Updated Design From Copyblogger/StudioPress :)

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I bought my first theme from StudioPress in April of 2009 and to be completely honest I have loved pretty much everything that Brian Gardner and the entire team at CopyBlogger has put out since. I started creating my own WordPress themes in 2007, so for me to put my name behind someone else, should […]

Identifying Patterns for Fun, Profit, and Rankings – Search Exchange 2013

Today I had the pleasure of speaking at Search Exchange 2013! I promised all in attendance that I would share my presentation, so here it is! Here are some great resources from the presentation: Random Color Algorithm Majestic SEO Gephi – open source graph mapping software for backlink analysis Post by Justin Briggs about using […]

How To Build Your Own “Google Reader”

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So there has been a lot of talk today about Google shutting down Google Reader. I haven’t really been concerned because years ago, I created my own. I have been calling it “Joe Reader” for years. So now that Google is killing their Reader, I have decided to release mine as Open Source code under […]

Plugin Contest (aka how I will beat @Norcross like a drum)

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So it has been awhile since I last developed a WordPress Plugin for free. Sure I have done dozens for clients, but it has been awhile since I have given one away. But soon all of that will change. Starting April 1st I am entering myself into a two man competition with my buddy Andrew […]

How To Build A Kindle

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Something odd happened about 6 months ago. I started buying books on the Kindle. This was odd to me because 1) I am usually against technology with strict DRMs and, 2) I don’t own a Kindle! I have been reading my books on my phone and on my PC. However this morning I wanted to […]

FeedBurner FeedSmith 301 Redirects Not 302

Earlier today I was running a small SEO audit on a small WordPress site and I noticed that all Feedburner links were 302ing. This means that the search engines only view them as temporarily moved. So I looked under the hood and saw that the FeedBurner FeedSmith plugin was installed. Apparently this plugin uses 302s […]

My Review Of Firefox 4.0

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CORRECTION: Chrome’s “Home” icon is located on the left side. Not the right like I said in this video. Oh and it looks like CK Chung comes to the rescue!

While Tumblr Fails, Find Stability On Your Own Micro-Cloud!

If you haven’t heard the news yet, microblog, lifestream giant tumblr is down. And not just for a few hours, but at this point 18!! On the internet that’s a lifetime! The free service provides blogs to some top players in mainstream media and a few giants in social media. So you can see this […]