Posts about: Internet
Should we really be using ALT text as often as SEO guidelines tell us to? I asked an accessibility expert ...
I think Google has got quicker and quicker at including search spikes in its web autocomplete (rather than the separate list in Google News which updates much quicker).
The News of the World is cloaking its stories - showing Google one thing to get into Google News and then showing searchers a registration page.
Google's anti content farm algorithm doesn't seem to be doing Mashable any favours ...
Google was rumoured to be launching a new social media network called Google Circles today. But they've now come out on their (verified) GoogleSXSW account and said they are doing no such thing.
Update: Tim O'Reilly, CEO ...
The blogs at Vodafone's flagship CSR World of Difference site have been hijacked by UKUncut.
The International FA Board has announced that the wearing of snoods in matches will be banned from 1 July. Haven't they got better things to do?
When I look at the examiner.com page logged in as my website Facebook page, all the Facebook like and new comment options are missing. Bug or deliberate?
How to use the Open Graph protocol and a Facebook Social Plugin to send people updates about your website - even if you don't have a Facebook page for it.
The Huffington Post recently wrote the most over-SEOed article ever called "What time does the Super Bowl start?". It was embarrassing. Meanwhile Google is about to roll outs its anti-content-farm algorithm in the UK.
Which led ...
Are you wondering, "what time does the Carling Cup Final start?" (Apologies to Huffpo for all this.)
It's a common search query, as is "what time is the Carling Cup Final," "Carling Cup Final time" and "Carling Cup Final kickoff time 2011," according to me typing some words to see what Google autocompletes.
Not because I'm an ego maniac - I was trying to find something, honest - I Googled my name. And Google Autocomplete offered me the option to remove suggestions from the list. Here's a screenshot.
More odd looking links on the BBC Sport site - why isn't the link a proper one and why is carrentals.co.uk designated as a sport site by the BBC?
There was an accusation yesterday that the BBC was adding links on its site in exchange for cash in order to influence Google's results. I think the bigger issue is the failure so far of the BBC's new external linking policy to have much an effect.
There were a couple of posts today based on the idea that Google Autocomplete (where it makes suggestions based on what you've typed so far) is a good test of whether a brand is a ...
The BBC's been accused of selling links - adding links on its site in exchange for cash in order to influence Google's results. I don't think this is true - but why were so many people quick to believe this? And Why do so many SEOs think you can buy a link off the BBC website?
How I implemented a URL that always redirects to the latest Guardian minute by minute football report - and how you can do something similar.
Here is how to turn your infographic from one big picture into something that's accessible and SEO friendly.
You may notice that, over on the right hand side, next to my "Follow me on Twitter" button, there's some text that says (currently) "2,462 others do". If you want something similar to your Wordpress blog, here's how to do it.
In the LinkedIn profile settings is an innocuous looking option: "Twitter Settings" Add your Twitter account on your profile." Whatever you do, don't do it.
Professional contacts of mine on LinkedIn received email updates with the words "I have deleted my last blog post as having anal at the top of my homepage didn't look good."