Teaching, Promoting, Cheering UX and SEO Since 2002

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Dear SEO.  It’s About Ego, Not Ethics

SEO and Ethics
Several years ago I listened to a talk at a search engine marketing conference where the speaker insisted that whatever we were charging, triple it. I kept waiting for the presenter to talk about why our fees should increase that much.  No reason was offered other than, “You are not charging enough.”  I was still doing SEO work along with web [...]

Any Recommendations for SEO-Friendly ...

Any Recommendations for SEO-Friendly WordPress Themes for Business?
[box] “I’m looking for new WordPress templates that are SEO friendly while maintaining a layout similar to parallax designs. I had picked a few parallax templates because they were stunning, only then to discover that these types of website are not kind to SEO without advanced coding/parameter setting techniques.”[/box] Any [...]

Holistic SEO and Usability and Cre8pc...

Kim at Pubcon
For the nearly 20 years that I have been building, optimizing and testing websites, there are always those people who think I’m a weeny who knows nothing. This recent testimonial, written by a someone I have known for a long time, came as a surprise.  I know what makes a website work for ALL people, not just those who own the site.  I a [...]

What a User Friendly Website Means to...

Slide from a talk
If you know me, you are aware that I have been doing what I call Holistic Usability and SEO since the year 2000.  From the moment I combined the two practices, I became a black sheep. Search engines are all about the user experience.  It is, and was, all they could do to discover how we want our information delivered to us.  Yahoo! was one of [...]

Blended Usability and SEO Practices a...

Blended Usability and SEO Practices a Hit
Just when I was seriously considering not writing articles for other publications for awhile, something happened. I wrote an article that poured out in one take for Search Engine Land’s newly renamed “Search and Usability” column and delivered it way past my deadline. Turns out, it was a hit. I’d been pondering lately [...]

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