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So you have a nice shiny new blog, website, or whatever. It’s money time. You want to make some cash. So where do you start? It’s not quite as easy as you might think.
Mere weeks after Flappy Bird was taken off the shelves of the App Store, we’re still scratching our heads. How in the world did Flappy bird bring down the house with millions of downloads, untold hours of wasted time, and a PR explosion of epic proportions? What is it about a dinky bird game that captures the attention of every major news outlet, world leaders, and apoplectic Twitter fans?
Everyone who works online needs to know about SEO. I don’t care if you’re a UI designer, Java programmer, or a WordPress developer. The cold, hard fact of the Internet is this: you need to know about SEO. If you derive your livelihood from a connected computer, it’s imperative that you understand a few key facts about search engine optimization.
A couple of weeks ago, Matt Cutts dropped a bombshell into the SEO community with a blog post titled “The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO.” Predictably, every body went berserk. It’s obvious that any one dependent upon the web for their livelihood must obey Google’s guidelines. It’s also obvious that ever since SEO, there have been spammy black hat SEO tactics. What’s not so obvious is what in the world Matt Cutts was getting at.
There are way too many things to keep in mind when designing a website. With all the developer details, architecture changes, and project managers carping about deadlines, we sometimes need a little no-tech inspiration on how to make websites look awesome. What follows are five ways to do just that.