Archives for January 2013

WordPress SEO Mailing List

So my buddy Joost who puts out some kick ass wordpress plugin’s has started a wordpress SEO Newsletter. If you’re a fan of wordpress, you should subscribe because there are some good tips and plugins discussed, and I’m a wordpress mac daddy, so that means something.

How to Set up Caching on Your Blog

The question for today’s post comes from Meg Geddes aka NetMeg. She wants to know more about setting up caching on WordPress.

Introduction to Digg

Curiously enough during the Digg event last week I was writing my How to Use Digg. It’s up now in the Social Bookmarking section on WMW, yes it’s in the subscriber section. It’s part I of II which will be up shortly.

Making Google Reader More Social

I know Google’s been trying to get more involved in the social game, but here are a few suggestions on how they can make the integration a little more seamless, and I’m totally name dropping Mihai Parparita so he catches this one ego surfing.

Why Offline Stores are Doomed and Letting Consumers Consume

Full admission I’m a pretty difficult person to buy a gift for, my tastes are somewhat bizarre eclectic and seemingly random to almost everyone. So when it comes time for relatives to buy me a gift I get a lot of gift cards. For my birthday earlier this summer I got a $50 gift card to Borders Books. This was … [Continue reading Why Offline Stores are Doomed and Letting Consumers Consume]

The Domain Question for Matt Cutts

All right since Matt Cutt’s and I are well on our way to be being best friends (as is clearly shown in the picture to the right of him telling me jokes) I think it’s ok to ask the question that’s on everybody’s mind regarding the site review session, can Google see behind a private registration, and what are some … [Continue reading The Domain Question for Matt Cutts]

Google: Greed over a Rollback

Google recently announced they were updating the Adwords Quality Score, however it appears that there is a bug that raises the prices form any advertisers: Google AdWords Quality Score Has Major Bug Google AdWords Adds Quality Score Column & To Improved Quality Algorithm from Wednesday warned us of the new changes coming but apparently there is a bug that makes … [Continue reading Google: Greed over a Rollback]

Google Not Afraid to Big & Ugly for Your Data

In a non logged in account in IE Google is not afraid to get big and ugly to get you to download that toolbar and start sending them data. Notice it’s almost as big as the Google logo. Is getting your hands on my data really that important to you …  

How I Handle Backups and Disaster Recovery

After reading about Lisa Barone’s laptop being stolen, I got into a bit of a discussion about how I use cloud computing for part of my backup and disaster recovery plan. Since a few people started asking details I think this post might be useful.

Can You Get a Website Indexed with No Links and XML Sitemaps?

This weekend I was doing a little housekeeping on some of my domains and hosting accounts and decided to test and see if it was possible to get a website indexed using XML Sitemaps and no external links.

Google Knols and Opportunity

Since I spent the early part of the week discussing how Google Knols will ruin the internet, I thought it might also be fun to discuss potential ways you can use it to your advantage.

Brad Geddes – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Brad Geddes aka eWhisper who is also the Moderator on WMW local search forum.

Personalized Search – The Feature No one is Asking For

As the debate over personalized search continues I asked myself this question, is anyone one really asking for personalized search results?