I recently was contracted for SEO improvements to MStevensRoofing.com. This site never had Google Analytics Tracking incorporated, so naturally I wanted to get that up & running right away. I’ve done this so many times, but this time I encountered an issue I had never faced before. When I pasted in the code, The site…

I recently had to migrate a WordPress site to a not only a new server, but one that would incorporate a different URL from the original site configuration. Since the website database is full of blog posts and theme files that are all connected with a different URL, just moving the code to the new…

When you sign up for Youtube, most likely in sync with a Gmail account, you get a Youtube Channel created by default for you. FIrst thing that people don’t realize is that you have the ability to create new Youtube channels either personal youtube channels or business named channels. What many people also don’t realize…

This New York Time’s Bestseller is amazing in its ability to make powerful points with real life examples in a straightforward and concise way. It is an easy read that keeps you interested with short 1-2 page ‘sudo-chapters’ that each touch upon a specific idea or philosophy, sometimes speaking about the abstract while other times…

Google has provided a pretty amazing set of tools for analyzing keyword data. The tool I want to tell you about today is called Google Trends. Google trends falls under what Google also refers to as Google Insights for Search. Check out this great video explaining Google Insights for Search. Google Trends allows you to…

Here are some tips for when you are creating an ad for your business or product through Google AdWords. These tips come directly from Google AdWords Guidelines. Organize your campaign by theme In each campaign, create separate ad groups for each of your products, brands, or types of services you offer. Each ad group can…

If you are for the first time trying to decipher what version of the Eclipse IDE you are using, I hope you haven’t spent too much time in frustration before finding this post. One would think that taking the normal route of checking the help/about section would present this information, but it doesn’t. Here is…

While recently setting up a local installation of OpenCart with a WAMP setup, I encountered an issue where i received the message “Error: Could not load database file mysql!”. Now i went through the proper steps and checked my config.php file to see if I had declared the correct directory filenames for the constants that…

Google Docs is now Google Drive First, if you had been storing documents in the free Google Docs cloud associated with you GMail account, you have probably noticed that you can’t find it anymore. That is because Google Docs is now “Google Drive”. Drive as in “hard drive” because this is where you can safely…

Bitly (bit.ly) is a webservice that transforms undesirably long URL links into neat and tidy short links. The tool uses the bit.ly API which developers can implement in their websites and applications. URLs to often are long and cumbersome and when it comes to social media sites like Twitter, the link takes up too much space!…