Ecommerce specific SEO techniques, topics and news for the small business online store owner.

Mobile-First Indexing

So logging in to webmaster tools following an email from Google about Mobile-First Indexing on one of our sites, we found the following documentation. Mobile-first indexing enabled for May 17, 2018 To owner of, This means that you may see more traffic in your logs from Googlebot Smartphone. You may also see that…

Google Will WARN Searchers About Sites Without SSL

Firstly, Zen Cart users ….. GET AN SSL and stop being a contributing factor to insecurity, low buyer trust and general ignorance. In a nutshell Google is going to ding you ALL with a warning, even those who only accept PayPal. Rightfully so, while you’ve never been required, you should have been supporting buyer trust long ago…. Now you will be punished if you don’t. Rightfully so.