Google Provides Options For Optimizing Sites For Bandwidth

September 10th, 2014 by Chris Crum

Google is offering webmasters a way to optimize their sites for bandwidth on Apache and Nginx.

As the company notes, there are a lot of obstacles on the web when it comes to using less bandwidth, and sites contribute to the problem for a variety of reasons including non-minified code and images that weren’t saved for the web, to name a couple. Read the rest of this entry »

New Web Features Added To Visual Studio 2013

August 20th, 2014 by Chris Crum

Microsoft recently announced Update 3 for the RTM version of Visual Studio 2013, which includes some new features and fixes some bugs. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn To Make Money Using Google Play

July 16th, 2014 by Chris Crum

As you probably know, Google I/O was last week, and Google has uploaded tons of video from the event, including developer sessions on various topics. Over the weekend, the company posted a slew of them to YouTube, including discussions about Instant Buy and thefuture of apps and search. Read the rest of this entry »

240K Apps Have Hit The Amazon Appstore

June 18th, 2014 by Chris Crum

Amazon announced that its Amazon Appstore selection of apps has nearly tripled year-over-year, and that it now has over 240,000 apps and games, which are available in about 200 countries. This seems like something the company might want to play up as it prepares to unveil a new smartphone, which it is expected to do this week.

Last year, Amazon launched Amazon Coins, its virtual currency for Appstore apps. It’s become “widely popular,” according to the company, with customers having spent hundreds of millions of the coins on apps, games, and in-app items. Read the rest of this entry »

More Quick Actions Buttons Added To Gmail

November 13th, 2013 by Chris Crum

Earlier this year, Google added quick action buttons in Gmail. They appear on messages in the inbox, and allow users to take action on them without even having to open them.
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Matt Cutts Warns Against Relying Solely On One Search Engine

October 16th, 2013 by Chris Crum

In today’s Webmaster Help video, Google’s Matt Cutts has to explain that Google always adjusts its search results, and always has, and why you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket.
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Matt Cutts on Impact of Nofollow Links on the Site Ranking!

September 18th, 2013 by Navneet Kaushal

When it comes to nofollow links and their impact on site's rankings, many webmasters are still looking for an answer. The Head of Spam Search in Google, Matt Cutts has released the Webmaster Video addressing the same question.
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Samsung’s First Developer Conference Now Open For Registration

August 28th, 2013 by Zach Walton

Samsung is pretty much Apple at this point. It may use Android as the base of its products, but it builds its hardware around its own software and services. As such, the company is doing what every other platform holder does – host a developer conference.
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Some Things to Like About WordPress 3.6

August 7th, 2013 by John Jantsch

WordPress 3.6, dubbed “Oscar” in honor of the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson released this week with some substantial, if not mind blowing, feature updates.
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Matt Cutts Talks About the Qualities of a Good Site

July 17th, 2013 by Sally Ormond

There’s so much to think about when creating a website – not only from a design and usability point of view, but also in relation to its searchability.

So what should you be thinking about when building your website?

In this video Matt Cutts looks at:

  • Site maps
  • General guidelines for your site’s visibility
  • Why a Dmoz snippet is used even when a valid META description is in place
  • Whether bold or strong tags are better for SEO

Are you ready?

A few things to think about there.

Next up, we’ll be looking at the top 3 to 5 SEO areas where webmasters make the most mistakes.

See you soon.

Sally Ormond