Posts written by Jon Henshaw

Free SSL and HTTP2
By Jon Henshaw

January, 2017

🔒 How to easily add SSL and HTTP/2 to your site for free

Google really wants Webmasters and SEOs to make their sites secure and faster. There’s just one problem…it’s not easy to do. Adding an SSL certificate is still expensive and difficult to install. While speeding up a site can be even more complicated and usually requires a lot of coding changes. In my pursuit to solve […]


GA Referral Spam
By Jon Henshaw

January, 2017

📈 How to remove Google Analytics Referral Spam

If you’re not familiar with Google Analytics (GA) referral spam, it’s because you’ve never looked closely at your GA results. Referral spam has been notorious for several years and it’s a constant frustration for marketers who have to provide analytics reports to their clients. Even more frustrating is Google’s lack of action to prevent it. […]


Data Type Tel
By Jon Henshaw

January, 2017

📱 Improve your Mobile UX with these Form Input Data Types

One of the most frustrating experiences a person can have on their phone is filling out a form. That’s because most web developers and designers don’t optimize their forms for mobile users. It ends up that optimizing forms for mobile users is quite simple. All it takes is changing the data type for the input […]


Old Post
By Jon Henshaw

January, 2017

⏰ Why you should expire your blog posts

Company blogs get used for a variety of purposes that are well beyond the purview of helpful, high quality content. They’re used for product updates, conferences and events, new hires, contests, webinars and much more. Here’s a good example of the kind of post I’m talking about. Those type of posts are typically thin on […]


Raven and Slack
By Jon Henshaw

October, 2016

Site Auditor Alerts in Slack

At Raven our team loves using Slack. We know many other companies love using it too, which is why we added support for it in Site Auditor. When you add it to a channel on your Slack team, you’ll get alerts whenever a new site analysis is complete. How to setup Site Auditor Alerts in […]


Add Site Icon
By Jon Henshaw

August, 2016

How to fix the most common AMP error in WordPress

The AMP plugin for WordPress makes it incredibly easy to support AMP pages on your blog. However, there’s a common structured data validation error for AMP that many blogs experience. That error is “A value for the logo field is required.” This can be fixed by adding a Site Icon in the Site Identity settings […]


Site Auditor
By Jon Henshaw

August, 2016

New Site Auditor for SEO Analysis

Have you ever made something that worked well, but afterwards you knew it could be made even better? That was the situation we were in with the Site Auditor. Aside from our Report Builder, the Site Auditor has been the most popular tool in our Marketing Platform, and we wanted to make it better – […]


Mobile and Desktop SRCSET Examples
By Jon Henshaw

November, 2015

How to use SRCSET for SEO and UX

There’s a newly standardized HTML attribute used with the IMG element called SRCSET. It’s kind of a big deal because it allows webmasters to display different images based on a device’s screen size without the need for JavaScript or other special code. That means mobile browsers can be served the smaller images, thus speeding up their […]


5 Most Common On-Page SEO Issues
By Jon Henshaw

October, 2015

Learn Which On-Page SEO Issues Hold Back The Average Website

SEO strategies and tactics have changed over the years as search engines like Google continue to tweak their search algorithms. However, what hasn’t changed is the need to fix and optimize sites.


market motive training
By Jon Henshaw

May, 2015

Market Motive: Online Marketing Training at its Best

In a previous article mentioning Market Motive, I wrote that I’d be happy to write a review if granted access. Well, Market Motive took me up on that offer and gave me free access to their service for a full month. This was soon after they launched and the quality of their program has only […]