April 19th 2023
SmartServerManagement, a subsidiary of PC Smart, have recently emailed their customers to announce their closure. The email is backed up by a short announcement on SSM's website. They've been around since 2010, and present on WHT with a great reputation (many members will be able to mention their staff by name), but it seems that PC Smart have decided they'd prefer to focus their attention on other elements of their business and close SSM. A number of WHTers (and guests) will be looking around for a replacement server management company with similar skills, reputation and pricing. Can you help with any recommendations, based on your own experiences, of companies that might fit the bill? Share your thoughts in this busy thread.
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Selena is working on the SEO for a site and wants to know if there's any SEO impact in adding a separator and then the name of the site to the title of all existing pages of a website. In other words, she'd modify the title tag in the head section of the site to include a separator and then the site name. She's concerned that doing so might dilute the strength of the "Page Title" / "Site Name" in SERP but in the case of an SEO strategy where "Site Name" are the main keywords that are targetted in priority can it be a good idea? And, if it is, apart from the visual aspect, is there a difference in terms of SEO or Marketing for whatever separator is used? There are a variety of opinions already expressed in the thread. Does anyone have a definitive answer and, maybe, a link to information on this from one of the search engines?
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