Posts Tagged ‘ Blog ’

The Tao of Search Engine Optimization

Oct 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Recommendations

Optimizing your website for search engines sounds like a good idea, as most people still find what they’re looking for using a search engine. SEO is as much an art as it is a science, and the experts are usually not that far above the folks who do common sense things as far as results. This makes it confusing, and more than a little intimidating to new folks in the web realm. Let’s talk about how to make sense of it, shall we?

Three WordPress Plugins You Must Have

Sep 26th, 2009 | By | Category: How-To

There are several more plugins I find indispensible, but these three are the post edit powerhouse I use to keep things tidy and user friendly. Two of them require API keys, but all are free, like most other WordPress related plugins. Give them a shot. I can’t blog without them.

Smith Investment Management

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Portfolio

We took a few backend items in this site and made them work together, so there is an underlying membership (continuity) component, as well as a payment gateway and newsletter function. It has an auto-responder and a few other nifty gadgets, all on a simple, almost minimalist substrate. The whole thing involved a great deal of education so that the client could manage the site himself.

Independent Struggle

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Portfolio

I did this site for fun, but I still dig it. I want to have more time to update it and put interesting things on it. The purpose of this site is to chronicle my journey toward energy independence. It happens to be pretty green.

My Ex The Nutjob

Sep 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Portfolio

I made heavy use of golds, oranges and yellows in this design, with reds as accent colors. Probably the only non-offensive color in the whole mess is the blue text. It’s something to behold. His current wifesaid, “It’s pretty!” when she saw it. Whatever you say, sweety…