Today we wanted to cover two topics: What is the best hosting provider for a WordPress website, and what are the best SEO tactics? For the latter question, you really need to make sure that you do things properly to avoid your website getting penalized and dropped from the search engine ranking pages. Generally, the tactics that work for Google will also work for the considerably smaller but still somewhat relevant search engines such as Bing and Yahoo.
Our Favourite WordPress Web Hosting Provider
There are a lot of good web hosts out there for people looking to host a WordPress website, some even specialize in pretty much just WordPress hosting. We find that while they do a great job of it, their prices are a little high when compared to other hosting providers that have a broader service offering. Our personal favorite for WordPress web hosting is A2 Hosting. We even found some great coupons for them at couponcodehoster.org/a2-hosting-promo-code/. Why are they are our favourite host when it comes to WordPress? It comes down to speed. Their servers are very fast, and you can pay a little extra per month to upgrade to a ‘Turbo Server’ for even more speed. One complaint I hear about WordPress sites is that they can be slow (although I would argue that this is usually due to unnecessary plugins that either load a bunch of external scripts or put the database size out of control). With A2 Hosting, your site will always be fast so it’s not an issue.
SEO Tactics: What Not to Do
Sometimes to understand what one must do, it’s a good idea to weed out what not to do first. There is nothing people hate more than a spammer and if you are not sure whether or not you … Read the rest