Great you finally have your website up and going. You have set up stat counter and google analytics. A few weeks later you check your stats and you don't have any visitors. You start internet searching and everything is overwhelming. A Quick Explanation on How Search Engines Work As you can imagine there are billions of websites and web pages out there. Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo need to first locate and find all the websites. This is called "crawling". They are crawling the internet looking for new sites, old sites that no … [Read more...] about Stop Obsessing over Stats and SEO!
Back in December of last year I wrote a post praising Flickr mostly because they had a new mobile app that I really liked. Fast forward six months and WOW. What a screwed up mess. Two days ago Flickr made even more changes. Most of the photographers I polled on Twitter weren't happy about them - at all. About 70% were unhappy, 20% happy and the rest "meh." And to add fuel to that fire, those chiming in on Flickr's own forum aren't happy. (NOTE: This link may be bad by the time you read it since Flickr has a habit of banning anyone who says … [Read more...] about Remember When I Said Flickr Is Back? Never Mind.