Rewind: October 2012 at Website Magazine
One month ends, another begins. But don't move in to November without remembering where you've been. There were some popular posts and important trends covered in the past 31 days, so before you don that terrific Halloween costume of yours, see what was most viewed, read and shared from the Website Magazine community the month of October 2012.
While content management systems and shopping cart platforms (and everything in between) have in many ways changed the roles and responsibilities of Web designers and developers, it's still important to wireframe the digital experience.
Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock the past few weeks, you are likely well aware that Google’s most recent algorithm update caught quite a few Web workers (and domainers) off guard.
Google has released Tag Manager, a free tool that replaces the often clunky and extensive number of tags that are placed on a website for the purpose of remarketing, analytics, etc.
Santa called, and he wanted to make sure you were ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. He decided to leave an early present for Web professionals, business owners and retailers everywhere.
Have you ever wondered why everyone seems to make such a big deal out of search engine optimization (SEO) and reaching that coveted top spot in the search engine results pages (SERPs)?
Both the best and worst thing about the Internet is the mass proliferation of services that Web professionals can (and in some cases, almost have to) use to improve the efficiency and quality of their work on a day-to-day basis. But most of us can agree that it can be overwhelming to manage all of these services daily.
Several years after nixing its fledgling text-based (contextual) ad product, Yahoo’s Publisher Network (YPN) – a competitor to Google’s AdSense – is on its way back. With recent reports that Adsense publishers are earning less these days, the timely release could be quite fortuitous for both advertisers and publishers.
Would you like to know where your competitors are running their display ads, who they are buying that inventory from and exactly what ads are in rotation currently? Well, you can - and you’ve been able to for quite some time. As of this week though it’s become less expensive and for those with a limited market research budget, that should come as welcome news.
It is time to get serious about the holidays, because as of today, merchants only have a month to prepare for the busiest shopping day of the season – Black Friday.
As October is ending and November is quickly approaching, it is safe to say that retailers have one thing on their minds – the holidays. However, merchants should be aware that the 2012 holiday season is going to be different than years past, at least according to Google.
DotNetNuke, a Web content management system for Microsoft .NET, recently announced an alliance with Microsoft to offer its Social CMS software through Microsoft's Windows Azure Cloud. DotNetNuke will also receive an investment from Microsoft to support engineering, sales and marketing.