As of this morning, I’ve removed all of my domains from ManageWP, not because I was unhappy, but because I could get pretty much the same thing for free with MainWP.
Friday afternoon a problem came to my attention with our SEO Tools plugin, but it was only for the pro version, which our paid members use. It seems that WordPress changed the way they go about letting you update plugins which are not downloaded through their repository .
Last month, Google began using a larger font, so you have less room for characters in your title tag before they start to cut off. This is going to affect a lot of websites who don’t notice that Google made the change, and it will affect a lot of software that detects and counts title tag characters.
A blog post without images just doesn’t have the same impact as one with an image, and it looks boring.
Same goes for general website development – you’ve got to have some sort of graphic, and there’s no shortage of places to find clip art.
Last week Matt Cutts from Google wrote a blog post declaring guest posting to be dead, and he actually said “stick a fork in it. It’s done.”
Yes Google does taketh away, but Google does giveth too… In this 2 minute quick tip I show you where to get a reasonable facsimile of your [Not Provided] inbound keyword data, that not only has driven traffic to your site, but has shown your site anywhere in the search results.
I decided to post a run through video of my slides from Las Vegas Pubcon last month. I was on the the local / mobile SEO panel with Kevin Adams and Michael Dorausch, and the presentation was pretty well received.
Last month I gave two presentations here in Portland about “Local Search”. One of them was for the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, and the other was for the Gresham Chamber of Commerce.
We have now added a free tool to scan your site for malware, that will crawl up to 200 of your URLs as a sample.
One of the WordPress plugins that I’ve always wished existed was one that would create my profile links for me wherever I needed, and I waited years before developing our own.