Microsoft is Dumping Internet Explorer in 2021
Despite Microsoft’s efforts to wean users off Internet Explorer (IE) for many years, some have remained steadfast in their loyalty to this near-ancient software. Because of this, Microsoft has decided to take it up a notch. The following is an excerpt from Tech Radar: The company has even gone as far as to automatically divert […]
Why Your Website Hosting Provider Matters
At some point during a website project with Website Muscle, we’ll inevitably discuss website hosting with you. That’s because you can’t launch a website without it being hosted somewhere. If your gut reaction is to go with the cheapest option, you’re not alone; after all, you’ve just spent a good deal of money on a […]
What’s a Wireframe?
At the start of every web design project with Website Muscle, you’ll hear us refer to the wireframe. But you may not be 100% certain what a wireframe is. (Don’t worry – you’re not alone!) Or perhaps what we call a wireframe could be different than what you were expecting or have previous experience with. […]
Is Your Website ADA Compliant (and Does it Need to Be)?
We’re sure you’re aware that Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires brick-and-mortar establishments (“places of public accommodation”) to remove any “access barriers” that would prevent individuals with disabilities from accessing their goods or services. Most likely you, as a business owner, have gotten wind of the onslaught of recent lawsuits against […]
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts Bonus: Videos
Videos actually have a higher chance of ranking on the first page of Google keyword results for videos than text pages. Also, more people prefer to watch videos nowadays. Video watchers are more serious buyers, responsible for more page views on a website, spend more time on websites, and complete more conversions.
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #10: Call to Action
Your reader just finished reading or scanning your amazing blog post. What do they do now? Your call to action, or CTA for short, that answers the question: What do I do next? (Don’t ever assume that the reader knows what you want them to do.)
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #9: Categories and Tags
If you have done any blogging, you know that categories and tags are useful for segmenting blog post content based on subject matter, theme, or keywords. The main purpose of categories and tags is to organize the content so that it’s easy to access for our readers.
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #8: Links
There are two types of links: external links and internal links. External links are when you link to someone else’s website, another article, another post, etc. Internal links are links to other pages on your website and are highly recommended for blogs.
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #7: Focus Keywords
Your focus keywords are the terms and phrases that you want your post to rank for in search engines like Google. Remember, keywords are still important for SEO. They don’t carry the weight that they once used to, but they are still super critical to optimizing your blog post for Google rankings.
Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #6: Images
Images can really add depth to your posts. They can help tell the story that you’re telling.