Google Now Indexes Web Content in Flash Files

As of June 30th, Google has the ability to crawl Flash More to the point, it has learned to index text – including URL’s – embedded in Flash files. Google says that it “has been working on a new algorithm for indexing textual content in Flash files of all kinds, from Flash menus, buttons and banners, to self-contained Flash websites.” Prior to this enhancement, websites developed in Flash, including web content embedded in Flash files, were invisible to Google and other search [...]

Web Writing Blues

I’ve been writing web content & copy for years and have built a career around it.  Like most web ventures, the barrier to entry is low and web writing is no different. Anyone that’s blogged or been published online can claim to be a web writer.  Really, all you need is an Internet connection, basic grasp of language, publishing credit and voila!  You’re a web writer. In similar fashion, anyone with knowledge of HTML or (dare I say it) FrontPage, can claim to [...]