How to Parse the Google Results Page using Regular Expressions Even if You’re a Total PHP n00b

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in Howtos, Open Source Projects | 6 Comments »

  There comes a time in the course of every SEO's life where they find themselves wishing to scrape their own search rankings data rather than use one of the fine ... Read more..

Everyday Apache .htaccess Configuration Magic

Monday, June 15th, 2009 Posted in Presentations | No Comments »

Here's a PDF of my presentation for TechMaine's Web Designers User Group on common Apache .htaccess tricks ranging from password-protecting directories and Wordpress permalinks to how to do 301 redirects ... Read more..

Semantic Markup: How to feed Google Rich Snippets & Yahoo SearchMonkey with RDFa and Microformats

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 Posted in Howtos, Industry News | No Comments »

The game sure is changing.  Though it often feels like a captor-hostage situation, and for some accompanied by a kind of Stockholm Syndrome, Google and its nearly pathetic (if precedent) ... Read more..

“No manual intervention” says a Google Fellow of Quality

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 Posted in Industry News | No Comments »

Amit Singhal, a Google Fellow in charge of their Search Quality Group, just posted a killer entry on the official Google Blog describing their IR philosophy. The first thing ... Read more..

Sitemap URL Redirecting

Friday, January 18th, 2008 Posted in Howtos | No Comments »

I recently encountered an issue where a client with a web server cluster was having difficulty keeping every node’s copy of their sitemap up-to-date, and wanted to know if all ... Read more..

Automated Keyword Research – 2007 Vegas PubCon

Thursday, December 6th, 2007 Posted in Presentations | 1 Comment »

Here are the links from my presentation on Automated Keyword Research in the Organic Keyword Research panel at 2007 WebmasterWorld conference in Las Vegas. Read more..

How to properly 301 Redirect URL’s with Apache, IIS, PHP, ASP and ColdFusion

Thursday, September 20th, 2007 Posted in Howtos | No Comments »

Properly translating your search-unfriendly URL’s into search-lovable ones, or just scrambling up your information architecture (or “IA”, which is essentially a site’s navigational structure, with respect to the way content ... Read more..