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Search Engine Optimization

How to mass remove URLs from Google quickly.

Google indexes everything it finds and sometimes it finds things that it shouldn’t. Google has a nice removal tool that temporarily removes URLs from Google and this is actually really good when you want something out rather quickly. In my experiences, it remove pages from Google Search within 24 hours. The downside to Google’s removal tool is […]

I got dumped by Google. Now what?

I can still remember when Google and I were BFFs. I spent my time creating content and feeding Google. In return, Google sent me traffic. We were both happy and things were good. Then, without notice, Google dumped me. Now I didn’t cheat on Google and I wasn’t doing spammy things behind their back. I […]

Everyone Loves and Hates QR Codes

QR codes are everywhere today, however not that many people use them. The advertising world seems to have accepted QR codes with open arms and are putting them everywhere; where as users are not so sure. Even some usability experts are saying no to QR codes. Do you know what a QR code is? I’m […]

Are hashtags on Facebook actually useful? Will they catch on?

Now that Facebook hashtags, everyone is on board with using hashtags to let users organize content. But is it actually useful? Or is it a spammers paradise? Nerdery Post: Do Hashtags Make Social Networks Better or Worse? I think that they can be useful, and I want them to be, but it depends on the users. They […]

Does the end of Google Reader kill my productivity? Probably not.

When I heard that Google was killing Reader, I was shocked. It’s one of my most used services. I’m a power user. I check Reader at least twice a day, if not more. I use it to track 84 different website with hundreds of stories a day; over 5,000 stories in the past 30 days […]

New Google Image Search kills my traffic.

I have more than a few sites and some of them are very image heavy. With the old Google Image Search, I was able to break users out of Google and send them to my sites. This increased their chances of seeing my site, my other content, and my ads. However, with the latest Google […]

Simple Ways To Give Older Blog Posts Additional Exposure

As blogs grow and new content gets created, previous blog posts can drop out of sight. What you posted last month, or even last week, can quickly get buried in the archives. And who wants to dig up old stuff? If you’d like to bring some exposure back to those posts, here are six ways […]

How does one see the internet when they can’t see it?

Have you ever wondered how blind people surf the web or have you ever stopped to take the visually impaired into consideration when designing or building a site? Probably not. I believe that most web developers don’t think too much about the visually impaired. We focus more on the design and functionality and what we […]

SEO vs Web Design

If you talk to someone who does SEO they often wonder why web developers create sites so un-search friendly. If you talk to web developers they wonder why SEO’s have to be so picky about everything. Being in both industries I can tell you that web developers don’t think about SEO and SEO’s don’t understand […]