Remember what Google used to look like? Traditionally, results featured organic results along with a number of paid listings to the top and right of the screen. However, today there are carousels, seven-packs, authorship markup, Google Plus accounts, and other deviations dictated by the dollar.
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December 5, 2013
While Google started out for personal reasons, they have since grown their empire to assist business-savvy people every single day. Now Google+ is considered one of the more important social networks for promoting your blog or business, and exciting new features such as Hangouts are encouraging enterprising business owners to capture the imagination of their audience in new ways.
November 14, 2013
Hashtags have been gaining momentum across the world of social networking and affection networks both large and small. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram are well-known for their hashtag support. Now also Google has integrated hashtags into their star social network Google+, and it has also included support for them in its search engine results!
October 17, 2013
Google has recently updated their Google Hangouts to be more user-friendly and much more effective. It is easier than ever to connect with your audience, giving you more opportunities to convert them into customers. In this article, we will cover a few ways you can enhance your business by using Google Hangouts.
October 10, 2013
Link building is not only one of the most challenging part of SEO, but also most critical to its success. Although, it is true that links aren’t everything in SEO search professionals attribute a large portion of the engines’ algorithms to link-based factors. Beware of old link building techniques though! You may never get on the first page. Read on…
June 19, 2013
Is your business safe from Google’s Panda and Penguin? Don’t let the cuddly names fool you, Panda and Penguin algorithms are out to get any web content that doesn’t live up to Google’s standards. Here’s 8 tips how you can you avoid these search result-crushing algorithms and keep a good standing with Google’s quality requirements.
April 8, 2013
Google teamed up with Intuit to dish out a special Google free website offering for those who reside in Georgia. This offering comes packed with a “free” website builder to help those who are inexperienced at building websites. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? And it isn’t. The offer has some major flaws and we’re going to investigate them right now.
February 20, 2013
Google+ Communities are a bit like a hybrid between Facebook and the LinkedIn groups, but why is it important to you? The continued investing by Google in this social product guarantees that as long as Social Media is important, Google is going to keep on developing it. Learn the new features and find out how to make Google+ Communities work for you.
January 10, 2013
If you have a following on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve got international social media covered. After all, the social media giants are everywhere, and web translation tools let everyone join in. Right? This is true, but it’s not the whole story. Give your international social media presence a boost with these guidelines.
November 20, 2012
If you keep up with the webmaster forums you must have heard about penalized site owners moving their content to a new domain name. But you could just be shipping the problem over to a new URL. When should you move your Penalized Site Content to a new domain? Follow this simple guide to help you decide when to fix or abandon your old site.
October 31, 2012
Have you ever wondered what weird and wacky internet easter eggs exist on the web? There are literally thousands of these little inside jokes built into your favourite search engines, websites, blog platforms etc. Most of them don’t serve any practical purpose, but sure are good fun entertainment. This article reviews some of the best.
July 20, 2012
Be careful when syndicating and promoting your blog posts. You can do more harm than good. Learn how to prevent duplicate content which affects negatively on your search engine rankings.
July 5, 2012
Google+ or Facebook? Which network is better poised for success? Which is an accident waiting to happen? Learn how these two social media giants stack up.
February 7, 2012
New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI against New England Patriots. But who wins the Super Bowl Social Media Showdown? Which team has the most Facebook fans or Twitter followers. How is Tom Brady’s Facebook Page doing?
December 1, 2011
Google and Facebook both have their own online advertising system. But which one is the better one? Google Adwords or the Facebook advertising system.
October 5, 2011
Marketers are recognizing that there is untapped potential for mobile phones. Many people use their mobile phones to have immediate access to deals, friends and information when they are on the go. Now that businesses are making their websites more mobile friendly, people may earn more money with mobile assets such as Google Adsense and […]
August 16, 2011
If you are using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook you must have heard of Google Plus or Google+ by now. Google Plus was launched June 28 this year as an invite-only networking service and so far its has created a storm in the social networking scene. Some have even called it the Facebook […]
August 8, 2011
Have you ever wondered what are the biggest and most popular websites in the world? Google you might say? Facebook definitely. YouTube must be pretty high up there. You would be right with those three, but what comes next? Are there any news sites in the Top 20? Or is it just all about shopping […]
August 1, 2011
Which social network sends the most traffic to your website or blog? There are four big contenders for this title. Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and the new kid on the block, Google+. When we compare these one must remember that their target audience profiles can be quite different. Where Facebook, for instance is more useful in targeting the ‘normal’ […]