Does anyone care about meta tags

In the early days of the Internet, meta tags played an important role in how websites were indexed, classified and viewed by the fledgling search engines.

A variety of meta tags sprang up to offer helpful information (not to website visitors, but to search engines) about a webpage. Makes sense to do that if you want to appear in search results, right?

10 critical features of a good website

What features makes a website good can be a really subjective thing. What works for one might be complete poison for another.

Regardless, there are certain general traits that the vast majority of websites require in order to be efficient, hassle free and good at what they do.

These features can be aspects of the site that make the administrator/owner's life easy, or they can be functional design features that make life easy for users.

Either way, if you haven't got them... get them!

Your website could be blacklisted without your knowledge

Hands up; everyone who has started a new website and found that every now and then emails, sent via the website, do not get to their destination, or end up in the recipient's spambox.

The number one reason why startup blogs fail

There are hundreds of millions of people online all the time, right? So you do a few quick calculations; say to yourself, if I can attract a few thousand out of several hundred million I can make a pretty neat income (from advertising, selling products or whatever).

The next step is to build a web presence, kit it out, and start blogging. After all, that's what the experts all say you should do. Content is king...