The speed of your web site is increasingly important in keeping the search engines and your customers happy. With this in mind, Google have released a new ‘mod_pagespeed’ module for Apache web servers which can speed up your web site by up to 2 times! :-
Speak to your techie guys/girls today about this. The software is free, and it is not difficult to install.
NB – not all web sites do use the Apache web server – so it cannot be used by everyone…read more
I have been reliably informed that PropertyPal.com is now the biggest property site in Northern Ireland….
I will now (free of charge) reveal the secret to their hugely successful online marketing campaign…
As I was browsing through the code of the web site (as I sometimes do on other web sites because I am nosey like that), I was suddenly hit by the following:-
They were using the following metadata on their web site:-
<meta name="jedi-mind-trick" content="You will bookmark this site and use it a lot." />
Now it all made sense, this must be why I regularly visit their site to check the value of my 2 bed apartment in Bangor!read more
If you have a WordPress based web site (like this one), then this is almost certainly worth doing.
If you didn’t configure this properly when you set your web site, then try following the instructions at:-
I did – and it seems to be working well for me so far…..read more
It is currently running at 19 minutes… (OK so it says 29 minutes below – but it took me 10 minutes to get round to doing this post at which point I had to refresh the screen!) :-
I have been using this for a month now, and can honestly say, while it is not perfect, it is an absolutely fantastic utility which saves time and effort in setting up new PPC campaigns (and allows you to easily see what is working and what is not working for your competitors, so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel:-)
If you do PPC for a living, and can’t make KeyWordSpy pay for itself many times over, then you are in the wrong job! (It also is fairly useful for SEO).
It is also recommended by Howie Jacobson, so you don’t just have to take my word for it!
(NB – Unless you are a *big* company, you only really need to purchase the ‘research’ option).
If you do try it out, please let me know how you got on… Thanks.read more
This blog does not “nofollow” comments.
If your comment is worthy of publishing then you will get a link back from me.
If it is in any way “spammy” you won’t.
So there is no reason for me to use “nofollow” for comments on this blog :-)
If you are not sure what I am talking about – see the Wikipedia explanation.read more