But I Know The Mission Of My Website Do you? I had an interesting revelation this morning. I just finished Darren Rowse's Problogger book and I was going back to a site of mine to update the About page. I scanned the text I had entered almost two years ago and realized something. It did not communicate to my visitors what the site was about really. Oh sure, it gave them … [Read more...] about Are You Lying To Yourself?
You Hear It All The Time I want to talk about how you always hear big name bloggers talking about writing for humans and not machines. I want to dispel this myth for the startup blog and explain that if you have a million people coming to your blog, you can write about almost anything remotely topic relevant. If you're starting out, you better make sure the machines can find … [Read more...] about Should Your Articles Interest Humans Or Machines?
WordPress Quick Tip Alert I wanted to give you a heads-up that the recent update to the All In One SEO plugin for WordPress is doing something you may not want. It has added two fields to the posts dashboard of SEO Title and SEO Description which can, one a lower monitor resolution, cause your posts to take up 3 times the screen real estate in the vertical direction. It's not … [Read more...] about All In One SEO Plugin Odd Behavior
One of the hottest topics I've heard tossed around lately has to do with blogging. There seems to be staunchly divided camps on the subject. There are those who believe unless people are searching for the keywords you're writing about there's no reason to waste your time. It won't get seen anyway. Others say you need to make sure the content you're providing will help your … [Read more...] about Do You Write For Search Engines Or Humans?