SEO Consulting Services

Starting a new website? What are the tools and resources needed to market your website? Are those resources easily available online? These are the common questions that may or should arise in every webmaster’s mind.

One of the simplest answers is SEO or Search Engine Optimization, and with a little knowledge, one could establish and optimize a site. It is not impossible to establish a website on one’s own, however, establishing a website, generating back-links, establishing credibility, creating worthwhile content takes a lot of time and strategy. On the contrary, a little investment in terms of money for SEO services could reap you equal or more benefits in a shorter time. It’s like selling your house on your own versus leaving …

Webmaster Blogs and Resources

Starting an online blog or an online business or an online website is not at all easy. From the domain name registration, to the choice of Content Management Software (CMS), web hosting, website marketing, website promotion, link building, search engine optimization, making money online, search-engine friendly scripts, etc., one requires not just basic knowledge, but in-depth awareness of the latest resources available online.

If you Google web resources, you will see hundreds of sites pop up. Now what does it indicate? Does it indicate that the sites that are on top are the best in that niche? Maybe yes, maybe not.

With more and more webmasters becoming increasingly well-versed with SEO, being on top does not necessarily indicate relevant searches or the …

Free phpBB Forum Hosting

One of the easiest ways to bring web traffic to a website is to build community sites, be it a free community forum, a website directory or an article website. “You get what you pay for” does not hold good in today’s date when Open Source has brought so many amazing free softwares, free CMS, free themes, free web icons and so much more. Name it and you can avail some of the most valuable resources online for free. is a free forum hosting service that has been increasingly generating more visitors and registered users, with current stats reading 7,946 on Alexa. You may have heard of web hosting services, but what exactly is a forum …

An Insight To Downloading YouTube Videos

YouTube is the greatest video-sharing site of all times. The popularity of the site is immense. You can also download YouTube videos using certain services. It is estimated that the daily average bandwidth bills of YouTube amounts to one million dollars. People may start wondering how Google is able to keep the site online especially under such high costs. Advertisements are the main revenue source for YouTube. The sheer amount of users accumulated in the YouTube database makes the advertisers yield to the demand. It is also estimated that 74 million active YouTube accounts are at present available in YouTube. People enjoy the videos present in there. Many videos are also saved offline for watching …

WordPress Stats are Both Impressive and Downright Scary

Two stats caught my attention this afternoon, according to Matt, WordPress page views apparently grew from 1.5 billion to 6.5 billion/month. That is billion with a B. At almost the same time, according to IBM’s X-Force 2008 Trend Statistics, WordPress, as a blog platform is the 9th most vulnerable application vendor. Go figure.

Alexa Ranking -vs- Compete Site Analytics: Which is Closer to the Truth?

Since Alexa made changes to their ranking algorithm, dropped off the top 100K for over 3 months (we are back now), which has not been the case since we started some 20 months ago. The best score for our site was 36K, and on average was around 60K, now we are at around 90K. The drop in the ranking trend was similar to most all technology bloggers; even sites like TechCrunch lost out on the ranking game and were pushed back.

Of course it had no implication on traffic to the sites, but it makes a hell of a lot of difference to folks who rely on such free stats services to invest their advertising dollars, which begs the questions, is Alexa a true representation of reality? Is there a free online tool which is closer to the truth?

Google SERP Changes in August 2008 Rock the Boat

Have you noticed lately that certain keywords you traditionally scored high in Google are no longer driving traffic your way? Chances are that you lost the spot on Google SERP. Since the changes that started late July and continued into early August, most all web sites that relied on Google SERP have in one way or the other been affected. Case in point, we are no longer ranked for the keyword “Web Design”, it has been replaced by sites like,, forums and directories, all of who basically provide no web design service, instead merely provide the definition of the same. Less than half the SE results are for actual providers of web design …

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The Big MediaTemple Crash

Added later: apparently it was not their server, but a network issue experiences only by Comcast customers due to a break in their traffic routing to the West Coast!
If you are reading this, we are back up again from this afternoons crash which pulled the plug on tens of thousands of web sites. It was not just sites on (dv) or (gs), even premium sites like TechCrunch and Jeffrey Zeldman (promoters of MT) were not spared, even was down, as if the whole place came down crashing! Questions on redundancy, data protection and web security creep into ones mind when you realize that for the period of this …

Starting Your Local Web Design Business

Finding web design clients online has been a breeze for us, thanks to Google organic searches. Now we would like to also like to tap the local Richmond VA Web Design market for small businesses. So here are a few things we would do which you could do if you wanted to start up your own web designing company locally!

Volunteer web designing services to local, reputed organizations, high traffic businesses. It’s not easy to spend time giving away freebies, but patience pays. Try it and trust me you will gradually start establishing a nice network for yourself.
Advertise in all free spaces available,, your city website, freelance designer websites. If you can afford to pay for …