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Keeping up with Google’s ever-changing algorithm updates on WordPress blogs requires constant monitoring and adjustments, which many webmasters fail to keep up with. Following the Penguin algorithm update, millions of bloggers experienced a halt or decrease in traffic. Although keeping up with industry trends does require frequent updates to continue performing well in search, most [...] The post Guide to Bringing Your WordPress Blog Up to Today’s Google Algorithm Standards [...]

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100 years from now, when the historians look back at the beginning of the 21st Century and shake their heads in amazement that we hadn’t yet figured out flying cars, one thing they should give us credit for is that we finally figured out how to scale… everything. Even though the promise of the Web as a center of knowledge has been overrun with rampant commercialism, sometimes commercial interests actually align [...]

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Posted by Mackenzie Fogelson This post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of SEOmoz, Inc. Building a community around your company is hard work. Just like SEO, there are no tricks. Nothing you can buy in bulk. There really is [...]

Categories: Social Media

In a ruling that could have dramatic consequences for online news agencies and digital journalists, a judge ruled Tuesday that two news outlets should have asked permission before using a Twitter picture from a photojournalist. According to the court’s ruling, Agence France-Press violated the copyright of photojournalist Daniel Morel by taking photos of a 2010 earthquake in Haiti that he tweeted and disseminating them without permission via Getty. The Washington [...]

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In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a metallic text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Strasua Font Black Pattern Step 1 First of all install the .pat file named black_pattern_by_fluctuemos-d5mermc.pat. You have to double click the icon. It’s that simple. Step 2 Create a new document. Set width to 600px and [...]

Categories: Website Design

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Apple has cut its orders for iPhone 5 components ‘due to weaker-than-expected demand.’ In itself, that’s no big surprise. Worries about the economy, in the US in particular, may well have put potential buyers’ off. And the Journal itself says ‘the move indicates that sales of the new iPhone haven’t been as strong as previously anticipated and demand may be waning. It comes [...]

Categories: Technology

For every social media, SEO or content marketing “expert” there are hundreds, if not thousands of smart business people that do not possess advanced knowledge in those areas. That’s not unreasonable, since running a business involves more than keeping up with the latest internet marketing best practices. On this blog we often include the basics of search, social and content marketing because that’s where a lot of people need confidence [...]

Categories: Internet Marketing

Advertise here with BSA The common use of whitespace in web design is an excellent indicator of minimalism. This isn’t to say that all websites using extra whitespace should follow a minimalistic design sense. But users often enjoy the freedom from clutter in your layout. And the difficulty for editing a layout to include whitespace is often very low. This collection of 38 minimalist layouts is geared towards websites utilizing [...]

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These are the top 12 logo designs of 2012 as voted by you (the awards that won Logo Of The Month) on my other site Logo Of The Day. What logo do you believe should win the 2012 Logo Of The Year? Let us know in the comments. And just so you know, we are always accepting new logo submissions. Feel free to suggest a logo for a chance to [...]

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Christmas is over, you’ve spent more money than you can afford – maxed your credit cards, and now it’s now to start saving some money and hopefully start balancing your budget. Here are 14 money saving tips to help get you out of your predicament. 1. Utilize the internet. If you require a new recipe, a new guide to making model aeroplanes, or a new manual for self-development, you do [...]

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