Derek Powazek’s essay on SEO makes an incredible amount of sense, but what he sees as “obvious” is still “new” to many on the Web. They just need a little help.
Brent Payne has the right idea here: One URL for each story, no matter which Tribune site publishes it.
Details on how Scripps is indexing video files and adding metadata. Making SWFObject do the work of serving this is an interesting wrinkle – there must be a dynamic call to the database in the field. Prolly how the WP plugin I’ve used works, too, of cou
[sic] The best advice often comes from angry people, eh? In this case, the gentleman rips Jason and Mahalo a new one, but points out a bunch of common SEO issues in the process, making for a good introduction to some basic concepts beyond ‘use header tags
Spectacular SEO resource with solid advice on what to spend your time on and what to let slide.
Google’s Universal Search makes properly marking up your images all the more worthy.
From the maker of Cutline comes another typographically elegant theme with great SEO logic built-in. I haven’t dug into the content classes yet, but if this doesn’t do what Sandbox does, it’s not all that useful to me.
Cutline’s maker with some awesome semantic SEO tips you can apply to your blog or news site tomorrow, depending on how many templates you’ll need to modify.
Chris Pearson is the author of the Cutline theme, and his blog is a good resource for SEO and design tips, especially for WordPress.
An SEO rant on newspapers: “Yet if you go to Google and type in any restaurant name, you’re not likely to ever come across a newspaper restaurant review in the results. Yahoo local, yelp, chefmoz (heh), zagat’s, chowhound, jatbar.”