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Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool
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When my anti-Twitter friend finally joined the service, I expected that it would only take a few days for him to see why we love it. But after a week, he’d already deleted his account, saying it simply wasn’t for …

Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue” Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue”

UPDATE: It appears that a problem with Amazon Web Services EC2 in Northern Virginia. You can check out AWS’ Service Health Dashboard here. Those of you looking to browse reddit right now may be out of luck. That’s because the …

Breaking Bad Fans “Save Walter White” to the Tune of $125,000
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Although Walter White is probably beyond saving at this point, a site set up in his honor is pulling in real donations for real cancer patients. Remember back to season two of AMC’s hit show (and best show on television) …

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August
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If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the …

Jose Canseco Will Apparently Shoot Testosterone Live On New Membership Site

There are some Twitter accounts that you follow because you genuinely value the tweets that come from them. Great Twitter accounts can provide up-to-the-second news and insider information, or they can give you a window inside the life of celebs …

SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info
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Over the weekend, the Stop Online Piracy Act was dealt a major blow as the legislation was delayed until “outstanding concerns” have been addressed. SOPA will not move forward in the House as the official vote was been cancelled and …

Going Dark For SOPA Blackout? Here Are Some Tips Going Dark For SOPA Blackout? Here Are Some Tips
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As major sites like Wikipedia and reddit prepare for a Wednesday blackout to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and its Senate cousin the Protect IP Act, many smaller sites are also debating whether or not they want to participate …

Zeeblio Makes It Absurdly Easy To Format Your Website For Mobile Devices Zeeblio Makes It Absurdly Easy To Format Your Website For Mobile Devices
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As more and more people use their smartphones for computery purposes, it’s become increasingly important for webmasters to make sure that their webpages don’t turn into to complete mess. Small fonts, poor organization, frames that don’t stay aligned – what …

Cyber-Attacks Mirror Middle East Conflict Cyber-Attacks Mirror Middle East Conflict

The virtual pissing contest between Arabs and Israelis raged on today. A hacker network called “group-xp” claimed responsibility for DDoS attacks on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and on El Al Israel Airlines. But, let’s be clear. They did not …

ICANN Has Started Taking Applications For New Top-Level Domains ICANN Has Started Taking Applications For New Top-Level Domains
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Beginning January 12, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will be accepting applications for newly available top-level domain names beyond the typical .com and .net variety. Some of the new domain offerings you might see are .book and …

What Sites Are Made Of What Sites Are Made Of
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An interesting infographic has come out looking at what websites are made up of. More specifically, the most popular markup languages, servers and hosting on the web. Broadband Choices put out the following infographic. Sources for the data are listed …

This Guy Wants 100,000 URL Tattoos, Will Ink Your Site For A Small Fee This Guy Wants 100,000 URL Tattoos, Will Ink Your Site For A Small Fee
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A 30-year-old Quebec native is already in the record books, but his goals are even more ambitious. Pat Vaillancourt wants to cover his body with URLs – 100,000 to be exact. He’s donating his entire body to be the canvas …

Should You Be Employing a “Free Trial” Button On Your Site? Should You Be Employing a “Free Trial” Button On Your Site?
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If you offer a web service for which you charge, will it harm sales to prominently promote a “free trial” option for possible users? According to a case study of email marketing platform GetResponse, the answer is no. Before the …

Steve Jobs Honored Around The Web Steve Jobs Honored Around The Web
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From the outpouring on Twitter, Facebook and other social media, it’s clear that the life of Steve Jobs impacted a lot of people. Condolences and tributes from the tech industry, celebrities, athletes, politicians and everyday Apple users have been rolling …

Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas

People everywhere are calling it “Target Tuesday” – the internet equivalent to the post-Thanksgiving madhouse of a shopping day known as Black Friday. Yesterday, Italian designer Missoni launched a 400-piece collection at Target. And yesterday, Target felt the full force …

Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites
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Last night, President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner both delivered speeches outlining the state of negotiations surrounding the debt ceiling and the budget. And it appears that those speeches provoked people to flock to the websites …

Jerry Seinfeld Launches Comedy Website Jerry Seinfeld Launches Comedy Website
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In an attempt to bring some of his own favorite bits to the interwebs, comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has launched jerryseinfeld.com. The site, which went live this morning, is set up in an interesting way. Each day three video clips …

Can You Have An Effective Online Presence Without Your Own Site?
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Do you need a website to run a successful business these days? In years past, the answer would have seemed to be: almost certainly. Granted, not all businesses operate the same way, and businesses thrived for centuries before websites even existed, but if you don’t have on online presence, you are missing heaps of opportunity. That much is clear.

13 Ways to Sabotage Your SEO Opportunities
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It’s easy to go awry with Website development – from browser compatibility issues to colors that just don’t work out.

Search engine optimization, an integral part of website – and beyond – is no exception. Often in ignorance, companies cause their own problems or allow issues to endure.

Here are 13 ways you can ruin SEO (but you can avoid these with a little bit of effort):

1. Bring in an SEO specialist after the fact.

Is it Becoming Less Critical For Businesses to Have Websites?
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I don’t think there’s any question that you need a web presence to survive in today’s business climate. But do you still need a traditional website, or has the web moved on in that regard?

Do you still need a website to be successful online? Share your thoughts.

What To Do When Your Site Drops
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It’s happened to all of us. You wake up one morning feeling like a million bucks, you stretch and if you’re like me, you notice the eye-rolling as once again your significant other catches you with a toothbrush dangling from your mouth and a laptop or iPhone in front of you while you check rankings and emails. And then it happens – you start your browser with a search phrase already set to display and you notice that your site no longer holds it’s previous position and the move is not in the right direction.