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At Big Red SEO we believe in educating our clients and potential clients as much as possible. We update our blog regularly with things we’re seeing in the industry, tips for website exposure, security alerts and general business. If you have an idea for a blog post you want us to cover, please contact us!

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WooCommerce 3.5 and WordPress 5.0

WooCommerce? Read This Before WordPress 5.0 Release

If you’ve been keeping up with the new WordPress 5.0 version, scheduled for release on November 19th 2018, you’ll know there are a ton of changes. One massive change is how it integrates with WooCommerce. The integration is a full rewrite of code and if you upgrade WordPress and fail to update WooCommerce ahead of

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Hidden Google Reviews

A Sudden Drop In Published Google Reviews

Did you receive a sudden drop in Google reviews? I’m not talking about people filling out new reviews for your business, but rather reviews that you’ve already received and now the count is lower than what it was last week or a month ago. It seems that Google is cleaning up some of the reviews,

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You need a website to get clients. But, are you ready?

Imagine, you have all the paperwork for the business completed and you’re officially ready to start doing business. You know you need a website so you can get clients. You know have to purchase a domain name. And, there’s web hosting. And, an SSL? Where do you go to find answers? How do you understand

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WordPress Update and Management in Omaha

First WordPress Update of 2018 – Version 4.9.2

On January 16th, 2018, WordPress pushed out their latest update for their software.  For most people, this means they have upgraded to 4.9.2 automatically, but because this was a security update, anyone using older versions of WordPress also received some form of an update! What’s In The New Update? In short, not much.  This was

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Upgrade to WordPress 4.9 Today!

WordPress 4.9 Released – Awesome New Features!

WordPress 4.9, named”Tipton”, was released on November 16, 2017 and is the second major version update this year with WordPress 4.8 previously released in June 2017. Upgrading to 4.9 is a manual process and is not an automatic update! If you wish to make the update yourself, you should make a backup of your website.

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Google and Apple - Together Once Again! (Woman Using Cell Phone)

Google and Apple – Together Once Again!

Google and Apple made a deal earlier this week costing multiple billions of dollars (the exact figure hasn’t been released yet) where Apple dumped Bing and will now use Google as the search engine for Siri, Apple’s voice search assistant. With this recent announcement, the internet community rejoiced in that Google and Apple were friends

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Why Does Facebook Fail At Business Conversion?

We’ve seen and heard it thousands of times – “Your business needs a Facebook Page” and then it’s quickly followed up with “You Need A Social Media Campaign.” The truth of the matter, however, is that you don’t need either. Now, I’m not advocating that you delete your Facebook Business Page, or that you never

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SSL Certificates Security and Encryption

SSL Certificates, HTTPS & Security

Over the past few years, the discussion on SSL Certificates has become more and more active.  Within the past couple of weeks, I’ve participated in more SSL discussions with clients and on public forums, than on pretty much any other specific topic. So today, I thought I’d put together a short video on just what’s

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Drunk On SEO - The Comparison

Drunk On SEO – The Comparison

As much fun as it sounds, we’re not going to get drunk and perform SEO.  Have you ever tried operating a computer drunk? Or even buzzed? What a nightmare! We’re going to talk about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and the various libations used in getting drunk! This is a quick comparison, or overview, on just

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Professional Website Web Design - Not Online Website Builders

Site Builders: What’s Good? What’s Bad?

At some stage in a web developers life, they have used a website builder. Whether that’s WIX and SquareSpace being used by many people today, a site builder by GoDaddy, or other software provided by a web hosting company to aid in website design. They all have their positives and negatives for being used.  Primarily, the

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what to do before you start doing seo - big red seo - omaha nebraska

Advanced SEO Audits – What’s Involved?

One of the things I want to talk to you about today is what to do before you start doing SEO. Website and SEO Audits are a very important step in an overall marketing plan. If you don’t have that information before you start doing your SEO, you’re basically just shooting in the dark. There

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