The Importance of Web Design

A study by researchers at Carleton University in Ottawa show that first impressions count in website design. They showed that people form opinions about the look of your website in 1/20th of a second. The aesthetic of your design is thus an important factor in the success of your website and online business.

Continue reading

The Passing

My stepfather Irving passed away on Monday night February 6th shortly after 7:30 PM. Before I get back to my usual posting I wanted to say a few words about Irv’s life and death.

Continue reading

Temporary Absence

I may be absent from this blog for a few days. My stepfather has taken ill and is in the hospital and I have flown to New York to visit with him and my family for a few days.

As soon as I am back in Colorado which I think will be sometime later in the week I’ll get back to my normal routine and begin posting again.

Marketing To The Search Engine Tail

When you look at your site and your business a few keywords probably jump out at you. These keywords would seem to be the obvious ones you should target in your search engine marketing and optimization campaigns. They are searched most often and they decribe your business well. What if I told you that there are better keywords to target.

Continue reading

Link Baiting As Part Of An Effective Link Building Campaign

Link Baiting. The term may be new, but the concept has been around for awhile as a way to build links quickly and organically. As the name implies link baiting is the act of providing something as bait to acquire incoming links. So what is the link bait?

Continue reading