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Great Post on Landing Page Optimization Basic Strategy

SEOmoz.org published a great article about optimizing landing pages. I particularly found of interest the section on “looking where other people are looking”. That would make a great split test for your business and I highly suggest doing so.

Speed Up your Web Pages with a “Sprite”

Each time a browser makes a call to the web server for an image, it takes time. A page with a lot of images has to make a lot of separate image calls (or server pings). This adds up to a lot of time.

Time to Retire Safari?

I don’t use Safari, unless I have to… which usually means only when using Apple services like the iOS Developer Center so I can access my Apple Development account for making iPhone Apps (which I believe will soon too be obsolete).

Why more domain names doesn’t matter

Sure, maybe 15 years ago the concept of a “dot whatever” address made some sense. It would have been cool to organize web-based content in a manner such that banks were .bank, restaurants were .restaurants and porn sites were .xxx.

Should my business develop a mobile app?

The answer is a bit cloudy and takes some digging to truly understand. First, you must acknowledge the difference between a mobile app and a mobile web site. I’m not going to dive into the details on this, but simply stated a mobile app doesn’t require network access, running entirely on the device versus a mobile website where you have to connect to a site and transaction data (bandwidth).

More on Rich Snippets (and their Future!)

Janet Driscoll Miller posted about some upcoming changes to rich snippets on the Internet, mainly that the big three (Yahoo+MSN+Google) are teaming up to develop (and expand) a standardized schema for rich snippets in the hopes of better mapping out the semantic web.

Getting Started with Mobile

I’ve been doing quite a bit of work lately establishing a major mobile search campaigns and working on research to demonstrate the ease of entering the mobile search market and the competitive advantage it will bring your company. As I put these presentations together, I’m coming across some great articles and resources that I will share as I uncover them.

Top 50 Most Trafficked Sites for April 2011

MarketingProfs just reported April 2011’s numbers for most trafficked websites.

Confirming Unsubscribe Requests

I believe that these lawsuits will be dropped, as it will be difficult for plaintiffs to demonstrate damages. Even on the most outrageous texting plans, an extra test wouldn’t cost more than about 25 cents or so.

Google Webmaster Tools – Hidden Gem “Rich Snippets”

If you don’t know what a rich snippet is, you are not along. Rich snippets enable you to package content on your website so that it shows up with additional information on Google’s search page. This includes things like product reviews, ratings, prices, etc.