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 […]
Search Engine Optimization
No unsubscribe link in that press release email? Here’s how to report emails to the FTC.
There are a lot of good email marketing companies out there, however there are a lot of PR “professionals” that don’t follow the rules outlined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). These companies think they can spam everyone and get away with it, but you can report them easily. To report an email, forward the […]
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
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.
New Google Image Search kills my traffic.
Simple Ways To Give Older Blog Posts Additional Exposure
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 […]