New Site Launch! – Active Diversions

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Active Diversions Website 2009

Active Diversions Website 2009

Orangeville, Ontario had a requirement for additional Co-Ed Adult recreational sports leagues for the Spring and Summer.Darryn Stevenson and Katrina Lawson decided to take this need and turn it into a business and have started Active Diversions.  Active Diversions offers Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football and Beach Volleyball leagues currently to any Orangeville and Surrounding area residents interested in some fun, active outdoor activity.

More information about or go directly to the new activediversions site here!

The sky is falling again…Google’s serving search results using AJAX!

Note: This is a re-post of my latest SEO Blog postfor
The Sky is Falling AgainGoogle is constantly adding features and enhancements to all of their applications, and the search engine results pages are no exception. Most recently, or not so recently depending on who you talk to, Google has been experimenting with “enhancing” their SERPs to improve the speed of the results and performance in general. This enhancement uses Asynchronous Javascript and XML (AJAX – don’t worry if you don’t know what that is) to serve this content dynamically. Continue Reading

Yes, you should care if your site is using Web Standards

Note: This is a re-post of my latest SEO Blog postfor
Web StandardsAs a new industry begins to grow, the need arises for a base set of standards to guide it’s growth in the right direction. Without them, an industry can grow wildly out of control making it hard for companies to be effective, and impossible for consumers to choose the best solution for their needs. Standards ensure that the industry follows a set of rules –

— that meets the needs both of consumers and of the industry itself. Continue Reading

New Site Launch – by Doug Nave

This post is actually several months late since we launched Doug’s site back in the fall – but better late than never!

Introducing the Leatherwork site of Doug Nave “”!!

Doug Nave creates custom handmade Leatherwork and Fine Art. He decided that he wanted to create a site that showed both his creative and spiritual side. Doug wanted to be able to show his Leather creations primarily and also some of his Fine Art work from the past.

The result is his new site ““.

Sitemaps – the good, the bad and the crawled

Note: This is a re-post of my latest SEO Blog post for

XML Sitemaps

Sitemaps are essential to creating a successful site from both a usability perspective and (of course) a search engine perspective. Implementing an HTML sitemap is a relatively simple task for any Web site, but the implementation of an XML sitemap (the standard sitemap’s cooler, more important big brother) is a trickier proposition and if it’s set up incorrectly, it could actually be detrimental to your rankings.

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Redirects and SEO – The Right and the Wrong…

A redirect is a way to automatically push Web-site visitors from one Web page to another. It’s most often used when changing the information architecture of a site (i.e., moving a page from one spot to another, or removing a page and redirecting anyone who has bookmarked it to a new relevant page), or when moving content between domains (i.e., moving a white paper from your blog site to your corporate site).

Redirects can be individual pages, assets or directories, but they can also be used for entire sites or domains. Continue Reading

Blog Action Day 2008! Poverty – Articles worth reading…

Each year, many in the blogging community post together to increase awareness for a common cause. This year the cause is Poverty. Will be talking about how to setup a blog and much more in this post. Since I love lists and don’t have a bunch of time to actually research and write an article of my own, I figured I’d provide a list of some articles worth reading related to fighting Poverty (and promoting Conservation, Sustainabilty etc. in the process):

Link Building – Art Imitating SEO

Monday, 28 July 2008

Top Ten ListsI’m a huge fan of top 10 lists of all types from the classic Letterman to the modern Digg meme posts. So today I’ve compiled a list of some of the key points to consider when promoting link building for your site. The interesting “Art Imitating Life (or SEO)” bit here is that lists tend to be one of the Affiliate Network and more successful viral techniques for link building…which brings me to my Link Building List – and just to be different it’s a Top 11:
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5 SEO Myths and Misnomers

Thursday, 22 May 2008

SEO Myths & MisnomersThere are a lot of myths surrounding search engine optimization (SEO) and Online marketing Bournemouth. I don’t mean to gripe about it, but I just have to set the record straight – it’s time to dispel these myths and get to the bottom of what’s really going to improve your SEO. The five myths that bug me the most pertain to Meta Tags, Keyword Density, Redirects, Duplicate Content, and Dynamic URLs. (and don’t even get me started on Alt Attributes!)

Secrets of Keyword Phrase Optimization

Monday, 01 October 2007

jeffjones.gifSo you’ve optimized your Web site structure using the tips from Part 1 of our Web Site Optimization Series, “Guide To Leveraging Your Web CMS For SEO“, and you’ve created a site that is prepared to deliver your content in the most Search Engine Friendly format possible. What do you do next? Optimize Your Content.

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