Category Archives: Websites

Error 404 Pages

Today I got to thinking about those dreaded error 404 pages. They are really terrible for sites. I hate landing on a 404 page. Is that page gone? Moved? Is the entire site gone? Search engines hate them too. WordPress … Continue reading

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To WWW or not to WWW that is the duplicate content question!

Google is really hip on removing duplicate content from their search results. In the old days we would submit our sites in every way possible to get more results in searches i.e.: http://www.craigharris.org/ http://craigharris.org/ http://66.281.47.79 http://www.craigharris.org/index.html http://craigharris.org/index.html You get the … Continue reading

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Find Broken Links on your Website

Broken links are very bad to have on a website. Broken links are bad for your visitors and very bad for Search Engines. I have some very old sites that have been changes so many times over the years that … Continue reading

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Google Won’t Index WordPress Pages Created by Plugins – Solution

On my WordPress site CapeParrot.org I have a number of pages created by plugins: a forum, a picture gallery and a store. To use these Plugins you just place a shortcode on a single WordPress page and they do their … Continue reading

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Express Inclusion Search Engine Marketing Program

There are a ton of scam programs out there that will submit your site to search engines blah blah blah. Most of them just take your money, plug your site into some generic submit software and call it a day. … Continue reading

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Psychic Readings

For as long as I can remember there has been a Psychic doing palm readings in a little storefront down the street from where I grew up. Most every town seems to have one and they all look pretty much … Continue reading

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Getting Your Site Indexed

I got a little sidetracked today by Search Engine Optimization or SEO. (No not SEX this time SEO!) You should know about Sitemaps, writing good content but how do you get those search engine spiders to actually crawl over your … Continue reading

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Great Affiliate Program – Sell Health

I’ve been working with Internet affiliate programs for over 15 years now. I’ve worked with most of the major players and honestly most are more trouble than they are worth. Every once and a while I come across one that … Continue reading

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How to flush DNS cache in Windows XP

Bizzare Windows tip of the day. I’ve been moving a number of domains to a new server with a new IP address. While it does take several hours for the DNS changes to propagate over the Internet I found that … Continue reading

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How To Submit Your Site To Google, Bing, Yahoo, Ask and DMOZ

There are tons of ads on the Internet that claim they will submit your site to 100’s of search engines for a low price. Most of what they do is spam free-for-all link pages on the net which gets you … Continue reading

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