When to Fire Your SEO Consultant

If your company is seeking an SEO consultant to oversee your corporate presence on the Internet, you need to be aware of a few things … One thing I hate to see is a company paying a so called 'consultant' to spout out SEO advice that the business actually takes to heart because they have no other frame of reference …. It drives me nuts, because there are a lot of so called consultants out there that are stuck in the 1990's still. Here are some tips to follow if you are considering hiring one:

1.) If the SEO consultant is OBSESSED with alt tags, time to find a new one. Alt tags are nothing more than a title that is placed on an image in your web site. The alt tag is primarily for accessibility, not for propelling your web site into the top ten rankings in Google, MSN … Read More

How to Protect Your Computer from Killer Spyware / Adware

Definitions

The computer world is full of threats. In the past, these threats typically consist of spam, viruses and worms, but a new threat is here to stay, killer spyware and adware! Spyware is defined as software that transmits your confidential information to a third party without asking you for permission. In addition to the obvious violation of your privacy by submitting your web browsing history, spyware companies can also use these private information to send you spam. Even worse spyware software sometimes collects very sensitive information such as your username and passwords! Adware, another new threat to the online community, displays advertisements on your computer typically in exchange for so-called "free" software. These advertisements can even inexplicably pop-up on your computer display when you're not using your computer!

Spyware Techniques

Typically killer spyware and adware use two techniques to infiltrate your computer. The most common method of getting spyware … Read More