Month: January 2009

Simplify Database admin with free MySQL tools

Briefed below are four MySQL tools that are really interesting, and you would like to review them and test them for better DB management experience. They do a fairly good job with the database admin management and good alternates to phpMyAdmin. 1. SQL Buddy: A tool that allows you to get more work done for less, the SQL Buddy tool though not very colorful and flashy, is very easy to navigate and fast loading as well. This saves a …

Drop down Menus for WordPress CMS – Plugins reviewed

Organizing of content is done in a better way using the drop down menus. But coding them could be a heck of a task. Thanks to some of the finest plug-ins that cater to the drop down menus needed  for WordPress, we can use them on our websites or blogs for easy drop down navigation. This plug-in can also be customized manually for better presentation. Discussed below are four drops down plug-ins, for sites enabled with WordPress. 1. …

7 Questions you must ask your SEO customer before you start anything!

Here are the few (might look silly sometimes) we ask our SEO clients before we do anything, means even before we study their website. 1. Describe the type of customers/audiences/visitors that you are targeting with your website. 2.What are the products or services that you provide? 3.What are your target specific keywords? Do you know what your customers  will type into the search engine to find you? 4.Who are your major competitors online? Do you know them, how …

Alternatives to Google Analytics to measure your ROI

Our SEO team likes Google analytics, But they still generate some reports manually and simplify some of the reports generated by Google to make it readable to clients. Not all the clients will understand the detailed reports from Google Analytics. They need facts and figures, easily understandable. So, always our SEO enthusiasts are looking for some tools to make their life easy, no surprise they wanted some tools as an alternative to Google analytics. 1. Piwik Open source web …

Use frameworks – Cut down your web Development cost!

Cost cutting! – This is something everyone always appreciates, particularly during this slowdown. People want to spend small or no money, 🙂 however things need to keep going! You need to cut down the development time, so you can save money, execute more projects and manage to reduce the cost of development. This is the time to identify the ways to reach low-cost solutions to customers. Web development framework to open source developers is not new. There are many Frameworks …

15 SEO Tips and Hints for 2009

If you are an SEO analyst or specialist here are few techniques which are used widely these days. I am not going to explain the boredom basics, which could turn you off 🙂 If you need to refresh basic and regular tips / techniques you can go to these below topics: (1) Search Engine Optimization for Beginners (2) Increasing Link Popularity (3) Practical SEO Techniques (Free Ebook) (4) SEO for Ecommerce sites (5) Understanding site visitors (6) Developing SEO friendly URLs (7) SEO for Flash sites …