A recent experience showed me something about how not to do business on the web. Or anywhere, really. …[continued]
Besides other reasons you may have for removing image metadata, it can also increase your page load speed.
Images are one of the main factors that affect how fast your website loads. In other words, how long it takes for a page on your website to show after a visitor clicks on it. According to studies, people’s patience levels are quite low which can lead to quick exits. …[continued]
If you have a Google Webmaster Tools account you may have noticed the section called ‘Keywords’.
As Google indexes and re-indexes your site, it provides an analysis of the words used in your site and lists them in order of significance. …[continued]
When people click an external link on your site, there are two choices. Either the link will open in the same tab, or the link will open in a new tab.
If the link opens in the same tab this is adversely affecting your site in two ways; by visitors leaving your site and by increasing your bounce rate. …[continued]
As noted in the last post, I do think it’s better to have a self-hosted blog on WordPress than use a free site. I think it’s better to start that way.
But, if you haven’t started that way, there are going to be issues moving from Blogger to WordPress. You can easily import your posts and comments from Blogger. You can use the default theme in WordPress, or change it easily. Carrying on in WordPress with new posts is straightforward. …[continued]
Moving your site to paid hosting, and a more secure platform, (like WordPress) might be something you’ve considered from time to time.
Cleeng is an interesting content monetization model for WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.
The question is – Will this work? Will people pay for content they’re used to getting for free? Will it inspire us to produce sale-able content? Or will it just feel like another mousetrap around every corner? …[continued]