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Redirects in the Real World

April 9, 2011 reuben 1

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 … [continue]

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2011 Spring Clean

March 23, 2011 reuben 2

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 … [continue]

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Optimize for Search Engines or Users?

November 30, 2010 reuben 4

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, … [continue]

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August 2009 Free SEO Review Winner

September 1, 2009 reuben 0

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 … [continue]

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Free SEO Review

July 24, 2009 reuben 2

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 … [continue]

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New Android Cupcake user-agent

June 8, 2009 reuben 0

It looks like the user-agent recently changed from: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 1.1; en-us; dream) AppleWebKit/525.10+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0.4 Mobile Safari/523.12.2 To: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 1.5; en-us; T-Mobile G1 Build/CRB43) AppleWebKit/528.5+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.2 Mobile Safari/525.20.1

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Manta.com Poweruser Search Tip

May 1, 2009 reuben 3

After reading Joe Hall’s tips on hacking bookmarks, I decided to set one up for Manta.com, so I can quickly search for any of the 17 million US companies in its database. I created a bookmark (I did it in … [continue]

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Google user-agent detect fail

April 6, 2009 reuben 1

So I was using Chrome to check my gmail account and noticed a message at the bottom of the page by the stats that I could download the latest Google toolbar. I was pretty excited to see this and give … [continue]