At Sitemason, when I begin to write for our blog or marketing pages, I often run through a checklist of SEO best practices. Not because I'm especially concerned with being technically perfect and appeasing the search gods (AKA Google), but because what's good for search engines is good for readers.
In this article I present a 17 point checklist for things to consider when writing with SEO best practices in mind. Read more for the complete list.
The Coda 2 List Transformer Plugin was recently updated by Tim for the Coda 2.5 beta and upcoming plugin store. Major improvements include automatic recognition of list type so there are now 20 functions that apply to 5 different list types: Comma, Line Break, Space, Tab, and Unordered/Ordered Lists. That's 100 total functions, including new math functions too! Original text from 5/29/2012 is after the break.
Heading into the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, we are announcing the release of the Sitemason Status Page located at status.sitemason.com. It's not the most exciting announcement we've ever made, but an extremely important one for transparency and accountability.
At Sitemason, we're lucky to work with a lot of really talented design partners. We also work with designers at various stages in their career. When working with beginners, we often see folks with tons of design talent, but sometimes they're a little green when it comes to designing for a successful web project.
After the break we consider design best practices for a project's ultimate success from the view of the client and web developer.
Thank you so much to everyone who came to the Belcourt on Monday. What an event! And many thanks to the Belcourt themselves. Please show your support to this fabulous Nashville institution with frequency.
The two key videos from the event are below for your viewing pleasure. Many props to Identity Visuals for their incredible work putting together the Partners video. Wow, just wow.
Authorship is Google's effort to connect content authors to their other contributions on the web in Google search results. SEOs are strongly pushing authorship as a way to heighten brand value and declare content ownership.
Most importantly, Authorship increases rankings by generating trust between content producers and search engines. The following tutorial provides an easy to follow step-by-setup guide for adding Authorship to your own site. Read on to get your website primed for Authorship.
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