Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week.
Roberto wants online traffic seekers to know about some modern day Search Engine Optimization practices, because, after all, SEO isn’t just about backlinks, keywords, and tags anymore. The 1st Web Designer blog makes some SEO recommendations such as optimizing your local searchability; smoothly integrating your SEO and social media marketing; and using Schema.org to check that your SEO efforts look authentic to the search engines. And it’s important to remember that you can’t fool Google; your content and backlinks should be authentic.
While we all have reservations about Comic Sans, Brent found a gallery that re-imagines some of the most iconic logos had they chosen the clip-on tie of fonts. And while the Star Wars logo may look closer to the current brand promise, we’re not recommending . Check out some of the other logos on the Comic Sans Project Tumblr page.
We were very excited for the latest release of WordPress, the content management system estimated to be behind 15 per cent of all websites. Sitepoint provided a rundown of the features in version 3.3 such as a revamped interface that will work on small-screen devices like tablets, a drag and drop media uploader, and a new Tumblr importer. According to tests done by Dev4Press, the changes in WordPress features have also been accompanied by considerable optimization that make sites faster.
Comedian Louis CK has broken with convention by selling recordings of his stand-up performance, Live at the Beacon Theater, directly to his audience. Louis CK was able to make the same money on his video while selling it for less, and Daveed takes this as one example of how this new business model works. Instead of partnering with a large company and charging $20, he made his show downloadable for just $5. The only people that lose out are the traditional movie companies.