Having great business processes is crucial to business success! That said, if you do it wrong, the creation of business processes can actually hinder your success. How can you ensure that your business processes actually help rather than hurt you?
Whether or not your site has “valid HTML” is often something you will see listed in an SEO report. While it is important for a number of reasons, finding out if you validate or not should not be a key focus of your SEO work. But see what Google web guru Matt Cutts has to say about it.
There are literally hundreds of things you can do – on page – to add more value to your listing than the competitor’s listing. Get creative! If you are only pulling in an Amazon/Ebay/Clickbank listing for an item, it’s likely your site will be penalized, unless you add extra value.
While many people were quick to point fingers (and the customer response on the individual fan pages of these affiliated providers was down right nasty), almost no one actually knew WHY the central backbone of the hosting connection was down.