“Most people want to believe that there is some sort of “magic bullet” that, when applied to their HTML, will raise a site to the top of search results. Like all magic, this belief is an illusion, one fostered by so-called “search engine optimization professionals” – from the Introduction to Search Engine Optimization on Dudley… Continue Reading Good Intro to Search Engine Optimization
I may have written about this or mentioned it: folk finding you via search engines. How do search engines decide which websites to place higher in their listings than others? That’s a well kept secret that lots of folk get paid lots to try to second guess. It’s the field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO).… Continue Reading How do search engines decide site rankings?
Found on Metafilter (favorites of past 30 days) this, a link to the mother collection of all cheat cheats: “All Cheat Sheets on One Page Cheat sheets for web designers, programmers, and people who just like cheat sheets” www.cheat-sheets.org Enjoy.
Dave Almos suggested I set up the LinkedIn account. I spent most of yesterday researching and doing just that. It’s been a kick. I suggest getting into that as a way to getting your mind back into computers and job stuff if you need to. It’s helped me focus. I had no idea the connections… Continue Reading LinkedIn set up links
A teacher took me to a class on using Camtasia Studio, a new to me screen recorder tool. Maybe it was the instructor, but it is dead simple to use. The teachers use it to develop online lessons or tutorials videoed directly from their desktops. I have been working with video for first time recently… Continue Reading Camestasia
Writes Matt Cutts in his blog. Keywords are still important in the description meta tag as those will show up in the search results, though apparently not used for rankings. A video on Matt’s blog explains further as does an entry in the Google Webmaster Central Blog. The is more clarification in the Q&Q and… Continue Reading Meta Keywords? "Google doesn't use the 'keywords' meta tag in our web search ranking."