Category: Cre8pc

Today two items from Cre8pc have been released…a usability “Just Behave” column blog post for SearchEngineLand and a video for WebProNews. How User Behavior Influences Search Results If you wanted to research something—the musician Johnny Cash, for example—would you go to a search engine or a library? There are many studies on search usage. It’s safe to say that at least 50% of people now turn to search engines for information. That number increases for certain types of searches, suchRead more…

I’m not sure what sets me apart from the pack of SEO’s and Usability folks out there, other than my having been doing web site related work since 1995. One thing has never changed. I do a lot of “work” for fun. And I barter. When I was on a panel at a search engine marketing conference, I described helping someone’s site rank past a competitor. The problem was reputation management related and included a domain dispute. When asked byRead more…

I like to keep things simple. I’ve found that when it comes to search engine marketing, usability, accessibility and user experience web design, the fear of doing something wrong can paralyze project momentum. I was asked, What new technologies adversely affect usability today? I replied, Any technique or technology that interferes with a user task is not recommended. Simple, right? Not so fast. In a perfect world (and with any smart business), putting a business online requires thought and planningRead more…

When I was in the first grade, one of my classmates was a witch and I had no reason not to believe her. Every day on the playground I would swing on the swings and watch her cast spells on the little kids during recess. She never cast one on me. It was a very scary time in my life for many reasons. One was having been forced to moved to Troy, Michigan from Pennsylvania, where all my Sunday schoolRead more…

I was interviewed by a reporter for a local newspaper the other day. Today, May 27, the piece has been run in print and online. It’s called Supermom Succeeds. It’s not easy for me to remember how hard things were when I started out. The reporter tried to get a sense for what drove me and I knew I failed at offering a real answer. I couldn’t describe how I knew, without any doubt, I would be able to makeRead more…

Philadelphia, PA – May 4, 2009 – Cre8pc.com announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top 200 mom-owned businesses in StartupNation’s 2009 Leading Moms In Business Competition. The competition, sponsored by VerticalResponse, recognizes the achievements of mothers across the country that run outstanding businesses. “Moms across America were honored in this year’s ranking, showing that they’re capable of starting and running successful businesses while managing to balance family, career, home and self,” said Rich Sloan, co-founderRead more…

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