Speaking at SMX Toronto

I had the opportunity to speak at SMX Toronto held on March 20th-21st, 2013 on the topic of using Tumblr for SEO and social media marketing. Here is a recap of the talk. More ยป

 

Google Site: Search Hack

If you’ve been doing SEO for a while, then you’re probably very familiar with the “site:” search on Google. If you’re not familiar with the command, if you go to Google (or Bing) and search for “site:domainname.com” it will show...

My First Website

#Throwbackthursday! This is the very first website I created, sometime back in 1998. It was a website about a popular Mac RPG called Realmz, and it was my first foray in HTML and web design. It was originally hosted on...

Problems With Bing Site Verification

So the other day, I was trying to access some data in Bing Webmaster Tools for one of the sites that I manage, and I noticed that all of the sites had become unverified. I tried to re-verify the sites,...

New Current/Past Contributor Feature In Google+

I just noticed that there is now a designator for “current contributor” or “past contributor” in the “Contributor To” section of Google+. Presumably this is for people who might have been contributors to a publication or a blog, but have...

Google Glass Explorer

So, apparently I’ve been accepted into the Project Glass Explorer program and I didn’t even notice it! I just noticed today that someone had left a comment on my post, but apparently I was accepted back on March 27th. Now...

Google Crawl Stats Exporter

I haven’t seen this mentioned anywhere yet, but it looks as though Google is now providing exact numbers in their Crawl Stats report in Google Webmaster Tools: I’m not sure how accurate these numbers are, but since they don’t appear...

Why Responsive Design Sucks

Ever since Google officially recommended responsive design for mobile SEO, I’ve heard SEOs parroting Google and claiming that responsive design is the best approach to take for mobile sites. However, I’ve always argued that responsive design is far from ideal...

All Links From Squidoo.com Now Nofollow

Big news today for any SEOs using Squidoo for link building purposes, as Bonnie Diczhazy, the Head of Community at Squidoo announced that all outbound links from Squidoo will be nofollowed. The change is effective immediately, though they say it...

Speaking At SMX Toronto

I had a great time speaking at SMX Toronto this past week, where I spoke on a panel on Social Sites You Shouldn’t Overlook about the benefits of using Tumblr for SEO for social media marketing. Aside from a small...

Why Getting Banned From Adsense Was The Best Thing That Happened To Our Business

In January of 2010, things were finally starting to look up for our business. After a year of diligently plugging away at our online business, we were able to grow our revenue to the point of earning a couple hundred...