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[4 Sep 2009 | 5 Comments | 12,883 views]
Boost Your Brand Awareness, Protect Your Link Data, and Get Your Own URL Trimming Service

It seems that the larger url trimming services are gaining a lot of ground these days, and are churning over huge amounts of urls. This also feeds them a ton of data on what people are interested on the web, which will benefit these trimming services at some point in the future. We’re feeding their databases with enourmous amounts of information on what everyone on the web is talking about.
But, what about ourselves? How does keeping all of my trimmed url analytics on some other companies servers benefit me? How …

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[21 Aug 2008 | No Comment | 9,778 views]

Inbound Links
A .htaccess file can be an SEO’s vital friend. When visitors hit your site with either www.yourdomain.com or yourdomain.com, it splits your inbound links into two separate pages. This can have effects on your Google Page Rank. By correctly creating and implementing a .htaccess file at your server root, you can improve your website ranking.
To change the url in the browser before the page loads you can use two different methods.
Here, the url will always contain the www. before the domain name:
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} .
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.derekentringer\.com [NC]
RewriteRule (.*) http://www.derekentringer.com/$1 …