Hello fall. I used to rank #1 in Google for uncool. Not so much anymore. My uncool site is wallowing WAY down the ranks. If you have a blog or a page, please toss uncoolcentral a link with "uncool" as the anchor text. I'll hook you up with a link too. Or maybe … Continue reading The Fall of Uncool
Tag: search engine optimization
Need Help Finding a WebPosition Replacement
WebPosition was pretty great until Infospace bought them in 2009. Then came the outages. What was once a wonderfully supported suite of SEO SERP tools turned into a nightmare. The newly released Webposition is a web-only interface (vs. software you install on your computer.) Whereas you used to pay a few hundred bucks to own … Continue reading Need Help Finding a WebPosition Replacement
SEO, Typography, Usability – Advice to a client
Through better usability (and other practices) we can turn more of your visitors into customers. A client asked for clarification on a few suggestions I'd queued for their project. While I don't offer much background, this article is still informative. Partially edited to protect the innocent. Typesetting and typography: What are they and should I … Continue reading SEO, Typography, Usability – Advice to a client
Does Social Media Help SEO?
(This post is more than a decade old, but here's what word was, then.) Don't count on it... At least not directly. One of the oldest tricks in the search engine optimization bag of tricks is to creatively link to your site from other sites. Will posting links on social media outlets like digg.com, facebook.com, … Continue reading Does Social Media Help SEO?
301 Redirects – Powerful, Boring, Useful SEO Tools
Knowing when to use a 301 redirect is crazy phat knowledge dwarfed only by the power of not using a 301 redirect when you should have...
Analytics Conversion Attribution Solutions
Google Analytics doesn't provide the whole picture on conversions. They only attribute the lead to the last source, ignoring all other sales leads.
Dan Dreifort Made a Reliable Host
Dan Dreifort started Calico Hosting, a reliable host, to serve an ignored segment of the hosting industry.