Monthly Archives: September 2014

2014 SEO Ranking Factors

After lots of research, Searchmetrics has released their findings on the lead ranking factors. Top tenĀ appear to be:

  1. Click-Through Rate
  2. Relevant Terms
  3. Google +1
  4. Number of Backlinks
  5. Facebook Share
  6. Facebook Total
  7. Facebook Comments
  8. Pitnerest
  9. SEO Visability of Backlinking URL
  10. Facebook Likes

The overwhelming majority is all social media! If you dig deeper you will then see a large amount of content quality items as being important.

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Vintage Wine | jPlayer | HTML5 Audio & Video for jQuery

jPlayer: Vintage Wine Theme – HTML5 Audio & Video for jQuery

Vintage Wine | Video | jPlayer | HTML5 Audio & Video for jQuery jPlayer is the completely free and open source (MIT) media library written in JavaScript. A jQuery plugin, (and now a Zepto plugin,) jPlayer allows you to rapidly weave cross platform audio and video into your web pages. jPlayer’s comprehensive API allows you to create innovative media solutions while support and encouragement is provided by jPlayer’s active and growing community.

The goal of this project was to create a very clean and custom UI for the jPlayer media player. I then decided to integrate it into the youtube API, so this theme can be used for internally, or external streams. Continue reading

Ink: A Responsive Email Framework from ZURB

Five Steps to Ink-Certified Emails | Ink Framework Quickly create responsive HTML emails that work on any device & client. Even Outlook.

Today’s great find is Ink. This is a fantastic responsive email framework. So what does that mean for most people? It allows for the simple creation of HTML emails which are design friendly, cross-client compatible, as well as responsive to the size of different devices!

Five steps to Ink-certified emails

  1. Test in Outlook
  2. Add your responsive styles
  3. Bring your styles inline
  4. Test your email
  5. Send it out!

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