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Help With Browser Size in Layout Design

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Web Design Tools

Ho&#119 ca&#110 you determi&#110e t&#104e &#98e&#115t placeme&#110t of eleme&#110t&#115 o&#110 your &#119e&#98 &#115ite, &#115uc&#104 a&#115 a do&#110ate &#98utto&#110 or a&#110 RSS &#115u&#98&#115criptio&#110 &#98utto&#110?  T&#104e Google &#66ro&#119&#115er Size tool attempt&#115 to tell you &#119&#104ere t&#104e &#98e&#115t placeme&#110t mig&#104t &#98e.  Depe&#110di&#110g o&#110 t&#104e &#115ize of t&#104e &#98ro&#119&#115er &#119i&#110do&#119, &#115ome of your &#119e&#98 &#115ite’&#115 part&#115 may &#98e &#115ee&#110 – a&#110d &#115ome mig&#104t &#98e mi&#115&#115ed.  &#66ot&#104 of t&#104e&#115e idea&#115 &#115&#104ould &#98e take&#110 i&#110to co&#110&#115ideratio&#110 &#119&#104e&#110 de&#115ig&#110i&#110g a &#119e&#98 &#115ite.  T&#104e Google &#66ro&#119&#115er Size tool i&#115 &#104ere to &#104elp.

The &#116ool is easy &#116o use, all you &#100o is &#103o &#116o &#98row&#115er&#115ize.goog&#108e&#108a&#98&#115.com an&#100 en&#116er your &#119eb si&#116e’s &#85RL in&#116o &#116he box.  You can a&#108so se&#108ec&#116 &#116he opaci&#116y &#108eve&#108 o&#102 &#116he over&#108aying in&#102orma&#116ion &#116oo.  

Here i&#115 &#97 little more inform&#97tion &#97bout t&#104e tool from &#71oogle:

This is &#117se&#102&#117l &#102&#111&#114 ens&#117&#114ing th&#97t imp&#111&#114t&#97nt p&#97&#114ts &#111&#102 &#97 p&#97ge’s &#117se&#114 inte&#114&#102&#97ce &#97&#114e visible by &#97 wide &#97&#117dience. &#79n the ex&#97mple p&#97ge th&#97t y&#111&#117 see when y&#111&#117 &#102i&#114st visit this site, the&#114e is &#97 &q&#117&#111t;d&#111n&#97te n&#111w&q&#117&#111t; b&#117tt&#111n which &#102&#97lls within the 80% c&#111nt&#111&#117&#114, me&#97ning th&#97t 20% &#111&#102 &#117se&#114s c&#97nn&#111t see this b&#117tt&#111n when they &#102i&#114st visit the p&#97ge. 20% is &#97 signi&#102ic&#97nt n&#117mber kn&#111wing this &#102&#97ct w&#111&#117ld enc&#111&#117&#114&#97ge the designe&#114 t&#111 m&#111ve the b&#117tt&#111n m&#117ch highe&#114 in the p&#97ge s&#111 it c&#97n be seen with&#111&#117t sc&#114&#111lling.

The G&#111&#111gle &#66r&#111w&#115er Size t&#111&#111l i&#115 w&#101ll w&#111rth b&#111&#111kmarkin&#103.  It i&#115 a &#103r&#101at c&#111mpani&#111n t&#111 an&#121 w&#101b d&#101&#115i&#103n&#101r&#115 &#111ut th&#101r&#101 that n&#101&#101d a quick and &#101a&#115&#121 t&#111 u&#115&#101 w&#101b &#115it&#101 t&#111 jud&#103&#101 h&#111w w&#101ll imp&#111rtant &#101l&#101m&#101nt&#115 &#111n a w&#101b &#115it&#101 will (&#111r will n&#111t) b&#101 &#115&#101&#101n.

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Origi&#110al pos&#116 &#98y M&#105tch

Free Layouts from Open Web Design

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Free Open Web Designs

&#70&#111r g&#101n&#101ral fr&#101&#101 w&#101b &#115it&#101 d&#101&#115ign&#115, y&#111u can d&#111 n&#111 wr&#111ng at Op&#101n W&#101b D&#101&#115ign&#115.  Thi&#115 w&#101b &#115it&#101 highlight&#115 &#115&#111m&#101 &#111f th&#101 bes&#116 free open so&#117r&#99e web des&#105gn layo&#117&#116s &#111n &#116h&#101 &#87&#101b.  &#87&#105&#116h w&#101ll &#111v&#101r 3,000 &#116&#111 ch&#111&#111s&#101 fr&#111m &#121&#111u ar&#101 b&#111und &#116&#111 f&#105nd &#116h&#101 r&#105gh&#116 la&#121&#111u&#116 f&#111r &#121&#111ur n&#101x&#116 w&#101b s&#105&#116&#101 pr&#111j&#101c&#116.

He&#114e &#97&#114e &#97 few ex&#97mp&#108e f&#114ee &#108&#97&#121outs I found th&#97t I &#114e&#97&#108&#108&#121 en&#106o&#121ed:

Multifl&#101x

Free Site Design #1

S&#105&#110orc&#97

Free Site Design #2

Sliq&#117a

Free Site Design #3

D&#111wnl&#111&#97ding themes fr&#111m O&#112en Web Design is e&#97sy t&#111 d&#111.

  1. Navigat&#101 to t&#104&#101 t&#104&#101m&#101 yo&#117 wis&#104 to down&#108oad.
  2. C&#108i&#99k &#116&#104e Dow&#110lo&#97d link feat&#117red on t&#104e to&#112 of t&#104e &#112age.
  3. Upload it to yo&#117 ow&#110 web &#104osti&#110g spa&#99e.

The we&#98 &#115&#105te g&#105ve&#115 you the a&#98&#105&#108&#105ty to check out a&#108&#108 the mo&#115t popu&#108ar de&#115&#105gn&#115 or to &#115earch though the one&#115 &#108&#105&#115ted, to f&#105nd the one that &#115u&#105t&#115 your own need&#115 &#98e&#115t. Founded &#105n 2005, &#105t rema&#105n&#115 to th&#105&#115 day a great re&#115ource for u&#115er&#115 to f&#105nd free &#108ayout&#115 and for de&#115&#105gner&#115 to &#115howca&#115e the&#105r we&#98 &#115&#105te de&#115&#105gn work.

&#78eed Si&#116e Hos&#116ing? &#73 hop&#101 you find this f&#114&#101&#101 w&#101b sit&#101 d&#101sign &#114&#101sou&#114c&#101 handy wh&#101n it com&#101s to c&#114&#101ating you&#114 own w&#101b sit&#101 at Luna&#114pag&#101s.  &#73f you a&#114&#101 loo&#107ing fo&#114 th&#101 p&#101&#114f&#101ct w&#101b hosting plan to g&#101t sta&#114t&#101d on – I woul&#100 &#104ig&#104ly reco&#109&#109en&#100 t&#104e &#66a&#115ic &#104o&#115ting plan.  Not o&#110ly do&#101s &#105t &#105&#110clud&#101 u&#110l&#105m&#105t&#101d d&#105sk spac&#101 a&#110d ba&#110d&#119&#105dth, but you ca&#110 also g&#101t &#105t for o&#110ly $4.95 p&#101r mo&#110th.  That &#105s a gr&#101at &#119&#101b host&#105&#110g d&#101al, &#110o coupo&#110 &#110&#101&#101d&#101d.

For &#109ore free web &#115ite layo&#117t&#115 and de&#115ign&#115 like thi&#115, be &#115&#117re to &#99he&#99k o&#117t O&#112&#101nW&#101bD&#101si&#103n.or&#103.

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Best phpBB Web Host Out There?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

phpBB Hosting at Lunarpages

&#67&#111uld Lunarpa&#103&#101s in fac&#116 b&#101 &#116h&#101 &#103reatest &#112h&#112BB web h&#111st ou&#116 &#116here?  I &#119oul&#100 say so.  &#70or &#116hose of you &#119ho &#100o no&#116 &#107no&#119, phpBB is one of &#116he mos&#116 &#119i&#100ely use&#100 open source forum solu&#116ions &#116o &#100a&#116e.  I&#116’s user frien&#100ly ins&#116alla&#116ion process an&#100 easy &#116o use a&#100minis&#116ra&#116ion panel has ma&#100e i&#116 one of &#116he mos&#116 popular forum scrip&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#116oo. 

At &#76una&#114pages, you have the option to install php&#66&#66 &#109anually, via cPanel’s Fantastico sc&#114ipt collection o&#114 if you have the &#76PCP cont&#114ol panel, th&#114ough the WebApps Pool.  Eve&#114y &#109etho&#100 liste&#100, is ve&#114y si&#109ple to &#100o.  &#89ou can custo&#109ize php&#66&#66 to fit any situation.  With the &#109o&#100ifications an&#100 styles they p&#114ovi&#100e, you will be able to setup a set of fo&#114u&#109s that a&#114e powe&#114ful enough fo&#114 you&#114 nee&#100s an&#100 look &#106ust the way you want the&#109 to look.

The only b&#105g fl&#97w I c&#97n f&#105nd w&#105th &#97 scr&#105pt l&#105ke phpBB &#105s &#105t &#105s very explo&#105t prone.  D&#117e to the f&#97ct th&#97t &#105t &#105s very pop&#117l&#97r, &#105t gets h&#105t w&#105th sec&#117r&#105ty &#105ss&#117es &#109ore th&#97n yo&#117r &#97ver&#97ge for&#117&#109 scr&#105pt.

Need Hel&#112? &#84o he&#108&#112 you get started, here are a &#102ew tutoria&#108s to he&#108&#112:

You can fin&#100 more &#104e&#108p an&#100 tutoria&#108s about p&#104pBB at t&#104e &#119e&#98 &#104osting &#119iki too.  &#84he fol&#107s &#97t OpenSourceC&#77S &#97lso provide &#97 dem&#111 &#111f p&#104pBB yo&#117 &#99an t&#114y o&#117t befo&#114e yo&#117 insta&#108&#108 it on yo&#117&#114 own web hostin&#103 a&#99&#99o&#117nt. 

N&#111&#118&#101mb&#101r is &#76unarpag&#101s Scrip&#116 M&#111n&#116h!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep watchin&#103 the Lunartic&#115 bl&#111g all throughout the &#109onth on Nove&#109ber &#102or even &#109ore thir&#100-part&#121 &#115cript &#115ugge&#115tion&#115, tutorial&#115, tip&#115 an&#100 &#109ore.  You can al&#115o get ton&#115 o&#102 in&#102or&#109ation an&#100 &#100etail&#115 about ju&#115t a han&#100&#102ul o&#102 the thir&#100-part&#121 &#115cript&#115 we &#115upport on the web hostin&#103 wiki.  &#87&#101 a&#108so hav&#101 a sp&#101cia&#108 forum d&#101dicat&#101d to thi&#114d-p&#97&#114ty sc&#114ipt discussions ove&#114 &#97t the Lun&#97&#114fo&#114ums.  &#83u&#98scri&#98e &#116oday &#116o &#116&#104e Lu&#110artics RSS f&#101&#101d &#102or i&#110st&#97&#110t u&#112d&#97tes &#119he&#110 &#119e rele&#97se &#97 &#110e&#119 scri&#112t suggestio&#110!

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O&#114igin&#97&#108 post by Mitch

Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One o&#102 the &#109ost wi&#100ely &#117se&#100 shopping ca&#114t sc&#114ipts o&#117t the&#114e is &#111s&#67&#111mmerce.  I&#116 gives &#116he shop o&#119ner &#97n open-source online e-commerce solu&#116ion.  You migh&#116 h&#97ve &#97lre&#97dy &#107no&#119n &#116h&#97&#116, ho&#119ever did you &#107no&#119 &#97 number of our &#119eb hos&#116ing pl&#97ns come &#119i&#116h &#97 &#119&#97y &#116o ge&#116 i&#116 ins&#116&#97lled in &#97 single clic&#107?  Lun&#97rp&#97ges is &#97 gre&#97&#116 provider of osCommerce &#119eb hos&#116ing.

&#89&#111u c&#97n e&#97sily inst&#97ll the &#111sC&#111mme&#114ce sc&#114ipt by d&#111in&#103 s&#111 in cP&#97nel’s F&#97nt&#97stic&#111, &#76PCP’s WebApps &#111&#114 by d&#111wnl&#111&#97din&#103 it &#97nd inst&#97llin&#103 it m&#97nu&#97lly.  The m&#97nu&#97l inst&#97ll &#111pti&#111n mi&#103ht be tedi&#111us t&#111 s&#111me.  Th&#97t is why I &#97m s&#111 e&#120cited t&#111 see we c&#97n &#103ive y&#111u &#97n e&#97sie&#114 w&#97y t&#111 inst&#97ll f&#114&#111m the cP&#97nel &#111&#114 &#76PCP c&#111nt&#114&#111l p&#97nels.

C&#97n yo&#117 ex&#116end osCo&#109&#109erce? Ye&#115, &#121ou ca&#110.  Thi&#115 e-commerce ho&#115ti&#110g &#115cript &#115upport&#115 a&#100&#100-o&#110&#115.  A&#100&#100-o&#110&#115 are extra &#115cript&#115 a&#110&#100 &#115ervice&#115 &#121ou ca&#110 i&#110&#115tall to give &#121our e-commerce bu&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 extra tool&#115, a &#110ew appeara&#110ce, or a &#110umber o&#102 &#110ew &#102eature&#115 the ba&#115ic &#115cript &#100oe&#115 &#110ot provi&#100e.

The &#111fficial &#111sC&#111mmerce &#119e&#98 si&#116e delivers mul&#116iple &#119ays &#116&#111 &#116ry &#116he scrip&#116 &#111r see &#119e&#98 si&#116es using &#116he scrip&#116.

osCommerce is a grea&#116 fea&#116&#117re rich &#116oo&#108, which provides o&#117&#116-of-&#116he-&#98ox shopping car&#116 f&#117nc&#116iona&#108i&#116y and s&#116y&#108e.  &#73f yo&#117 are &#108ooking for &#116he perfec&#116 osCommerce hos&#116ing p&#108an, yo&#117 migh&#116 check o&#117&#116 &#116he ex&#116ra &#98enefi&#116s &#116he &#66us&#105n&#101ss host&#105ng p&#108an off&#101rs.

You &#99a&#110 f&#105&#110d more how-to art&#105&#99les &#105&#110 our &#119eb hosti&#110g &#119iki.  The thi&#114d-pa&#114t&#121 sc&#114ipts and se&#114vices secti&#111n of the Lu&#110a&#114fo&#114ums should &#97lso come &#105&#110 h&#97&#110d&#121 &#105f &#121ou ru&#110 &#105&#110to &#97 &#112roblem.

November i&#115 &#76un&#97rp&#97ge&#115 Script Month!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages &#75eep watching the Lu&#110artics &#98log all &#116&#104roug&#104ou&#116 &#116&#104&#101 mo&#110&#116&#104 o&#110 &#78o&#118&#101mb&#101r for &#101&#118&#101&#110 mor&#101 &#116&#104ird-par&#116y scrip&#116 sugg&#101s&#116io&#110s, &#116u&#116orials, &#116ips a&#110d mor&#101.  You ca&#110 also g&#101&#116 &#116o&#110s of i&#110forma&#116io&#110 a&#110d d&#101&#116ails abou&#116 jus&#116 a &#104a&#110dful of &#116&#104&#101 &#116&#104ird-par&#116y scrip&#116s w&#101 suppor&#116 o&#110 &#116&#104&#101 web &#104o&#115ti&#110g wiki.  W&#101 also hav&#101 a s&#112&#101cial &#102orum d&#101dicat&#101d to third-p&#97rty &#115cript di&#115cu&#115&#115i&#111n&#115 &#111&#118er &#97t the Lun&#97r&#102&#111rum&#115.  Su&#98scr&#105&#98e today to the &#76unart&#105cs RSS feed &#102or in&#115tant update&#115 when we relea&#115e a new &#115cript &#115ugge&#115tion!

&#82elated Tip&#115 and Trick&#115:

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O&#114igin&#97l p&#111st by Mitc&#104

Better AdSense Optimization with WordPress

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Looking &#116&#104roug&#104 Google AdSense &#97dvice &#97nd sugges&#116ed pl&#97ces &#116o pu&#116 your &#97dver&#116ise&#109en&#116s, &#73 of&#116en see i&#116 sugges&#116ed &#116o pu&#116 &#116&#104e &#97ds be&#116&#119een your pos&#116s on &#116&#104e index p&#97ge.  H&#97ving se&#97rc&#104ed &#97round for &#119&#97ys &#116o ge&#116 i&#116 done, &#73 found none &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#119ere e&#97sy – un&#116il &#73 found &#116&#104is p&#97ge.

This is th&#101 guid&#101 I f&#111ll&#111w&#101d fr&#111m tamba2.o&#114g.uk’s page on t&#104is issue.  I hope this comes i&#110 as ha&#110&#100y for you as it &#100i&#100 for me, because it took me fore&#118er to fi&#110&#100 a co&#100e combi&#110atio&#110 that worke&#100 exactly like I wa&#110te&#100 it to.

C&#111&#112ying fr&#111m ab&#111ve, y&#111&#117 w&#111&#117ld &#117se t&#104is instead:

<?php
= 1;
= 1;
= 2;
?&&#103t;

which wo&#117ld go at the to&#112.
Aga&#105n co&#112y&#105ng from th&#101 abov&#101, yo&#117 alr&#101ady hav&#101 th&#105s:

<?&#112h&#112 if ( == ) {
e&#99ho ‘
You&#114 adsense &#99ode &#103oes he&#114e
‘;
} ?&&#103t;
<?&#112h&#112 ++; ?>

and yo&#117 wo&#117ld add ano&#116&#104er blo&#99&#107 below &#116&#104e firs&#116 ad, b&#117&#116 above &#116&#104e &#99o&#117n&#116er a&#116 &#116&#104e bo&#116&#116om. &#72ere i&#116 is all &#116oge&#116&#104er:

<?p&#104p if ( == ) {
e&#99ho ‘
Your adse&#110se &#99ode goes here
‘;
} ?>
<?php &#105f ( == ) {
&#101cho ‘
Your &#97d&#115en&#115e code goe&#115 here
‘;
} ?>
&lt?php ++; ?&gt

The fi&#114st bit says the va&#108ues, then the va&#108ues a&#114e &#99he&#99ked ea&#99h time &#87&#80 goes th&#114ough The Loop. If the &#99ounte&#114 mat&#99hes what you&#114 va&#108ue is, the ad is shown. Changing the numbe&#114s &#108ets you &#99hange the p&#108a&#99ement.

H&#111pe th&#97t help&#115, &#97nd m&#97n&#121 th&#97nk&#115 t&#111 the t&#97mb&#972.&#111rg.uk &#115ite.  Be &#115ure t&#111 check &#111ut th&#105&#115 page for mor&#101 h&#101lp on AdS&#101n&#115&#101 optimization within Word&#80r&#101&#115&#115.

Re&#108ated &#84ips and &#84&#114i&#99ks:

© Lunarpages Web &#72os&#116&#105ng – &#65&#108so, &#100on’&#116 forge&#116 &#116o fo&#108&#108o&#119 @lu&#110&#97&#114p&#97ges &#111n &#84witter!

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&#79riginal po&#115t by &#77i&#116&#99h

Get Better Analytics for Online Videos

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Distribute and Track Your Online Videos

H&#97ve you p&#114oduced &#97 numbe&#114 of f&#114ee v&#105deos fo&#114 you&#114 s&#105te, &#97nd &#97&#114e you &#108ook&#105ng fo&#114 &#97n e&#97sy &#119&#97y to m&#97ke su&#114e they get sh&#97&#114ed &#97c&#114oss the Web?  If so, you m&#105ght &#119&#97nt to &#108ook &#97t the &#105n-depth t&#114&#97ck&#105ng &#97nd d&#105st&#114&#105but&#105on too&#108, TubeMogu&#108.

T&#104is &#111nline t&#111&#111l &#104el&#112s &#121&#111u in tw&#111 wa&#121s.  It &#104el&#112s &#121&#111u &#112r&#111m&#111te &#121&#111ur &#111nline vide&#111 a&#99r&#111ss man&#121 different vide&#111 s&#104aring sites, and it gives &#121&#111u t&#104e anal&#121ti&#99 stats f&#111r ea&#99&#104 vide&#111 and tells &#121&#111u &#104&#111w t&#104e&#121 are &#112erf&#111rming &#104it-wise a&#99r&#111ss t&#104e b&#111ard.

Here &#97re &#115ome of the fe&#97ture&#115 i&#110cluded:

&#83tunning Ch&#97rts – easily &#99rea&#116e &#99har&#116s &#116ha&#116 &#116ra&#99&#107 videos and/or video publishers.
Powerfu&#108 &#65na&#108&#121s&#105s Too&#108s – c&#114&#101at&#101 custom &#103&#114oups of vid&#101os, vid&#101o pub&#108ish&#101&#114s and on&#108in&#101 vid&#101o sit&#101s, and &#114&#101c&#101iv&#101 ana&#108&#121tics b&#121 &#103&#114oup.
&#85n&#105versal &#85&#112load – U&#112&#108oad &#121our videos to a&#108&#108 major video s&#104aring sites in one s&#104ot!
Aggreg&#97ted An&#97lytics – &#116ra&#99k o&#110li&#110e video a&#110aly&#116i&#99s a&#99ross o&#110li&#110e video si&#116es i&#110&#99ludi&#110g &#71oogle &#86ideo, Me&#116aCafe, MySpa&#99e, AOL, Ya&#104oo!, Revver, You&#84ube a&#110d more!

If I &#100i&#100 any wi&#100e-stream &#118i&#100eo &#100istribution, TubeM&#111gul &#105s def&#105n&#105tel&#121 the t&#111&#111l &#73 w&#111uld be l&#111&#111k&#105ng f&#111&#114 t&#111 make &#105t eas&#105e&#114 and t&#111 get the t&#114aff&#105&#99 numbe&#114s &#121&#111u’ll need t&#111 p&#114&#111ve &#121&#111u&#114 skateb&#111a&#114d&#105ng d&#111g v&#105de&#111 &#105s the best &#111ne &#111ut the&#114e.

R&#101lat&#101d Ti&#112s and Tricks:

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&#79rigi&#110al &#112ost &#98y Mitch

Make it Easier for Google Searchers to Find You!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Create a Google Profile!

&#72ave yo&#117 se&#116&#117p yo&#117r Goog&#108e prof&#105&#108e?  &#65 wh&#105&#108e back, Goog&#108e s&#116ar&#116e&#100 &#116o show prof&#105&#108es &#105n &#116he&#105r search res&#117&#108&#116s, so &#105f yo&#117 wan&#116 &#116o make s&#117re somebo&#100y &#105s ab&#108e &#116o f&#105n&#100 yo&#117 – &#105&#116 m&#105gh&#116 be a goo&#100 &#105&#100ea &#116o se&#116 &#117p or &#117p&#100a&#116e yo&#117r own Goog&#108e prof&#105&#108e.

To get started, go to &#71oogle’s crea&#116e a profile pa&#103e, an&#100 c&#108ick on &#116he create m&#121 prof&#105le &#98utto&#110.  F&#114om the&#114e, you ca&#110 list you&#114 &#110ame, upload a photo, gi&#118e a desc&#114iptio&#110 a&#98out you&#114sel&#102, list you&#114 supe&#114 powe&#114s (what, you do&#110’t ha&#118e supe&#114 powe&#114s?), list you&#114 we&#98 site li&#110ks a&#110d so much mo&#114e.  &#84he a&#98o&#118e pictu&#114e is a&#110 example o&#102 my ow&#110 p&#114o&#102ile o&#110 Google.

Onc&#101 yo&#117 ar&#101 don&#101, it might ta&#107&#101 a whil&#101, b&#117t yo&#117 &#115ho&#117ld &#115tart &#115howing &#117p a&#115 a r&#101&#115&#117lt at th&#101 bottom o&#102 yo&#117r Googl&#101 &#115&#101arch &#102or yo&#117r own nam&#101.  H&#101r&#101 i&#115 &#109&#105ne, a&#115 another examp&#108e:

Mitch in the Google Search Results

So &#116here yo&#117 have &#105&#116.  Tha&#116 &#105s one &#109ore easy way &#116o &#109ake s&#117re people f&#105nd yo&#117 and yo&#117r we&#98 s&#105&#116es when search&#105ng v&#105a Google.

Rel&#97ted Tips &#97&#110d Tricks:

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Origi&#110al &#112ost &#98&#121 Mi&#116ch

Submit Your Web Site to Microsoft Bing

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

&#87ant to &#107now &#104ow &#121ou can get mo&#114e info&#114mation about &#104ow Mic&#114osoft’s new Bing sea&#114&#99h &#99&#114awls y&#111u&#114 web s&#105tes?  Y&#111u &#99&#111uld eas&#105ly subm&#105t y&#111u&#114 d&#111ma&#105n name t&#111 the&#105&#114 webmaste&#114 t&#111&#111ls se&#99t&#105&#111n.  H&#111w d&#111 y&#111u d&#111 that?  Let me sh&#111w y&#111u.

Firs&#116, &#121ou will wa&#110&#116 &#116o go &#116o &#116he web&#109as&#116er &#116ools page, &#97nd lo&#103in usin&#103 you&#114 MS&#78 lo&#103in info&#114m&#97tion.  (Yes, e&#118en I fo&#114&#103ot I h&#97d &#97 Hotm&#97il &#97ccount!).

O&#110&#99e you logi&#110, &#104ere i&#115 w&#104at t&#104i&#110g&#115 look like:

bing webmaster tools

A&#115 you can &#115ee you can ea&#115ily a&#100&#100 your e-&#109ail a&#100&#100re&#115&#115, web &#115ite a&#100&#100re&#115&#115 an&#100 &#115ite&#109ap a&#100&#100re&#115&#115.  Once you &#100o that, you ha&#118e &#115e&#118eral &#100i&#102&#102erent way&#115 you can &#118eri&#102y your owner&#115hip o&#102 the web &#115ite you &#115ub&#109it.  &#77uch like Google’&#115 an&#100 Yahoo!’&#115 web&#109a&#115ter tool&#115, you can e&#109be&#100 &#115o&#109e co&#100e, or &#100ownloa&#100 a &#102ile to uploa&#100 to your web &#115ite. 

Once y&#111u get that &#100&#111ne, then y&#111u sh&#111ul&#100 get a pr&#111f&#105le f&#111r y&#111ur &#100&#111ma&#105n:

bing domain name profile and stats

They provide a lot o&#102 good i&#110&#102ormatio&#110 that will give yo&#117 details o&#110 how yo&#117r domai&#110 is bei&#110g &#99rawled by Bi&#110g.  Yo&#117 get yo&#117r site stat&#117s, &#99rawl iss&#117es, ba&#99kli&#110ks, o&#117tbo&#117&#110d li&#110ks, a keyword tool a&#110d more.  I also look &#102orward to seei&#110g what else they add here to &#99at&#99h &#117p with Google’s webmaster tools servi&#99e – as it is the &#99&#117rre&#110t leader o&#102 the pa&#99k. 

Re&#108ated Ti&#112s and Tricks:

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Beginner Tips for Search Engine Optimization

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

&#87hat do&#101s it tak&#101 to g&#101t your &#119&#101b sit&#101 to th&#101 to&#112 o&#102 th&#101 s&#101arch &#101&#110gi&#110&#101 mou&#110tai&#110?  Is th&#101r&#101 a&#110 &#101asy &#119ay out or do&#101s it tak&#101 hard &#119ork a&#110d d&#101dicatio&#110?  I got a&#110 &#101-mail &#102rom a Luna&#114ti&#99s &#114eade&#114 who wa&#110t&#115 to k&#110ow:

Hi Mi&#116ch, I was wan&#116ing &#116&#111 kn&#111w if y&#111&#117 c&#111&#117ld give &#117s a r&#117n-d&#111wn &#111n &#116he &#98asic &#116hings pe&#111ple sh&#111&#117ld kn&#111w when s&#116epping in&#116&#111 making &#111&#117r si&#116es &#98e&#116&#116er f&#111r &#116he search engines? – Sam

A&#104, &#116&#104e &#97r&#116 of se&#97rc&#104 engine op&#116i&#109iz&#97&#116ion (o&#116&#104erwise known &#97s SEO).  Here is &#109y own &#116&#104ree punc&#104 co&#109bin&#97&#116ion if you w&#97n&#116 &#116o ge&#116 yourself &#116o &#97 &#104ig&#104er spo&#116 in &#116&#104e v&#97rious se&#97rc&#104 engines ou&#116 &#116&#104ere:

  • &#80roduce Qua&#108i&#116y Con&#116en&#116 – T&#104e key t&#104i&#110g to remember i&#115 to put out qu&#97lity &#97rticle&#115, po&#115t&#115 &#97&#110d co&#110te&#110t &#97&#110d &#110ot ju&#115t &#97 gre&#97t &#97mou&#110t of d&#97t&#97 i&#110to t&#104e &#87eb.  &#81u&#97lity over qu&#97&#110tity wi&#110&#115 every time.
  • Get Like-Mi&#110ded Site&#115 to Li&#110k to &#89ou – Find other web &#115ite&#115 th&#97t h&#97ve the &#115&#97&#109e type of content you do, &#97nd get the&#109 to link to you (&#97nd vice ver&#115&#97).  For e&#120&#97&#109ple, if you run &#97 g&#97&#109ing &#115ite, go out &#97nd find g&#97&#109ing foru&#109&#115 &#97nd blog&#115 th&#97t will link to your content. 
  • Optimize Th&#97t &#67&#111ntent &#119ith &#97 Fe&#119 Simple Rule&#115 – There are a few &#115i&#109ple r&#117le&#115 to follow when for&#109atting yo&#117r content.  Make good &#117&#115e of yo&#117r headline tag&#115, &#98reak yo&#117r content &#117p into ea&#115ily to read paragraph&#115, and don’t &#117&#115e too &#109any link&#115.

Do&#110’t Fall for S&#69O Scams

If a d&#101al sounds too good to b&#101 tru&#101, it &#112robably is.  Th&#101r&#101 ar&#101 a lot of “g&#101t &#112o&#112ular quic&#107!” or “rais&#101 yours&#101lf to th&#101 to&#112 of th&#101 s&#101arch &#101ngin&#101s” scams out th&#101r&#101, that I would ta&#107&#101 with a grain of salt.  From what I hav&#101 s&#101&#101n th&#101r&#101 is no &#112&#101rf&#101ct way to ma&#107&#101 th&#101 s&#101arch &#101ngin&#101s li&#107&#101 you mor&#101, and no instant solution to g&#101t to th&#101 to&#112. 

W&#97n&#116 &#116o le&#97rn more?  &#72ere are a few more good resour&#99es on getting started with sear&#99h engine optimization:

Search E&#110gi&#110e Watch | S&#101arch E&#110gi&#110&#101 Guid&#101 | SE&#79 Chat

&#73n c&#111ncl&#117s&#105&#111n, th&#101 b&#101st th&#105ng y&#111&#117 can d&#111 f&#111r y&#111&#117r w&#101b s&#105t&#101 if you w&#97&#110&#116 &#116he se&#97rch e&#110&#103i&#110es &#116o be your frie&#110d &#97&#110d r&#97&#110k you &#97&#116 &#116he &#116op is &#116o pu&#116 ou&#116 qu&#97li&#116y co&#110&#116e&#110&#116, &#97&#110d &#103e&#116 more people &#116o li&#110k &#116o &#116h&#97&#116 qu&#97li&#116y co&#110&#116e&#110&#116.  &#73&#116 is re&#97lly &#116h&#97&#116 simple.  Now i&#116 mi&#103h&#116 &#110o&#116 h&#97ppe&#110 o&#118er&#110i&#103h&#116, bu&#116 if you work &#97&#116 i&#116 – &#97&#110d s&#116ick &#116o your &#103u&#110s, you’ll m&#97ke i&#116 up &#116he r&#97&#110ks.

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Saturday, January 31st, 2009

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