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3 Things Web Designers Need to Know About SEO

Designers_Need_to_Know_About_SEOKeywords just ain’t what they used to be. These magical arrangements of Latin characters (or Cyrillic, if that’s your thing) used to be your golden ticket to a high rank in a search results page. And they’re still important (this blog post is packed full of them), but there are a lot more things to take into consideration. And we’re not just talking about how Google is now looking for good long-form content that puts keywords in context either. Nope. The search engine-in-chief has started looking at other aspects of the user experience too, and you can bet they’re going to start doing it a lot more.

Here’s what you need to know. (more…)

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18 Blogs to Read When Growing Your Digital Agency

18_blogs_to_readStarting and growing your digital agency is tough. Whether you’re going at it alone or you manage a small team, there’s a lot to learn and even more to keep up with.

In hopes of saving you a bit of time and helping you find a new go-to resource, we wanted to put together a list of the best blogs to follow that will help inspire you as a business owner. (more…)

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Special Webinar with Google AdWords™ Team & Duda: Updates & Landing Pages

Adwords-webinar_blogThe Google AdWords service has recently made a few changes to its ad formats and introduced separate bidding for desktop, tablet and mobile. So to make sure that you’re in the know, we’re joining forces with the Google AdWords team so you can get any and all questions answered about these updates during a special webinar, straight from the horse’s mouth. We’ll also talk about best practices for responsive landing pages to go along with the new by-device bidding!

The webinar will take place on August 17, 2016, at 11am and will feature special guests Cody Zimmer, Duda’s Manager of Education, and Patrick Tam, Strategic Partner Manager. (more…)

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Odin APS Package Now Available for Duda

Odin_APS_Blog_PostFor the past few months, Duda has been working hard on building an APS package. Now, a lot of you might be asking, what does that mean? If you’re a hosting company, you probably already know. But in case you’re not, or just unsure of exactly what that means, let’s break it down.


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Duda Partners with Let’s Encrypt to Provide Free SSL Certificates

Blog_SSLNo car manufacturer today would make you pay extra for doors that come with locks, so why should you have to pay extra for a website that’s secure? You shouldn’t. There is no discernible reason why that should be acceptable. But up until now, this was something that was complicated to implement and (*gasp*) cost extra! However, we’re happy to announce that now neither of those are a problem, as we have sponsored and integrated with the Let’s Encrypt project.

We’re making SSL certificates available to every paid Duda responsive website at no extra cost. Here’s what you need to know.