What is a Twintern?

What is a Twintern?

This morning Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) tweeted about A Day in the Life of a Twintern. The article immediately caught my eye since it’s a story about Pizza Hut’s first official “twintern” – Alexa Robinson. As a twintern – “an intern in charge of their companies’...

Matt Cutts at WordCamp 2009

Following Larry’s post that blogs are hot, Googler Matt Cutts recently presented at WordCamp San Francisco 2009 and posted his slides at Straight from Google: What You Need to Know. Mr. Cutts presented some tips for optimizing a WordPress blog for Google. A few points...
SEO Makes Front Page of Los Angeles Times

SEO Makes Front Page of Los Angeles Times

Recently, Danny Sullivan posted a story that SEO Makes Front Page of Los Angeles Times. This particular story caught my eye since Larry previously blogged about The Shrinking World of Newspapers. As evidence of this trend, the Times story It’s Web 101 for this...
Optimize Links

Optimize Links

Today I noticed that the article 5 Ways to Optimize Your Existing Links for Maximum Benefit got Sphunn. As alluded to in the post Google Quickly Defuses Obama Google Bomb, “links are an important signal in [Google’s] PageRank calculations, as they tend to indicate...
Slow Blogging

Slow Blogging

The other day I was reading Bryce Haymond’s Temple Study blog and came across a reference to “slow blogging.” In his article Temple Study One Year Anniversary Bryce referred to Sharon Otterman’s New York Times article Blogging at a Snail’s Pace. He suggested that with...
Sitemap

Sitemap

Adding an XML Sitemap to your blog is one way to ensure your blog is getting indexed by all the major search engines. And unless the content in your blog is getting indexed by an engine like Google, Yahoo!, Live Search, Ask, and others, it won’t be found by...
Flooding the Earth with the Book of Mormon

Flooding the Earth with the Book of Mormon

A few months ago, I noticed there was a news story that headlined Book of Mormon Reaches 140 Million Milestone. 140 million printed copies of the Book of Mormon is an extraordinary achievement! A number of years ago, President Ezra Taft Benson gave a general...

Have You Got Your OpenID Yet?

In case you missed it, a couple weeks ago Microsoft and Google announced support for OpenID. If you have a card, a spreadsheet, or password manager that contains your login information for all the web sites you regularly visit, then you might want to check out OpenID....
Video Sidebar Widget for WordPress

Video Sidebar Widget for WordPress

Last week I added a video sidebar widget to my personal WordPress blog called Video Widget. The primary reasons I chose this particular widget are because it: 1. Supports videos from over 25 video sources such as YouTube, Flickr, Google Videos, Metacafe, and others....
New Blogger on LDS Media Talk

New Blogger on LDS Media Talk

Hi. My name is Greg McMurdie and I just joined LDS Media Talk as a new blogger (thanks for the invite Larry!). I am a search engine marketer and have worked in marketing and sales most of my career for companies such as Intel, Symantec, McAfee and a few small startups...

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