Blogging / Et Al / SEO / Social Media / Technical Writing

Link Judiciously | SEO for True Beginners

You’ve caught me in the middle of a series entitled “SEO for True Beginners.” So far, we’ve covered writing content for human beings, identifying and placing your keywords, using images and formatting text, and updating your web site frequently and consistently with blogging. In this post, we’ll be covering links — internal, outbound, and inbound … Continue reading

Blogging / Et Al / SEO / Technical Writing

Update Frequently and Consistently | SEO for True Beginners

Oh, dear. Today’s search engine optimization strategy is perhaps the hardest to swallow because the task is never finished. But please don’t be discouraged! Updating your web site frequently and consistently alongside the other search engine optimization strategies I’ve advocated in this blog series — writing for human beings, identifying and implementing keywords, optimizing images, … Continue reading

Blogging / Et Al / SEO / Social Media / Technical Writing

SEO for True Beginners | An Introduction

When I talk to business owners about the value of social media — especially blogging — the subject of search engine optimization (SEO) often arises. Like social media, SEO is often another “thing” that business owners know they should be doing, but they don’t know where to start. And like social media, SEO has its … Continue reading

A Fool of Myself / Blogging / Crafties / Technical Writing

It's the End of the World As We Know It

Yesterday marks eight weeks until the Estimated Time of Arrival for Mini Austin. This means that I have approximately eight weeks until my world as I know it ends (in a good, crazy, I’m-hyperventilating way). And this thought crossed my mind as I was procrastinating letting student assignments simmer this morning: If I had eight … Continue reading