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27 Mar 2015

More on Mobile, Google’s Domains, Microsoft’s Browser Makeover Plus Link & Content Discussions

The impending mobile update or “Mobilegeddon” is infiltrating the consciousness of most webmasters, SEOs and our communities  with multiple threads on mobile usability popping up across the forums. People are also talking about Google over the recent ranking success of their new product, Google Domains.  And while content, linking and even Microsoft get a little attention this week, most of us seem to have our eyes on our smart phones…


25 Mar 2015

Don’t Miss @JimBoykin Speaking at ClickZ Live, New York, on March 31 2015

Ninjas are coming to New York! Don’t miss Jim Boykin‘s grand session including everything you need to know about Google Updates, link building and content marketing. Jim’s presentation is filled with actionable advice, examples, tools: Make sure to take lots of notes! Jim Boykin has personally performed over 100 disavows and reconsideration requests. Jim has analyzed more penalties, created more tools and successfully recovered more businesses than anyone in this industry…


23 Mar 2015

How to Monitor a Website: Free & Awesome Website Monitoring Tools

You can invest ton of time and money into marketing your website but all your effort will be wasted if your site is down. Uptime is the biggest usability and conversion hurdle… The biggest, yet often most overlooked. How to Monitor a Website: Tools Don’t let yourself fall prey to the same mistake. Here are some easy to use monitoring tools that will tell you the second your users lose…


20 Mar 2015

Google is Talking! Doorway Pages, Autocomplete, Blocked Resources and More!

It’s been a Google news heavy week in search with announcements and changes dominating the discussion. From algorithm changes to new WMT features and yet another nudge toward mobile friendliness there is a lot to do and consider in the very near future. With Google in a communication overload it’s a good time to start considering your long term strategy. How do you think these changes will affect the Search…


18 Mar 2015

New Google Doorway Page Algorithm Change

Google has just announced that they are releasing an update to their doorway page algorithm. Google provided the 5 following guidelines. Here they are below with some comments for your to consider, as you prepare for this next update. Below are the bullet points with some commentary for consideration, comment, and discussion. + Is the purpose to optimize for search engines and funnel visitors into the actual usable or relevant…


16 Mar 2015

Using Social Media For Marketing

Social media has become a cornerstone of Internet marketing. It is a method of reaching an endless amount of people quickly, efficiently, and using direct engagement. Never before has it been so easy to reach your target audience, no matter where in the world they are, or what your industry may be. The only downside is that it is a very quickly evolving form of marketing, where tactics don’t always…


13 Mar 2015

Apple & Google, The Knowledge Box and other SEO Questions and Quandaries

It was a week of eclectic questions and musings on the forums with lots of theoretical postulation and debate. Amidst the predictions and questions we have a case study on the early impact of Google’s Knowledge Box on one niche and the news that a popular WordPress plugin vulnerability has been addressed. But, for the most part, matters of possibility and perspective reign. Jump in and offer your own insights…


09 Mar 2015

How to Identify Plagiarism

I am the victim of theft. As a matter of fact, I am the repeated victim of content theft. Since becoming a blogger, writer and content provider, my work has been stolen a number of times. Sometimes this has been by individuals taking credit on a personal basis for my work. More often it has been by content mining programs that steal random work with decent page views and posts…


06 Mar 2015

Real and Theoretical Changes to the SERPS, Rankings and Google’s Product Lines

Speculation and evaluation of big changes in search are all over the communities this week. The way we get search results could be evolving in major ways, and potentially very quickly. Tweets are already in the SERPs, mobile-friendliness will be playing a much bigger role in less than 2 months and Google products and teams are starting to shift. Looking forward, the idea of Knowledge-Based Trust changing the way sites…


02 Mar 2015

How To Build An Email List

No matter where you are in our promotional stage, you need to build yourself a good email list. Here is why: emails go to people. They go directly to their inbox, on their request, and provides them with important information and links, while giving you a chance to sell to them. All while you go to them, not the other way around. With social media, you are competing with constant…


27 Feb 2015

Content Ownership, Modern SEO and Google’s Ever-Changing Roles and Offerings

Philosophy and ideology make an appearance this week in some of the most popular and thought provoking threads. Whether we’re talking about who has rights to content when services are cancelled, best practices that stand the test of time or how Google can improve society, there’s no shortage of big picture questions to consider. Even specific events like Google Helpouts closing and Yandex bucking Android bundling, raise issues of information…


23 Feb 2015

Best Internet Marketing Webinars to Attend and Educate Yourself

Marketing, especially online, is one niche that is always changing. Every year we have new strategies, new tactics, new platforms to explore and avenues to go down. If you are a marketer, you know the feeling of having to scramble to keep up just after perfecting the latest PR craze. To get a better feel for the more stable and consistent updates in the industry, it is best to turn…


16 Feb 2015

How Can Social Media Help Your Business?

It is hard to believe that anyone isn’t really on board with social media, but a lot of businesses haven’t quite managed to settle of a solid strategy. Small or local businesses in particular tend to create a page, and never come up with a cohesive way to work it to their advantage. Hiring an expert is a worthwhile investment with a lot of return. But not all business owners…