Back to the Blog After a Year

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Well I've decided to start getting back to blogging after a year long hiatus. I really don't have a lot to say on this return post except that it's officially been one year since I've done any other writing and I figured that it's time to get back to the SEO Blog. That's It.

5 Great Examples of SEO Friendly JavaScript & CSS Menus

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Florida SEO Says, “Dear JavaScript … Will You Ever Forgive Me? “ In my last post … I attempted to explain how pure JavaScript menus were not good for SEO. However, after reading how the message came across to some of my readers, I feel it’s probably best if I add some clarification. Thanks to … […]

SEO Fundamentals JavaScript vs Text Based Menus

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SEO 101: Search Engine Robots Can’t Follow Links in Pure JavaScript Menus I’ve recently been receiving some interesting quotes for SEO services. As part of the standard procedure I employ when reviewing a prospective client’s site, I inform them that site architecture is very important and therefore must be taken into consideration. On several occasions … […]

RESTful Ajax in ColdFusion

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While I was hacking and cursing my way through a routine to convert RSS feeds in to HTML … I had an idea. I thought, “Wow, maybe there’s another way to do this …” Converting RSS can be messy so I opted for a much easier and cleaner solution … JSON. For those Ajax pros … […]

Mastering SEO Rankings with Analytics Data

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After reading this post you won’t be able to “Master Search Engine Rankings” … However, with some simple guidelines, you can create an effective plan to put your analytics data to work for you. Before I jump on my soapbox and start preaching the gospel of SEO, I want to state for the record that … […]

Conversions, Analytics, Search Engine Rankings

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Goal Conversions are The Bottom Line Recently there seems to be a big shift in focus in the SEO industry regarding the importance of conversions over search engine rankings. This concept really sounds like a no-brainer to me … probably because I was trained in SEO by a company that earned income solely from their … […]

Google Web Site Penalty Checker with Hyves

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Hyves Google Web Site Penalty Checker » As I was perusing through the updates on www.seomasterlist.com I saw an interesting post from Search Engine Watch regarding checking whether your web site is penalized or banished from Google by simply adding “hyves.” Before your domain name … IE (hyves.google.com) Though it may seem strange … it … […]

Link Diagnosis SEO Tool

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While doing my morning crawl through my email I ran across an article from Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting regarding a recent interview he had with Angus Norton of Microsoft … after reading the article, I was persuaded to go check out Eric’s site to see if there is anything valuable to the SEO … […]

Google PageRank Update Sept 26

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Well, it seems that the mighty Google is back at their PageRank updates again. At the time of writing this post, the Tool Bar PageRank of My Site and SEO Fort Lauderdale went down a point. That’s interesting since Matt Cutts recently mentioned the possibility of this happening on his blog “I wouldn’t be surprised … […]

Social Media Marketing Strategies

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I’m really impressed by some of the new and effective internet marketing strategies that have been coming out lately. On LinkedIn, I saw a post for a sharing widget and decided that it would be cool to add this functionality to the collection of social media buttons on My Site. [directions to install the code]. … […]

Link Campaign Planning 101

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In the last post in my series on creating a link campaign to increase a web site’s authority and improve visibility, I decided to describe a link campaign as one might do when planning for a long trip. Now, I am not a ‘bad planner’ per se, however, when I get excited or impatient about … […]

Delicious Changes Page Layout

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News travels fast on Twitter, and while I was checking out my updates, I saw that Delicious has changed their domain name from del.icio.us to the dot com delicious.com. I don’t typically like change too much, but I think it will definitely help the site attract more visitors transferring over to the simpler name. I … […]

Adwords Tool Shows Exact Searches

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Well it has been a long awaited advancement for the SEO, SEM and SMO industry … but Google has finally added exact searches per month for keyword phrases to their keyword tool, Adwords Keyword Tool External. Previously, the tool would return results for the targeted keyword in the form of a low, medium or high … […]

An evening with Loren Baker of Search Engine Journal

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Thursday June 26, I was privileged enough to hear a presentation on the basics of link building by Loren Baker of Search Engine Journal. Loren, gave a solid beginning to intermediate level preso, focused on building authority through internal links and delivered some good advice to those that might not have any experience in dealing … […]

Happy Birthday To Shana Albert of SocialDesire

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I just wanted to post a belated (June 9th) birthday shoutout to Shana of Social Desire … Shana is a friend of mine that contributes an enormous amount of her time and energy to blogging about all things Social media, Web 2.0, and search engine optimization … Besides being an incredibly disciplined and driven blogger, … […]

Link Campaign Basics

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One of the most important factors to increase a web site's authority and improve visibility, is to obtain in bound links from other web sites. Easy right? Yes … well the concept is anyways. I like to think that a link campaign is similar to walking from one state to the next. It's not hard … […]

What’s in your SEO Tool kit?

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When I first started doing SEO work I used little more than Dream Weaver, Overture, Word and Excel. I went through a fairly intense OJT training where the unspoken, but thoroughly understood realization was … If you lagged behind your co-workers, even in the slightest, you had better have a backup job awaiting.  So, for … […]

Florida SMO A List SEO

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While cruising around the Social Media Optimization world recently, I found my way to a very cool blog on SMO and SEM … if you want to learn some inside info into the world of SMO … check out A List SEO … you might learn a little …

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