Step by Step guide to create an online presence
A website is the key to success to your offline and online business. Whether you are doing business offline or online, you need to have a website before you own any social media accounts. A website is your own property and nobody can kick you out unless you don’t pay for the domain. There are a lot of web hosting companies around and would be happy to house/host your website. Once you own the website, you can write content about you, your products, your thoughts, your activities, etc. You can then create social media accounts or connect your social media accounts and drive traffic to your website so that more…
Rank Brain – Google AI in search engine
Today, I learnt about rank brain and found out that how it has affected my websites. It is created in 2015 to improve search results for users. According to Google, it is the 3rd ranking factor after content and links. That was in year 2015. Now, I am sure the factors have changed. It is no longer about keywords but what users want.
You only have 8 seconds
You are given about 8 seconds to catch your online visitors’ attention. Unlike face to face where you have about 60s. If you fail, they will move to another website.
What is first contentful paint in pagespeed?
Contentful pain in pagespeed is the the display of content on the screen of your website visitor. This display is important because visitors will not want watch a blank screen for long. The general rule of thumb is 2 to 3 seconds. Pagespeed will tell you how long it will take before your website visitor will see your visitors’ screen is filled up. In the screen shot below, it showed 2s. This result is for a mid-tier mobile phone according to Google Doc. This is important because you won’t want to measure against a high performance mobile phone, neither do you want to measure against an arcade 3G phone. The…
For the past 3 weeks, I have been studying the Benefits of Honey website. The whole exercise was triggered by declining traffic. There are many reasons for declining traffic. But the reasons can be categorized into 2 major categories, content and distribution. Content means write-up. It could be that the topic is of lesser interest to web visitors. If that it is the case, more and newer content is required. With good content, it needs distribution to reach visitors. In the past, great content just need to be submitted with few rules to google and wait for google bot to crawl. Most of the content were consumed on the computer…
3 reasons why I buy brother printers
For many years, I have been using brother printers. The 3 reason for using them are that the ink is not as expensive as some other brands. The quality is good enough for me to present a professional print. that brother scanners (inbuilt in the 3-in-1 printers) produce a good quality scan with a small file size. it is cheaper as compared to other brands.
Misleading high score on pagespeed
Having a good score does not mean that your visitors will see your website faster. In my test on http://www.everydayexcel.com, I had a score of 96 on pagespeed insight. My wesbite loads in 2 seconds on mobile (First Contentful Paint) . Whereas another website that I tested, the score was only 28 but it is visible to the visitor in 1 seconds (First Contentful Paint) I used to think that the score is most important but I changed my mind. The First Contentful Paint is the most important, especially mobile because this determines whether my visitors will leave my website before they see it. There are stats which suggest that…
Installing WordPress is not enough
I had the impression that installing wordpress will solve all my problem on web management. I was wrong. Right now, I have to take care of pagespeed, the time to load a page. I believe that how fast it loads impact 2 things, the user’s experience and Google ranking. There are people who claimed that pagespeed is not really that important for ranking and I don’t have to worry to much about it. But Google is the king of search engine, if you don’t follow their rules, why would they favour you? So I am on the journey again to find out how I should score well on pagespeed, for…
16 There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, 19 a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.
What is the kingdom of God?
Today, in church, Pastor Lawrence was preaching and this is what learn from him Matthew 6:31-33 (NKJV) 31 “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. And what is the kingdom of God? It is written in Roman 14;17 (NKJV) 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.