Search engine optimisation

This article looks at ways to get links to, and shares of, your website. These are important for off-site SEO. Here are two other articles on SEO for WordPress: Basic on-site SEO for WordPress websites How to write SEO optimised posts in WordPress In this post I looked at the basic on-site Search Engine Optimisation… Read more

Search Engine Optimisation

This posts addresses basic on-site Search Engine Optimisation for WordPress based websites. For details on taking SEO for WordPress posts and pages to the next level: click here. Here are two other articles on SEO for WordPress: How to get links to your site: off-site SEO How to write SEO optimised posts in WordPress What… Read more

I love flying, but I hate travelling by air. The entire process becomes more unpleasant every year. So when I had to travel to the UK recently for a family emergency, I determined to use a different approach: instead of taking a direct flight with mediocre service and uncomfortable seats, I decided to break the… Read more

What kind of website is yours? This site has, for a long time, been purely about delivering information and building an audience. Now, however, its purpose is changing to building a list in readiness for products that I’m planning. In the next couple of months you’ll see a move towards emphasising what I call my… Read more

I finished the first draft of The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Setting up a Business Online today and tried to convert it into a PDF so I could pass it out to my reviewers. Unfortunately Windows 7, Office 2010 and Adobe Acrobat Standard 8 don’t work together (at least not on my machine) and Adobe… Read more

Every time I’ve read a review recently of Google Plus I’ve seen a chart that measures the time it took for G+ to reach various subscriber milestones, as compared to how long it took Facebook and Twitter. The line is almost perpendicular for G+, whereas the other two take far more leisurely trajectories, and this… Read more

Branding

I was asked last week to write something on branding, and I remembered a branding article I wrote back in 2007. A lot of what I said in that article still holds true, but this article contains the benefit of some more years of online experience! What is branding? Branding is about creating awareness of… Read more

Building up the traffic levels to a new website is the biggest job you face once you’ve got it launched. The temptation is to throw money at the problem and, in certain areas, this works well: buying traffic through PPC or other paid advertising channels, for example. But in a few areas it’s folly: directory… Read more

Two or three years ago the rage for webmasters was mobilizing their websites and, at the time, I wrote about my search for a mobile solution for this site. But I don’t have a mobile version of this site now and, although it occasionally crosses my mind, I don’t have any plan to get one… Read more