Google Algorithm Update

We’ve all seen them. Flashy, blinky and starburst style graphics from the 90’s made to get you to click and buy something. More annoyances than actually enhancements to user experience. Yet the latest Google algorithm update is watching this too. And yet these ugly ads still exist on websites making the rest of the site look … Continue reading “Google Algorithm Update”

Branding is not just a logo

In this post I just want to share an experience a friend of mine had and a interesting book on the subject (you’ll find a link below). I had a friend go on a job interview. The placement agency advertised it as, “Family oriented atmosphere and relaxed.” Sounded like a dream job. A place that understands … Continue reading “Branding is not just a logo”

Cheap Web Hosting Is Bad For SEO

Cheap web hosting sounds like a great deal. Your site is served up everyday for all your users for a measly dollar amount per month. Trouble is, you get what you pay for, but what exactly does that get you? Sure they have on their site “unlimited” everything, but is it really? No, it’s a selling … Continue reading “Cheap Web Hosting Is Bad For SEO”

Make Your Website Images Load Faster

Many people I talk to love adding images to their WordPress site. Which is exactly what everyone wants to do, and users love images and video, however, most don’t realize you can really mess up your site by not properly optimizing your images. So here’s a little how to on how to make your website … Continue reading “Make Your Website Images Load Faster”

How Google Search Works

Watching a video from Matt Cutts Vlog he introduced a site that explains how Google search works at Google and how much they deal with everyday in terms of Spam. I won’t get too much in the way about it, so here’s the video and a link to the site. Matt Cutts on How Google … Continue reading “How Google Search Works”

WordPress SEO Tips And Google Updates

I’ve blogged before about SEO and WordPress, but I recently realized I’ve not blogged about WordPress SEO tips. So here’s a quick post about that. Matt Cutt’s was a featured speaker at a WordPress WordCamp San Francisco ’09, and this to say about WordPress SEO tips:  …WordPress automatically solves a ton of SEO issues… WordPress … Continue reading “WordPress SEO Tips And Google Updates”

Hardening WordPress Security

The interwebs are a fun place to go online and play games and read articles and do all sorts of things. But the moment site owners get a site (if like 20% of the others out there) on WordPress there is something very important you need to do. Lock you site down and keep an … Continue reading “Hardening WordPress Security”

Want To Get More Likes On Your Facebook Page?

Getting more likes on your Facebook page won’t guarantee more sales or higher revenue, but that shouldn’t stop you from investing the time and effort. Here I’ll share a couple of things that got me from 120 or so likes to 163 in a week. The List To Get More Likes On Your Facebook Page … Continue reading “Want To Get More Likes On Your Facebook Page?”

Images In Web Design

Images in web design is huge today. Seriously. Have you seen the creative way some sites use imagery lately? I’m a little guilty myself. There are a lot of websites today that are making use of photography more and more, and not just the portfolio websites. And I’m sure you’re aware that they’re not just … Continue reading “Images In Web Design”

Why Your WordPress Website Is Slow

People ask on forums all the time why their WordPress website is slow. Quite often people don’t realize it could be any number of factors from: The hosting service you’re using The computer you are on The quality of code of the theme Plugins that are not quality Or, even something simple as rebooting your … Continue reading “Why Your WordPress Website Is Slow”