A common mistake most of us make when joining Twitter is using twitter.com. Then we discover applications like TweetDeck, go “aaaahhhh,” and start funneling tweets into groups. I’ve thought of a few ways to organize these groups – numbered (1,2,3,4); US threat-style colours (green, orange, red); descriptive (close friends, news, hot bloggers) – and wonder […]
Valentine’s Day is a great time for single people to reflect on what they’re doing to be found by cupid – your “single rankings.” So, how did you do? Didn’t get a lot of visits from potential buyers? Then you might want to work on your Relationship SEO. It’s simple. Apply the same principles for […]
Book Comparison: Web Analytics: An Hour a Day and Search Engine Optimization: Your Visual Blueprint for Online Internet Marketing.
A couple of days ago I got a letter from the Canada Export Centre that really struck a nerve. The letter promotes the new CEC International Business Network Program but it start’s with the story that made me write this post. For me, it was one more reason to go crazy. The letter came just […]
Last week, on the Skytrain, I had an interesting conversation about website optimization with a business owner . The man was comfortable using the Internet and managed his own website but, like most people, that was it – he wasn’t a web developer, designer or techy guy. At one point we talked about sitemaps, and […]
I’m starting this New Year with a new course under my belt: Simon Fraser University’s Concepts and Practices of Technical Communication. The course was 100% online through SFU’s WebCT, 13 weeks, with 8 group assignments and 4 individual assignments. The text, Writing Revisable Manuals: Print and Online, was uploaded to WebCT, which made it easy […]