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  • Does UX matter to SEO?

    Website and server traffic is often divided into two main groups: human users and search engine crawlers, also known as robots. User experience, or UX, focuses on the first of those groups, making sure that your pages load quickly and reliably, and that it’s easy for humans to interact with your content in some way. […]

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  • Tips for Planning an eCommerce store architecture

    Once you’ve chosen the platform and CMS for your eCommerce website, the architecture is the first obstacle you’ll need to overcome as you start to build up the foundations. Because of this, you must design a well thought out, long-lasting structure that gives you the best possible opportunity of ranking successfully in search engine results. […]

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  • A guide to canonical tags

    The internet is driven by content. Whether it’s product descriptions on an ecommerce site, articles on a news website, or user-generated posts on a social network, content is what we create and consume every time we get online. For the most part, online content is heavily text-based, but there are pages – and entire websites […]

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  • Is Google My Business worth it for your SEO strategy?

    Google My Business (GMB) is a free tool launched in 2014 to help local search performance for companies of any size. It signaled a move away from sponsored listings and directories with more autonomy and creativity passed to businesses to market themselves locally. By simply providing your address, trading hours, and phone number, you can […]

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  • An introduction to website breadcrumbs

    Breadcrumbs are one of the oldest navigational aids used on websites and are still a useful feature for improving user experience (UX) to this day. They provide a very easy way to click through to a parent page, category/index page, or to a website’s homepage, without relying on the browser’s back button. However, breadcrumbs also […]

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  • Can you succeed in Search with a sustainable website?

    Climate change continues to be the biggest threat to our way of life. Within the past ten years, we have seen sustainable changes encouraged from all angles — whether recycling or reusing, biking to work, or simply eating less meat, people everywhere are making changes to live more eco-friendly lives.  As a business owner, it […]

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  • SALT.agency hires Vicky Mills

    We are delighted to share that Vicky Mills has joined our growing team as a technical SEO consultant. Vicky has worked in SEO since she left university and joins us from her previous role at Blue Array. Vicky hadn’t heard of SEO before applying for her first job in the industry two and a half […]

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  • Improving performance and speed in Lightning Experience

    Salesforce Lightning Experience (LEX) has developed somewhat of a bad reputation in the community for poor page speed load times and general load efficiency. It’s true, in a direct comparison to Classic, Lightning Experience is more cumbersome and adds unwanted milliseconds to load times. Lightning Experience itself can bring a number of benefits to storefronts, […]

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  • The ultimate guide to website authority

    Website authority is a measure of how highly regarded your website is in the digital eyes of the search engine robots. Generally speaking, sites that are perceived as being more authoritative tend to rank more highly than brand new or low-quality sites that have no positive reputation as yet. Improving your website authority can be […]

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  • What is bounce rate and does it impact SEO?

    Bounce rate is a measure of the number of people who arrive at a page on your website and leave again without visiting any other pages: instead of ‘sticking’ to your website, they ‘bounce’ off it. You’ll see it in website analytics platforms as an absolute number, a percentage, or both. But what does it […]

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