Archives for December 2010

WordPress Releases New Contact Form Plugin

This week WordPress announced they updated their contact form builder for sites on They also announced they were releasing a plugin that gives self hosted WordPress sites (i.e. the same contact form. Now the release of a plugin, especially one that is so utilitarian as a contact form might not seem that exciting… Read More »

Facebook vs. Twitter Demographic Infographic

Today I wanted to share with you an informative infographic put together by comparing demographic data between Facebook and Twitter. I found some surprises here. For example, even though Facebook is just about 5 times the size of Twitter, the first surprise for me is how similar their demographics really are. There are differences,… Read More »

Yahoo Torpedoes Delicious – Why You Should Care

Last week news leaked out of Yahoo’s corporate office via Twitter that the struggling web company was planning to “sunset” several of their services including the social bookmarking site Delicious. The news that Yahoo was planning to shut Delicious down was quickly picked up by tech bloggers. And that prompted a rapid-fire response blog post… Read More »

WordCamp Savannah Flashback

Or, Why You Should Attend a WordCamp Near You I know. WordCamp Savannah was months ago back in the sultry summer days of August. You’re probably wondering why I’d write about it now. I mean it’s almost Christmas! Well there are a couple reasons. First, I never really shared what WordCamps are all about and… Read More »

Our Facebook Connected World

An intern in Facebook’s data engineering department has created a striking image of our connected world by mapping lines visualizing facebook connections between cities in the world. Paul Butler plotted out lines of Facebook connections using the Latitude and Longitude of the cities for each end of the lines. The result is a pretty striking… Read More »

What Everyone Ought to Know About Flash Website SEO

There are some huge problems with websites built entirely with Flash. As a website owner, you need to know about them before you choose a service providing all Flash based websites because it has serious implications. Flash is Popular Flash is a very popular tool for web designers and for website owners. The main reason… Read More »

Why Focusing on Only 4 Things Leads to Great SEO

With 80% or more of all internet traffic starting with search engines these days it makes sense that search engine optimization is very important. In order for your website to be found by folks it must rank well for search terms (i.e. keywords) that are related to what your organization does and who you are.… Read More »

Infographic Shows WordPress Top Open Source CMS

I ran across this informative infographic this morning which shows some interesting info about the WordPress platform. It was created by the folks at Tech King (and you can find the original here if you want a larger size.) WordPress Thoughts A few things stand out to me looking through these stats. First I was… Read More »

Are You Making This Huge Social Media Mistake?

There is no denying that social media is a huge phenomenon. At least 16 of the top 20 biggest websites in the world (according to Alexa) have some kind of a social media component. And of course Facebook, the granddaddy of all social media sites, claims over a half a billion users! Numbers like that… Read More »

Powerfully Interactive Facebook Pages Are Astonishingly Easy With Lujure

Update: Check out the latest full demonstration video where I create a dynamic viral fan page in 6 minutes and 2 seconds: How to Make a Magnetic Facebook Fan Page in Under 10 Minutes with Lujure I watched a webinar this weekend that blew me away. Nathan Latka hosted the webinar to demonstrate the new… Read More »