Page Speed Now a Ranking Factor
Google has talked about the importance of webpage speed, and how the company wants to do everything it can to make the web a faster place. According to Matt Cutts, Google now considers website page speed a ranking factor.
Free Social Media Pressroom Theme for WordPress
Fathom SEO, a leading search engine marketing firm, has recently released a new free theme that allows businesses to create and update a central Web page for media visibility and social networking. The customizable template is a downloadable theme designed for the WordPress blogging application.
It's increasingly clear that companies need to be approachable beyond just a "Contact Us" form. The integration of social media (networks, video, Twitter) present on the theme is a nice touch and a positive step towards PR2.0. Download the Social Media Pressroom Theme
Useful Resources and Site Updates
Today I updated all of the spotlight positions and the web development news section here on the homepage. These include a great collection of resouces for web developers with document sharing and real-time website analytics. I also added Smashing Magazine as another feed in the RSS feeds section
Within the next week I will be busy making some fresh new content. These updates include at least one new article discussing the fundamentals of usability and another photoshop tutorial. Check back soon for all the goodies.