WP Engine Acquires Company Behind ACF, WP Migrate & Better Search and Replace

Managed WordPress web hosting company WP Engine announced they were acquiring Delicious Brains, the company behind five popular plugins relied on by millions of users worldwide. The acquisition includes plugins that are highly popular with the WordPress development community include: Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), WP migrate, Better Search and Replace, WP Offload SES WP Offload … Read more

Branded Search vs. Non-Branded Search: What’s the Difference?

Most SEO advice talks about optimizing for keywords that don’t mention your brand because that is how you can attract complete strangers to your business. But what about search queries that do mention your brand? In other words, what about attracting people who are exactly searching for your business? Of course, you can optimize your … Read more

Google search results spam for ‘Bill Slawski obituary’ shows the dark side of SEO

We reported yesterday the sad news that Bill Slawski has died. It’s less than 24 hours later and no actual obituary has been published (either by a news site or funeral home). Yet, Google’s search results are littered with spammy results. Look at what is ranking on a Google search right now for [bill slawski … Read more

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