Is Your Twitter Stream Just an RSS Feed?

May 26th, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

If you only ever use your twitter account to post links to your latest blog posts, then it’s really just an RSS feed. RSS works really well, so why use anything else? If however, you want to interact with customers, share articles from other sites and retweet other stuff, then Twitter becomes much more useful [...]

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Stunning CSS Background Examples

February 28th, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

CSS Backgrounds let you add background images to any HTML element in your web pages and so are a fantastic way to add stunning backdrops to your website. This post shows a selection of some of the cleverest and most inspiring uses of this technique across the web. I hope you’ll use it for ideas [...]

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9 Ways to Make the Most Out of Tumblr

February 9th, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

I like tumblr. It’s a fun site that works with chunks of interesting information that are quick to post and quicker to digest. It’s great for sharing short items that are related to your website and small business. Here’s a handy list of 9 ways to make the most of your time on tumblr. People [...]

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Import Your Blog via RSS into Facebook

January 31st, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

Facebook has a nice RSS publishing feature that lets you reproduce your blog in the Notes part of your profile. Your blog updates will also appear on your Wall, alerting friends that you have something new to read. It’s not always obvious how to set up or change your RSS settings, so here’s how you [...]

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How to Add Google Analytics to your Blogger Blog

January 25th, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

Blogger is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get blogging but one of its main problems for serious use has been the lack of any Analytics for measuring traffic and visitors. Well now there are two ways to get your Analytics info so you can start keeping tabs on who is visiting and [...]

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Best Google Search Results is a Dead Concept

January 7th, 2011 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

Mark Nunney wrote a useful post on how Google Local search results can end up pushing your regular search results down in the standard search results pages. It’s clear that local search is getting a lot more significant over at Google. Mark writes about some ways to fight back a little bit, such as: target [...]

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Generate HTML Character Codes Fast

December 15th, 2010 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

One of the headaches in creating valid HTML for your website is the need to convert certain characters over to a special set of codes. We’re talking here about ampersands, dashes, quotes and so on. The codes look something like this: &name; You’ll need to wrestle with this to ensure that web browsers display these [...]

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Help! I Can’t Change My Website!

November 4th, 2010 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

If you work through a designer to develop your website you might worry about making changes to your site. Maybe you’ll want to add some new pages, tweak a color scheme, change the width of the site, update a page, or even add some new technology such as facebook or Google Maps. This is completely [...]

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Free 10 Minute Website SEO Guide

August 26th, 2010 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website 2 Comments »

It really does take just 10 minutes to read this short free guide to website SEO. It focuses on the most powerful factors behind a great search position for your website. You can download it right now in return for signing up for news and tips from infinite42 (you can do this easily by filling [...]

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Brand New Method to Integrate Blogger into your Website

August 5th, 2010 dr.richard Posted in Small Business Website Comments Off

While writing a page all about How to Integrate a Blog into Your Website I found out that there’s a new technique for doing this with Google’s Blogger. You used to be able to do this by republishing your blogger blog via FTP, but this method has been discontinued. The new technique involves tweaking some [...]

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