The very first thing that I noticed (you may see a trend here) is that the editor interface is wildly outside of WordPress standards. A lot of people would call me a stickler here but I really do believe it matters a lot for overall user experience. The best experiences are always going to be the seamless ones. Brix Builder, like many of the other page builders, is definitely not a seamless experience.
Since the only constant with Facebook (and the larger digital media landscape) is change, it’s always safest to focus on the digital channels you entirely own and control -- your website and blog. Spend the vast majority of your effort creating content (blog posts and long-form content such as ebooks, case studies, or videos) that will continue to garner inbound traffic, leads, and customers long after they’re first created. If you have time and budget, share those assets to Facebook for additional reach.
Also, injecting EXIF data into the images you use on each page and embed will work wonders, and a related posts plugin at the bottom. Keep your keyword density under 2% or you'll trigger a panda penalty on yourself. Put a decent optin plugin in place, personally using Thrive Leads to achieve this on my side. Structure the site with additional pages that are specific to GMB categories, and make it somewhat lengthy, but not a pillar post. Schema markup will also get your site showing up pretty well.
Mobile traffic: In the Groupon experiment mentioned above, Groupon found that both browser and device matter in web analytics’ ability to track organic traffic. Although desktops using common browsers saw a smaller impact from the test (10-20 percent), mobile devices saw a 50 percent drop in direct traffic when the site was de-indexed. In short, as mobile users grow, we are likely to see direct traffic rise even more from organic search traffic.
Hi Matt, realizing now how difficult it is to run a blog, trying to promote it and carry on with your daily activities. I would say it's a full time job. Once you thing you done learning about something, something else is coming :). My blog is about preparing for an ironman so I need to add the training on top of it. Thanks a lot for sharing this article with us so we can keep focus!!!

I'm comimg up on my fourth week on Feb 9th and I've already added 30lbs to my squat/deadlift and 20lbs to my bench. Gotten stronger in the other lifts as well. Honestly, once a week per workout isn't enough (for me at least). I also pair the shoulder and leg workout into the same day. With that 3 day split, I go 6 days a week. Either way, if you follow this well and eat right, you will make gains.
Hi Matt, realizing now how difficult it is to run a blog, trying to promote it and carry on with your daily activities. I would say it's a full time job. Once you thing you done learning about something, something else is coming :). My blog is about preparing for an ironman so I need to add the training on top of it. Thanks a lot for sharing this article with us so we can keep focus!!!
That machine learning-based algorithm is what's responsible for surfacing content on your News Feed today. Unlike its predecessors, which assigned generic point values to post formats, the current algorithm adapts to individual user preferences. So, for example, if you never, ever, interact with photos in your News Feed, Facebook's algorithm will pick up on that and show you fewer photos over time.
What I care about is this brown area to use as my clickbait image. I might even include this stuff over here I don’t know yet but here’s what the page design looks like what’s neat is I could real quickly and easily go edit any of this text and put it here so I would be able to quickly and easily. Let’s type “my special offer” and let’s get rid of that one you just right-click on it so you delete there.
Magic Page is NOT the classical “make pages for all cities” type of plugin! This is a very smart solution that gets indexed fast in Google and avoids leaving footprints for Google to trace! I did not believe it till I start using it and I got 160 pages indexed in 24 hours in a brand new website. I also got some first page positions in the first 24 hours in a very competitive niche. This plugin is very well optimized for onpage SEO.
If you are going after a major metro, your site structure could be city+niche.com, with subdivisions/metro areas (upper east side, financial district, diamond district, bowery, harlem, etc) as categories. Then, the posts with city/town + keyword, putting LSI's in the H's, and a MAX of 8-13 LSI's in the tags section. You can make main menu pages about the subdivisions/metro areas and pull some unique stuff from Wikipedia and a few other spots with a nofollow citation, and link directly to the category pages, treating those pages as pillar posts.
To boost organic traffic, business owners must create noteworthy content that will grab the attention of webmasters and influencers. It means that when creating content on a specific topic, it should be the best piece ever created. Creating a good content will immediately boost the organic traffic. Also, it is beneficial in getting tons of social shares.
Then I'd take all of the locations for each city or state and create a drafted page out of them. One per page, but each would have their own custom field that would include a state or city. So then in the page template for this whole thing I'd run a loop on page drafts that would grab only the ones with the appropriate state or city custom field value.
Second, once the page builder has been enabled, site admins cannot switch back to the default page editor without losing their layout. If a site editor was to build a layout, temporarily switch to the default page editor (perhaps to add HTML directly in the Text view), save the page, and then switch back to the builder, the complete layout would be gone. This is really, really bad. Imagine spending a few hours building a great layout then needing to use the default editor for a moment, only to discover that all of your work is now gone.
Lee Wilson is head of enterprise SEO at Vertical Leap and has been leading digital marketing teams since the early 2000’s. He has headed up the SEO department for a top 10 leading search and digital agency (Vertical Leap) from 2010 to present. In 2016, he had his first solely authored industry book published (Tactical SEO – the theory and practice of search marketing).
From my POV, page builders (in my case Beaver Builder) do 99% of what most clients need in terms of delivering great, attractive and functional websites, from e-com to simple sites. In the world where time is money and most clients don’t want to pay and want it yesterday, BB lets me deliver within those constraints AND not worry about having to keep the code updated as it ages.
Recently we did a white label job for an agency. While the theme they wanted to use included a page builder, it was a pile of junk. Even then, building the site with the features they wanted was still far faster and more cost effective than doing it from scratch. If I was using BB, it would have been faster again (and yielded a cleaner, more manageable result). Either way, there was no way it could have been done within the budget if it had to be built from the ground up.
Before finishing this review post, Theme Fusion reached out to me to let me know that they are actively working on a new version of Avada and also a new version of the Fusion Builder plugin and, reportedly, the new version is actually theme agnostic. I was also provided with a copy of the new versions but some technical issues prevented me from fully testing them so I cannot say how substantial the improvements are, but it is something watch out for if you are an Avada customer or interested in Fusion Builder.
... phantom applications for the Token investigation, on the other hand, do not verify the OTP submitted, though participants were not told of this and are asked to key in the digits exactly as shown on the OTP token (token used is shown in Figure 2a). For the Watch investigation, a listener was implemented on the wearable to trigger a short vibration and display a notification (see Figure 2b) once an OTP request message is received from the phantom browser. The entire second factor authentication does not require participants to transfer the OTP. ...
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