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W3C Launch RSS/Atom Feed Validator

W3C Launch RSS/Atom Feed Validator

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The World Wide Web Consortium has launched their own RSS/Atom Feed validator. It can be found at http://validator.w3.org/feed/ so now excuses for bad feed! Although I have to say ‘though mine works it doesn’t validate properly… hmmm … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Make your blog search engine friendly

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 Article »

Google

Track Adsense Clicks via Analytics

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 Article »

Google

Google Analytics – Short Review

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 Article »

Blogging & Business

Blog Spam and how to stop it

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 Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Windows Shortcut Keys

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 Article »

Productivity

Moleskine Notebook Hacks

Moleskine Notebook Hacks

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The Moleskine notebook is hugely popular within the GTD community. Personally I’m not sure what all the fuss is about, it’s just a notebook! Anyway, the reason for this post  is that there’s a rather strange “Moleskine – The Book of Revenge” advert on the ‘Net at the moment (requires Quicktime). There are quite a […] … Read Article »

Google

Find Music on the Web

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 Article »

Blogging & Business

How to market your blog and keep your readers

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 Article »