Sasol begins study for gas-to-liquids plant in Mozambique

first_img9 July 2014 South African petrochemicals giant Sasol has begun work on a joint pre-feasibility study for a large-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Mozambique, the company announced earlier this month. The study, which is being conducted together with Mozambican state oil company Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) and Italian multinational Eni, will assess the viability of a GTL plant based on gas extracted from the Rovuma basin. Located off the coast of northern Mozambique, the deepwater Rovuma Basin has been the site of some of the biggest gas discoveries of the last decade. Eni is the operator of the Area 4 block of the Rovuma Basin, which is estimated to hold up to 85-trillion cubic feet of gas. Last month, Sasol announced a separate partnership with Eni to explore for oil and gas in the Durban and Zululand basins along South Africa’s east coast.New plant ‘would promote regional development’ “The proposed GTL facility firmly aligns with Mozambique’s Gas Master Plan goals, and, if successful, will go some way to accelerate socio-economic development in the country and the broader region,” Sasol CEO David Constable said in a statement. “Our GTL aspirations highlight our commitment to partnering with the Mozambican government and Eni in the responsible development of the country’s natural resources.” The company said that its proven GTL expertise, extensive market distribution footprint in southern Africa, and in-country experience of Mozambique, where it has been involved with gas infrastructure development for 10 years, placed it in a strong position to develop the country’s first GTL facility. Sasol, one of the world’s largest producers of synthetic fuels, mines coal in South Africa and produces natural gas and condensate in Mozambique, oil in Gabon and shale gas in Canada. Since launching its first GTL facility outside South Africa in Qatar in 2007, the company has been working to extend its global GTL footprint, its most advanced plans for new GTL plants being in Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Canada and the United States.Decision on Louisiana plant expected this year The company is currently working on the front-end engineering and design phase for a 96 000 barrels per day GTL plant in the US state of Louisiana. The project, which includes construction of a world-scale ethane cracker and downstream derivatives units, would be the largest single manufacturing investment in the history of Louisiana. Sasol is poised to make its final investment decision on the project this year. In February, the company commissioned an ethylene tetramerisation project in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The plant, the first commercial plant of its kind in the world, beneficiates ethylene into products that are used in the manufacture of plastics that require elasticity and strength. And in June, a partnership between units of Sasol and Ineos Europe AG reached a final investment decision to build a high-density polyethlyne plant southeast of Houston, Texas. “This project will expand Sasol’s presence in the global chemical market and complement our North American growth strategy,” Sasol’s Fleetwood Grobler, group executive for global chemicals, said in a statement. “Its location offers several benefits, including access to US Gulf Coast infrastructure and proximity to our current and proposed ethane cracker and derivatives complex in southwest Louisiana.” SAinfo reporterlast_img read more

2017 Market Rabbit Sale

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Setting a new record at the Ohio State Fair, the Grand Champion Rabbit Meat Pen, exhibited by Brittany Modra, from Monroe Country, sold for $6,800 to Direct Feeds and Show Rite Feeds. The Reserve Champion Rabbit Meat Pen, exhibited by Laramie Grubb, of Ross County, sold for $4,600 bought by Turner Oil and Gas Properties as well as the Ohio Market Rabbit Producers Association.The top 30 exhibitors from the show were awarded premiums. Third place received $1,000, fourth place received $600, fifth place received $400, places six through 15 received $250 and places 16 to 30 received $125.The Grand Champion Rabbit Meat Pen, exhibited by Brittany Modra, from Monroe Country, sold for $6,800 to Direct Feeds and Show Rite Feeds and the Millers.The Reserve Champion Rabbit Meat Pen, exhibited by Laramie Grubb, of Ross County, sold for $4,600 bought by Turner Oil and Gas Properties as well as the Ohio Market Rabbit Producers Association.Third place was Korie Moore from Miami County.Fourth place was Kelsey Vollrath from Clark County.Fifth place was Korie Moore from Miami County.last_img read more

Attic Stairs for High-Performance Houses

first_img RELATED ARTICLES How to Insulate and Air-Seal Pull-Down Attic StairsCAD Detail from the GBA Library: Air Sealing for Pull-Down Attic Stair Insulating Attic StairsHow to Insulate and Air Seal an Attic Hatch A New York-based retailer is offering a pull-down attic stair designed to solve a knotty problem in high-performance houses with unconditioned attics.Unless a builder cobbles together a well-sealed attic hatch, or builds an insulated and air-sealed door and stairwell, the hole in the attic floor will mean a lot of wasted heating and cooling energy as well as serious air leaks.The Klimatec 160, made by the Austrian company Wippro, offers builders a way to insulate the opening with 6.3 inches of extruded polystyrene insulation for an advertised R-value of 26 and an installed whole-unit R-value (taking the frame into account) of about R-17. An optional hatch adds 2 3/8 inches of insulation for another R-9.7.The retailer, 475 High Performance Building Supply, sells the unit for $1,195; the optional lid is another $300.The stair is certified by the Passivhaus Institut in Germany. It fits in a rough opening 55 1/8 inches by 27 9/16 inches, and has a staircase length of 98 1/2 inches to 118 1/2 inches.A full set of specs is available at the 475 website. The Passivhaus Institut certificate is available here.last_img read more

Helpful Tips for Staying Productive Through Long Exports

first_imgQueue Exports for DowntimeAs mentioned above, one of the best ways to stay productive as an editor is to not let exports take away your valuable work time. If time affords you the luxury, queue up your exports throughout your work day. Then, leave them to export over your downtime, whether that means queuing up multiple videos in Media Encoder to export overnight, your lunch break, or whatever. When I was in-house at a video production agency, it was a cardinal sin for any editor to be exporting during normal work hours (unless told to directly).Upload While ExportingAnother trick to maximize productivity during exports is to put in place a workflow of uploading your files while you’re exporting. Uploading footage to file sharing services or to video hosting websites like YouTube or Vimeo can sometimes take just as long as the exports themselves.Similarly, if you combine these two downtimes together you save yourself from having to handle each part separately. If your computer can handle it, you could cut your downtime in half.Quick Export Drafts in Low-ResAn editor should have a pretty good idea of which exports are going to be rough drafts for review (or client feedback, etc.) and which exports are going to be for final upload. If you’re working with drafts, make it your standard practice to export videos at a much lower resolution.Not only does this save on export times, it also creates smaller file sizes for quick and easy sharing. Yes, some clients might want to see everything in 4K or HD. But, you can always share high resolution screen grabs or images to confirm footage quality or color design.Low-Processing Power TasksImage by ImageBySutipond.Not all of us are lucky enough to be working on ten-thousand dollar editing stations (or even the latest iMacs or top of the line PCs). So, for the majority of us editors, starting an export often means stepping away from your computer and praying it makes it through without crashing.Still, even if the export seems to be taxing your computer to the extreme, there are steps you can take to free up processing power, be aware of what’s available, and a few low-processing power tasks that you can still tackle.First off, close all open programs and web browsers before an export. For some, it might even be beneficial to do a full restart of your computer before starting an export batch. You can also keep tabs on your computer’s processing performance by using Task Manager for PC and Activity Monitor for Mac.Personally, I’ve found that unless you have a second computer (like a laptop, or even a very inexpensive Chromebook), there are tasks you can perform with very limited processing power. You can use export time to respond to emails, update your professional pages, or browse through helpful filmmaker communities like Reddit, as you’re monitoring to make sure it’s not taxing your computer too much.Cover image by ImageBySutipond.For more productivity and video editing advice and tips, check out some of these articles below.Pro Tip: Exporting a Finished Video from Premiere ProHow to Maximize Your Time and Productivity as a FilmmakerVideo Editing 101: How to Export Your Project in After EffectsExporting Video With An Alpha Channel for Transparency in After EffectsHow to Export a 90-Minute Feature Film in Premiere Pro How to maximize your productivity. Here’s a constructive guide to staying busy — and sane — during long, arduous exports.For all the great quick tips, YouTube tutorials, and film school courses you sit through that teach the basics of video editing, there’s one part of the process you simply cannot teach — how to stay productive during those long, grueling exports. If you ask any editor, they’ll tell you that export times are the bane of their existence.Not only do they take forever, they can be mentally and emotionally draining as well. You’re rushing to get an export done so you do a final upload with a client breathing down your neck. You’re sitting twiddling your thumbs for hours when you have another — just as important — project to dive into next.And what’s worse — things can still go wrong! Exports crash. Hard drives fail. Or, you discover one last mistake you forgot to fix and have to start the whole export over again.Well, while there’re no foolproof methods for guaranteeing perfect exports where your productivity never has to wane, there are some simple, creative tips, workflow adjustments, and programs that can help to keep you productive — and sane — through your export process.Use Adobe Media EncoderIf you’re using Adobe Premiere Pro (or After Effects) and aren’t familiar with Media Encoder, you need to check it out right now. Not only is it part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, it’s also free to use. When you go to export in Premiere Pro, you’ll notice that the default button highlight isn’t “export” but “queue.” This button will take you directly to Media Encoder for your export.There are many reasons to use Media Encoder over exporting directly with Premiere Pro. However, the biggest reason is the flexibility it offers to stack and batch multiple exports at once. You can read a good deal more about how to unlock the power of Media Encoder here:Three Hidden Gems in Adobe Media EncoderVideo Tutorial: Exporting Multichannel Audio in Premiere ProBatch Encoding with Adobe Media Encoderlast_img read more

Short on projection, PH gymnasts still log ‘marked progress’

first_imgSEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Hadi totaled 13.450 via an almost impeccable routine that involved high-value movements against the backdrop of Arabian-inspired music.De Guzman, 17, turned in a similar performance—a lot of high-scoring jumps to the tune of a funky jam. But the rookie could only aggregate 13.025 to settle for silver. Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfu was third with 13.000.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIn balance beam, De Guzman wound up third. Reyland Capellan brought home another bronze in vault, matching his result in the same event two years ago.“It was very good, solid performance by the team,” said women’s co-head coach Jasmin Ortega. “I think we did very well this season. It’s still a marked progress.” Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kaitlin De Guzman who bagged the the Gold medal for Womens Gymnastics Uneven Bars with Reyland Capellan who won Gold for Men’s Floor Exercises also in gymnastics in the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZKUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines’ artistic gymnastics team didn’t get to fulfill the promise of four gold medals but it did improve on its performance two years ago.Newcomer Kaitlin De Guzman settled for a silver after failing to dislodge defending champion Farah Ann Abdul Hadi of Malaysia in floor exercise Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James has ‘nothing but respect’ for Kyrie Irving The gymnasts had already stashed two golds through Capellan, who defended his floor exercise title, and the 17-year-old De Guzman, who ruled in uneven bars.All in all, it was two golds, one silver and two bronzes for the Philippines.The Philippines won one gold, one silver and two bronzes in the Singapore SEA Games in 2015.ADVERTISEMENT PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games MOST READ View comments LATEST STORIEScenter_img LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games Read Next Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspensionlast_img read more

SmallBusinessHub Internet Marketing Blog: What We Are Up To…

first_img Dharmesh Shah — He’s my co-founder who I met at MIT.  Before HubSpot he bootstrapped a successful software business and sold it to SunGard netting himself a tidy sum.  He started his own   that you might find helpful to see how your are doing relative to your peer group.  Patrick Fitzsimmons — We acquired Patrick’s company which he started while studying at Yale.  He’s a true “web native,” a great/creative programmer, a born skeptic, and exceptionally bright. There is an interesting group of people working on SB2.0/HubSpot including a few employees, a few MIT interns, and a few overseas developers.  There are four of us that get together in Cambridge to work on strategy that influence the content you read here.  If you enjoy the blog, it probably is because of the fact that the four of us are coming at things from very unique perspectives that creates a cauldron of innovation.  Here’s a little description of who we are and a bit on our perspectives: Anyway, I hope you are enjoying our blog and will continue to read it and pass it along to others you think will be interested.  If you get a chance, have a look at HubSpot We are writing this blog to small business owners and entrepreneurs to give them the advice they need to capitalize on the unfair competitive advantage the internet disruption affords them.  While writing this blog, we are building our software company, HubSpot, to give them the tools they need to capitalize on this opportunity.  Like you, we are a small business.  We take our own SB2.0 advice and we are the heaviest users of HubSpot software.  Much of the advice you see in this blog is the result of the work/research we are doing for ourselves — when it works well, we share our success with our readers. Mark Roberge — A friend of ours from our MIT days.  He works for us a day a week “on the side” while he ramps his own consumer internet startup.  His “day job” is full-on consumer internet marketing and he infuses that interesting perspective into our conversation.  Most of our customers are selling to other businesses, so we are able to take the best of the consumer marketing practices and apply them to b2b marketers. Originally published Dec 8, 2006 12:13:00 PM, updated March 21 2013 website grader Me — I spent my whole career in sales and marketing and have seen up close and personal how the internet has shifted the landscape and how the old tools and techniques no longer work.  I’m unique from Pat and Dharmesh in that I am a mere mortal when it comes to using computers/software, so we are writing SB2.0 and building HubSpot to people at my technical level. blog — Brian Halligan on behalf of the HubSpot/SB2 team. at school that has been exceptionally successful and has heavily influenced our thinking.  He’s got a software development background.  He’s the sharpest guy I came across while I was over at MIT. We believe the internet gives every small business owner the most unfair competitive advantage they will likely ever have in their entire careers.  The fundamental nature of shopping has radically changed in the last decade from one where potential clients are “found” by cold calling sales reps, at trade shows, through seminars, etc. to one where potential clients “find” vendors through Google, Technorati, industry discussion boards, blogs, etc. with sales people getting involved much later in the convincing process.  This shift dramatically favors prepared small businesses.  The tools and techniques that most small business owners use today feel like relics of the past compared to what is needed for small business owners to take advantage of the internet transformation going on today. We are up to 660 RSS subscribers at this point and around 4000 unique visitors a week in steady state, so I thought we’d pause the normal flow to tell you a bit about ourselves and what we are trying to do for you, our reader.   — the product is in beta, but it works well and is delivering a lot of value to our 20 or so beta customers.  If you are interested, we also built a Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more

How @garyvee Builds Business Leverage Out of Passion

first_imgIf you’ve seen any  . He works in a family-owned wine store. He knows and loves wine. Gary doesn’t worry about polishing or positioning. He just communicates. Gary Vaynerchuk — How many other people drink their wine with Captain Crunch — or bacon? Gary is a departure from typical wine experts, and that makes him stand out. Today, small and large businesses use essentially the same tools, so businesses must differentiate themselves in the way they use their tools, and that means passion. Charlie King eats, sleeps and breathes golf. Duncan Page runs a business that has been in his family for more than a 100 years. Learn From Gary V Himself 1. He knows his subject  is dominated by the companies with the most creativity and passion. That means small business owners — guys like  Originally published Oct 20, 2009 8:14:00 AM, updated March 21 2013  and  leverage  — can compete with giant corporations, and win. Where, exactly, does this leverage come from? Charlie King HubSpot webinars It’s very popular around here because it captures one of the most important results businesses get from inbound marketing: Topics: 3. He tells a story.center_img inbound marketing 4. He’s a well-rounded inbound marketer. recent Today Show appearance A single theme ties together Gary’s various rants and raves: He’s trying to bring wine to the masses. So how can we learn from Gary’s success? I think four things are most important: . Duncan Page  is another great example of the way passion can change a business. The New Jersey video blogger and wine store owner has used the web and passion to generate over $60 million in revenue. If you’ve never seen Gary speak, this  He’s not just a video blogger. He’s on Twitter. He’s on Facebook. He blogs. And his site is optimized for search engines.  or presentations, chances are you’ve seen the image below. 5. He’s Unique Simple: Passion.  is a good place to start.  If you’d like to hear Gary V explain how he uses passion to create leverage, sign up for the  free webinar he’s offering as part of Inbound University next week. Traditional marketing was dominated by the companies with the biggest wallets;  2. He’s 110% authentic. Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more

Top 5 Inbound Marketing Stories of the Week: Social Media Zen

first_img Mashable Online Analytics Originally published Jan 15, 2010 7:01:00 AM, updated July 18 2013 While there are many out there who are to leverage Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites to generate leads and customers. Sometimes “different” is better than “better.” Lesson: Soren Gordhamer Stop Trying To Be Better Than The Competition , Kipp argues that there are 7 steps every B2B company can share: Kipp Bodnar What are we doing that our competitors are not? self-proclaimed social media experts Use social media to strategically build your lead pipeline. Duct Tape Marketing Author: 2. Lesson: John Jantsch Brian’s article focuses on the benefits of value of search engine optimization 4. Author: As a B2B marketer, one of your main goals for social media engagement should be to generate leads.  Although its understandable that every industry/business should have a different social media Lesson: social media engagement Author: Rob Ousbey Build an Infrastructure to Gather Leads Lesson: Construct Workflow to Maximize Conversion Understand lead generation strategy different better Establish Back-End to Manage Data “Small Business Marketing Forecast 2010″ report how to demonstrate the value of social media to your boss of PR 2.0 Rob’s article gives an awesome breakdown of how to promote the importance of SEO involvement internally, specifically addressing the CEO, CTO, Web designer, Web developer, sales manager, marketing manager, content editor, and community/outreach manager within a company.  Rob clearly identifies tailored messages to use to explain why each role should be concerned about SEO.  Institute “Social” Sales Follow-Up and Nurturing Author: , but what about convincing them of thecenter_img ? of 3. One of this week’s top inbound marketing articles explains how you can use lessons from Zen to make the time you spend on social media more rewarding and productive. SEO is an important part of inbound marketing.  Advocate SEO involvement within your company using targeted messaging.  1. of 5. ? Develop a Content Strategy As Soren points out in his article, it’s easy to get caught up in the “social” of social media.  Therefore, in order to avoid wasting time, he offers 4 valuable Zen lessons to help you get the most positivity and productivity out of your social media experience. Expert marketers have written a lot about In addition to discussing the report’s results, Brian also highlights several other ways businesses can monetize conversations happening in social media, which include analyzing data and acquiring followers, among others. The Socialization of Small Business of that reveals lead generation (See Kipp Bodnar’s article above for tips!) as the top benefit of social media marketing. social media marketing SEOmoz Determine ways your business can monetize its social media engagement to increase ROI.  ?  Hey, as they say, don’t knock it ’til you try it! Ever think about the possibility that Zen teachings could be applied to Explaining SEO, Role by Role Social Media B2B , Soren urges us all to approach social media with a beginner’s mind, as the person who “knows” is often less open to new learning.  Other bits of Zen advice include giving what you want to receive, adding only useful content and maintaining a positive state of mind. Learn how to use social media for lead generation. Instead of worrying about how you can be The key to successful social media engagement is focus.  Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlack Establish an Autopsy What are we doing just like our competitors that we could change for good?  Besides the fact that being better is difficult, John points out that most prospects won’t spend the time analyzing your product to discover its subtle advantages over your competitors’. Brian Solis for small businesses, citing Ad-Ology’s recent Zen and the Art of Twitter: 4 Tips for Productive Tweeting Author: 7 Steps to Building A B2B Social Media Lead Generation Pipeline of than your competition, how about focusing your energizes on figuring out how to be Download the free video Video: How to Use Social Media for Lead Generation Lesson: Therefore, John’s article advocates businesses find ways to stand out from the pack, whether it be through creating a unique experience or a totally innovative way for people to get a result.  To get started, ask yourself the following two questions:last_img read more

3 Search Engine Optimization Mistakes That You Are Making

first_img Originally published Sep 27, 2010 12:00:00 PM, updated October 20 2016 1. Trying To Optimize A Page For More Than One Keyword Photo Credit: In general, images should be adding flavor and enriching content, and not being the content themselves. There are obviously exceptions, but it’s a good guideline for content pages to have them loading quickly and smoothly for all of your site visitors. We all hate slow websites, so don’t be guilty of that crime yourself. In addition to the human factor, search engines will respond better to sites that are faster by ranking them higher and indexing more of their pages. If you keep these three basic tips in mind when on your website, you can distinguish yourself as a well-optimized site that is very usable for visitors and search engines alike. Topics: Many website and marketing managers think that For a simple exercise on this front, sit back and look at your page, and ask yourself honestly, “What keyword is this page good for? How good is it compared to other pages on that keyword?” Your keyword strategy will reveal itself from there. If there’s more than one keyword phrase revealed, you may be looking at two different pages that were mashed into one. is a very hard struggle that requires very specialized knowledge and software to get started with. That is a myth though – There are many common One page, one keyword phrase. 2. Sloppy Anchor Text Disguising Your Good Links SEO website If your link text on any of your links is “Click Here”, you’ve made a mistake. Take a look at who ranks for click here, and then adjust your links to your new philosophy of keyword consistency. You don’t want to compete with Adobe for “click here”, you’re about to be competing for valuable territory on the search engine results page. Optimizing a page for more than keyword is a simple and common mistake to make. Once you have your list of keywords that you want to rank for, you may have started sprinkling them liberally all over your website. That’s the wrong way to go though – You end up in a world where all of your pages are competing with each other in the search engine’s eyes to be the most important page on your site for that keyword. Usually in that situation, none of them win and you still won’t rank. Search rankings aren’t just about a website doing well, it’s about a specific page ranking well for a keyword, and that page being a good destination for people interested in that keyword phrase. If so, you might be guilty of image bloat. Putting lots of sharp and snazzy images on a website is a great move to make you look good, but think about how large those images are and what they’ll do to folks on slower internet connections – especially mobile users. You can tell how big the images are on your site by right-clicking on them and selecting “Properties” in Internet Explorer, or by going to Page Info -> Media in Firefox. Chrome unfortunately does not make this easy to determine. If you have any single image on your page that is larger than 50 Kilobytes, (~50,000 bytes) or your total page has over 100 KB of images, evaluate how important those images are to your page. Are they adding flavor or are they crucial content to the page?center_img of the links pointing to a page is a critical factor in determining what keywords are important to that page. Make sure that the anchor text of the links pointing in to each page on your site matches the keyword that you’re optimizing for on that page. 3. Images Turning Your Website Into Goliath that can be corrected with only a little knowledge and work, and no fancy software or tools required.  It doesn’t need to be so much difficulty if you take away a few powerful lessons on search engine optimization, such as these three common mistakes. ? Did you have a page that took more than two seconds to fully load? Fast sites vs slow sites is the new David vs Goliath. Free Download: Learning SEO From The Expert anchor text Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlack Having very heavy, large images on a page is another frequent mistake in search optimization. Think about the last time you visited a slow website. Was it your dfinnecy Hint: SEO Mistakes Remember: SEO problems On the above aspect of keyword placement, there is another clear signal to search engines of what keyword a particular page should be ranking for­. Thelast_img read more

How to Set up a Facebook Custom iFrame Landing Page Application

first_img Originally published Feb 22, 2011 8:00:00 AM, updated October 20 2016 On the Applications Profile, Click on “Add to My Page” Set Up Your iFrame Page on Your Own Server Select Your App and Go to the Application Profile Page Head to http://facebook.com/developers Facebook Marketing Click on Set Up New App Name the App (This is Not What The Custom Tab Will be Named) 1. Grab a 16x 16 icon from iconfinder upload the icon and save your changes. For this to work you will need a webpage on your server that you will be iframing into your new custom tab. That means you must have the HTML living outside of Facebook on your own server. Try and make this content 540px wide. Anything wider will not show up well in your custom tab. In order for this to work you must update your Facebook Fan Page to the newest settings. 1. Your canvas URL will be the main domain your HTML content is living on. Make sure you include the trailing slash in your url. 2. Make sure that Canvas type is selected iFrame. Topics: Go into edit page > Manage Permissions to change this to the default landing page.That wasn’t so bad was it? Save the Changes and Click on Back to My Apps Editor’s Note: We wrote a more up-to-date article about creating custom Facebook tabs here.Facebook recently announced that they would be discontinuing their support of the Static FBML app in favor of iframes.From a marketing perceptive this is actually some great news as FBML was pretty restrictive on what was and wasn’t allowed within Facebook.I decided to investigate how much of pain is involved in setting up a custom tab on Facebook using an iframe. As it turns out, it’s actually not to difficult.Below is a video with setup instructions step-by-step and a screenshot guide if you don’t want to watch the video.The end result of this effort is this iframed application tab (for a contest that ends this Wednesday)! Add Description and Your Custom Icon Select the page you want to add the custom iframe tab to and you are done! 1. Name your Tab. Note: 16 character limit! 2. Specify the tab URL. In this case the piece of content I am iframing in is “http://inboundnow.tv/fbtest2.html” so I added in the “fbtest2.html” in the Tab URL. Allow the developer application if you have not already done so. Setting Tab URL (Still in Facebook Intregration Page) Set Up Your Canvas URL in the Facebook Integration Page Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more