Archive for Month: August 2013


Stop Sending Passwords in Email!

I receive complete login information from people several times a week – via EMAIL!  Believe it or not I get usernames, passwords, and admin URLs sent to me for FTP, WordPress admin access, and even admin login info for ecommerce sites that contain user credit card information!! It’s not just laypeople […]


Do Image ALT Tags Matter?

Image alt tags are important to visually impaired users and to Google. You can absolutely rank a site based on an image alt tag.


New Google Webmaster Tools Feature: Manual Actions

Today Google announced a new feature in Webmaster Tools that reports if you have a manual action against your site. I’m a bit surprised by this because it should already be abundantly clear to webmasters if they have a manual action against their site or not.  Google has said time […]