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How to Use Header Tags: SEO Best Practices

How to Use Header Tags: SEO Best Practices Time and time again I see websites that don’t understand how to use header tags. As a casual user of the internet you will never notice this. While it is true you should design your website for the casual user, you should...

How to submit a crawl request

How to submit a crawl request. What is a crawl request Before we talk about how to submit a crawl request let’s quickly go over what a crawl request is. A crawl request is simply asking Google to re-index, or index for the first time, a page on your website. Google...

Robots.txt

Robots.txt What the French toast is a robots.txt file? If you’re like me you’ve probably asked this question shortly after digging into working with websites. My journey into SEO lead me to asking this very question, maybe you are on the same path I was, or you are on...

How to Make a Sitemap

How to make a sitemap You’ve created a website and you are dying to get on Google. You’ve done some research and realized you need to create a sitemap. But you have no idea what that is or where to start. Thankfully, I’m here to help demystify all that for you. By the...

How Google Search Works & Best Practices for SEO

How Google Search Works & Best Practices for SEO Understanding how Google search works might seem like a task reserved for the hyper intelligent. I am here to tell you this is not the case. Sure, it might take a tech whiz to understand all the coding and math...

How to Optimize Your Website + Blog for Search Engines

SEO Basics When I started Kristen Leigh Designs, optimizing my site using SEO basics was high on my to-do list. But to be honest, it kept getting pushed further and further down the to-do list as I started getting clients. I knew that without a blog, organic traffic...