Tag: SEO

How to Integrate Facebook’s Open Graph with Business Catalyst Tags

Mike Damian at symbiotiq.com helped me customize the Facebook Open Graph (OG) metatags for the Cruz Skate Shop website. It is currently on Adobe Business Catalyst (BC) platform, so we needed to use BC’s tags to keep the OG meta tags dynamic. (See my previous post covering Twitter Cards and BC.) Dynamic BC tags in… Read more »

How to Integrate Twitter Cards with Business Catalyst Tags

I recently worked with Mike Damian at symbiotiq.com to customize the Twitter Cards for the Cruz Skate Shop website which uses Adobe’s Business Catalyst (BC). While adding Twitter Cards to your website is pretty straightforward, Business Catalyst—like WordPress—requires we use dynamic tags to populate the content of the meta tags. Twitter Cards for products I… Read more »

Why I removed Google Analytics from my website

UPDATE: As of Dec 3, 2016 I have temporarily reinstalled Google Analytics to track visits to the chapters of my book. My opinions below have not changed. Since the day I learned how to set up and install Google Analytics I have added it to every website, every custom landing page, every microsite. I never… Read more »

SEO: use Twitter to get sites & pages indexed lightning fast

Today, the fastest way to get your new website or new web pages indexed by Google is to post the URL on Twitter. This is not instead of the myriad of other things you must do to ensure proper and swift indexing on search engines, but it is definitely the fastest. And by a long… Read more »