Google, Yahoo and Bing have teamed up recently to develop Schema.org – a project aimed at creating and supporting a common set of schemas for structured data markup. To quote Google “Schema.org aims to be a one stop resource for webmasters looking to add markup to their pages to help search engines better understand their websites“. Since Apple doesn’t support ...
Google’s +1 buttons have went public last night for all website owners. Those of you that have signed up to the mailing list in hopes of being notified when this goes live should have gotten an email yesterday with a link to follow to generate your own +1 button for your website. Unfortunately the link provided in the email did ...
Social networking and micro-blogging have become staples not just of personal communications, but also of website promotion and marketing. In these contexts, brevity is important, and long, unwieldy URL links sometimes won’t even fit within the allotted space allowed, such as the 140 characters allowed by Twitter. To avoid having to copy and paste long URLs, many people use URL-shortening ...
Does it make a difference to SEO if I use blog.storename.com for my blog or storename.com/blog for the URL? There are arguments both ways for what is best. We have used both options for many websites we actively search engine optimize and have not seen that one way is better than the other. We?ve seen rankings increase with blog.storename.com and ...