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Increase Your Search Engine Ranking By Securing Your Website

Google is further penalizing websites that lack an SSL Certificate and other security measures in 2017.

An SSL certificate makes it harder to hack your website and now it will also increase your search engine ranking. Google started penalizing websites a few years ago but it has become more important in 2017. We highly recommend purchasing an SSL certificate through your hosting company for a small annual cost that usually starts around $50 and goes up from there. For example, GoDaddy charges $73.99/year for an SSL Certificate for one website. This is a smart purchase if you are looking to increase your ranking and save money by preventing a possible hack that could cost much more in tech support. Below are links to more information about this announcement and the importance of securing your website:

https://www.valet.io/google-penalize-websites-not-ssl-2017/

https://security.googleblog.com/2016/09/moving-towards-more-secure-web.html

https://www.godaddy.com/web-security/ssl-certificate?ci=8346

Contact Us Today if you would like help securing your website!