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Seeing "The online credit card payment service supports Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers only." on an online payment system gives me the warm fuzzies that they know what they're doing... /s

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Another Panda update. Will have to keep an eye on this to see how it impacts our clients' sites.
Panda update rolling out

Earlier this week, we started a slow rollout of an improved Panda algorithm, and we expect to have everything done sometime next week. 

Based on user (and webmaster!) feedback, we’ve been able to discover a few more signals to help Panda identify low-quality content more precisely. This results in a greater diversity of high-quality small- and medium-sized sites ranking higher, which is nice.

Depending on the locale, around 3-5% of queries are affected.

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Google is now using HTTPS as a search ranking signal. #SEO  

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Yet another reason to ditch Internet Explorer and use Chrome or Firefox instead. Wish I could convince all end users of that.

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A Better Way to Say Sorry. Really helpful for teaching kids! Four part process:
"I’m sorry for…"
"This is wrong because…"
"In the future, I will…"
"Will you forgive me?"

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The state of Maryland is going to scrap and replace its health care exchange website. They have 7 months to do so and plan to start the process tomorrow.

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Apple's built-in iPhone weather app seems to always report a temperature that is about 5-7 degrees colder than reality. I like Weather Puppy a lot more. http://weatherpuppy.com/

PSA: YouTube's embed code is adding an unnecessary ")" at the end of its code. Remove the ")" from the code before adding to your website. #YouTube  

Support for Google+ for Business is apparently so terrible that my support request shows up on my own personal G+ page, which is not what I want at all.
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