18 Point Checklist for the Perfect Website Redesign Launch

Duct Tape Marketing

14) Check your XML site map – If you are using a tool like the WordPress SEO plugin from Yoast , you’ll get your site map URL from the plugin. Marketing Strategy Web Marketing favicon NAP XML site map

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XBRL Data Forum Brings Opportunities To Austin’s Developer Community

Austin Startup

On September 11 at the Austin … Continue reading → Announcements Digital Enterprise Events Government McCombs School of Business XBRL XMLXBRL is visiting Austin this Fall for a one-day conference designed to educate and enlighten developers and software companies about a data standard that is rapidly growing by across the country and around the world.

High On “App-titude”: Why Android Development Is Fast Becoming A Popular Career In IT


XML, though important is fairly easy to understand. Android Studio is the way ahead for Android IDEs & comes with helpful features like auto-correction and the preview view next to an XML file. by Madarapu Nagaraju, co-founder and director at KnowledgeHut.

8 Must Have Tools For Your Next App Build


Gradle has the power and flexibility of Ant with Maven’s ease of use (and without XML). by Matt Shealy, President of ChamberofCommerce.com. When it comes to app builds, there are three key components that will drive success: People. Tools. Automation.

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Redesign of Teten.com and TheVirtualHandshake.com

David Teten

and import the xml file. I was not able to copy the original database due to an error with the size of the database, so I used the xml file downloaded from the original site. Assembling a WordPress Website.

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Distribution – A New Foundry Group Theme

Feld Thoughts

We’ve been investing in protocols like SMTP, RSS, XML, and SMS for years and expect to continue doing this. We’ve put up a post on the Foundry Group site about a new theme of ours we are calling Distribution. We’ve been investing in this theme for a while but have continued to formulate exactly how we think about it. I’ve talked about our thematic approach to investing many times in the past.

All Platforms Need a Killer App – Cryptokitties is the one for blockchain


Going back to webmethods , it was how DHL used WIDL (precursor to XML) to embed tracking information in other websites. I’ve always loved investing in companies that can become platforms but not investing in platforms. What does that mean? Well, to be succinct, it’s quite hard to sell a platform. You need to show users/customers how your platform can solve problems. Every platform needs a killer app to demonstrate the power of the platform – show don’t tell.

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Entrepreneur Guru Focuses on the Value of Communication


WE had a cool product called the XML application server. After reviewing and analyzing customer and prospective customer needs, I realized that no one wanted to buy the XML server, they wanted to buy what it did – integrate global company IT systems with their trading partners.

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5 Things to Compare When Choosing an eCommerce Platform

Up and Running

XML sitemap: This is a file located on your website that helps the search engines index your website’s content. Maintaining your XML sitemap is crucial to your search rankings. Owning and operating a successful ecommerce business is a dream for many.

Does Drupal Suffice For Your Enterprise Needs?


Generate website sitemap with “XML Sitemap” module. by Vidhatanand Sharma, Chief Engagement Officer at OpenSense Labs. The internet is rife with opinionated and polarised content over the ‘Best CMS’ of today’s times.

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6 Tools To Help Make Inspiring Presentations


The documents can be saved in a variety of formats including PDF, ODF, RTF, HTML, and Office Open XML. By Alexa Garthwaite, Business Development Manager at Executive Offices. Not too long ago fancy clipart and animated text was enough to make your presentation stand out.

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Tech Wildcatters 2011 Pitch Day

The Startup Lawyer

Proxomo radically increases a developer’s productivity in developing web and mobile applications by providing an integrated collection of backend services into a single RESTful (JSON, XML) API. Tech Wildcatters will showcase their 2011 class of startups Thursday, May 26th at the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, Texas. Attend the event and hear what the 2011 class of startups are doing and what they need.

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A tour of my Wordpress plugins

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Google XML Sitemaps. I don't write many meta-posts, but I was just asked for the forty-seventh time which Wordpress plugin I use for this or that.

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12 Things a Small Business Owner Can Do to Get the Most Out of WordPress

Duct Tape Marketing

It controls title/description tags, avoids duplicate content, and sets up an XML sitemap for search engines. 12 Things a Small Business Owner Can Do to Get the Most Out of WordPress written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

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Why You No Longer Need a Blog

Duct Tape Marketing

The next evolution of the small business website will include proven blog technology – database driven pages, RSS feeds, and auto created XML sitemaps. Why You No Longer Need a Blog This content from: Duct Tape Marketing.

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Building Competency in Semantic Web Technology


Among techies, the Semantic Web bears some similarity to a number of common technologies, including relational databases, XML, and Object-Oriented design. for XML practitioners comes with the shift from thinking about hierarchically structured data in documents to thinking of data as a distributed data structure. The familiar XML tools (e.g., in RDF/XML) is just an ephemeral representation of a linked data structure, not a resource in itself.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

A series of standards emerged known as “AJAX” (asynchronous javascript and xml) that gave the web-based designer much more control over the browser. Fred Wilson recently posted a great video on his blog with the CEO of Forrester Research, George Colony.

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Verisign acquires Moreover


What I can say is that Moreover was a pioneer in the early use of weblogs via newsblogger, news search, and content syndication via XML and RSS. Like Nick Denton and David Galbraith , I can’t comment on the acquisition. That being said, we had to make some choices when the economy cratered in 2000 and sometimes you can be too early to market before people are fully ready for what you have.

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18 Top A/B Testing Tools Reviewed by CRO Experts


Unlike many testing vendors, SiteSpect supports all markup languages (HTML, WML, JSON, and XML), style sheets (CSS), or scripting languages (like JavaScript). At this point in time, the field is flooded with solutions. Finding a proper A/B testing tool isn’t the problem anymore.

Winning the Game of Search with Tools

Duct Tape Marketing

It incorporates everything from a snippet preview and page analysis functionality that helps you optimize your pages content, images titles, meta descriptions and more to XML sitemaps, and loads of optimization options in between. Winning the game of organic search comes down to three essential activities. Figuring out what to write about in order to rank well for your key terms – Keyword research.

7 Ways Form Accessibility Can Boost Conversions


SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) are graphics defined in XML format. Inaccessible sites lose sales. Let’s look at the numbers: The UK music industry loses 2.5 million ticket sales per year due to inaccessible booking sites.

How I Blog

Duct Tape Marketing

Google XML Sitemaps - helps push content to search engines. Recently I wrote a post that described why blogging is even more important in the age of social. The post outlined the increasing benefits of using this powerful tool as a key driver of marketing related content.

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App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

Both Sides of the Table

Enter the huge innovation in AJAX (asynchronous Javascript and XML), which let us redraw individual portions of the screen and therefore mimic user behavior on on-premise applications. Absolute Power Corrupts, Absolutely.

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What The Rails Security Issue Means For Your Startup


Rails allows XML documents to include YAML attributes. That decision has caused a bit of head scratching, since it seems like a curious choice for most programmers in the community, but be that as it may this allowed posting XML at Rails apps to be trivially exploited.

Novell in Microsoft’s crosshairs?


At Tilion, Chris tried to revolutionize the supply chain industry by creating an on-demand view of the supply chain leveraging new technologies like XML. This kind of net service will be what justifies the huge investments in B2B infrastructures and technologies such as XML.” Novell to buy Suse. “This is not about competing with Microsoft.

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How Black People Leveraged Tech Bigotry to Boss the Blockchain Below the Radar

Austin Startup

The blockchain is service-orientated architecture like XML web services where XML is not “standardized” and neither is the delivery. The XML schema is agreed upon and enforced by XSLT rules and this is the same concept of blockchains and distributed ledgers.

What is Structured Data & Schema for Websites & SEO?

Duct Tape Marketing

RFDa or Resource Description Framework in Attributes is another format that adds a set of attribute-level extensions to HTML, XHTML and various XML-based document types for embedding rich metadata within web pages. What is Structured Data & Schema for Websites & SEO?

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Vortex and Web 2.0


As I read through all of the notes from the conferences, it is clear that one of the unifying themes is the proliferation of XML and the way people are using it (RSS, common APIs, componentized software, assembly of services to create composite applications, etc). For more on XML, I suggest reading Bill Burnham’s excellent post from the other day. Unfortunately I could not make it to the west coast for the Vortex or Web 2.0 conferences.

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7 Essential Stages of Building a Total Online Presence

Duct Tape Marketing

Make it easy on the search engines – Make the on page elements such as your blog titles, URLs, ALT image attributes, subtitles and internal links work for you and use XML sitemaps that make it easy for search engines to grab your latest.

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Startup Launch Checklist

Spencer Fry

Setting up and submitting an XML Sitemap to Google and Bing will help them crawl you more efficiently. As I get ready to launch my new startup Uncover , my team and I created a GitHub Issues List of what we need to check off.

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53 Top Conversion Optimization Tools Reviewed by Experts


Unlike many testing vendors, SiteSpect supports all markup languages (HTML, WML, JSON, and XML), style sheets (CSS), or scripting languages (like JavaScript). “Men have become the tools of their tools” – Henry David Thoreau.

A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Build A Profitable Niche Content Website

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Google “xml sitemap creators” and download yourself an xml sitemap. In my first post titled, Why Leave A Six Figure Corporate Job For Internet Entrepreneurship? , I provided a brief background on who I am, what I do, why I know what I know and so forth. In my next two posts, I discussed just one of the several gigs mentioned in the initial post, which discussed how I started, grew and sold an e-commerce business for $250,000.

How To Find A Technical Cofounder For Your Online Business Idea


XML Tutorials. Developer Resources CSS Tutorials JavaScript Tutorials PHP Tutorials XML Tutorials HTML Tutorials Developer Tools Joomla Extensions Joomla Templates MooTools Plugins. -->. Our Newsletters Contact Us. About Us. About Virtuosi Media. Our Services. Our Story. Our Vision.

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Building Competency in Semantic Web Technology - Part II


RDF is a tremendously simply standard - but it struggles to this day with a needlessly complex XML serialization. telephony phobia Dean Allemang Mac Scott Henninger iPhone HTML XSLT cell phones cellular telephone HTML Mobile telephony RDF SGML XML XSLT Comments by Lambda Verdonckt (not verified) | Thu, 04/01/2010 - 3:26am Education - Semantic Technology Training Love this blog, thanks!

Reincubate: Blog: Chief Technology Officer job description (for web, start-up or corporate)


XML sitemap. Email us or call +44 (0) 844 3579899 home about services blog labs Chief Technology Officer job description (for web, start-up or corporate) « Upgraded your iPhone to OS 3 but files are missing? Apache with Django and mod_wsgi » Posted by Aidan, 6 th July 2009.

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Opportunties for Enterprise Software Investments


Chris’ bottom line was that asynchronous XML messages are what makes this service-oriented world possible. I had the opportunity to spend a few hours today at an Intel Capital event for their portfolio companies and VC friends. While a great way to network with fellow investors and meet new companies, I particularly enjoyed a talk given by Chris Thomas, Intel’s EStrategist, on the future of software in the enterprise.

How To Blog Like A Pro


I used this free service called XML-Sitemaps to create site maps for Google, Yahoo and MSN (naturally the standards vary) and overnight I saw a jump in natural search traffic.

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Web-based businesses circa 2004


Technology/Experience In the early years, people did not have off-the-shelf components and open standards like XML/SOAP to build web-based applications. I met with Dave Panos and Andrew Busey of Pluck yesterday to learn more about their product and their company. Rather than go into the software (which I really like btw, combination RSS reader, bookmark manager, and simple collaboration tool), I wanted to share some of our thoughts about consumer-based web businesses circa 2004.

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OpenID, One Year Later - Blog – Stack Overflow


So I can set up my own domain name, and then put a tiny bit of XML on that page that tells the site (like stackoverflow) to go to some other openid Provider (in my case MyOpenID).

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How to Hire for Sweat Equity…


Application programming Expertise: PHP, ColdFusion, AJAX, Web Services (RSS, REST, SOAP, XML-RPC, etc.). Drowning American. Musings on Life and the American Dream. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → How to Hire for Sweat Equity…. Posted on November 14, 2009 by Travis Biziorek. The business plan was starting to look great and all the idea kinks were worked out. I started feeling as though we were stagnating.

Bridging the Gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW

Austin Startup

Real-time services such as Twitter and Facebook have, additionally, begun to provide rich, structured metadata for use by applications: data about places, events, web pages, and, with Twitter Annotations, anything else describable in JSON or XML. A version of this post originally appeared on Juan Sequeda’s blog. Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends).

Oppose HB 1192 – The “Software Tax”

VC Adventure

My longtime friend Marion Jenkins, CEO of IT consultant QSE Technologies wrote what I think is one of the most eloquent and well thought out rebuttals to the proposed Colorado “Software Tax” (HB 1192). With his permission I’m posting it here in its entirety. If you feel the way I do about this issue, I urge you to take a stand on this issue. I urge you to oppose HB 1192, the so-called “Software” Tax.

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How to Start a Startup


Does your productuse XML? ) Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator. March 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard ComputerSociety.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start withgood people, to make something customers actually want, and to spendas little money as possible. Most startups that fail do it becausethey fail at one of these. A startup that does all three willprobably succeed.