NOTE: This is now very outdated, and remains here as an archive only.
Or is it?
Months ago, having listened to what several high profile people were saying about the importance of developing your own personal brand, and becoming a Key Person of Influence (KPI) in your industry.
With the abundance of social networks that spring up on an almost daily basis, you would be forgiven for emitting a dramatic sigh to hear that you need to start paying attention to another social network. But this time, really, you do!
Google has been tweaking its algorithms (the systems it uses to identify how relevant it's links are to the search terms entered) over the years, with a view to improving the user experience, and promoting results which are more relevant and abide by their recommended guidelines relating to search engine optimisation.
Things have been a little busy in the past month, with lots of international speaking engagements and of course, being part of the team behind Joomla!Day UK which took place at the beginning of October.
I am fortunate to have recently returned from a couple of weeks out in America, where I was invited to speak at the first Joomla! World Conference in San Jose, California.
I submitted a few proposals, but the one which was selected was on the topic of Microdata, Authorship and Google+ - something I'm developing a real interest in.
NOTE: This article is quite outdated and remains here for archive purposes.
You may have noticed recently that extra bits of information have started appearing in search results, perhaps photos of the author, reviews of a product, maps showing the location of a store or links which allow you to jump to a certain location within a page.
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