5 easy tips to improve website visibility

Short introduction to SEO that covers five important non-tech ranking factors: First of all, think about the keyword or phrase you want to optimize the page for – every page has its own reason to exist and therefore has to be optimized uniquely. Ensure that every page has a unique title and description tag. Think about the best possible link texts – never ever name a link text “click here”. Update your website regularly, and as mentioned in many posts before: Always write absolutely unique content (now after the Google Panda update more important than ever before) http://www.vertical-leap.co.uk/blog/5-easy-tips-to-improve-website-visibility/

Optimizing product pages

Another interesting read on how to optimize product pages found on www.vertical-leap.co.uk: A product page SEO checklist. But, as in many other cases, this does not only affect your rankings in search engines but also so many other areas such as – helpful and interesting product descriptions is a must that positively affects SEO, usability, user experience, conversion, … and finally, profit http://www.vertical-leap.co.uk/blog/product-page-seo-tips/

What does usability mean for your products?

There are lots of factors which influence the usability of your product. So, which components have an influence? First of all, the product itself – how can you interact with the system, how does it feel, what does the system give you back? What comes with the product – e.g. manual, accessories, packaging? All this and many more topics are addressed in this article http://www.uselog.com/2010/05/1-usability-101-understand-what.html

2011 Scrum Checklist by Boris Gloger

You use scrum to manage your projects? If so, this might be interesting for you: On infoq.com you can download the current version of Boris Glogers Scrum Checklist. I attended his Certified Scrum Master and his Certified Product Owner courses which got me into agile software development http://www.infoq.com/minibooks/scrum-checklists

10 usability tips based on research studies

The article “10 Usability Tips based on Research Studies” reveals qualities that really matter when it comes to developing web products – make your website fast, easy to read and position the most important content on the left side of the page http://sixrevisions.com/usabilityaccessibility/10-usability-tips-based-on-research-studies/