Category: SEO/M Industry People

It’s the kind of action any contest nominee might wish for – being noticed and then interviewed. SEO Igloo’s Miriam Ellis wrote Seeing With Web Designer Eyes – 9 Evident Errors that was nominated for a 2009 SEMMY. The article caught the attention of Laura Leopard of Leopard Solutions from New York. Subsequently, 2 interviews followed. Miriam tells the story in Watch An Interview With Web Designer, Miriam Ellis. Miriam, a professional Internet Marketer and Moderator for Cre8asiteforums, is wellRead more…

If you’re looking for a relaxing way to learn new skills by experienced practitioners from the web development and marketing industries, an unbelievable opportunity is available from Saturday, September 6 to Sunday, September 7 at Temple University in Philadelphia. Called Search Camp Philly, this two day event will focus on search engine marketing, analytics, web design, user experience, social media and networking and much more. The entire weekend fee is $21, with some of the fee donated to the ScienceRead more…

The issue of what to do with blog archives, or any archives really, reminds me of what to do with leftovers in the refrigerator. Do I want to relive Tuesday’s dinner, or make something new? Do I want to go back and read other stuff a blogger wrote, or just visit when their feed sends word they’ve posted something new? Dave Childs is wrestling with archives. In Usable Archives – A Pipe Dream? he writes, One thing you’ll notice readingRead more…

(Reprint of entry from old blog, March 2006.) Every once in awhile a blogger will suddenly veer off-course from their usual post routine, pull up a chair, and really talk with you. A blog is like an American order of french fries. With fries, you usually get them delivered to you plain, with nothing on them. You can blob catsup all over them, so your fingers get messed up every time you grab a fry. Or, you can glob catsupRead more…

In years past, when I spoke out against comments in blogs, or ads in blogs, I was stuck in a certain belief pattern. I hate being stuck because there’s no movement and no room to grow. Certainly, there’s no permitting new ideas, when you settle on a “My way is the right way and everyone else is dead wrong” affirmation. So, when I saw a blogger post about what else not to do with blog design, I felt relief toRead more…

Blog usability is not that popular. It’s been my impression, based on what I see in my blogging travels, that many bloggers aren’t in it for their readers. Those who are, are unique. Blog usability is as important as web site usability if you expect your blog to be anything other than it being search engine fodder. When I visit a blog for the first time, I look for information about the blogger. This is found in a statement onRead more…

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