Getting stoked for DrupalCamp NJ

Leon Rainbow and I will be attending DrupalCamp NJ this Saturday at Princeton University.  I think this is the fourth iteration of the event, and I know we’ve attended at least the last three camps.  For me, it is a good chance to get out and see new perspectives on using Drupal and get an …

Internet Marketing Roundup – Recovering from bad SEO

Just a couple items this week: Yahoo has seen it’s share of search traffic increase to 10.4% in December, a two point increase from November, due to adoption by Firefox Web browser as it’s default search engine.  I bet we’ll see this drop as people switch back to Google. Moz has a lengthy case study …

Internet Marketing Roundup – Goodbye Yahoo Directory

The Yahoo Directory has closed.  I remember working hard to get Inforest Communications into the local subset of the directory, before the advent of Google.  Hard to believe that for a time they were selling listings at $299 a year! Otherwise there are a lot of “10 best articles of 2014” out there from various …

Inforest Launches Speedwell Foundation AFS Study Abroad Scholarships Website

Inforest is proud to announce the launch of the Speedwell Foundation AFS Scholarship website (http://www.speedwellafs.org).  The site describes a scholarship program offered to high school students in central Pennsylvania and coastal South Carolina to study abroad for one year in a country where English is not the primary language.  The Speedwell Foundation was founded by …

“Mobile Friendly” sites being tagged in Google search results

Last month saw the roll-out of Google’s “Mobile Friendly” tag for searches initiated on smartphones and other mobile devices.  Now, when someone searches for something, like “princeton web design” on their smartphone, results will show a “Mobile Friendly” label in front of the site description.  It is part of an emphasis that Google is placing …

Fixing HTML5 Video Portrait Orientation with Adobe Media Encoder

Ran across an issue today with HTML5 video tags and Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows.  According to Microsoft, Internet Explorer (and I think any other browser running on Windows) will automatically orient the image based on the metadata of the device used to record it.  Supposedly, this would mean that if you record a …

Social Networking Polices and Strategies

Social Networking can be broadly described as communications between and among individuals utilizing Web sites and services that open these conversations to a larger audience. Often these communications are more timely, informal, brief and less refined than traditional business and marketing communications. They also lend to more personal and conversational approaches to the topics that …