I’ve done a couple posts on WebPosition recently, and one of the comments discussed a site ranking software package called Advanced Web Ranking. I’m giving the 30-day trial a spin, and in full disclosure, the company offers an Enterprise license for a review, which does not include the maintenance contract, for which I’d have to pay separately.
Your User Experience Isn’t Typical
There’s an interesting phenomenon that we are all guilty of at times – we assume that our own user experience is typical and applicable to a much more widespread approach to a user base. It happens to designers who don’t test their work in all browsers. It happens to marketers who assume their copy SHOULD work without extensive keyword research … Read More
10 Things To Know About SEO
Following is a list of 10 things to know about SEO, and why a website owner should consider SEO for their site. This isn’t mean to be a primer on how to do SEO, but rather an overview with some basic knowledge about what SEO is good for, and what to look out for.
Arcade Fire, HTML5 and Google
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
New Search Engine Optimization Client Video
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?
New SEO and Link Building Tools from Scribe
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
How Does Google Work?
…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: Fear and Permission
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 Steps Into Arizona Immigration Debate
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
Google Places: Fixing an Incorrect Marker Location For A Business
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.