One of my clients recently received the following email: It’s clearly designed to panic the recipient into clicking the link […]...Keep reading »
I voted. Had to hold my nose on some of my choices, but I did it. This would have been […]...Keep reading »
Search vs. Direct Navigation
So I have a client I’m developing a website for. The client has been great to work with, and we’ve […]...Keep reading »
Phishing and Phishing Detection
I recently had 2 diametrically opposite experiences with phishing. In the world of the Internet, “phishing” is when some entity […]...Keep reading »
“Crawlability,” Web Design, and SEO
So I got a gentle tweak from Zack Katkin at Unique ID Web Design because I haven’t blogged in a […]...Keep reading »
Can your site be tweaked?
Many of my clients already have an existing web site when they contact me. Often they’re unhappy with their site’s […]...Keep reading »
The Infamous Canonical URL Issue
Difficult as it may be to believe, but by January of 2007, Google is still unable to recognize when URLs […]...Keep reading »
Yesterday I sniped at Google with my No NoFollow post, but today I’m here to praise Google. The technology that […]...Keep reading »
For about the umpteenth time, this morning I responded to a question on a newsgroup by some poor soul who […]...Keep reading »
Web site development, SEO, and Hippocrates
What do web site development, search engine optimization and Hippocrates have in common? A line from the Hippocratic Oath comes […]...Keep reading »
Saves Time! Less bloat!
I use a fairly wide variety of software programs in my work, on both the Mac and PC platforms (primarily Mac, of course). Some programs stand head and shoulders above the others, because they provide so much value, and/or make my work (and my life) easier.
Adobe’s 800-lb. gorilla, Photoshop, is of course the mother of all graphics programs. Vector graphics, raster images, photos, scanning, touching up, resizing, cropping, retouching, batch processing. Every version of Photoshop is better than the last.
But everyone knows about Photoshop, whether they use it or not. What about all those little programs and utilities that not everyone knows about?...Keep reading »
The Many and Varied Components of SEO
Search engine optimization (SEO) is often referred to as if it is some single monolithic task. It’s not. SEO includes […]...Keep reading »