Do you pay for or bypass the paywall? A paywall, if you are unfamiliar with the term, is an online tool that requires a subscription to see some or all of a site’s content. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times are famous for their paywalls and the number of people who want them taken down. Continue reading
It’s been two weeks. Did you survive Mobilegeddon? Google made it official on May 5th when they implemented the long-taled-ablout Mobilegeddon. Beginning on the 5th, if your blog or website isn’t mobile-friendly you are going to be penalized in Google search results. Moreover, Google seems to be grouping tablets with desktops when it provides search analytics. So it’s definitely smartphones taking the lead on search. This means you must make sure your content is easy to read and digest on the small screen. Continue reading
Have you been watching the Apple Watch? I have to admit, I don’t wear watches as much as I used to. I spend a lot of time with a keyboard and the fewer things weighing down my wrists, the better I feel.
This doesn’t mean I’m immune to the Apple Watch’s charms. But for me, the most attractive part of it is you can change its face (it offers 10 options), which I imagine will soon be a standard for most smart watches. And honestly, I’m not all in for talking into a watch like a secret agent, or being so accessible and track-able. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, it’s just not for me. Continue reading