Drupal and Search Engine Optimization

Drupal is known for being a very SEO friendly content management system (CMS). The way it assembles its pages is crawler friendly. This makes it a popular choice for people looking to build dynamic web sites. However, there are a number of potential SEO problems with Drupal as well. These need to be dealt with to ensure that you … [Read more...]

Eric Enge Interviews Usability Guru, Jakob Nielsen

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Jakob Nielsen is a widely recognized usability guru. Here is a sampling of some comments about him in the press: "the king of usability" (Internet Magazine) "the guru of Web page usability" (The New York Times) "the world's leading expert on Web usability" (U.S. News & World Report) "one of the top ten minds in small … [Read more...]

Google Shared Stuff

Tony Ruscoe over at Google Blogoscoped has found out that Google has released a new social link sharing service called Google Shared Stuff. If you have a Google account, this service allows you to get started simply by dragging Google's Email / Share button onto the bookmark toolbar in your browser. Once there, all you need to do … [Read more...]

Using NoFollow to Manage PageRank flow.

Recently, in a conversation that Matt Cutts had with Rand Fishkin, Matt confirmed that Google does not see the use of NoFollow on your web sites as a spam tactic. Here are Matt's exact words: The nofollow attribute is just a mechanism that gives webmasters the ability to modify PageRank flow at link-level granularity. Plenty of … [Read more...]

Gary Price and Eric Enge talk about Mobile Search

In late April of 2007, I interviewed Ask.com's Gary Price about the topic of mobile search. While this interview is therefore a bit dated, I still find a lot of interesting stuff in it. This is typical of speaking with Gary, who is a walking encyclopedia of everything taking place on the web. Few people have better command of all the … [Read more...]

Relevance, Importance, and Usefulness

There are so many different aspects to SEO. It's a complicated topic, and it can often be difficult to explain to clients. We try to use an approach that helps our clients quickly get an understanding of what is driving the various recommendations we make. We do this by breaking down the major aspects of SEO into these 3 … [Read more...]

An Interview With Incisive Media’s Kevin Ryan

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Recently I spoke to Kevin Ryan, the person at Incisive Media that has taken over responsibility for the Search Engine Strategies shows. Here is his bio for his career prior to Incisive: Search Editor, iMedia Communications; CEO, Kinetic Results; VP, Interactive, Wahlstrom Interactive. Kevin Ryan' s current and former client roster … [Read more...]