Posts Tagged ‘Control’

How Google Knows What Sites You Control And Why it Matters – Whiteboard Friday

May 2, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard Google obviously looks at a great many factors in determining site rankings, but what do they know about us as administrators of our sites, and how do they use that information? In today's Whiteboard Friday, Cyrus talks about some of the actions that Google takes based on information it can see, offering advice on how you can see the inherent benefits and avoid the pitfalls. For reference, here's a still of this week's whiteboard! Howdy Moz fans. Welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. My name is Cyrus. Today we're going to be talking about how Google knows what sites...

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Round Table #1: Should Exceptions Ever be Used for Flow Control?

March 27, 2013  |  PHP  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

I’m pleased to release our first ever round table, where we place a group of developers in a locked room (not really), and ask them to debate one another on a single topic. In this first entry, we discuss exceptions and flow control.Round Table? Have you gone out to dinner with some developer friends, and found yourself engaging in long programming-specific discussions/debates? Well, now, we’re bringing that format to Nettuts+. A group of friends casually debating one another on a given topic.Should Exceptions Ever be Used for Flow Control? From my point of view, exceptions are situations in...

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Using Version Control with Unity3D

September 17, 2012  |  iPhone  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

Thіѕ article іѕ meant tο bе a definitive guide οn hοw tο properly version control уουr Unity projects!

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Don’t Let PageRank Control Your Link Building

December 18, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Every time a client asks me about how they can improve their PageRank, I have to cringe a little. Time and time again I have explained that PageRank is only one of 200 ranking signals that Google uses to determine where a site falls in the SERP. While PageRank used to be the Grand Poobah measurement of SEO success (and a major differentiating factor for Google), I don’t believe it’s as important today as it was back when Google was founded. So when a client tells me they only want me to focus on getting links from sites with a...

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3 Essential Tips to Keep Your SEO Under Control

December 11, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

When you actually sit down and map it all out, optimizing a website (even a small one) takes a lot of work! Once you’re done with the actual on-site SEO, there is still link building to contend with, and I would argue that link building never really ends if you want to succeed in the long run. For site owners looking to manage their own SEO, it can get very overwhelming very quickly! But there is no need to panic. Here are 3 ways you can keep your SEO from overrunning your day. 1. Weigh time vs. return. This is a...

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