and server performance.

Site speed and server performance have the ability to affect so much these days. From user experience to SEO to paid ads to a site’s conversion rate, a slow site can wreak havoc on all of your channels. We hope these tips help.

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How to Write Title Tags for Mobile Search

Optimizing for mobile search is more important than ever. Set yourself up for search success by getting into a mobile mentality when marketing your business. Considering the title tag is still one of the most influential on-page SEO signals, one of the first steps toward mobile SEO should be to optimize your titles for the mobile screen.

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Site speed affects conversions, experience, and rankings

The Importance of Site Speed and How to Improve It

In a tech age where everything is getting smaller and faster, it is important for companies to compete in the realm of speed. Why, you may ask? Because that is the direction the Internet is going — demanding even — and you don’t want to be left behind in a sea of sub-par slow-loading websites. There are 2 main reasons why site speed is so important.

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Hello, World!

Hello, World! VereNorth’s Inaugural Post

We just couldn’t raise our hands to edit the title of this post. The words “Hello, World” are synonymous to the Internet and computer language as a painters first stroke, or a baby’s first step. I remember many moons ago, my first few lines of HTML and Javascript in school. All to generate an ugly popup window that greeted the world. 16 or so years later, kids are still starting off the same way in school but in more languages. We figured let’s continue the tradition, so this post is VereNorth’s “Hello, World!”

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