They’ve created a platform that’s more suitable for companies who can afford to brand, yet Google often markets itself as a sort of online classified-style ad service. There’s the disconnect. Businesses believe they’re able to pay for leads in a cost-efficient manner. In reality, it’s become a very expensive way to generate leads. So, while it’s not Google’s fault that the platform has become what it is, it’s also not fair to say that this is a platform that’s suitable for inexperienced small businesses and entrepreneurs – because it’s not. … [Read more...] about Does Google Discriminate Against Some Businesses?
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This “conversation” is typically mundane, unless you are entering sensitive information such as your password, credit card information, or social security number on a website. An HTTPS connection adds a blanket of security over that conversation using an SSL/TSL protocol (Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security). This connection encrypts data to prevent eavesdropping, protects the integrity of data to prevent corruption in transfer, and provides authentication to ensure communication only with the intended website. In short: HTTP is not secure, and you should never trust your sensitive information to such a site. HTTPS is secure and is becoming the web standard. … [Read more...] about Google Is Requiring HTTPS for Secure Data in Chrome
Step 2: Head or Tail? It’s important to classify your keywords. You should distinguish your most important high level keywords, the ones that have sufficient traffic for your business and connect the best to your business. These are usually more “head” than “tail”. You should only have a few of these keywords for your business. The rest of it are bound to be more down the tail. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go read up on long tail keywords. … [Read more...] about Branding and Your Keyword Strategy
This is the image that will be shown on Facebook. The nice thing with this feature is that currently, the image doesn’t even have to be on the page. So if you want to slap a scaled back version of our logo on each link, go ahead! There is no need to put an image on a page just to use for pulling to Facebook, just add a link. og:url … [Read more...] about How To Optimize For Facebook’s New ‘Like’ Functionality
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