A federal judge has denied Google Inc’s attempt to dismiss a privacy lawsuit brought against the technology giant for commingling user data across its different products and offering that data to advertisers without permission. US District Judge Paul Grewal ruled ...Read More »
Search engine optimization is very important for any business or website that wants to become successful and wants to be recognized and noticed more. If you’re wondering what exactly search engine optimization is, I’ll give you a brief description. When ...Read More »
All website owners appreciate the importance of Google rankings in driving traffic to their site and Google themselves are keen to ensure that website rankings are gained legitimately. Keeping abreast of the guidelines on SEO can be difficult but with ...Read More »
In this era of advanced internet technology, having an online marketing strategy of some sort is no longer an option but a necessity in order to survive. No matter what line of business an entrepreneur plans to embark upon, whether ...Read More »
Google Places is yet another free tool from Google’s chain of free products and services. However, unlike many other products, Google Places has become an absolute essential for small local businesses. 66% of Americans are using local searches to find ...Read More »
Penguins and pandas are cute, but they can get you into trouble with the #1 search engine if you’re not careful. Penguin and panda are actually the names of Google algorithms designed to catch spam, duplicate content, and other dishonest ...Read More »
In recent times, Google Chrome has gained tremendous popularity among internet users and is widely used browser for internet surfing. Research suggests than about 12% internet users worldwide have switched to using Chrome. With is such wide usage, it natural ...Read More »
While I am fully aware that great optimisation for search engines needs to be handled by a professional, I have learnt a few tricks on the way. If you are starting up and looking to take on the search engines ...Read More »
When it comes to writing web copy you are writing with two audiences in mind. The first one is the readers of your website and you will be concerned with whether or not the content is easy to read, entertaining, ...Read More »
As Google continues to move forward with their Panda and Penguin updates, and as they struggle to stay relevant on the social media networking scene with Google+, many businesses, web masters and SEO consultants alike are also struggling to keep ...Read More »
As a social network, Google Plus was supposed to compete with Facebook and Twitter. It was supposed to step up to the plate and immediately drive users to desert the other networks in favor of Google. It was supposed to ...Read More »
Google is widely recognized as the top search engine in the world. Though no one knows quite how, the site consistently positions itself as the most definitive source for computer users looking to find out more about a specific topic. ...Read More »
Violators Of Guidelines With Google Penguin, Google hopes to get a handle on violators of its Webmaster Guidelines. The aim is to decrease search engine rankings of individual websites that abuse regulations by duplicating content, using keyword stuffing, or participating ...Read More »
There are many search engines today, but few are the ones that could be considered as powerful. Google is definitely a leader in this area and since the start of Google back in the early 1998, the company updated their ...Read More »
SEO has been a hot-button word in the website marketing arena for quite some time. I still hear on a daily basis, “will search engine optimization help my company?” The fact of the matter is unless you have a SEO ...Read More »
What is Search Plus Your World? ‘Search Plus Your World’ is Google’s latest major update, and the first to actively incorporate the user’s social network into the SERPs. So, along with the usual web pages, blog posts shared by people ...Read More »
When Google Panda was announced there were all sorts of rumbles of discontent from various quarters about how SEO has become more difficult for them. All sorts of website owners and SEO managers have had a good old moan about ...Read More »
The gloves are off, and Facebook and Google seem to be in a battle of the titans as to who will control not one or the other of search engines and social media, but both. Facebook’s forays into search seems ...Read More »
Raise your hand if, while performing an online search, you have ever found yourself on a webpage that is hosting low quality or regurgitated content that is of dubious origin and surrounded by a ridiculous amount of links. Congratulations, you, ...Read More »
Doing slightly better with social media than McDonalds, tonight President Obama logged on to Google Plus to answer questions in an effort to expand the White House presence on social media networks. The event was the Oval Office’s first virtual “Hangout”, ...Read More »
In the bid to make its Places pages exclusive, Google Inc has made the decision to discard snippets of reviews from third party sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor in lieu of all-Google content. This move is bound to boost ...Read More »
by Manish Pavan
Google search ranking and its logic is confounding and irrational at best of times. When your ranking goes up you celebrate and when it plunges you cry. Google itself does not reveal the search engine...
by Melissa Schraiber
Google Profile is a feature available to anyone who has a Gmail address. It is beneficial for both personal and business purposes. The profile set up takes only a few moments and is a quick, simple way to...
by Jon T. Norwood
Europe and Google have had a bit of a suspicious relationship for several years now with anti-Trust investigations and privacy allegations and this could be a harbinger of what is...
by Warner Carter
To have a good PR is to have good public relations. Your PR is your badge to those who judge your site, sending them the message that you’re in the position to talk about your niche. That’s where public relation comes in. What kills a content-loaded blog is the absence of link building in its SEO promotional strategy. Even if you’re the...
by Nan King
Google has made a habit of stealing the internet headlines and Goggles just happens to be one of its properties that is currently hogging the limelight. Originally released for mobile devices running the Android platform, the service was recently launched for the new iPhone 4.0 operating system.
by Amelia Mango
In order to promote the use of AdWords advertising among small business owners, Google has started to offer $75 and $100 gift vouchers and even tech support to help the less computer savvy among us to set up AdWords accounts. Call the 800 number, rattle off your voucher code, and...
by Kara Taylor
In early 2010, Google started using page load speeds as one of the factors in how they determine a website's ranking, making fast, reliable hosting more important than ever. It used to be that the time it took for your website to load only affected one thing: whether potential customers stayed, or left.
Google has said it will delete the stolen Wi-Fi data it accidentally collected with unsecured wireless networks in UK Street View cars, and will not face punishment or fines by the British Government.Read More »
by Jenny Pilley
Now, I don’t mean to kick-start anyone’s hunger pangs, but my colleagues were pretty impressed with my packed lunch the other day. To the normal eye this may have seemed just another normal sandwich; bread and filling. But made with key ingredients, thoughtfulness and a lot of time, I created the ultimate sandwich comprising of freshly baked bread, caramelised onion chutney, rocket and baby spinach salad, peppered ham and slithers of brie.
Guest Post by Simon Barnett from Search South | Time and money invested in SEO can certainly pay dividends, but there are some pitfalls that you need to be aware of. When SEO goes wrong, it can cause damage on ...Read More »
Guest post by Chris Gilchrist from HitReach Web Design in Angus | The United Nations has six official languages, these are Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russia, and Spanish. When most individuals approach SEO, they naturally focus entirely on the ...Read More »
Guest Post by Josh Braaten from Big Picture Web | Recently, I had the luxury of attending a webinar featuring the latest data on the impacts of Google Instant on SEO and PPC, hosted by search engine optimization experts, SEOmoz. ...Read More »
Guest Post by Philip Rudy from www.ContentCustoms.com Once upon a time (not so long ago) there was a time when you could just throw up an exact match domain name website with virtually no back-links and it would rank high ...Read More »
A relatively recent trend for Internet marketers in the make money online game is to use Google Trends to find high traffic searches, and then provide content on their website to match in the hope of being indexed quickly enough ...Read More »