It seems like there has been a massive uptick in automated bot spammers crawling my sites lately and I really don't like the trail they leave behind. Besides taking up bandwidth, they are wreaking all sorts of havoc on my site analytics and throwing bounce rates out of wack. I [...]
When it comes to checking your website's search engine rankings, people often make the mistake of simply running a search in their browser using Google. The problem with this is Google tracks your activity and if you have visited your website alot, they will artificially push it to the top [...]
For some reason GoDaddy has been a royal pain to get my htaccess files working properly but I finally found a decent solution. First off, make sure you aren't running Windows for your hosting package or this will not work. Below is a quick snippet that will create SEO friendly [...]
This is a great podcast I came across that really breaks down what SEO is in about 15 minutes. Have a listen: [gplayer href="http://filesource.abacast.com/wsradio/theceohour/010711/segment5010711.mp3" ] CEO Hour - SEO [/gplayer]
New Google Places Catalog Revealed If you haven't heard by now, Google has chosen Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas as two test markets for their new "HotPot" feature. It is basically their attempt at competing with sites such as Yelp.com and Facebook where users can review businesses, post information and [...]
Info graphics have become popular over the past year or two due to the way most of them layout data in an extremely visual way. Perhaps one of the main reasons info graphics has exploded in popularity, however, is their use as "link bait". Information graphics tend to be very [...]
A new free web directory that might be worth submitting your site to: http://www.brownbook.net/ While there isn't much that differentiates them from sites like Yelp and other directories, it is still a free directory adding exposure to your website. What could it hurt?
Here is short and sweet post for you to chew on. In Facebook we are all familiar with the crazy urls they assign your profile. They are long, full of numbers and just plain intimidating. Here is an example of Facebook urls vs. Twitter: Twitter: http://twitter.com/moorewebx Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Portland-OR/Moore-Web-Exposure/102792494795 Finally, Facebook [...]