Avoiding a “not secure” warning on your website

2017-05-03T15:47:21+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Business Advice|

Websites can be encrypted to make internet communication more secure. The primary purpose of encryption is to protect the privacy of website visitors. As of January 2017, half of all websites were encrypted, according to Wired Magazine. Look for the S The quickest way to determine whether a web page is encrypted is to look [...]

Google announces a small organic search boost for HTTPS

2016-10-17T10:29:46+00:00 August 8th, 2014|SEO|

In an attempt to influence greater security on the internet, Google announced earlier this month via its Webmaster Central Blog that encrypted sites will rank slightly higher in organic search, with all other things being equal. Specifically, Google said: …we're starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. For now it's only a very lightweight [...]