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Make your blog search engine friendly
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

As I’ve researched this article I’ve realised how guilty I have personally been of some of the points that follow so I’ve taken some of my own advice and it’s amazing how much better the site is performing in searches just with a few minor changes (such as linking titles through and avoiding “click here” […] … Read More »

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Google Analytics – Short Review
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Well, it’s taken 4 days but Google Analytics have finally kicked in. The amount of options available to look at is mental! Firstly, you can register multiple domains so all your stats can be housed together and easily browsed which is hand. The first view, as seen below, shows visits and page views, new & […] … Read More »

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Track Adsense Clicks via Analytics
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

You’ve set up your Google Analytics account, you’ve got your Adsense Ads set up and guess what? You can’t combine the two! Or can’t you…? The geniuses over at SEOBook have written a nice little piece of JavaScript that you can insert at the bottom of your website to put advert tracking into your Google Analytics […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Blog Spam and how to stop it
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It was quite by accident I noticed that a couple of posts on this blog had over 50 comments. “Wow!” I thought to myself, “I must be getting really popular!“. Sadly not, they were all posts from “robots” sent to automatically submit dubious entries to blogs. Robo What? A small program is sent off, scouring […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Windows Shortcut Keys
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Here’s a few handy shortcuts that people may find useful – especially [Windows Key] + [D] for hiding all those dodgy websites instantly when your boss wanders over! [Windows Key] + M = Minimise all Windows[Windows Key] + [Shift] + M = Maximise all Windows[Windows Key] + [D] = Show Desktop[Windows Key] + [E] = […] … Read More »

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Find Music on the Web
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Not that I’m codoning this method in any way, shape or form: In google, type the following into the search bar, replacing [Artist/Album here] with who you’re looking for: -inurl: (htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “[Artist/Album here]” It’s amazing what you can find. Madonna’s albums online already and it only […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

How to market your blog and keep your readers
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Many blog publishers seem to subscribe to the view of the “If you build it, they will come” mentality which unfortunately isn’t the case in 99% of blogs. Some people write blogs to air their own opinions, some write about a particular passion and some write as a job or about their business. So how […] … Read More »

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Google's taking over the world! Plus Free Software For All!
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Via Lifehacker I found a list of Google Services, here’s just a taster: Google Blog Search is very much like the web search service but letting search only through various blogs around the web. Google Book Search allows you to search though books that Google has scanned into their database. Google Catalogs is a search […] … Read More »

Coding

MS Visual Studio Express For Free
May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, Microsoft have announced that they are giving away software. Yes, you heard me! Microsoft is giving something away for nothing!   For aspiring developers or people who like to tinker they are providing free downloads of their Visual Studio Express editions for free until November 2006. Editions available are: Visual Web Developer 2005 Express […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

How much is your blog worth?
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The guys over at the Business Opportunities blog have written a little script based on the Technorati API that calculates the value of your blog. See how much your blog is worth here. I ran mine through for a laugh: My blog is worth $2,258.16.How much is your blog worth? Not too shabby since I’ve just […] … Read More »

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