A DC-area Mommy, gamer, coder, archer, and general bon viveur, Aimee is thrilled to be passing her passion for life on to her two sons.

When playing at adulthood, she develops ecommerce sites and documentation for Virid. When playing online, she is a Community Manager for Genia Games and Citadel Studios. In the spare time she wishes she had, Aimee writes for Game Geex  on Aggro Range.

Aimee is a Competent English Speaker™ and fluent in Standard Galactic.

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      Posts and Articles by Aimee

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        In Which I Give SEO Advice on Search Engine Watch

        I take great pride in my knowledge. I don’t assume I know something unless I’ve had actual experience with the…

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        SEO and Valid HTML: How Critical Are W3C Standards?

        If I made a list of requests from new SEO hires, “Fix these HTML errors from the W3C validation tool” would be in the…

      • Protocol, Schmotocol

        For the last two months, I’ve watched a relaunched client’s Search Console charts spiral downwards. Their indexing dropped, their SERP…

      • No, You Really Can’t Talk to Customers This Way

        Oracle is in the hot seat with the InfoSec community once again with the focus on CSO Mary Ann Davidson…

      • Coding with Style: Basics of HTML and CSS

        Have you ever told your kids (or were told as a kid), “I am not making different food for everyone.…

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        #CMGRHANGOUT PRESENTS: Managing community conflicts & controversies

        This Halloween episode of CMGRHangout is scary. Not “spooky”, not “creepy”, but downright “oh you did not just insult my favorite President” SCARY. Conflict is difficult for every person on this planet, and as community managers our instinct is often to squash it before it starts. On this panel, we talked about why you want to encourage healthy controversy and how to define boundaries and prevent it getting it out of hand. We also talk about why community members do better with controversy sometimes, and how it affects their trust in each other and your brand.


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        #CMGRHANGOUT PRESENTS: Transitioning into a community career

        Today I joined some of the fantastic #CMGRHangout community to share my experiences and advice for starting a career in community management. It was the first time I’d been on a video panel with this many people, and despite stumbling over myself a lot I think I got to make some solid points on the parts important to me–especially for the last discussion question! There’s probably a blog post in there waiting to be written…


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        Hotlink Followup – Allowing Certain Sites To Use Your Images

        Last month, I explained how hotlinking works and why it’s essentially stealing. I also explained webservers and configuring Nginx webservers…

      • MySQL + Password Errors = Even Google Can’t Help

        I hate getting authentication errors in general. At the worst, authentication errors return as a “wrong password!” popup, becoming a…

      • Blaugust Update: What I’m Learning About Myself

        This is the home stretch! The final week of Blaugust begins tomorrow and I’m…well, I’m behind. Not far, mind you!…