Black hat SEO has a negative reputation, and rightly so: It's a shady set of deceptive practices that degrade the user experience and are adopted mostly to make a quick buck. To keep a business legitimate and afloat on the Web, avoid black hat SEO techniques and embrace white hat SEO techniques.
What could Usability, Accessibility, and SEO (search engine optimization) have in common? Besides industry jargon that website designers/developers need to know, they are in some ways three aspects of the same process.
DesignHammer, a Durham-based full-service web design and development company, is organizing and hosting a meetup on search engine optimization (SEO). The meetup will take place on January 20, 2009. A "meetup" is a social gathering that focuses on one of a wide variety of topics. Meetups are organized through Meetup.com.
Nearly Three Quarters of Searches on Google and Yahoo!, according to a December press release from Nielsen//NetRatings, a provider of Internet audience measurement and online advertising intelligence.