In my last post, I talked about using an SEO tool to evaluate a site’s link authority. In this post, let’s look at why you should be evaluating sites and how to apply the information you get from your research. Getting quality backlinks is the best competitive advantage you can get in SEO. Backlinks are […]
Archives for January 2010
Before the Facebook acquisition last August, Friendfeed was known as an online haven for geeks, free of the tweet spam that has long infested Twitter. Fast forward towards today and one will discover Friendfeed to be mostly vacant save for the presence of super geeks (like Scoble). For those of you who still refuse to […]
If there is one thing that every blogging pro had in common, it would be the fact that all of them have an image or video alongside of every post that they write. Although there are are plenty of video editing apps available on Steve Job’s favorite geek toy (after the iPad of course), users […]
There, I said it. If you’re a serious blogger, proud of your blogging, you need an iPad. Stop complaining about the lack of Flash because you’re off the mark. Don’t label the iPad as underwhelming without understanding the device, all while still being blinded by the pre-announcement Unicorn device hype. Now the iPad has been […]
Finally the news has hit the scene, while being as overdue as this post probably is: there finally is a WordPress Foundation. But this entry is not about the WordPress Foundation but about the weakness of communities and their need for strong leaders, using the WordPress community as a perfect example. More than two years […]
For the first time in my geek life, I am seriously tempted to switch away from WordPress, all because of one iPhone app. Joomla Admin Mobile, an iPhone application created by Covert Apps empowers users belonging to the Joomla faith to not only edit pages and articles, but also add multiple images to them without […]
In this week’s Movable Type Monday we’ve got notes from Six Apart on upgrading to MT 4.33, a new plugin for sending to the publish queue, and another plugin for accessing the PicApp service.
The SEO Toolbar is easily one of my favorite tools. Franky makes a great point that the best SEO tip is simply create great content. But once you’re creating quality posts on a regular basis, you can boost your rankings by intentionally getting links from authoritative sites. This tactic is especially useful for blogs that […]
After unleashing custom domains to the world for Blogger, it looks as if the boys and girls at Google will be shutting down FTP access for the small faction who refused to host themselves upon Mountain View’s servers.
Last year I wrote a post lamenting about the lack of video blogging apps for the iPhone, especially after Apple launched the iPhone 3GS (not to mention allowing video apps for 2G and 3G iPhones). Unfortunately the number of iPhone blogging apps embracing video has not improved since then, despite the fact that video editing […]