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The View of Georgian Bay

HDR Lightroom Presets

Edit your photos with just 1 click. HDR Lightroom Preset Pack includes 3 HDR Lightroom presets that will transform your photos from average to wow. I use these…

Snow Covered Trees in Montreal

Overlooking Montreal

Morningside Park Graffiti

Morningside Park Graffiti


How-to Install Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu 16.04 and Apache

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to setup a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on Ubuntu 16.04 and Apache web server. You can get reliable and affordable Ubuntu…

Forum Profile Links

Importance: Low Type: Trust Google may not value forum profile links because of forum spamming.

Being Yahoo! Directory Listed

Importance: Low Type: Trust The Yahoo! Directory has been cataloging sites for a long period of time, and many believe that because of that, being listed can rank…

Being DMOZ Listed

Importance: Low Type: Trust A theory is that being DMOZ listed increases your rankings.

Importance: High Type: User Experience Schema are used by major search engines like Bing, Google, Yahoo! and Yandex to improve the display of search results, so that their…

User Generated Content Links

Importance: High Type: Relevancy and Quality Search engines are able to recognize links that have been generated through software. An example of this is the hosted version of…

Reciprocal Links

Importance: High Type: Trust Excessive link exchanging can be seen as spammy and therefore decrease your rankings.

Looking Down from the Empire State Building

Looking Down from the Empire State Building