Introducing the WordPress Image Rotator Widget

DK New Media has had this WordPress plugin on the back-burner for some time. The demand for a simple, quality image rotator plugin was high not only for our clients, but also the WordPress community. The plugins I had found that promised to do what we needed were either broken or did not work at all. So we made our own. The first version was ugly, and consequently never added to the WordPress Plugin Repository.

Google+: Mixed Reviews

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard about Google+ by now, Google’s new addition to the social media world. Personally, I think it’s fun and new, but it hasn’t made me deviate from Facebook or Twitter. Curious to see what people are saying? Here are some of the top reviews and resources: 1. Google Launches Google+ to Battle Facebook – Mashable 2. Google+ News – g+insider 3. The Google+ Project: A

Do Google Benchmarks Matter?

Today I received a newsletter from Google Analytics, the first edition of the first volume read as follows: This month, we are replacing the standard “benchmarking” report in your Google Analytics account with data shared in this newsletter. We are using this newsletter as an experiment to surface more useful or interesting data to Analytics users. Data contained here comes from all websites which have opted-in anonymous data sharing with Google Analytics. Only those website

Google+ Circles Could Eclipse Facebook

It’s difficult to steal market share when your competitor owns so much of the real estate. Google+ is going to have a tough job ahead of it grabbing share from Facebook… but on the Internet users are fickle and there are many examples where the best app didn’t win. However, this may be an exception with Google+. Introducing Google+ (click through to the post to view the Google+ videos): When I speak about social media

How to Get a New Website Crawled by Google Tomorrow

Recently, I’ve been launching a lot of new websites.  As AddressTwo has grown and my time has freed up, it’s created a perfect storm of new ideas and free time to execute, so I’ve bought dozens of domains and implemented micro-sites left and right.  Of course, I’m impatient, too.  I have an idea on Monday, build it on Tuesday, and I want traffic on Wednesday.  But it can take days or weeks before my new