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We all need an “Edge”…even our Websites

Not sure about you, but sometimes I look for an “edge” personally. It can come from purchasing a new pair of glasses that are more up-to-date, utilizing some newly acquired knowledge, or just feeling more positive about my contributions in life. Any one of these things can help me function in higher gear.

The same can be said for a website. A consistently high performing and highly available website is one that is functioning in high gear. And one way to get this degree of functioning is with Pixelsilk Edge.

Pixelsilk Edge gives customers an “edge” in performance, speed, and security. It’s an alternate hosting product offered by Pixelsilk and powered by Akamai, the industry network provider who delivers 10-20 percent of all Internet traffic, which is tens of billions of online interactions daily.

If your business is geographically dispersed across the nation or experiences a high volume of traffic, you’ll want to check out this 3-month trial offer: https://www.pixelsilk.com/edge/

Thanks for listening. I’m Susan Sano Berado.

Pixelsilk W3C Validation surpasses WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Ektron

Validation and SEO crawlability go hand in hand.  If you’re a web developer or SEO, you know full well the importance of validated code.  Traditionally in the world of CMS, W3C validation has been difficult to achieve due to the inflexible nature of the CMS when rendering a page.  We know W3C validation isn’t everything – but it can help.

Pixelsilk is making waves in the SEO and development communities because of its flexibility.  With Full HTML control, you now have the ability to create fully validated web sites and create a DOCTYPE of XHTML 1.0 Strict.

Recently, a CMS validation showdown was run (credit due to SEO Consultants) and Pixelsilk passed with flying colors compared to WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Ektron, Plone and others.

Pixelsilk CMS Validation Showdown

Pixelsilk CMS Validation Showdown

Pixelsilk Launches Partner Portal at SES San Jose 2009

BEND, Oregon – August 6, 2009 – Pixelsilk, an SEO-friendly content management system (CMS) today announces the release of their Partner Portal during this year’s SES San Jose conference.

The Partner Portal is designed to meet the needs of web development companies and marketing agencies – or any group that needs to manage multiple sites from one control panel. Pixelsilk was designed to facilitate SEO best practices and these assets can now be leveraged across multiple sites with one place of management. Pixelsilk is a scalable, Web-based CMS that provides SEO, marketing and Web development teams with the features they need to maximize their online initiatives and gain a competitive edge in their organic search engine rankings. Cutting-edge tools that allow full control of the HTML code, the ability to interact with business and social media applications, open framework structure, real-time SEO feedback and true theme and navigation flexibility are among some of the features that set Pixelsilk apart from any other production-level CMS available today. The addition of the Pixelsilk Portal allows partners to leverage website resources such as: design themes, CSS, JavaScript, images, content types and more across all or selected sites under their management. Moreover, partners can manage multiple administrative users across all websites. Mark Knowles, President and CEO of Pixelsilk, speaks to the potential of the Partner Portal by saying, “Our partners provide unique and powerful tools to their clients. The portal is a huge timesaver for them during the development process.” The Search Engine Strategies (SES) San Jose 2009 conference will be held at the McEnery Convention Center from August 11-13. To register for the SES San Jose conference, visitors may use coupon code 20Pixel for a 20% discount. Or, visitors may register for the expo pass and visit the Pixelsilk booth (#106) for a demo. About Pixelsilk Pixelsilk is the first proven world-class SEO/CMS solution provider designed to meet SEO Best Practices requirements. Headquartered in Bend, Oregon (sometimes referred to as the “hub” of the Search Engine Optimization industry), the company has been integral in the fields of content management and software development for nearly 15 years. Its memberships and professional affiliations include: SEMpdx, SMX, SES and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The creators of Pixelsilk are SEO ToolSet-certified, and the company is also a Microsoft Gold Partner. # # # Media Contacts: Wendy Roe Pixelsilk 2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive Bend, Oregon 97701, Suite 1 Ph: (877) 749-7455 E-mail: wendy.roe@pixelsilk.com” target=”_blank”>Partner Portal is designed to meet the needs of web development companies and marketing agencies – or any group that needs to manage multiple sites from one control panel.  Pixelsilk was designed to facilitate SEO best practices and these assets can now be leveraged across multiple sites with one place of management.

Pixelsilk is a scalable, Web-based CMS that provides SEO, marketing and Web development teams with the features they need to maximize their online initiatives and gain a competitive edge in their organic search engine rankings. Cutting-edge tools that allow full control of the HTML code, the ability to interact with business and social media applications, open framework structure, real-time SEO feedback and true theme and navigation flexibility are among some of the features that set Pixelsilk apart from any other production-level CMS available today.

The addition of the Pixelsilk Portal allows partners to leverage website resources such as: design themes, CSS, JavaScript, images, content types and more across all or selected sites under their management.  Moreover, partners can manage multiple administrative users across all websites.

Mark Knowles, President and CEO of Pixelsilk, speaks to the potential of the Partner Portal by saying, “Our partners provide unique and powerful tools to their clients. The portal is a huge timesaver for them during the development process.”

The Search Engine Strategies (SES) San Jose 2009 conference will be held at the McEnery Convention Center from August 11-13. To register for the SES San Jose conference, visitors may use coupon code 20Pixel for a 20% discount.  Or, visitors may register for the expo pass and visit the Pixelsilk booth (#106) for a demo.

About Pixelsilk
Pixelsilk is the first proven world-class SEO/CMS solution provider designed to meet SEO Best Practices requirements. Headquartered in Bend, Oregon (sometimes referred to as the “hub” of the Search Engine Optimization industry), the company has been integral in the fields of content management and software development for nearly 15 years. Its memberships and professional affiliations include: SEMpdx, SMX, SES and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The creators of Pixelsilk are SEO ToolSet-certified, and the company is also a Microsoft Gold Partner.

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Media Contacts:
Wendy Roe
Pixelsilk
2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive
Bend, Oregon  97701, Suite 1
Ph: (877) 749-7455
E-mail: wendy.roe@pixelsilk.com

Pixelsilk to Sponor SES San Jose

20% Discount for SES San Jose from Pixelsilk, use code: 20Pixel

Pixelsilk is a proud sponsor of SES San Jose 2009, August 10 – 14th.  We welcome you to join us at the conference and are offering 20% discount on any conference pass or free expo pass!

Learn more on the SES 20% Discount

Pixelsilk to Sponsor SEMpdx’s SearchFest 2009

We are a proud sponsor of SearchFest 2009, brought to you by the fine folks at SEMpdx.

Interested in seeing some of the best speakers in the SEM industry and learning more about Pixelsilk?  Join us for SearchFest 2009 as Pixelsilk is the proud sponsor of the keynote by Danny Sullivan, editor-in-chief of Search Engine Land.  This one-day conference includes learning tracks, workshops and a hot seat panel of site reviews to provide direct information to the most up-to-date search strategies.  Whether you’re a beginner or at the advanced level, SearchFest promises to deliver techniques to enhance your customer’s websites.

Interested in coming to SearchFest?  Use the discount promo code: SPONSOR-SEMPDXSF0920 for 10% off the regular registration rate.

We’ll have a booth next to the registration desk, so please stop by and introduce yourself to our team!

Details: Full Agenda and Speakers

When: Tuesday, March 10th 2009

Where: Portland Oregon Zoo, Cascade Crest Banquet Center

Time: 8 am (registration check-in at 7:30 am) to 5 pm; reception from 5 pm to 6 pm.

More Information on SearchFest 2009

Pixelsilk to Launch Revolutionary Content Management System at SMX West 2009

The official press release of our national launch of Pixelsilk.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – February 10, 2009 – Pixelsilk, an emerging Search Engine Optimization (SEO) solution provider, today announced the launch of the company’s groundbreaking Content Management System (CMS) during this year’s Search Marketing Expo West.

The introduction of Pixelsilk’s CMS comes after nearly two-and-a-half years of intensive research and innovation to redefine the way traditional CMS products operate in the world of SEO. The result is a CMS that is not only “SEO-friendly,” but truly meets the standard of “SEO Best Practices.”

Pixelsilk is a scalable, Web-based CMS that provides SEO, marketing and Web development teams with the features they need to maximize their online initiatives and gain a competitive edge in their organic search engine rankings. Cutting-edge tools that allow full control of the HTML code, the ability to interact with business and social media applications, open framework structure, real-time SEO feedback and true theme and navigation flexibility are among some of the features that set Pixelsilk apart from any other production-level CMS available today.

Pixelsilk is a web-based application. Users simply administer and access their Web sites from any internet connection and popular browser. The Pixelsilk CMS is a proprietary system designed for mid-sized businesses to succeed online. Pixelsilk’s client and server APIs allow for the development of custom business objectives that extends the already flexible features of the Pixelsilk system. From social applications like Facebook and Twitter to back-end CRM and sales systems, integrating third party software is made easy through Pixelsilk’s extensible framework.

Mark Knowles, President and CEO of Pixelsilk, addressed the importance of this application and customer-centric technology as a proven and value-added SEO/CMS solution, stating, “The need for these CMS barriers to be lifted is long overdue and bringing world class SEO advice to the forefront of site maintenance is the first of many exciting new capabilities for our clients.”

During the conference, a demonstration of Pixelsilk, presented by search engine marketing veteran Scott Orth (Vice President of Marketing Strategies, Pixelsilk), will be shown as part of the company’s formal entrance into the SEO/CMS market.

Bruce Clay, President of the renowned SEO firm, Bruce Clay, Inc., is a proponent of Pixelsilk’s groundbreaking approach to CMS products. “One of Pixelsilk’s strengths is that it gives you the opportunity to improve the quality of your content,” he said. “It helps you validate the content of each page and prepare it for SEO, and it does it for every page you create or revise. With high-quality SEO-ready content, Pixelsilk is going to make SEO just that much easier for you; it is terrific.”

Eric Ward, founder of the first web-promotion and link-building services NetPOST and URLwire, also found Pixelsilk’s technology to be a unique platform from which SEO firms, Web developers and marketing agencies alike can benefit. “It’s crucial that a site’s content, pages, and URLs be easy for others to link to. Pixelsilk creates a content architecture that never gets in the way of the natural link-building process,” he said.

The Search Marketing Expo West 2009 will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center from February 10-12. To register for the conference, visitors may use coupon code smx10pixelsilk for a 10% discount. Or, visitors may register for the expo pass and visit the Pixelsilk booth for a demo.

About Pixelsilk
Pixelsilk is the first proven world-class SEO/CMS solution provider designed to meet SEO Best Practices requirements. Headquartered in Bend Oregon (sometimes referred to as the “hub” of the Search Engine Optimization industry), the company has been integral in the fields of content management and software development for nearly 15 years. Its memberships and professional affiliations include SEMPO, SEMpdx, SMX, SES and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The creators of Pixelsilk are SEO ToolSet-certified, and the company is also a Microsoft Gold Partner.

Pixelsilk.com Website Redesign

Welcome to the new pixelsilk.com–the landing space where you can learn more about the Pixelsilk CMS to achieve your online marketing goals.

Pixelsilk was developed out of a growing need to fully satisfy flexibility for SEO strategy implementation, full control over design layouts and real-time SEO education and advice at the fingertips of customers. After over two years of ground up development, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Pixelsilk CMS and the pixelsilk.com website. The site is designed to deliver an understanding of our product offering, inquiries into our partner channel and a support network for developers to get quick answers.

Stay tuned for future news and developments online as the site takes shape and our support network expands. We welcome you to stay connected via LinkedIn, Facebook or our Pixelsilk newsletter.