Using the YouTube Video Editor

I’ve been suggesting that, over time, more and more applications will be moving into a cloud space, thus making the need for local software less important. Perhaps there are some applications that are a ways away from this, but for the most part I think that we’re going to begin seeing more software being less…

Must Have WordPress Plugins

If you rely on WordPress, part of the magic for you comes from how simple it is to extend the basic CMS functions that come from this great tool. Unfortunately, not all of the available plugins that are available are really that great. This can lead to crashing, wasted time, and other issues as some…

Web Site Builders or DIY Web Design

This might come as a surprise to many of you, but I happen to think that most people hate Web design. After all, this is why you ended up on this article trying to determine whether or not it’s worth trying one of those brain-dead options that may or may not be enough to provide…

WPAds For WordPress

Let’s face it. Running only one type of ad on your WordPress blog might not be all that it’s cracked up to be. With the possible exception of AdSense, simply embedding a single set of fixed ads inside of your site is going to prove to be pretty limiting. This brings us to finding a…

Could Google Penalize Outdated WordPress Installs?

Google announced it was planning to start notifying site owners about outdated CMS software back in November 2009. Until today, I hadn’t actually seen one of these notifications. For several sites running versions of WordPress 3.1.x this morning, I received an email telling me that the version of WordPress installed was out of date. Google…

Webmaster Add-ons for Firefox

Being a webmaster while living under Google’s shadow sucks. No really, it’s not just about providing great content or even using proper Web site code to make things work anymore. Now we’re faced with adding ugly little +1 buttons, begging Google for forgiveness when something doesn’t go according to plan after a big media blitz,…

How Do You Start a Group on Facebook?

It has been said that Facebook is fast becoming the portal that could render traditional search a thing of the past. I happen to think these people are thinking like geeks and not like regular folks who find Facebook to be more of a social destination, but that’s another article altogether. In this article, I will show you how to…

Surviving Google Algorithm Changes

Whether you’re reading this the year this was published or a few years later on, the fact is that living exclusively on SEO is a deadly game to be played. I know of many folks who’ve been hit hard when Google makes a change to the way they do things. Worse is for eCommerce Web sites…