Author Archives: Ken Shafer
Often times the best way to diagnose an SEO-related problem with your site is view the site as a search engine would see it. Today I’m going give you a few tips that will help you do just that. Shall we? Step 1 – Download the Firefox browser, if you haven’t already I can’t begin to tell you all the … Continue reading
I’m gonna try to take event notes here and then expand later. Enjoy 8:24 – just finished stale bagel 8:29 – ok. So I’m in the Master Group Training, SEO Track. This is a big reason why I came. First slides I see in the booklet? Title and meta tags…uh oh. 8:40 – I am overdressed 8:54 – intro to … Continue reading
I’m at RIC waiting for my flight to Austin and PubCon. I have very high hopes for this conference. After hearing how great it was last year from thos who attended, I’m pretty psyched…even though I’m gonna miss the wife and our doggies over these next four days. I’m gonna try to liveblog the experience by updating this blog from … Continue reading
I believe it to be common knowledge that search engines would want to place a lower emphasis on links or content located in a repeating nav bar or especially a footer. Greater emphasis is, and probably should be, placed on the more unique content and links found in the “body” of the page. Currently with HTML4, mark-up coders are working … Continue reading
As some of you know, I am the SEO Manager at Apartments.com. Among other things, I try to engage in conversations regarding SEO and the multifamily industry. To that end, I have created an SEO-specific forum on MultifamilyInsiders.com. It’s open to everyone. Join the group and let’s talk SEO! http://www.multifamilyinsiders.com/home/apartment-groups?action=gj.core.groups.showgroup&groupid=81 See you there!
Anyone else out there have the problem where your WordPress Dashboard doesn’t appear to be using and CSS and it just plain looks funky? I did. I just fixed it today (thank goodness). Here’s what I did. Upgrade to the latest version of WordPress Upgrade all of your Plugin that can be upgraded I also found some weird “Hello Dolly” … Continue reading