So late last night, I moved leland.info over to leland.me. I bought the leland.me name a while ago with the intention of “rebranding” leland.info with it, and haven’t gotten around to it until now. This will be a quick post on how to properly migrate a WordPress site to a new URL, including the crucial […]
I see a lot of misinformation out there about SEO, and it’s never going to end. When ignorant SEO-clueless people see an ad for “get #1 for any keyword!” they’re going to pay attention, and they’ll probably pay up for some fraudulent ranking service. (Hint: the only people who can actually “guarantee” you a top […]
One time I got an email from a “SEO expert” telling me that my site was doing so poorly in search engines because one of my pages had a few validation errors and that I needed to hire an “expert” like him to “optimize” my site so it would rank better. Here are the facts: […]
First it was the DiggBar, now it’s the hijacking of URLs. This really isn’t that big of a deal.
To those of you who don’t know Matt Cutts – he’s the head of Google’s Webspam team. I found this video of an interview with him, which I’ll embed below. It goes over link building, social media, onsite SEO, and some common misconceptions – like having to pay Google to be listed in the results […]