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  • How fast is fast enough for good SEO performance?

    It doesn’t take an SEO expert to understand that a slow loading site isn’t good for your business. Your website is, in essence, delivering a service to the reader. If a competitor does a faster job of providing that service, then you are likely to lose customers. While most people understand this at a core […]

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  • A deep dive to understanding HTTP status codes

    HTTP response codes are short three-digit messages sent from a web server to your browser each time you request the loading of a new page. The response code indicates to both search engines and users what the current condition of the web-page is and what content can be expected from the page. Response codes are […]

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  • New York Technical SEO Meetup: discussion takeaways

    In November 2019 we hosted a technical SEO meetup in New York, featuring a formidable panel of SEO experts including: Rachel Costello, DeepCrawl Mike King, iPull Rank Lily Ray, Path Interactive Romain Damery, Path Interactive Hamlet Batista, Rank Sense John Morabito, Stella Rising Moderated by SALT’s Dan Taylor, the following is a round-up of the […]

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  • What you need to know about server-side rendering vs client-side rendering

    Frameworks such as React and Vue are becoming increasingly popular with web developers for their ease of use, speed, thriving ecosystems, and powerful toolsets. Using these frameworks, we can build Single Page Applications (SPAs). Understanding SPAs These are websites that offer slick user experiences, as they can request all the required HTML/CSS/JS on-page load. This […]

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  • SEO strategies for the fashion industry

    The fashion industry is a multi-billion-dollar global sector devoted to selling clothes and accessories. Although there is a difference between haute couture and mass-produced apparel, from an SEO perspective, fashion eCommerce stores operate in largely the same manner, regardless of production volume or the price tag. The challenge lies in the fact that search engine […]

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  • SEO Questions: How many pages should my website have?

    Today, I am starting a series on the SALT.agency blog entitled ‘SEO Questions’. This new series aims to provide answers to some of the most common SEO-related questions we hear. The straightforward answer to today’s question is that a website should have as many pages as necessary to be comprehensive and authoritative on a topic. […]

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  • Five rich snippet strategies for ecommerce sites

    With Christmas just a couple of months away, many businesses are planning dedicated promotions and sales events in an effort to maximise their revenues over the next quarter. Dedicated events such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the Boxing Day sales are some of the busiest days for ecommerce, yet you can’t just turn up […]

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  • Managing successful website migrations

    Website migrations are a naturally occurring and common event on the internet as companies upgrade (or change) their platforms, rebrand, or merge with others. This is why it’s important to have a defined, phased approach to website migrations, and using past experience (and learnings) to continuously improve and refine processes. Collectively at SALT.agency, we’ve handled […]

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  • Do 404 pages negatively affect SEO performance

    Confusingly, 404 pages are treated with varying levels of importance across the SEO industry. Some reports and audits categorise them with high levels of severity, and others state that they should be fixed as soon as possible. However, 404s are a very natural part of the internet and can be very useful. TL;DR Do 404s […]

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