Google: You Should Redirect HTTP Even With HSTS Configured

Google’s John Mueller said this morning on Reddit that even if you have HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) which kind of by default forces a domain to go from HTTP to HTTPS, that you should still set up the 301 redirects from HTTP to HTTPS as well… Search Engine Roundtable

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Amazon Sets Sales Record on Prime Day 2018, Reports 100 Million Products Sold

Amazon has concluded its record-setting online shopping event this year. Called Prime Day, the 36-hour shopping period that ran from July 16 to July 17 was said to have surpassed Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and last year’s event. In a recent press release highlighting its success, the company didn’t disclose sales growth or exact figures but reported [...]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 19, 2018

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today… Search Engine Roundtable

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Google’s John Mueller Shares His SEO Related Podcast List

A Reddit thread asks folks to share their favorite SEO related podcasts. I spotted John Mueller of Google share his list of his favorite SEO podcasts as well… Search Engine Roundtable

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The Local SEO’s Guide to the Buy Local Phenomenon: A Competitive Advantage for Clients

Posted by MiriamEllis Photo credit: Michelle Shirley What if a single conversation with one of your small local business clients could spark activity that would lead to an increase in their YOY sales of more than 7%, as opposed to only 4% if you don’t have the conversation? What if this chat could triple the [...]

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The Power Of Consistent Coaching For Million Dollar Outcomes

Earlier this year I stopped over in Hawaii on the way from Japan to Canada. I was there to meet up with my Canadian family who were escaping winter. I was also there for one other very important reason — to record this video with Mitch Wilson. Press play to watch: Mitch is a special [...]

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Who Do You Lean On When Nothing Is Working?

I’m at a party. The pretext is simple, people drinking and chatting, attempting to form meaningful connections, to bond over shared interests. As expected, everyone asks what I do. When I answer that I “work online” the response is an expression like I just said something in another language. I attempt to explain how I [...]

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Kieron Sweeney: Why The Inventor Of A New Way To Carry Skis Began Exporting Canadian Food Into The USA, And Today Teaches Entrepreneurs How To Sell

[ Download MP3 | Transcript | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] On a recent visit to San Diego for a couple of marketing conferences, I met a lot of new friends who were from… Vancouver! That’s not really strange given I had just moved (back) to Vancouver and I was already friends with [...]

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How to Hook Your Ideal Prospect with Content that Connects

When it comes down to it, “content” is simply information. And in an age of information (and opinion) overload, your content can contain incredibly valuable information and still be easily ignored. This is the opposite of the “clickbait” problem. In that case, you have a compelling headline that leads to worthless information. The ideal scenario [...]

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Important Announcement: I’m Quitting Coaching

This year is the final year I am going to offer group coaching. It’s time to move on, so there’s lots to talk about… Back in 2007 I released my first online course, Blog Mastermind 1.0. As part of that course I began running private group coaching teleconferences for my members. As bandwidth and technology [...]

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