Best SEO Tips & Tools for Blogging Programmers in 2019

I've noticed that many programming blogs I read don't implement certain simple SEO techniques, and bloggers could be missing valuable traffic opportunities. I will describe a couple of search engine optimization tips which can improve your technical blog's SEO ranking and search results position in 2019. I will cover topics like Google's Featured Snippets, best rendering speed tips and social media meta tags.

Setup ELK for NGINX logs with Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana

ELK Elastic stack is a popular open-source solution for analyzing weblogs. In this tutorial, I describe how to setup Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana on a barebones VPS to analyze NGINX access logs. I don't dwell on details but instead focus on things you need to get up and running with ELK-powered log analysis quickly.

Adding GDPR Compliance to My Rails App and Technical Blog

New data privacy GDPR EU regulations are going live in less than two weeks. In this blog post, I will describe actions I took to add GDPR compliance to my Ruby on Rails SAAS app and this blog itself.

How I've Built a Profitable Slack Poll and Feedback App in Rails

I've built a Slack anonymous messages and polls app in Ruby on Rails and it is profitable. In this blog post I will describe what I did and tools I used to create, promote and monetize a simple SAAS product.

Serious SEO Mistake of Many Startups and Software Houses

Many software houses and startups are blogging regularly. A simple blog implementation detail can seriously hurt company's SEO rating and in consequence business. Read on if you are interested what’s the problem and how it can be fixed.

Why blogging on Medium will Hurt your Blog SEO [Tool Analysis]

Medium is an extremely popular blogging platform for both newcomers and expert tech-savvy bloggers. I've noticed the serious SEO related issue with using it as your main blogging tool. Read on if you are curious how Medium hurts your internet brand and what's the alternative.