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.

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

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

How to get blog ideas using Google

As you may know, blogging is a great content marketing activity and can lead to improved search engine rankings, stronger credibility, and a better social media presence. However, one of the most difficult aspects of blogging can be getting ideas. Blog ideas can come from many sources, including customer interactions, current events, and industry news. However, another great way to get blog ideas is to simply use Google’s new instant results feature. The way to