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Thursday, January 07, 2016

SEO Micromanaging Can Lead to Over-Optimization

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For this edition of #ThrowbackThursday, I'm only jumping back about a year to a topic that has come up several times over the last 12 months: Website Over-Optimization.

In January 2015 I wrote a piece about getting ranked as number 1 in Google. In it, I bashed all those companies that send random solicitations claiming they can jump your website ranking to first place in Google. Coincidentally, this morning...

AT: 01/07/2016 12:19:33 PM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, January 22, 2015

How Can I Get Number 1 Ranking on Google?

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It astounds me that people still offer first place Google ranking service. Every day I still receive at least one spam email which offers me to get first place ranking on Google if I hire them to improve the SEO of any of the domain names I manage.

I started writing these Daily Golden Nuggets more than four years ago and even before then, Google posted warnings saying how first place ranking could not be achieved by simply hiring someone. Their warning is VIEW FULL GOLD NUGGET

AT: 01/22/2015 01:09:10 PM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Italic vs. Emphasize HTML Example for Jewelers

This Daily Golden Nugget is 4th in a series about HTML 5 issues that the jewelry store owner should know. This topic, and the previous Nuggets this week, are not too technical so please read through them all so you and your website are prepared.

Today we are going to explain the difference between the 2 different ways you can italicize words on your page, and give you solid examples that you, the jewelry store owner, will understand.

As an introduction, let's begin with the tags themselves. We have the "Italic Tag" and the "Emphasize Tag," and in their default functionality both will make words italicized on your web page.

Here's what they look like:
<i>Art Nouveau</i>
<em>Art Nouveau</em>

So why are there two ways create italic text?

The original <i> tag was created...

AT: 09/15/2011 11:09:41 AM   0 COMMENTS
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