Prezi: Reinventing Web Presentation

by Spencer Wade The world has changed for the better today, my friends. There is now a way to take all that old content you have lying around your site, and turn it into something brand spanking new. It’s Prezi! An absolutely free site that gives users the ability to reformat content into just about…

Programming: Abacus to Apple

What is Programming? by Spencer Wade Computer programming, often shortened to coding, programming, or scripting) is the process of designing, writing, testing, debugging, and maintaining the source code of computer programs. The source code is written in programming languages like C++, C#, Smalltalk, Python, Java, etc.. Programming’s true purpose is the creation of instructions that…

SEM: The New Way to Turn Dollars Into Customers

What is Search Engine Marketing? by Spencer Wade Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is a blanket term used to describe all forms of internet marketing. SEM concerns the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages through optimization (on-page and off-page), and through paid placement, contextual advertising, paid inclusions, and other advertising…

Networking: Connecting the World One PC at a Time

Networking: Connecting the World One PC at a Time by Spencer Wade The Internet is an amazing piece of human creativity and ingenuity. It allows computers to be interconnected, share data, and work in harmony with one another to accomplish tasks via a network. What is a network? That is a question with a somewhat…

Network Security In A Nutshell

Network Security In A Nutshell by Spencer Wade There are many questions one finds themselves asking when network security is the topic of discussion. The most obvious questions would be what network security actually is, how it functions to protect you, how it works, and what the benefits are for business. These seem straightforward and…

SEOmoz: A Path to Power in Search Engine Optimization

SEOmoz: A Path to Power in Search Engine Optimization by Spencer Wade SEOmoz is one of the great names in SEO. Founded by Rand Fishkin, it has grown into the best website for SEO beginners. They have also developed online SEO tools that are possibly the best that can be found. SEOmoz is an incredible asset…

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Lots of you have been asking about website verification for Pinterest — the process that tells Pinterest that you own the website listed in your profile. Once your site is verified, your blog’s URL appears on your profile and in search results alongside the nifty little “Verified!” checkmark.…

Make WordPress.com Your City’s Virtual Home

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
City administrators: Don’t spend thousands of dollars on a proprietary system for your city’s website. We’ve launched WordPress.com/cities as the go-to place to start a site for your city or other municipal body, and there’s no charge to get started. (“Free” is a price that will get every…