September 26, 2023

Archives for April 2009

Swine Flu Source Discovered

Bill from work just alerted me that they’ve discovered the source of the swine flu that’s sweeping the nation. Actually, this is patient zero… and he lived! Seriously, I wish everybody would stop panicking and get over it. It’s just the flu. It responds to Tamiflu – and the only people dying are those with […]

Social Media Lessons From The Dominos Incident

By now I’m sure everybody is familiar with the “disgusting Dominos video” featuring 2 moronic Dominos employees putting cheese up their nose and onto a sandwich. If you haven’t, you can see it here: The video quickly spread all over the internet and received more than a million views in its first 24 hours online. […]

Should SEOs Know HTML?

There’s an interesting discussion developing in the SEO community about whether or not SEO people should have intimate knowledge of HTML or not. The common analogy being thrown around is that HTML is to SEO what anatomy is to a doctor. For the most part, I agree with this statement. As I talk with more […]

Is Facebook Causing Lower Grades?

No, No, No…. and just in case that wasn’t clear let me say it again: Facebook is not causing students to get lower grades. I don’t care what this study says. In fact, the only thing that this study shows is that correlation does not imply causation. What’s most likely at work here is a […]

Choosing Robots.txt or the Noindex tag

Got into a brief discussion today about whether or not certain pages should only be linked to with a rel=nofollow tag, excluded in the robots.txt file, and/or should have a meta noindex tag on the page. Is going with all 3 overkill? What ones are necessary? And what’s the easiest best practice to implement for […]