Monthly Archives: November 2010

Relying on Traffic From A Single Source, Such As Google, May Hurt Your Business

“WebmasterWorld Members discuss the issue of sites and businesses being hit by a search engine penalty and traffic nosediving. This is not new, and relying on a single source of traffic, such as Google, is a risk that some businesses continue to take. … Continue reading

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Is Facebook a Threat to the Web?

454-facebook-threatCraig takes a closer look at the criticisms made against Facebook and other social networks by Google and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web. Continue reading

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Google’s Current Specifications for Robots Directives

A very cool reference. Google’s exact technical specification for handling robots.txt, robots meta tags and x-robots directives Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg’s First Site Sold for $30,201

facebookMark Zuckerberg’s first website, FaceMash, was featured in the film The Social Network. The domain recently sold on Flippa.com for $30,201. Continue reading

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Web App Gallery, Part 1

Microsoft’s beta version of WebMatrix opens up a new way of building websites by drawing on the applications made available through the Web App Gallery. To test it out, Ricky takes WebMatrix for a spin before the general release planned for next month,… Continue reading

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8 Steps to Successful PPC Campaigns

In this excerpt from SitePoint’s recently released title The SEO Business Guide, Kristen Holden presents a step-by-step methodology to running successful PPC campaigns. The key areas of research, implementation, and optimization are fleshed out, show… Continue reading

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Kicking Off iPhone Development

So you want to start developing native apps for the iPhone and iPad? In this article, Andy will walk you through the first steps of installing Xcode and setting up your development environment. Then you’ll write a simple “Hello, World!” applicati… Continue reading

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What’s New in IE9

Microsoft has released a beta version of Internet Explorer 9, and is promoting the new browser through the beautyoftheweb.com website. In the first of a series of articles, SitePoint’s Ricky Onsman takes a tour through the browser’s new features to s… Continue reading

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Making the Most of Google Webmaster Tools

In this excerpt from SitePoint’s recently released title The SEO Business Guide, Mike Hudson introduces you to the webmaster tools made available by the major search engines. These are an invaluable resource to any site owner or manager, and have add… Continue reading

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