Will Google Give Ranking Preference to Websites Based On Security, Rather Than Content?

On August 6, 2014, a post on Google’s Online Security Blog announced that the tech juggernaut had recently been experimenting with its search engine ranking algorithms. Google admitted to running tests that factored a site’s level of security into its formulas, giving a slight preference to encrypted results. While strong HTTPS encryption is commonly used […]

How Do You Advertise Your Web Hosting Services?

Web hosting can be a lucrative business, but like any other business venture, it takes a lot of work and time to grow your clientele. Business owners who expect customers to just fall into their laps after launching their businesses will be disappointed when no one shows up. A vital part of effectively launching and […]

Dotcom vs New gTLD Extensions: What’s the Status?

When consumers first began using the Internet there were only a handful of generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to choose from: .com, .org, .net, .info and a few others (this list does not include restricted TLDs, such as .edu, .gov, and .mil since they can only be used by specific types of organizations or registrants). While […]

The ‘End’ of the Internet? What Two-Tiered Service Actually Entails

Despite mounting opposition, the Federal Communications Commission recently made a mark on the years-long net neutrality debate by endorsing a two-tiered internet system. Some are decrying this decision as the literal end to an open and free internet, while others claim that it will increase quality for all users. What is certain is that implementation […]

Is Too Much Content Making People Bounce From Your Website?

People want more, more and more, so why do they want to work less, less and less to get it? Many blogs and website owners are expressing concern over bounce rates. Even time on the site analytics are disturbingly short for content that should take longer to read or view. Unfortunately, the argument rages about […]