As WordPress gets more sophisticated and WordPress Themes become more interesting, powerful and complex, the code itself begins to bog down. One of the better ways to troubleshoot this issues is by using Google Developers PageSpeed Insights.
I just had to do some research on a photographer’s WordPress site to attempt to fix some of these problems. Here are some links to plugins that will help in this process.
W3 Total Cache
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Brands Ignoring Local Search Are ‘Kicking Away’ the Opportunity Google Is Giving Them
Let’s talk latest change to Google’s algorithm. What types of business succeeded (with it); what types of data did it favor; what do these changes mean for the search industry?
It actually wasn’t as substantial an update as everybody reported, merely a continuation and amplification of the direction Google has been going in for the last three or four years. Pigeon largely benefited well-branded, well-structured websites. If … Read the rest
This post is a followup to the tutorial conversation I had with Janine St. Germain (a client) today.
Finding social media trending search engines is a moving target, as as API’s are published then rescinded it can be a challenger to find active ones.
Here are up to date links.
~ Tarky7Google Trends
Twitter / Trends
Trending on Instagram | OnInStagram
YouTube Trends Dashboard – YouTube… Read the rest
Conversation: Where’s Paid Search Going In 2014? #smx #33A
Gagan: It’s the basics. Have good creative. Write better creative, and leverage technology resources to do so if you can’t on your own. Differentiate your brand.
Frank: Data and data quality. Look outside your budget, your existing PPC capabilities and make sure you’re optimizing the quality of your data you’re creating on your site.
core paid search 2014 market trends
2014 Digital Trends And Predictions From Marketing Thought Leaders… Read the rest
Happy New Year 2015! May you and your family be filled with vim and vigor!… Read the rest
Too many wrongly characterize the debate as “security versus privacy.” The real choice is liberty versus control. Tyranny, whether it arises under threat of foreign physical attack or under constant domestic authoritative scrutiny, is still tyranny. Liberty requires security without intrusion, security plus privacy. Widespread police surveillance is the very definition of a police state. And that’s why we should champion privacy even when we have nothing to hide. My Reaction to Eric Schmidt ~ Bruce Schneier
Bruce Schneier calls
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Indian TV channels up digital spend
MUMBAI: India’s TV broadcasters have been ramping up their advertising expenditure in digital this past year to the point where it may now account for up to one quarter of the total http://tinyurl.com/o35tdl7
UK will take digital adspend lead
LONDON: More than half of all adspend in the UK will be spent on digital media in 2015, making it the first country in the world where the majority of adspend goes on digital, according … Read the rest
This is a bit sprawling, but it touches on the topics of a recent marketing conversation. The four authors listed here are some of the huge success stories, one very recent (Fan Fiction Writer) and the other three forged over the last few years in the crucible of Amazon by giving away their early work for free. Think of it as a ‘loss lead’ on steroids for authors.
The next series of links centers on science fiction sites, good … Read the rest
Privacy is a right.
This may seem like something we can all agree on. But technology has made this an ideal that is increasingly hard to obtain. And it slips further away from us with each second.
The World’s Solution to Mobile Privacy
In a digital world with eyes and ears everywhere,
privacy is hard to find. Get in the Circle.
Mobile Privacy Solutions
Encrypted Calling Plans
Unlimited Talk & Text Among Members Anywhere
Whether you’re … Read the rest