Give your WordPress website some TLC this Valentine’s

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Every WordPress website needs tender loving care, to keep up with the latest versions of software, new browsers & devices and the latest security patches. To give your users the best experience possible, make sure your website gets the TLC it deserves with our checklist below: The Silicon Dales WordPress TLC Checklist Backup your website. Upgrade to […]

SEO Tip – Why Adding Your Website to Directories isn’t All About Backlinks!

In our post completion SEO guide, and whenever people ask us how to improve their web presence, one of the things we recommend is adding a website to quality directories. The are two things to be aware of here, though, and one is included in that sentence: Quality. We recommend hand crafting your directory listing, […]

Why Do Directories / Agents Outrank My Website?

This is another of those SEO questions which we get asked periodically by our business customers, here at Silicon Dales. While the question is not always the same, it goes something like this: “Why do directories outrank our site?” or “Why do all these agency websites beat us in Google?” The short answer to this […]

Leyburn Business & Economy Links: DMOZ

Back when the internet was first coming to popular attention – in the olden days (c. 1996-1999) – people used things called “directories” to allow them to find things on the internet. These directories were how people discovered new (to them) websites, in many cases. Directory links, therefore, were always considered important by ordinary people, […]

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