Welcome to the first Tech Tip Tuesday of 2011. Start the new year with a little help to make your site better and grow your business with these tips and resources from around the ‘net.
Learn the SEO Lingo
Diving into the world of website ownership is like jumping into another culture with its own slang like SEO, which generally stands for Search Engine Optimization. But that’s only the beginning. Once you start investigating how to improve your SEO, you’ll encounter a whole new set of terms to learn. Here’s a great post from Daily Blog Tips with the 20 SEO Terms You Should Know that will get you started.
The New YouTube Embed Feature
Video marketing, or vcasting, is hot, hot, hot as a great way to gain new audience. One of the best things you can do is to put a few videos up on YouTube. Not only do you get good exposure there, but you also get backlinks to your site when you embed the video on one of your pages or posts.
YouTube is always updating their offerings, and the folks at ReelSEO have a nice post on how to Embed the New YouTube Player and why you should start using it to display videos on your site.
Search from mobile devices rose by 130% last year. That means that folks want to be able to read your site on smart phones and iPads. If your design is getting in the way, here are 8 Tools for Easily Creating a Mobile Version of Your Website by Jacob Gube as posted on Mashable / Dev & Design.