Can you get me ranked #1 on Google?

This is a common question. Here’s Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, with part of the answer… What I can do for you: 1. Make sure your site is technically structured in such a way that helps Google and … Continue reading

SEO Trends

graph

Gone are the days when you can put your desired keywords in a meta keyword tag and expect them to work with the search engines. Google especially doesn’t look at meta keyword tags, preferring to analyze the text on the … Continue reading

Flashy isn’t always best. Keep it simple.

(UPDATED IN 2017) In 2010, I redesigned two websites for companies selling office furniture and supplies. The previous versions of the websites made extensive use of Flash and JavaScript. Some of their biggest customers (e.g. government offices) operated behind a … Continue reading

Facebook scores again

I now have two clients who tried blogging, with the best of intentions, but didn’t keep it up.  One tried Twitter but that fizzled too.  Now, both have set up Facebook Pages, and have finally found their social medium. I … Continue reading

Consider the age of your clients when designing a website

One of my oldest web sites is for Arlington Frame Company of Canning, NS.  It has been a pleasure, and very encouraging through the years, to have provided an essential component of this business’s operations.  We have learned and grown … Continue reading