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Understanding and implementing SEO

Understanding and implementing SEO is necessary for your business to stay competitive, visible, and relevant. When it comes to SEO, you’ve got options.

The Top 5 Ways to Prove the Real Value of SEO

What is SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and the industry is filled with definitions, variations, and questions about the topic (visit https://victoriousseo.com/markets/small-business-seo/ and learn all about it). This article will focus on how SEO is defined, explained, and its most common implementation in web-design websites.

We’ve covered the general definition of SEO on this site before, so we won’t go into detail here. Instead, we’ll focus on:

  • Determining your website’s priority
  • Discovering the best keyword for your website
  • Building a strategy for increasing website traffic
  • Minimizing the time it takes to build and implement a SEO strategy

Why do we need to focus on keyword prioritization?

Since you’ve selected a specific keyword to optimize, and it’s already indexed, we can expect a significant increase in website traffic and rankings. A site with a bad SEO will waste the potential of thousands of visitors searching for your keyword. By targeting and optimizing one of your top keywords, you increase your chances of rankings and traffic from other sources. As an added bonus, you’ll not only be able to achieve rankings and traffic for your key keyword, but you’ll also get some traffic from an unsearchable niche.

An effective Webmaster Tools report not only reveals keywords that have been indexed and searchable, but also site rankings. It’s also very important to test the effectiveness of your SEO strategy in a search engine against the competition. In order to determine how effective your search is, start with your keyword selection. Google will provide you with a page of the top 1,000,000 results for the selected keyword. Clicking on one of those pages should give you the opportunity to review the results for that keyword. As you find keywords with high rankings, you can refine your search and improve your search engine ranking by testing alternative keywords.

Raquel Raney

joanna laajisto

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Our most recent inspiration has been Helsinki-based interior designer, Joanna Laajisto. She creates contemporary interiors influenced by classical design sensibilities.

Raquel Raney

Letterpress Giveaway

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GIVEAWAY! Set of 4 Raneytown Letterpress Cards
Follow / Tweet / Share / Repost / Pin / Talk about @raneytown for a chance to win. 5 Winners will be selected at random on Halloween! Don't forget to tag #RANEYTOWN

Raquel Raney

Popsicles

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Popsicle photographic series from Danish studio PUTPUT.

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Network Acess Control protocols

Network access control or NAC is one aspect of network security. NAC defines the security protocols that are used between various applications and components in order to manage access to network resources. NAC refers to a set of interconnected protocols that relate to networking also there are software that help with this, which you can get from professionals as Fortinet and others. A network access control (NAC) policy applies to the access a user has to the network. NAC policies can contain any combination of network access control methods and these methods can be either static or dynamic. If a user is denied access to a network resource, it is not possible for the user to be granted access to the resource again by using any other network access control method. The same applies to other users. NAC Policies can take any form of form which relate to network resources, and they can be applied to common network resources such as TCP/IP or LANs. The user interface for NAC applications are usually embedded in network programs or can be implemented independently. The whole architecture is called network access control and it is managed in multiple stages in order to ensure the security and operation of the network. The most important factor in NAC is the way in which the processes interact. There are four main types of interaction: Static, Global, RouteBased and User-based. A single service can have different policies, for example one may allow only static or global access to the service. In the real world, it is impossible to make a firm statements about this, as certain network applications have different needs, and hence it depends on the needs of the particular network application. The dynamic nature of NAC is the next logical step in the user-based aspect of NAC. The user is able to assign static and dynamic policies to a particular application at runtime. User-based NAC is in essence a user intervention, that is, it is initiated at runtime by the user. In addition to NAC, there are other security policies that take the form of policy templates. These can be a simple pass/fail based policy or a complex security policy that considers how sensitive data should be stored.

What are service names? What are computer names?

In the context of security, a service name or computer name is a unique name used to identify a service. Most commonly, service names consist of a computer name followed by a set of digits. The first digit describes the type of service. For example, TCP is a service type which uses a computer name as the first digit. The second digit is used to identify the implementation. A program using this service type would generally use TCP port 5555. The third digit is used to identify the address where a service is run. This number is typically generated on a per-process basis. For example, the third digit for the kernel machine name (p) in Linux is 3. Any other value would be invalid and not recognized as a service type. Other service names include file and database services, system services, and service control services.

You are probably also wondering about what computers are called and what websites are called? Why do we have names? The reason for us having a list of names is to avoid conflicts. For example, if you were going to register a computer, you would register it under a name such as “UNIX”.

Perforated business card design for Miami-based Jammy Yummy

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Heidi Lerkenfeldt

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Soft and natural vibes by Heidi Lerkenfeldt for Kobenhavns Mobelsnedkeri.

Raquel Raney

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I am going to Japan in these Sisii sneakers with this Proenza Schouler backpack.

Raquel Raney

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Those extra special details that make all the difference.
1. Mixing Stripes and Floral
2. Animal Print Shop Nursery designed by the Brick House
3. Scandinavian Style by Gesa Hansen
4. Double Runner
5. Italian entrance by Gastone Fioravanzo
6. Appartement Poissonniere by Frederic Berthier

Raquel Raney

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My Holiday Round UP!
1. Dolce & Gabbana Gold Roseembellished Metallic Leather Cage Sandals, $6900
2. Zimmerman Multicolor The Vase One Shoulder Swimsuit, $371
3. Moncler Multicolor Down Jacket, $3610
4. Dolce & Gabbana Floral Print Coat, $4995
5. Lanvin Beige Floralappliquéd Faille Tunic Dress, $6945
6. Balmain Wool Blend Structural Pullover in Emerald Green, $5040
7. Asya Malbershtein White Leather Rectangular Backpack with Straps, $240

Raquel Raney

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Educational posters by Akaoni Design.

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tangent gc

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Tangent GC’s makes organic, biodegradable garment care products with clean, uncomplicated packaging.

Raquel Raney

type only

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Unit Editions just released a printed exhibition of work using type in isolation from supporting elements. Through the work of over 100 designers from around the world, Type Only shows the communicative and emotive powers of typography when used on its own.

Raquel Raney

karen walker

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The Forever Collection featuring tiny models.
Photographed by Derek Henderson.

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hort

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A multidisciplinary studio and creative playground founded by Eikes Grafischer Hort using unconventional ideas and mediums within the design field.

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Fahri Özkaramanlı creates online design tools, applications, and branding through his Istanbul-based studio FAAL.

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lab de stu

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Award-winning design collective made up of Adam Lynch, Dale Hardiman and Andre Hnatojko showcase a wide range of projects.

Raquel Raney

berlin living

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Pops of color and stacks on stacks.
Photography / Stefan Wolf Lucks
Architecture /  Karhard

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