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Valet Podcast: Hear Mason James Discuss Website Health, GDPR, Gutenberg, and More

Website health, Europe’s GDPR law, Google’s Mobile First initiative, and the new WordPress Gutenberg editor. These are among the topics discussed by Valet co-founder and business development lead Mason James during a Valet podcast available here. First up in this new Valet podcast is some frank talk about website health—a big focus for Valet, Mason read more

Some Influential U.S. Companies Say No to GDPR Compliance

Well, THAT escalated quickly. Europe’s new GDPR law took effect on May 25. That same day, a number of influential companies in the U.S. announced their rejection of GDPR compliance. Many earlier assumed those companies would go all-in to achieve GDPR compliance. But no. They instead moved to block access to their online properties by read more

The Right Way to Respond to Google’s Mobile-First Initiative

Google’s Mobile First initiative. Have you heard about this yet? You have? Great. But what are you planning to do in response to it? Nothing? OK, that’s not great. Not great at all. Because ignoring Mobile First is a surefire way to sink your website’s rankings in Google search. A big drop in rank portends read more

Google introduces new Search Console

A new Google Search Console. Over the last few months, Google has been sending out invitations to their BETA version of the new Google Search Console to select users. If you are not among that BETA group, that’s ok. They will be opening up the experience to all the users of the current Search Console read more

Google’s “Mobile Friendly” Update to Reward Sites

Google announced that starting on April 21st, 2015 there would be a boost in rankings for mobile-friendly web pages. This would include pages that are legible and usable on mobile devices, and it would affect mobile search results worldwide. (Conversely, pages designed for only large screens would see a significant decrease in rankings in mobile search read more