My WordPress Virtual Assistant Blog

My WordPress Virtual Assistant blog is where you'll find web design information including tips on website maintenance and enhancements for your WordPress website. I'll also include information and offers for other online services that support your business. I try to strip away the fluff and break the information down so it's easy to read and understand. If you don't find what you're looking for, you can always contact me with your specific question and comments. I'll do my best to respond to you in less than 24 hours.

What Does Bounce Rate Mean?

As you view your website's Google Analytics, you may have noticed a metric called Bounce Rate. Have you ever wondered what does bounce rate mean? This is the percentage of visitors who have arrived at your website on any single page and left your site from the same page without visiting any other pages. The bounce rate is displayed as a percentage for the entire site and can also be viewed for each individual webpage.

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Benefits of HTTPS and SSL Certificates

Is it time to move your site to HTTPS? For me the answer was yes. First: It's a ranking signal for Google. For a while now I've been following SEO experts and learning as much as I can about SEO to improve my own website and my client's websites. I've heard multiple times about how having a secure site (https) is a ranking signal for Google. Although Google doesn't really put out a list of all their ranking factors, this one they did mention and encourage.

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3 Website Legal Documents You Need Now

Website legal documents have always been important but with the GDPR taking effect soon, it's more important than ever. If you don't have these documents yet or haven't updated them recently, you are not ready. Take action and protect yourself from legal risk and fines!

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Update Your Google Analytics Data Retention Settings

Just because you are not using this data today, doesn't mean you might not want to in the future. Protect your ability to use your historical data in the future by adjusting your data retention controls to “Do not automatically expire.” If you do nothing, the setting with default to 26 months leaving you only a little over two years of historical data to analyze at any time. Why risk it?

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Free Support For Virtual Assistant Websites

I'm offering free resources, tips, feedback and support for virtual assistant websites.

I started my VA business in 2004 and have lots of experience, insight, and wisdom to share with you on the creation and enhancement of virtual assistant websites.

I'm also putting together a new US-based Virtual Assistant Directory with no listing fee.