WordPress 3.0

WordPress 3.0 If I or someone else has built a website for you on WordPress and you’ve logged in within the past few days you should see a notice under the header that looks like the image on the left. It’s letting you know that WordPress 3.0 is out. Does that mean you should update? Maybe. Who should update If …

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Search optimization for your mail box

Efficiency Fetish It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a geek but what you might not know about me is that I have a serious efficiency fetish. That doesn’t sound right exactly but what I mean is I really need things to work efficiently. I can’t stand extra steps and time wasting. When a client or a friend asks me to …

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Crowd Soresing

Background I’m a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AIP) and I am, believe it or not, proud of the things I learned there, the instructors I was taught by, and the folks that I graduated with. I say believe it or not because these days AIP is broken. As is most of the rest of the for-profit education system. …

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A Word From Our Sponsor (disguised as a blog post)

I just have to share this with you all. I have a google alert set up with “need, photography, Pittsburgh” and I don’t normally get a lot of good results for that but sometimes it does provide leads so I keep it active. The other thing that happens occasionally is that it brings back interesting results like this one: http://ihobbycorner.com/professional-photography/ Which will …

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DIY

So I’ve been hounded since this past summer by both SEO companies and companies that want to “sell me leads”. I received both a phone call and an email today from such a company. When I googled them I found this page which is a complaint board for questionable businesses. In the event that you don’t want to click on it I’ve …

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The Eyes Of The World

Newsflash: Human beings are a visual species. We, as a species, rely on vision as our primary sense. The fact that you are reading this right now is evidence of just how visual we are. Further evidence is the fact that audio browsers and technologies that make the Internet easier to use for blind persons are often ignored and occasionally despised …

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Lessons In Social Networking

As a modern photographer one of the biggest social networking sites that I visit is Flickr but Flickr is not my favorite and does little to help my marketing but I recently started to look at ways to change that. One thing that I’ve done recently is to stop using Flickr as just a holding pen for loads of my …

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