A simple, yet powerful search engine optimization (SEO) checklist

SEO Checklist

This SEO Checklist is one of many that can be found on the Internet. What makes this SEO checklist different than everyone elses is that it’s accurate and simple. It’s a listing of all the search engine optimization used across various web sites I own or manage. This list has been developed using suggestions from just about every major SEO checklist on the World Wide Web. All of the checklists on the web are different, this one will be to, however, this is a well thought out checklist using the best recommendations from all over the Internet including a few recommendations of my own....

January 5, 2005 · 7 min · Chris Short
Web Site Design Do's and Don'ts

Web Site Design Do's and Don'ts

Domain Name Picking a Domain Name can be difficult but usually it’s best to get a name that uses keywords that form a unique name (Keyword1 + Keyword2 = Unique Web Site name). “Brandable” URLs are desirable too (like Google, Overture, Amazon, etc.). Make filenames of images, directories, etc. into keywords and be sure to use hyphens (-) as opposed to underscores (_) in filenames as well....

January 5, 2005 · 9 min · Chris Short

Content is King

Let’s face it, information rules the Information Superhighway we call the Internet. If it weren’t for worthwhile information, formulated opinions, and reviews the Internet would not be as popular as it is today. For all intents and purposes in terms of web site design, search engine optimization, and search engine promotion, information is the equivalent to content. There is good content and then there is bad content. Bad content, in my opinion, is content that serves no purpose, has no goal, and doesn’t inform anyone reading it about any general or specific topic....

June 8, 2003 · 4 min · Chris Short
Keep it simple

Simple is a Good Thing

You’ve finally set off to design a great web site. You have a good grasp of Flash, a great understanding of JavaScript and Microsoft FrontPage. In addition, you’ve got great ideas for content and you’ve even gone through the ChrisShort.net Web Site Design Do’s and Don’ts and got some great ideas on how to design your web site better. The problem is that with Microsoft FrontPage alone your site will be limited by the code it produces....

March 15, 2003 · 5 min · Chris Short