5 SEO Tools You Should Use Right Away
These days I’m back into researching about SEO and this time I’m finding some good time with new resources and tools available to test a website’s SEO. Yes, here I am listing down those 5 very good tools which I found interesting and impressive at the same time. Some might be known to you but yet, just go through it and I’m sure you will find at least couple of them which will interest you and help you make your website SEO better. 1. Drop My Links Drop My Links allows you to find sites according to your need to comment on those and get backlinks. 2. This is probably the tool which needs no introduction. 3. Well, no one understands the algorithm of Google to determine Pagerank but still, this tool is handy to know what should be your PageRank in the next update. 4. SEO Site Tools can be the extension which can make you use Chrome as your default browser. 5. Spider Viewer will let you see your website as a spider sees it. So, did the article match up to your expectations?
Top 10 SEO Startups of 2012
Is that time of the year, when we look at our industries in retrospect. Today, however, instead of telling you what was, we bring you something that could be… All these SEO/SEM startups launched in 2012, and aim to become stronger, better and more popular in 2013. PlagSpotter: duplicate content checking A must have tool in any SEOs arsenal is a content checking tool – something to scan the web and find scrapers, and something to protect original content. PlagSpotter: duplicate-content scanning and detection tool. SEOClearly: A/B testing Recently featured by Search Engine Journal, SEOClearly produces a variety of split tests (A/B) reports, based on data grabbed directly from Google through Google Analytics and Google Webmaster tools. Site SEO improvements can be seen through testing elements like copy text, layouts, images and more. Agency Spotter: Find your SEO agency Agency-Spotter: find and work with creative agencies. SEMhit: Outsmart your competitors in Search Marketing
Free Online Link Building Tools for SEO | Mangia Marketing
Link any good SEO firm, we do a ton of link building here at Mangia Marketing. Since we’re dealing with a number of clients across a wide range of niches, we’re always looking for ways to streamline our link building process and find ways to make our efforts faster and more efficient; in a word, scaleable. Sometimes the SEO tool we’re looking for just isn’t out there, so we take matters into our own hands. Below you can check out our internal link building tools and use them for absolutely free (although we always love a good link or Tweet!). Guest Post Opportunity FinderThis free link building tool quickly and easily generates Google queries to help you locate blogs in your niche that accept guest posts. This can help streamline the amount of time you spend finding guest blogging opportunities, giving you more time to focus on what’s really important: the content.Press Release Link Building ToolThis is an easy, free SEO tool to help you identify press release submission opportunities.
Nick Knight discusses fashion film and the founding principles of SHOWstudio. SHOWstudio is an award-winning fashion website, founded and directed by Nick Knight, that has consistently pushed the boundaries of communicating fashion online. Established in November 2000, SHOWstudio's innovative and ground-breaking projects have defined the manner in which fashion is presented via the Internet. Working with the latest technology SHOWstudio broadcasts live from catwalk shows and fashion shoots, allowing an international audience instant and unparalleled access to the previously closed world of high fashion. SHOWstudio collaborates with some of the most influential and acclaimed figures of contemporary fashion, including John Galliano, Kate Moss, Rick Owens, Comme des Garçons and Alexander McQueen. Constantly changing, consistently innovating, SHOWstudio delivers fashion, live, as it happens.
Free Texture Packs To Spice Up Your Designs - Noupe Design Blog
Feb 25 2011 Every day we try our best to present to you some useful tips, dear reader, to inspire you with fresh ideas and to try out new things. Today, we’ve prepared a nice collection of free texture packs that you just may have been looking for to freshen up your designs you’re working on. Enjoy! 5 High Resolution Brick & Tile Textures 9 High Resolution Metal Surface Textures Starry Textures 4 Free High Resolution Grunge Textures 5 High Resolution Grungy Paper Textures 10 High Resolution Grungy Surface Textures 46 High-Quality Graffiti Textures High Resolution Fabric Texture Pack 6 High Resolution Sand and Seashell Textures 27 High Resolution Watercolor Textures 12 Free Grungy Bokeh Textures 27 High-Res Playdough Textures 8 High Resolution Screen Print Ready Textures 30 High-Res Foam Dot Textures 14 High Resolution Paper & Canvas Textures 12 High Resolution Denim Textures 11 Free High Resolution Fabric Textures 10 Free High Resolution Wood Textures Wood Textures Grunge Texture Desolate Texture Pack (ik)
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Remote Address Port Number Check a port's status by entering an address and port number above. Is your router causing you massive grief? If my tool has been helpful to you, check out my desktop wallpaper site or follow me on Twitter @kirkouimet. :) The open port checker is a tool you can use to check your external IP address and detect open ports on your connection. For more a comprehensive list of TCP and UDP ports, check out this Wikipedia article. If you are looking for a software solution to help you configure port forwarding on your network, try using this powerful Port Forwarding Wizard.
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40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. On the surface level a video uses light, color, sound, and moving images, with the potential for adding text and shape and color and light filters as overlays to communicate ideas, while the most basic text structures use alphanumeric symbols, paragraph and sentence structure, and an assortment of text features (e.g., white space, headings and subheadings, fonts, etc.) to convey their message. There is much, much more to it than this. The Interaction Between Video & Text Studies of the effectiveness of video in formal learning environments have yielded some confusing ideas, namely that content acquired via video consumption doesn’t easily transfer to the medium of text (Fisch 2002; Koran, Snow & McDonald 1971). Below are a few possibilities, many of which you’ll notice apply to non-digital media as well. 1. 2.
Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book | TeachThought
Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book | TeachThought
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students | TeachThought
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after its introduction, speaking to its flexible nature, and to the need for a real change in thinking in how we think of time and space in education. Technology has been, more than anything else, the catalyst for the flipped movement. Further, teachers have taken advantage of not just video channels but a collective video literacy to realize the potential of flipping the classroom. Below is a list 54 flipped classrooms tools for teachers and students–both equally important because in a flipped classroom, both teachers and students are consistently interacting with technology, often independently and asynchronously. 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students
Vanuit de onderwijspraktijk worden heel wat vragen gesteld over zinvolle werkwijzen om onderzoekscompetenties bij leerlingen te versterken. Aan de hand van een praktijkgerichte en wetenschappelijke reviewstudie beogen de onderzoekers handvatten aan te reiken voor leerkrachten om het onderzoekend leren optimaal te ondersteunen in de klaspraktijk. Hiervoor staan de auteurs stil bij de resultaten van internationaal onderzoek naar de verschillende didactische benaderingen om onderzoekend leren bij leerlingen te stimuleren. Aandacht gaat hierbij uit naar de onderzochte effecten alsook de (rand)voorwaarden op het vlak van de onderwijsleeromgeving en de rol van leerkrachten en leerlingen hierin. Daarnaast gaan ze ook in op de vraag welke didactische ondersteuning voor welke leerlingen optimaal is wanneer leerlingen onderzoekend leren. Dit boek is eveneens verkrijgbaar als e-book.
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Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers
Rubrics are an important tool for all teachers. They carefully explain the criteria that will be used to judge a particular piece of student work. Rubrics benefit both teachers and students. Teachers have a complete analysis of every student's work measured against a consistent scale. Show me a sample rubric. Teacher tip: Creating rubrics with students before an assignment begins can help them see the task before them more clearly.
Photo by Is_Kyoto_Jp, Flickr Tuition, books, housing and other education-related expenses can add up quickly when you’re a student. Finding ways to maximize an already lean budget can be challenging, as well as necessary in some instances. Fortunately, one area where expenditures can be curbed is with open source software. To clarify, open source software is often used interchangeably with public domain software, however, the two terms are not the same. Open source is a development model that promotes open access or code free of license fees. Public domain software, on the other hand, does not have any limitations, ownership, copyright or restrictions whatsoever. For students, both open source and public domain software can alleviate some of the burden associated with commercial software prices tags. LibreOffice LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional productivity suite that is user-friendly, high quality and simple to use. It’s 100 percent free to download and install. Inkscape Dia
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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. The Landmark Websites are honored due to their exemplary histories of authoritative, dynamic content and curricular relevance. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Committee 2016-2017 Heather Moorefield-Lang, Chair Bruce DuBoff Sherry Gick Susan Highley Mary Johnson Joanne Koukoulas Lauren Mabry Shannon Miller Shelley O'Rourke Kate Rojas Jen Spisak Ann Schuster, Board Liaison Jennifer Habley, Staff Liaison
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NUDE DESCENDING A (LIBRARY?) STAIRCASE SLISbits has a new Web address. You are at it now — Take a moment to bookmark it for easy access. It’s as good a time as any to explain the old one, APA Style Apps The devil is in the details and one of the biggest grad school devils is APA Style. Psychological Association –style is used widely in academia. In brief: No one knows how to use APA Style, not even APA, as evidenced by its infamous flubs in the first printing of the Sixth Edition. There are many options — hard copy, websites, apps — for guidance as you wade through the APA muck. Hard copy: As an experienced owner of the spiral bound Sixth Edition, Second Printing, I recommend going digital. The site also has a handy blog, appropriately called the APA Style Blog that is free and searchable. That’s easy for them to say, but when you have no clue, may be hard to execute. iCiteAPA is a bit of a muddle.
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Map Data Map data ©2017 Google, INEGI Map Satellite Visual traceroute may have misplaced routers. Geographical route of hops used in the Visual Traceroute tool is based on third-party publicly accessible IP geo-location services. Free Network Trace Test Are you having network problems? Monitis visual traceroute is a free diagnostic tool that displays the path the Internet packets take across IP networks to reach a specific destination on a network. You will get a report identifying the approximate geophysical location of each hop and visualizing the route on Google maps. Perform a tracert test from around the world right from your browser Diagnose network connectivity problems Identify routers that are experiencing high latencies Get the most out of your Monitis experience.
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