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Question about URLs from SEO presentation at WMDODN

During my Search Engine Optimization for ASP.NET Developers presentation at the Western Michigan Day of .NET a young man asked me a question about formatting URLs. Though we were running short on time I tried to answer as many questions as I...


Best @TFFRatio Requests, Part II

I received some good response from my last Best @TFFRatio Requests post, plus a request to do another one soon. I aim to please so here goes (again in no particular order): evolvingWe @tffratio How do I compare to Gretchen now? 09:23 AM April...


The Best @TFFRatio Requests

When I enabled the auto reply bot for TFF Ratio on Twitter, people immediately started having fun with it saying things like "@TFFRatio, how much to you love me" and "@TFFRatio - hit me". Recently, though, a couple of Tweeps (Dan Rigsby -...


Interested in Graffiti?

Last week I had an IM conversation with a friend who was curious about Graffiti. I saved the conversation because I thought both the discussion and the links might be useful for others interested in Graffiti, too. I did take some liberties with...


Rob Howard's SEO for ASP.NET Developers

I found out last week that my boss, Rob Howard, presented "Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for ASP.NET Developers" at DevConnections just a few days after I had done my first presentation of "SEO for ASP.NET Developers" at Central Ohio Day of...


SEO for ASP.NET Developers Slides

The link below is to my PowerPoint slide deck for my "SEO for ASP.NET Developers" presentation that I've already given at Central Ohio Day of .NET and Indianapolis Code Camp. I will be giving the same presentation at both the Western Michigan Day...


Andy Erickson's CODoDN Video

Andy Erickson (Twitter: axerickson) posted an awesome video this evening of some clips he shot at the Central Ohio Day of .NET this past Saturday. He really captured the spirit of the event. Check it out on his blog here. Bonus: in the video you...


Maximum Length for Meta Description and Page Title

I was asked a couple of questions during my SEO for ASP.NET Developers presentation that I didn't have an answer for at the time. Q. What is the maximum length for the Meta Description field for a web page? A. I've read in several places over...


Changes to Themes in Community Server 2008

A gentleman asked me today during the setup time of my SEO for ASP.NET Developers presentation at Central Ohio Day of .NET about changes to theming in Community Server 2008. I said that I had just recently seen a couple of posts from Ben Tiedt...


That presentation was horrible!

Tonight I presented "What's new in VS2008 for ASP.NET" for our Heroes Happen Here Community Launch at CINNUG. From the start anything that could go wrong did go wrong. As my friend, Joe Wirtley, put it "I'm not going to lie to you, it was rough"....