Category: Web Trends



My takeaway from the WordPress Meetup

        Filed under: CRM, Internet trends, Project Management, Things That Suck, Web Design, Web Development, Web Trends, WordPress

This was a day of firsts for me. My first WordPress meetup, my first actual Meetup, my first time in DC, and now, my first blog post. As my first time in DC, it was disappointing, since we only got to know the CHIEF offices. As my first time in a Meetup it was ok. … Continued

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WordPress as a Service easy to rank on Google

        Filed under: Web Trends, WordPress

In February 2015, we launched one of our first WordPress websites using WordPress as a Service platform.  It was for a dentist in Herndon Virginia.  As you can see, the website traffic that this Herndon Dentist is enjoying is starting to look exciting. WordPress makes it super easy to rank on Google The most important rule … Continued

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Usability Trends for 2015

        Filed under: Usability, Web Design, Web Trends

It is not enough to have a beautiful web design with a high impact image on the home page like so many of the 2015 web design trends I have seen lately.  You have to make website usable, easy-to-use, obvious, accessible, and intuitive.  The best website user experiences (UX) will be those that are so … Continued

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Google getting into domain registration business

        Filed under: Internet trends, Web Trends

Move over GoDaddy and Network Solutions… It seems that with Google Domains, Google is getting into the Domain Name Registration business. http://domains.google.com/about/   http://www.godaddy.com/   http://www.networksolutions.com/ – owned by web.com also owns http://www.register.com/ Google has a habit of getting into a business and then either exploiting the heck out of it or not doing it well … Continued

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RIP IE6: Microsoft makes it official, IE6 is dead

        Filed under: Internet trends, Technology, Things That Suck, Web Trends

Via Twitter, Microsoft officially announces that IE6 should no longer be supported. It’s not often that we encourage you to stop using one of our products, but for #IE6, we’ll make an exception. As most web designers already know, Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6, commonly known as IE6, requires hacks and work-arounds to make a … Continued

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How does Google work?

        Filed under: Google, SEO, Web Trends

How Search Engines Work In order to effectively search engine optimize (SEO) your website, it is important to know how Google works. The Search Engine Process Google finds your site, usually by following a link to your site from another external site Google parses all of the content and information on your site Google creates … Continued

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MSNBC claims that BP manipulated Google search results

        Filed under: Google, Web Trends

Seattle, WA – June 9, 2010, last night on MSNBC Countdown, Keith Olbermann boldly claimed that BP manipulated the Google search results and bought the Google algorithm for both the sponsored links as well as the “journalistic” content below the sponsored advertising section. This is typical yellow journalism and sensationalism in action.  To be clear, … Continued

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