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Reports of a new Google Business Profile (GBP) verification label are currently circulating within the local SEO community. Select GBPs have received the new ‘confirmed’ label from Google to show that the associated business has had its details verified recently.

Many common vulnerability scans are now requiring and recommending HSTS security enforcement.  How easy is it to fix?

Answer:

Assuming your site already has an SSL certificate installed and working, this is a pretty simple fix. 

I've seen many sites recommend using 1280x720 resolution but I'll do you one better: 1920x1080 (full HD). Logic being, you can always shrink it later and not lose quality.  

I frequently receive emails from various SEO partners that ask me to add links on my articles to their client's site, a pretty normal "link building" technique.  This one caught me off guard because this is the type of thing that requires finesse, not threats.  

Nevertheless, this guy asked for a link back to his CBD client, a 5 star GMB review, a 5 star Trust Piliot review... 

Tired of so many columns cluttering up your Wordpress dashboard?  Here's how to clean it up:

Users of the web hosting service GoDaddy had their accounts compromised for months before learning about the breach. The attackers were also able to compromise websites’ security certificates.

SCAM ALERT! Coming from PaulGoldberger.com domain:

Below is a copy of the (horribly written) message that I received -


This Notice for: yourcompany.com will expire at 11:59PM EST, 5 - Nov. - 2021 Act now! Choose your package: https://paulgoldberger.com/domain/?domain=yourcompany.com

Attention: Important Notice , DOMAIN SERVICE NOTICE

Beware of these types of messages that are coming through website's contact forms:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 7188683382

Purpose: Newsletter

Message: Hi, I'm Donnie,

I recently saw that there's the "error 500" showing on many of your website pages. I'm positive that all these errors will not be appreciated by your current customers and you are literally losing profits as a result, and additionally they can significantly decrease the volume of visits from Google.

Your website or a website that your company hosts is violating the copyright protected images owned by our company

I've been getting these spammy messages through my contact forms lately, figured I would share so that others don't get rattled by this type of nonsense. 

 

I made the following video to walk through and discuss the traditional "hamburger" menu as it compares to the Off-Canvas sidebar.

The short version is the off-canvas sidebar option gives a lot more power: it can be used for more than just the mobile menu. 

Watch the video to discover the ins and outs!  

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Just received one today (16 Aug 2022) from "Mailchimp". Thanks for sharing!
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