SEO for Dummies (well, and Web Developers)

August 6th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in SEO

Sometime Search Engine Optimization (SEO) seems to have morphed into a mystical creature. Most people, even those who design and develop websites for a living, know they need it, but don’t know exactly what it is. They have been feed so much rheteric and sales speaches that they seem to have given up on SEO long ago.

Well, you shouldn’t. And if you have, I’m here to help you rekindle the love affair. While there are definitely concepts that can’t be covered in a short article and many that can really, truly only be done by professionals, there’s plenty you can do to give you a leg up and get more search engine traffic for your sites and your clients sites. Continue reading “SEO for Dummies (well, and Web Developers)” »

Maximize your website’s exposure

July 2nd, 2008 | 7 Comments | Posted in SEO

By Justin Bezanson

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a term that is thrown around a lot. In fact, SEO is becoming a career which makes sense when you see how many poorly designed and marketed sites are out there.

SEO is a topic of heated debate among some designers and marketers which has introduced terms like whitehat (good SEO) and blackhat (bad SEO).

Stop right there. Whatever you have heard about SEO in the past…forget it! If you’ve never heard of it…good. I am going to tell you what you need to know in order to design a site that has good markup and tops the search engine results. Continue reading “Maximize your website’s exposure” »