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To include a self-hosted video on your home page, without any branding on it is, unfortunately, not an easy thing to do. […]
Recently, a friend wrote to ask me what she should do with her old record collection. Since it’s OK with the management if this blog is used to discuss topics that might only be tangentially related to web design, promotion or hosting, I have decided to share. Here is my slightly abridged answer: […]
We were recently contacted by someone who wanted to know how much it would cost to remove mention of himself from Google and another website. The references were not really derogatory, but still this caller wanted to know how he could control what he saw as an intrusion into his privacy. […]
Next time you do a search in Google, notice that cluster of listings at the top of the page with the A, B, C, etc. markers?
That’s Google Places, and it’s a FREE method for you to get your business placed on the first page of search results for your business keyphrases!
All you need to do is sign in or sign up for your free Google account (Is there anybody left that doesn’t have one?).
Then go to Google Places and just fill out as much information as you can. Google is going to verify your address, for your own protection and to make sure you really are where you say you are. Go right ahead now, you can trust Google!
One neat feature is that you don’t have to exactly show where you are on the map, just the general area your business serves. This is great if you work out of your home or want privacy.
This is something that you have to take advantage of sooner rather than later, because your competitors can also sign up and get their little marker on the map, too.
Above is the Google Analytics Dashboard for one of my WordPress makeover web site design clients. It shows daily visits hitting peaks of about 9,000 visitors a day. You may wonder “How is this done, and can you do this for me?” […]