Sometimes the most obvious things are also the most easily overlooked. When it comes to blogging, there are ways for you to make your posts instantly more shareable. The problem is, you are most likely completely overlooking them because they are so obvious. (more…)
Many companies today who engage in search engine optimization campaigns lean either on an internal SEO specialist or a fully outsourced agency who provides a turnkey solution. While both strategies have their merit, we believe that an ideal SEO engagement should be a hybrid of the two – matching a dedicated external team behind your internal SEO specialist or team. Here’s why: (more…)
The WordPress 3.5 update is rolling forward and will be taking over as the new interface by December 2012. There have already been some freezing of old features and testing of new software updates, in preparation for the switch over. Over the coming months I will outline how the update will change your webmaster experience on WordPress, starting today with Link Manager. (more…)
It’s been just over a year since Apple’s Siri was unveiled with the iPhone 4S. The latest version works with the iPhone 5 and newer versions of the iPad. Siri didn’t cause an overnight revolution of how most search on their phones. Many iPhone users still type keywords into Safari and get back answers from Google. (more…)
Several WordPress themes have been found to host a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability, according to a professional penetration tester. If you have a WordPress blog and are using one of the affected themes, you need to download the fixed themes and install them to close the XSS flaws. (more…)
Norma Maxwell, founder of Connect Interactive LLC, and online visibility expert, has launced WordPress Packages for SMART Entrepreneurs to meet the needs of busy (and smart) entrepreneurs on a budget who know they need a professional website presence, but are not ready to make the investment required for professional design and development, which typically starts at $6,000 and goes up from there. (more…)
When building a WordPress website one of the big things that you will be thinking about is website traffic. Without traffic your blog or website can become a deserted platform in amongst this huge Internet jumble.
Not one person I can think of would build a website for no one to see. (more…)
It’s a fact that website visitors aren’t going to work too hard to become your customers. They probably don’t care enough to stick around if your website loads slow and they’re not going to read your 300-word paragraph of text describing your company, no matter how thoughtfully composed. (more…)
In the second annual Cisco Global cloud index, it has forecasted global data center traffic to grow fourfold and reach a total of 6.6 zettabytes annually by 2016. It has also predicts global cloud traffic, the fastest-growing component of data center traffic, to grow sixfold – a 44 per cent combined annual growth rate (CAGR) – from 683 exabytes of annual traffic in 2011 to 4.3 zettabytes by 2016. (more…)
Elasticity — the ability to ramp up or down computing resources depending on need — is one of the key benefits of cloud computing. Not being shackled to their own, in-house hardware means organisations can dial up the amount of resources they need to crunch big data sets, run their Web presence during spikes and troughs in demand and process periodic jobs without needing the internal resources necessary to cope with peak demand. (more…)
The full root-level access allows individuals to activate extra server-side software that is at times needed for given scripts to run correctly. Each VPS web server is normally managed through a virtualization dashboard such as Virtuozzo, OpenVZ or Vserver, which is utilized to keep track of and restart active processes and services, install a web hosting Control Panel tool and update the software on the server. More advanced individuals can accomplish all that stuff via a Secure Shell console too.