One thing that irritates me more than anything is stupid commercials. Some are so incredibly bad I just can’t believe that big brands have paid for the commercials to be made. So last night I am watching TV and this Google commercial comes on. It was just so smart I had to share it with […]
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty – Ronald Reagan It never ceases to amaze me how Google has become such an integral part of our lives. Search has evolved in such colossal proportions and especially with the advent of Google instant my belief that Google can actually read my mind has only […]
Google Webmaster Tools has developed in line with the growing demands of the SEO industry over the past year. Many new and powerful features have been added, which are all well worth understanding. Given the vast amount of information that Google don’t give you, when they do give you data, it is important to know. […]
MDG Advertising’s inforgraphic Is Personalized Search Getting Too Personal? is based on the data from a study by Pew Research’s Internet and American Life Project that discussed what users perceive and believe about the impact of personalized search. MDG Advertising says the IG shows: “The real public perception of search, as well as how users […]
In this video Matt explains a feature in GWT that you may not have heard about and explains how when using fetch as Googlebot you can also use it to request to submit a page to the index. Matt explains how this option could be helpful for you.
Matt starts by saying that this video is a short “Public Service Announcement” so I think you should pay close attention to everything he says. Matt is going to tell you what to do and why he is offering this PSA. Please listen and share with other SEO’s. web designers and developers.
Most businesses and organizations recognize SEO as a vital part of any online marketing strategy. The closer you are to the coveted Number 1 ranking, the more likely it is users will visit your website. According to a study by Optify, the top ranked site on Google enjoys a click-through rate of 36.4 per cent. […]
It sounds like Google’s algorithm is going to change again, and while I don’t believe in chasing the algorithm, I do find the impacts on our industry interesting, but even more so the impact it has on user behavior. The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of changes to Google to get people to stay on site […]
Next week, SES New York will be taking place (March 19th – 23rd), and in the run-up to the event, I was digging around the list of exhibitors, because even though I won’t be able to attend, I like keeping an eye on these things – it can be a great gauge of the direction […]
This February saw some unique shifts in the search engine market. Chitika Insights reported that Yahoo saw the largest gain in share across all major search engines. This boost caused Yahoo to pull ahead of Bing, establishing itself as the second largest search engine int he market. If this trend continues to hold, Yahoo will […]