by Jason Gross
Everybody loves to have a little more. We want a little more money, a little more free time or maybe a little more chocolate on our ice cream. Living a life of excess is a great way to flaunt your achievements and to show everyone just how much awesome you are.
But this big-pimpin’ philosophy does not translate well in web design. Extravagant websites become a sloppy usability nightmare. Chunky websites that have too many things going are clogging up the arteries of the web. It’s time for some exercise.
For web designers, coming across an awesome WordPress or jQuery plugin can be a lot like opening up an awesome gift on Christmas morning. But once that initial burst of joy wears off, we realize that we may not need this junk at all; it’s just a burden and another thing we need to deal with. Sigue leyendo
Sigo preparándome mi examen para el GAP y sigo buscando cuestiones que, aunque superficiales, puedan ayudar a todos, a tener los mejores resultados a través de Adwords. Hoy os presento lo que yo llamo las 4 R de Google Adwords.
Reescritura de los anuncios hasta conseguir bajar el CPC. (Prueba varias versiones del anuncio, compáralo con anteriores versiones, prueba distintos órdenes en los mensajes de estos…) Sigue leyendo
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We often hear people say “Oh, I don’t want to ruin my website with SEO! That sort of content sounds horrible!”.
SEO doesn’t ruin websites … however, poorly conceived attempts at creating optimised copy can quite easily do so! Ever encountered a website like this?
If you’re looking for moustache trimmers and beard clippers, you’ve come to the right place. Our website is the best place to buy moustache trimmers and beard clippers. You won’t find better moustache trimmers and beard clippers or cheaper moustache trimmers and beard clippers anywhere else. We invite you to check out our great selection of moustache trimmers and beard clippers.
It’s enough to turn you off moustache trimmers and beard clippers for life! Fortunately, SEO copy doesn’t have to be like that, as long as you follow some basic guidelines.
Vary your keywords
Your SEO expert will ask you to think of some keywords which describe your business, and will also use their own methods to determine keywords relevant to you. Think outside the box a little when your keyword list is being built.
Use long tail keywords
Whereas ‘bicycle’ is a short tail keyword, ‘Shimano bike gear’, ‘bicycle repair kits’, ‘kids bike helmets’, etc, are all long tail keywords. Utilising these long tail keywords can help your traffic numbers and conversion statistics as well as making your copywriting sound more natural and relevant. Sigue leyendo
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Social media customer service has become a combination of troubleshooting, engagement and building community. Some companies are better at it than others.
- 3 Incredible Social Good Champions [Mashable Awards]
These three individuals and their organizations are changing the way that we think of activism.
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We’ve scoured the web and rounded up 10 specials and promotions offered exclusively through social media.
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Your profile shot is your calling card, your public face. So why do so many of you contort it into that of a duck?
- How Investigative Journalism Is Prospering in the Age of Social Media
Social tools are making the work of investigative reporters more efficient and comprehensive. Take a look at these examples on the cutting edge of social journalism.
- HOW TO: Help Feed the Hungry With Online Donations
Many organizations that give to the hungry also have websites that can accept donations; a lot of these sites even accept Paypal. Check out some of the organizations here.
- How Online Classrooms Are Helping Haiti Rebuild Its Education System
Much of Haiti’s higher education system was destroyed in January. University of the People is helping to rebuild it — virtually.
- For the Person Who Has Everything, Go Online to Give the Gift of Charity
For that hard-to-buy-for loved one, consider a charity gift card or philanthropic donation. Check out this list of sites where you can give a donation to charity as a gift. Sigue leyendo
If you’re not much of a tech nerd, you’d be forgiven for thinking the iPad and the ensuing tablet boom are merely some kind of hype machine. You’d also be wrong, if industry analysts are right. Long story short, 2010 was just the barest tip of the tablet onslaught. In two years time, they’ll be more numerous than mosquitos in July, as this infographic lays out.
The data below, produced by Morgan Stanley and Forrester, among others, and then laid out by Focus, presents hockey-stick growth scenarios for iPad and its ilk. What’s probably most surprising is how mainstream their appeal is — a whopping 14% of online shoppers say they plan to purchase an iPad in the next five months; total sales are expected to rise 1000% by 2014.