April 23rd, 2011
Do you know how to tag someone on Facebook? You type the @ symbol and then the name of someone in the status box. The comment will then show up in your news feed and the news feed of the person you tagged. (The name of the person you tagged is hyperlinked (in blue) so you can click on their name and visit their wall.)
Facebook business pages used to be able to tag people, but since the recent change in format, pages can no longer “like” people, only other pages. So you can’t tag a person anymore, which really is a good thing because it cuts down on spam. But that doesn’t mean pages can’t tag other pages. Read more…
April 16th, 2011
I do a Google alert for the keyword “SEO” so I can keep aware of the latest search engine optimization news, and to get ideas for writing blog articles. (This is a good strategy to use when you want to search for news in your industry.)
I came across an article this morning that reminded me of something that happened early on in my SEO career. I had to optimize a website, and I noticed that whoever had worked on it before included some misspelled words in the meta tag titles and in the copy. I thought that was strange at the time, and corrected the misspellings. But I since learned that intentionally misspelling words is a strategy that some “SEO experts” employ.
In reviewing the matter, I’ve come up with 3 reasons why it’s “ok” to misspell keywords. Actually, I’m kidding. These are three reasons why you shouldn’t bother! Read more…
March 7th, 2011
I’m a new member of NAIWE and am looking forward to connecting with fellow members. I’ve updated my portfolio and professional profile, so please take a look when you have a chance.