On my 4k monitor, the default fonts that come up on Netbeans are so small as to be truly microscopic, as in one needs an actual microscope (or at least a magnifying glass) to read them. Netbeans (when you can read it!) is very useful for website development, so this is not a trivial issue. […]
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Why I Don’t Use WordPress to Build Websites
The more you know about SEO, the more using WordPress should worry you.
Google hasn’t killed off SEO
Google hasn’t killed SEO dead – but they have killed off some of its illegitimate children…..
SEM PDX – take-aways from an SEO conference
Take-aways from SEM PDX
Back from purgatory!
I’m finished optimizing and converting a Christmas Gifts site…..
My server is getting old and all 35 websites on it need to be transferred to another server. I’ve been working on little else for the last week. I expect another three or four weeks of this and I’ll have all the sites moved. It would be easy if the sites were simple; but few […]
Yoost DeValk WordPress SEO Plugin Webinar
Yoost DeValk (the hopelessly nerdy guy pictured at right) is the guy who wrote the SEO plugin for WordPress. He’s someone whose SEO advice I listen to with rapt attention. Last week I listened to a live webinar of Yoost talking about how to actually use his SEO plugin for WordPress, and it was very […]
How to Count Backlinks
For the past couple of years I’ve been farming out link-building work for my clients, to several companies that have specialized in article marketing. Is Article Marketing for Link-Building Dead? However, the recent Panda updates seem to have resulted in the de-indexing of the majority of all the article marketing links, as far as Google […]
Google +1 (Google Plus 1) is available
Installing Google +1 on your site Google recently released its “+1” service, which is a button you put on your blog or on your website, which lets people who visit the page tell Google that they like the page they are on. Google will then use that in determining which sites to display, and will […]
Updated JM Blog Design
We recently updated the WordPress software for this blog, and the old theme (had it in place since 2003!) finally broke beyond all repair. So – we have a somewhat new look, which you’ll see on all the pages of the site now. The new design incorporates part of the old design (kept it in […]