Change has come to WhiteHouse.gov – When will it come to your Website?

Change has come to WhiteHouse.gov – When will it come to your Website?

Image: Brick Obama by ~emeph Immediately after Barack Obama has been sworn in as the new president of the United States the Whitehouse.gov website has been relaunched. Some of the most important aspects of this change are: It has a…

The 10 Simplest Website Tweaks for Designers to Get More Clients

The 10 Simplest Website Tweaks for Designers to Get More Clients

Are you a graphic, industrial or web designer? Do you want your website to look good? Do you ignore, dismiss or forget findability and usability? Well, I can help. Designers often do not implement the simplest website tweaks for more…

10 Usability Sins that Make me Bounce and Never Come Back

10 Usability Sins that Make me Bounce and Never Come Back

Bounce rate is the number or rather percentage of people who leave your site almost instantly after taking a quick look. People do not click or perform any other action on your site! Many people bounce due to your own…

The 10 Worst Findability Crimes Committed by Web Designers & Developers

The 10 Worst Findability Crimes Committed by Web Designers & Developers

* Web designers & developers often focus on web standards, table-less layouts or CSS effects like styled lists or sidebars e.g. All these things are perfectly OK unless they are executed at the expense of findability. Yet they often do….

Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes

Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes

* URL design? Is there any design involved at all in deciding how your Internet address and directory structure will look like? Yes, there is, or at least there should be! Nonetheless I see the same mistakes all over the…

WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify like a Web Dev

WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify like a Web Dev

Most WP themes need heavy customization or rather fixing. It’s bug fixing but also removing all the visual flaws only a Web developer can notice.

10 Coding Guidelines for Perfect Findability and Web Standards

Perfect findability and web standards can be achieved with the same means when it comes to coding. Thus I compiled a very simple list of 10 coding guidelines for perfect findability and web standards everybody can easily memorize and implement:…

Findability, New and Better SEO?

Findability, New and Better SEO?

Findability is a term that has become a buzzword for a while due to a book called Building Findable Websites by Aarron Walter. I’m always on the lookout for new concepts and innovation. Thus I made a little time to…

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress is – you might already know it – the most popular blogging platform and content management system on the Internet. There are plenty of good reasons to use it although WordPress has also some major drawbacks it’s bloated after…

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Free to Use Photos

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Free to Use Photos

For my SEO 2.0 blog I tended to use images only as a nice to have addition due to the fact that my time for blogging was very limited. In the early days I added images to some of my…

New Categories: Blogging, Search and Internet

After blogging for a while I noticed that I write rather often about certain topics that were not reflected in my categories. Moreover as time went by I and my blog evolved. For instance when starting SEO 2.0 initially I…

For Design, Usability and SEO Simplicity Is Key

Simplicity is key for design, usability or SEO.┬áTheir focus differs substantially yet they have one thing in common. Simplicity and simplifying the user interface aka website improves the overall performance. In SEO 2.0 we do not focus solely on search…

10 Things to Love about Iran

10 Things to Love about Iran

[List updated with your suggestions!] When you listen to western media you tend to believe that people in Iran hate Jews kill homosexuals oppress women want to destroy Israel and Europe with nuclear weapons are all armed and fanatical Even…

Some of the Best SEO Company Website Designs

As I mentioned earlier, great website design is one of the main pillars of new school search engine optimization. Many agency sites still look ugly though or have a mediocre user experience. What sense does it make to be #1…

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

* Why explain what something is when you can give examples of it? Here is a list of SEO 2.0 examples in no particular order. Link bait done right is very SEO 2.0 Reputation management also is WordPress is as…

Black and White WordPress Theme for Business Blogging

Black and White WordPress Theme for Business Blogging

* When I started this blog in 2007 I had partnered with a designer who created a lovely black and white WordPress theme. Sadly he discontinued the theme support after two years. I switched to another one with a strategic…