WordPress to impress

You’ll never get a second chance to make a great first impression. Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov reveal that in a tenth of a second we form an impression. They go on to explain that longer exposures don’t significantly alter those impressions. You can find their research in “First Impressions,” in the July…

Site of the living dead

I’d like to start by saying that I have built hundreds of websites; everything from simple static sites to portals fielding millions of hits to ultra secure dynamic web applications requiring segregated servers and SAS70 data centers. That being said, I love CMS or WCMS if you prefer. What is that? I’ll explain. For nostalgia’s…

Google’s ‘Place Search’ Adds Spice to Local Business Listings

Further shaking up the local search market, Google today launched ‘Place Search’ — dubbed ‘a new kind of local search result‘ — that will organize your SERP around geographic listings. Ostensibly, this will help users easily find local hotspots, complete with reviews and red map pins, that they can explore (assuming they ever get off…