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Building a social web workflow

By far the biggest problem associated with social networking and social media is their capacity for being a major temporal sink hole, whereby we can pour our time and effort in and get very little back in return. That’s certainly what a lot of newbie socneters tell me — but it needn’t be that way, not with a little effort, because in the end it’s the difference between aimless and effortless…

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Blogging Business Help & Advice Social Media & Social Networking

3 steps for the social media beginner

For many businesses, social media is still a mystery. What does social media do? Is it marketing, or is it something else? And who’s going to make the effort to find out? These are common questions I hear emerging from different conversations with business people and clients. So just how will social media really make an impact on businesses? From the ground up…

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Google adds brands to Sitelink listings

Google’s Sitelinks aren’t nearly as mysterious as you’d think. And now, they’re even appearing for brand names, too…

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Help & Advice SEO & SEM Web Design & Development

The URL explained

The humble URL. Humble, perhaps. But the URL just happens to be the very epitome of what the web is all about — being connected. Here I’ll explain the URL and how to get the most from them…

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Using .htaccess to block unwanted traffic

Not all web traffic is made equal. Some websites and blogs aren’t exactly the kind of places you’d like to get a visit from. So here’s a technique for sending those visitors somewhere else…