As SEOs, we’re often asked to use services that are inherently unsafe and easily compromised. Get educated on five of the latest attacks so you can properly advise and protect your clients from lost rankings, data compromises, or privacy violations.
Articles by Kristine Schachinger
While there are reasons to sometimes blow away a website, there are many more reasons to not fire up a flamethrower during a major blog change, no matter how tempting. Here’s a smarter way to get a fresh start and maintain value from your old site.
With Ev Williams and Biz Stone solidly out of the day-to-day picture and Twitter’s positions of the last year, it seems the end of Twitter as we know it has just been accelerated. Where is Twitter headed and are they flying in the wrong direction?
Examining three common attacks that can hurt your visitors and rankings, and tips on how to prevent your site from being hacked.
Don't wait until you wake up one day and find that a slanderous site is suddenly ranking for searches on your company or personal name. Here's how to begin protecting yourself.
When you click your likes, post to pages, play your games and send your check-ins, apparently you gave brands a "word of mouth" recommendation. Introducing Facebook's newest way to make money off you.
Don't you miss the good old days when huge companies like Google and Facebook didn't force worse user experiences on us? A severe lack of competition is allowing these companies to undermine the Web's fundamental principles.
It's nice to see Yahoo come up with something new and innovative. Yahoo, welcome back to the game!
This year, you must understand how every aspect of your website affects the other parts, as well as your SEO and organic/local results. All of it is now a big heaping pile of intertwined supports that rely on each other to determine your ROI.
Google's core product (search) has become steadily inferior while distracting people with "cool" technologies. Here's my wish list of things Google should change in 2011 (but probably won't).
A cyberwar has been launched, and we're watching history unfold in real time.
Reconsider the cloud operating systems before you find yourself without any choices and your computer a slave to the powerful companies that now run the technological world we live in.
Hey, Facebook, stop being careless, stop being sloppy, and stop giving out all our data. Get a security team, and audit your apps and your app companies. If Apple can do it, so can you.
When you allow access to log-in to some website or application, you're also agreeing to let the developer who created this log-in access all your direct messages, and opening yourself to potential abuse.
Information architecture is the blueprint of your website. It helps users and search engines find your content. Here's your all-in-one guide to good information architecture.
You can have a beautiful, functional, successful web site. Here's how to create a site that will convert, rank competitively, and users will love.
Avoid losing money, time, customers, and conversions. Why hiring a graphic designer or marketing firm to design your site is a rotten idea.
How semantically correct (X)HTML + CSS + accessibility = universal design.
Fat, bloated pages make no one happy. Not your users, and definitely not Google. Review these four areas to improve your page loading speed.