Problems With WordPress Posts Going Supplemental In Google’s Index

For most of the time I’ve been running this blog it’s been gaining visibility in search engines. Most posts will pick up a few searchers in the long tail and as more posts are added the search traffic for the blog has increased. That is until a month or so ago when I discovered what might be a problem with the way Google indexes WordPress blogs causing most posts to go into the supplemental index.

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Where Is SEO Going?

Kim Krause Berg has an interesting post up today, The Unknown New Skill SEOs Must Have. It’s nice to see usability listed as a skill in a job description for a search engine optimization engineer. While I agree with Kim that at present you won’t find many who are experts in both, I think the line between the two is blurring and more SEOs are become much more knowledgeable about usability issues.

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Introducing van SEO design

Please forgive me if this post is a little self serving. I do have an agenda with it, but I’ll do my best to add a something informative as well. I’ll even let you know what my agenda is. I’d like to introduce Van SEO Design, which will, in a few months time, be the new name of my business and this site. I’ve told a few people already, but thought I’d let the cat out of the bag so to speak.

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Google Docs & Spreadsheets: The New Online Office Application

Earlier today saw the release of Google Docs & Spreadsheets, a combination of Writely and Google SpreadSheets, packaged into what is undoubtedly the beginning of an online office application from the search engine. Writely comes with a new Googlized interface, and while Google Docs is more a combination of existing products it should be seen as a clear message to Microsoft that Google is making it’s way into the online office space.

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I’m Glad I Went To Bed Hungry Last Night

What does going to bed without dinner have to do with running a business?

I did have dinner, but I was feeling hungry late last night, a little too late to have something to eat. It brought back memories of a few years ago when I really did have to go to bed hungry most nights. I’m not complaining and for most of my life having enough food has never been a problem or even a concern, but for a time I couldn’t afford as much food as I should have been eating. I’d lay down most nights and listen to my stomach crying softly for sustenance. I’d wonder if tomorrow I would be able to afford dinner. I watched myself lose 30 pounds in a few short months. Don’t worry I’ve put it all back on in the years since.

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