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May
3

9 Effective SEO Techniques that Work in 2020 (With Case Studies)

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In today’s rapidly shifting world, SEO techniques can change on a dime—and the worst part is, that you might not even know it. Hacks that could have won you a front-page result as recently as 2018 or 2019 are not only obsolete now, but they may even hurt your website’s rankings. Especially if those so-called “hacks” land your site a Google penalty that’s tough to shift.

That’s why you need to stay on top of the ball in SEO. If not, you’ll fall behind and see your competitors zoom past you in

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Apr
20

Secrets That Make SEO Work Best 04/13/2020

For small businesses looking to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, SEO is an affordable strategy to improve online visibility and traffic, yet few use the media, according to a recent study of
500 businesses. Small business is defined as having up to 500 employees.

After The Manifest surveyed small businesses in the United States and found just 30% have an SEO strategy in place to improve their
website’s organic ranking, the company put together guidelines and step-by-step instructions on how to improve rankings in search, specifically for small businesses.

Many companies, especially
during the virus stay-at-home orders, have been sharing business secrets.

DoubleTree began sharing its famous cookie recipe, for example. Others like Google are jumping
in to provide services such as video chat for free through September.

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For
those that use SEO, the top five strategies for small businesses include keyword research and targeting at 70%,

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Apr
11

Pair Programming: Does It Really Work?

Definition

Pair programming consists of two programmers sharing a single workstation (one screen, keyboard and mouse among the pair). The programmer at the keyboard is usually called the “driver”, the other, also actively involved in the programming task but focusing more on overall direction is the “navigator”; it is expected that the programmers swap roles every few minutes or so.

Also Known As

More simply “pairing”; the phrases “paired programming” and “programming in pairs” are also used, less frequently.

Common Pitfalls

  • both programmers must be actively engaging with the task throughout a paired session, otherwise no benefit can be expected
  • a simplistic but often raised objection is that pairing “doubles costs”; that is a misconception based on equating programming with typing – however, one should be aware that this is the worst-case outcome of poorly applied pairing
  • at least the driver, and possibly both programmers, are expected to keep up
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Mar
31

How PCs Work | HowStuffWorks

The word computer refers to an object that can accept some input and produce some output. In fact, the human brain itself is a sophisticated computer, and scientists are learning more about how it works with each passing year. Our most common use of the word computer, though, is to describe an electronic device containing a microprocessor.

A microprocessor is a small electronic device that can carry out complex calculations in the blink of an eye. You can find microprocessors in many devices you use each day, such as cars, refrigerators and televisions. The most recognized device with a microprocessor is the personal computer, or PC. In fact, the concept of a computer has become nearly synonymous with the term PC.

When you hear PC, you probably envision an enclosed device with an attached video screen, keyboard and some type of a pointing device, like a mouse or touchpad. You

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