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    WordPress! If you’ve had any web experience at all (and even if you haven’t!), you’ve probably heard of it. It’s pretty ubiquitous, and there’s good reason for that. At Digital Reach Agency, we love WordPress. We’re experts in it, and most of our sites are built on it! Now you’re probably wondering why. What makes… Read More

    March 21, 2018

    What is Page Speed Optimization? Businesses often put page speed optimizations on the back burner, assuming that their site speed represents their entire website performance. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. There is a crucial difference between site speed and page speed, and it can be a deciding factor in your bounce rate and organic rank. So… Read More

    March 13, 2018

    In the process of designing the perfect website we often get distracted by aesthetic elements. We forget the technical aspects of a successful page. Because of this selective forgetfulness, your SEO and marketing can get lost in the colors, font, and topography. It’s not just the overall look that matters, it’s the user-friendliness and the… Read More

    February 12, 2018

    With constant algorithm changes, it can be hard to know what’s most important to Google. These days, they are even more tight-lipped, barring us SEO junkies from their precious hoard of secrets. Except, Google has said what they value. In March 2016, Google revealed the top three most important ranking factors in Google ranking:   Links… Read More

    January 31, 2018
    TLS encryption

    Back in August of 2014, Google began giving a rankings boost to secure websites. What does Google consider to be secure? Well, it all starts with having a TLS (Transport Layer Security) certificate installed. By making this a ranking signal, Google wanted to incentivize security as a feature.. Many companies lagged behind and left their… Read More

    January 9, 2018

    What Exactly Is Website Accessibility? Accessibility is a familiar word to most people. We know a lot about accessibility in the physical space, whether it’s elevators, ramps, or handicapped parking spots, but what about accessibility in a virtual space? If you ask people what makes a website accessible, they probably won’t have much of an… Read More

    December 29, 2017

    Here in the SEO world, we all heard about Accelerated Mobile Pages (or AMP) when it launched in early 2016, with quite a bit of fanfare. Introduced by Google, its aim was to improve mobile web performance using a new version of HTML:  AMP HTML. AMP HTML removes all of the bulk elements that can bog down a website’s… Read More

    July 26, 2017

    For the last 18 years HTTP, also known as hypertext transfer protocol, has been the fundamental building block for all communication over the world wide web.  Its not hard to imagine that the security concerns of the world have changed drastically in the nearly two decades since.  Today HTTP information can be intercepted, read and… Read More

    May 9, 2017
    meeting constructive critique

    In a web design project, there isn’t just one step to be completed and then a website magically appears. Here at Digital Reach, we make custom-built quality websites and try to organize our projects with plenty of communication between us and the client. At each stage, there is an opportunity for feedback that presents itself in… Read More

    October 31, 2016

    Online Advertising Campaigns Are Built, Not Bought Hello fellow advertisers! Today I will be discussing the three foundations of successful online advertising campaigns: search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), and landing page optimization (LPO). Each of these “pillars” of line advertising directly affect each other, so I’ll be reviewing how to properly identify… Read More

    August 26, 2016
    improve SEO

    One of the many things we do with our SEO services is improve SEO using images on the site – there are a surprising amount of non-optimized images that we update to make sure that they’re optimized for search. Not only is it important to make sure that the images are compressed for web, it is… Read More

    August 11, 2016

    Sketch – Web Design in the Post-Adobe World With the fairly recent development of a subscription-based pricing model for Adobe, users have been searching for a new alternative for some critical programs. Adobe Fireworks, primarily a web design tool, was discontinued in 2013, leaving some loyal users shunned (myself included). After discovering Sketch, a professional digital design… Read More

    July 18, 2016