In this podcast episode I talk about authorship markup and author rank. Why it’s important, how to do it, and some words of encouragement.
The Intelligence Events section in Google Analytics can give you an overview of major events happening on your site that you may not be aware of.
Often, Internet businesses are not easy to monetize like an ice cream shop. Investor Warren Buffet loves ice cream shops because they are easy-to-understand businesses with a simple business model. I want ice cream.
With mobile getting more and more important you can’t miss the opportunity to use all the new SEO techniques to embed location information in your pages.
If you keep up with the social media crowd there’s a lot of linkbait posts describing the end of blogging. They say status updates and new services like Google+ have killed long-form content and traditional blogs. What hyperbole!
There’s talk about what works and what really works when it comes to promoting yourself online. Hal Werner and I talk about SEO, Twitter, and resume strategies that get you noticed and stuff your wallet.
What’s Klout, how does it work, and real-world examples of manipulating it to your advantage. Hal Werner and I talk about how it works with Twitter and other services. We explore how complex this one-number metric can be.
What can we learn from large and small Google algorithm updates? Even if you follow the rules you might get hit by shrapnel.
When I looked at weak areas of my content, I found a few things I could do to improve the content of my posts. Here’s what I did that helped me.
There is a LOT of competition for peoples’ time. Social media forces you to think small. It FORCES distillation.
When it comes to developing an application for mobile users, there are two routes to reach users. Which one makes the most sense?
A discussion with Hal Werner about trends with podcast promo codes, freemium, and the “theater of the mind.”
A discussion about switching from a free, ad-supported podcast model, to a paid subscription based model.
The first iPad is great for eBook reading, but nothing more. Podcasters can rejoice it’s yet another device that plays podcasts, but the audience for the device appears small.
Within Bill Rock Productions lies a part of broadcasting history. The racks of video and audiotapes consume walls. Pictures of Dick Clark, Don Imus, senators, and other famous personalities hang on the walls. In back, vintage audio equipment juxtaposes to digital audio equipment and a digital video editing station. This studio bridges the gap between the radio of the past and our ubiquitous digital future.
With Facebook reaching 300 million users and now making money, is Web 2.0 saved?
First impressions using Twitter – how it’s different than Facebook status, and why it appeals to the voyeur in all of us.
Blog post about Web comments and the new Facebook Connect authentication.
Commentary about the importance of blogging and how it will supplant traditional media in terms of speed, user accessibility, and engagement of dialog.