News

Don't Wait Unit It's Too Late!

If your website has been hacked in the last year, keep reading. According to Google, there has been an increase in hacked sites by 32% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Read More »

NJ Sales Tax Change, Effective 01/01/2017

Effective January 1, 2017, NJ Sales Tax is decreasing from 7% to 6.875%.

Read More »

Google Moves Towards a Secure Web

Google's number one priority is making sure that their users have a safe and enjoyable experience. In January 2017, Google Chrome will be marking pages with HTTP that either collect passwords or credit cards, insecure in order to help facilitate that priority.

Read More »

Google's Mobile-First Index

Non-mobile friendly content BEWARE! Google is set to release its brand new ranking system, mobile-first index. Mobile-first index will rank websites based on their mobile version of their content.

Read More »

Brick Web Marketing Business Expands, Celebrates Grand Opening

Based out of a home office in Brick for seven years, Wingman Planning has expanded both in services as well as to a new office space.

Read More »

Google RankBrain

Google is now using an artificial intelligence system called RankBrain to help sort through search results. So what is RankBrain?  It’s a Google’s name for a machine-learning system used to help process results. 

Read More »

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn

Microsoft has decided to purchase Linkedin, the professional social media platform, for $26.2 billion in cash making this the biggest acquisition in Microsoft's history. LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, will remain as CEO but report to Satya Nadella. Microsoft's CEO. Both Weiner and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman both are in favor of the sale.

Read More »

Instagram for Business

If you own a small business, you’ll want to keep reading.  Instagram is rolling out new changes specifically geared for businesses using the platform. 

Read More »

Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm boost has rolled out

Google has fully rolled out the second version of the mobile-friendly update today. Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller announced it this morning on Twitter, saying, “The mobile changes mentioned here are now fully rolled out.”

Read More »

Verify your website!

Web spam.  Everyone hates it and, unfortunately, we are all victims of it.  Google sent out messages about search spam and now Google users are cleaning up.  Spam, although unpreventable, can be mitigated. 

Read More »

Local Web Development and Marketing Company Opens Social Media Division

04/08/2016 – Wingman Planning, a website development and marketing company located in Manasquan, NJ, has launched a social media division in order to provide professional and competitive outreach services for small businesses.

Read More »

HTTPS Sites: Can One Letter Really Make a Difference?

Yes.  Oh yes, it can. HTTPS sites currently hold 25% of Google searches.  So what does that mean?  It means that if a site is still in HTTP format, it’s going to take a back seat to the 25% of sites that are formatted HTTPS.  By backseat, we mean pages two and up.

Read More »

How do Local Business Cards by Google Posts Affect SEO?

We’re sure that many of you are asking, “What in the world are Local Business Cards”? Local Business Cards is brought to you by Google Posts.

Read More »