WWW or Not: That is the Question?
Most people don't realize that there website can found by using both www.mywebsite.com and mywebsite.com. Why is this important? The search engines will index both the www site and the non-www site, providing the search engine an identical set of pages which could lead to a penalty. While most search
Color Combinations Update
It never fails, as soon as you write something you end up finding another tool that you should have included. This color tool is from the undisputed master of graphics, Adobe. Kuler is from Adobe labs and allows people view color combinations that others have created online. You can narrow
I have to admit that I always struggle with getting good color combinations for websites. I often will change colors several times before I decide on what color combination I want to stick with. Things have gotten easier the last few years though because of some very cool web tools
Simple SEO for Everyone
The world of search engine optimization is huge and depending on what you read the messages can be very different. You don't have to be an SEO expert to do some of the things that professional SEO's do. Here are some things that you can do to
Free Glass Style Images
I was Stumbling last night and came across this great set of glass styled images at bittbox.com. The images come in many different colours and formats including EPS, Illustrator, JPEG, PNG and SVG. My favourites were the RSS Icons and the Badges. Take a look at the freebie category for
Shopping Carts on Adsense, Canadians Still Left Out!
It was confirmed on the Google Adsense blog yesterday that some Google Adsense ads have a tiny shopping cart badge alongside the ad title to signify that people can purchase the item advertised via Google Checkout. What is interesting is what the blog
Top 5 Easy Ajax Add Ons
Looking for a quick and easy way to add some new zing to your website without a lot of fuss. Here are my top five Ajax add ons to bring some new life to your website. The list is in order of how difficult I think it is to implement
AGLOCO is Bunk!
I must admit I am in a bit of a vile mood here tonight. I have been struggling with getting a project done and I keep running into problems. To help relax and ease my mind a little I thought I would do some reading, so I went and checked
Social Bookmarking - Helping Readers, Helping You
I was helping a client establish a new blog a little while ago and one of the questions they had in the process was what are those little icons at the bottom of posts? I was not sure what they were talking about at the time, but after a little
A Beginners Guide to Google Pagerank
In my work as a web developer and lately as an SEO I am going over the basics of PageRank with clients on a regular basis. I thought I would put some of the usual things that I tell them here for others to read and as a resource that