HTML5 is a structure for coding websites. One of the exciting possibilities it presents is support for a lot of functionality that has previously required third-party browser plug-ins, such as video and drag-and-drop. It appears to have gotten a kickstart when Apple locked out Flash from the iPhone and iPad. So Google worked with the band Arcade Fire to create … Read More
What sometimes happens… I heard about search engine optimization. Can you make me number one on the google by putting the keywords on my site?
I wrote a review on Scribe SEO back in March. The Scribe team continues to add features. The latest email outlines a number of changes coming on July 30th, including an internal link strategy tool, an outside link building tool and a social media connection tool. I’m pretty intrigued by all of these tools, and look forward to giving them … Read More
…and what else does Google have its fingers into? Aaron Wall and PPCBlog put together a fantastic flowchart showing how Google works. As Aaron prefaces it, this probably won’t be accurate in the years to come, because Google is on such a rapid development path. It might not even be accurate by the end of this year. I have been … Read More
Chris Guillebeau, one of my favorite bloggers and the proprietor of Unconventional Guides among other fine info products, speaks at TEDx at Carnegie Mellon on Fear and Permission. Seventeen minutes of motivational goodness to confront one’s fears and pursue a life of adventure, accomplishments and escaping the cage, petting a crocodile and eating the best strawberry ever.
Facebook sent out the Facebook Ads newsletter yesterday, which includes a section for “success stories from advertisers.” This month, the focus is on the Arizona Office of Tourism and its Arizona Travel Facebook Page. When you admin a Facebook Page, you can choose what Tab is used as the primary, or initial, page that visitors see. For most Pages, its … Read More
What’s Google Places? It’s the new re-branded Local Business Center, where you can claim your business, edit your business listing and influence how your business is displayed in Google Search, Google Maps and other locally oriented Google search tools.
Scribe SEO is a new WordPress plugin that works primarily with the Thesis theme framework or the All-In-One SEO plugin. It is designed to allow a website owner, copywriter or web designer to create search engine optimized web pages and blog posts using a set of SEO (search engine optimization) tools. These tools provide feedback on the different page elements, … Read More
or “Why You’re Not #1 in Google for mortgage“ As small business owners, I think we all attempt to get a basic understanding of the mechanics of each area of our business, even if we outsource it. Having an understanding of accounting, operations, procurement, warehousing, etc. is important, and allows the proprietor to get a more accurate 50,000 foot view … Read More
Small business owners occasionally have to wade into the murky waters of domain registration and management (not to mention nameservers and advanced dns). It can be tricky to figure out what points where, and how to make changes so that everything points where it should. Here’s an overview of how your domain is managed, the difference between Nameservers and Advanced … Read More