RIP Remington

About a week ago my puppy Remington was diagnosed with cancer. It all started when we noticed he had blood in his urine. He had a course of antibiotics for a UTI but that didn’t do anything. After that was another type of antibiotic for possible prostate infection. When neither worked, we took him in … Read more

How big is Manta?

Sometimes when working on a big site for a long time, you get used to the big numbers. It’s easy to talk about hundreds of thousands of these and millions of those and lose perspective of just how many companies are on Manta. For fun today I decided to do some simple math to try … Read more

Memorial Day 2011

On Memorial Day, the Rotary club here in Westerville, along with volunteers from many other organizations planted 2,500 flags, into what is called the Field of Heroes. It pays tribute to the sacrifices given by the many people in harms way, in order to protect our rights and freedoms. I missed photo opportunities in previous … Read more

Redirects in the Real World

A couple of weeks ago I decided to go out for a meal with my wife, we dropped the kids off and headed out to one of our favorite Italian restaurants. As we pulled into the parking lot we immediately knew something was wrong. The lot was empty! This is a well known, family owned, … Read more

2011 Spring Clean

It’s been so long since I really did much with this site, so I thought it was time to give it a spring cleaning. I chose a nicely coded wordpress theme and made a few minor adjustments. Unfortunately this site hasn’t received much attention since I’ve been in ‘head down’ mode for the past couple … Read more

My Mustache Brings all the Girls to the Yard

This November I shaved my goatee and grew a mustache (aka mo) much to my wife’s disdain. It was part of a worldwide event known as Movember which aims to raise awareness of common male forms of cancers, such as testicular and prostate. Susan G. Komen does a great job of raising awareness for breast … Read more

Optimize for Search Engines or Users?

Over the years a lot of SEOs have gone back and forth over this legendary question: “Do you optimize for search engines or users?” From my SEO point of view, it’s a ridiculous question. We like to ask leading questions, and this either or type question is extremely prevalent in our daily lives: Do you … Read more

List of Pubcon 2009 Speakers twitter ids

I happened to be looking through the Pubcon 2009 conference binder looking for one of the speakers so I could find their twitter ID. Then I thought, hmmm, perhaps there might be other people also doing the same thing. So here’s the list of Pubcon 2009 speakers in alphabetical order by last name, with their … Read more

August 2009 Free SEO Review Winner

I’m pleased to announce that the winner of the free seo review is a site which offers hybrid car rental (www.simplyhybrid.com). Congratulations! The SEO review will be sent directly to the site owner. Thanks to everyone else who registered on Manta and added me as a contact.

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Free SEO Review

Manta.com is starting to build some community tools to help Manta members connect with each other. Since I’m part of this project I’m trying to get some new people involved to give me feedback on the site’s features. So to show my appreciation, I’d like to offer one hour of my SEO consulting services to … Read more