On Wednesday, some webmasters and SEOs began noticing the automated tracking tools from places like Mozcast, SER Metrics, Algoroo, Advanced Web Rankings, Accuranker, Rank Ranger and SEM Rush mostly begin to show significant signs of a large Google algorithm update. Well, what … [Read more...] about Was There A Google Algorithm Update Starting On Wednesday?
Back in October, Google announced the impending rollout of a mobile-first search index, a sure to be massive overhaul of the way Google indexes its search results which has had SEOs scrambling to prepare their businesses. In fairly typical Google fashion, a few months on from the … [Read more...] about What’s been going on with Google’s mobile indexing?
Google’s announced a special press event for next Wednesday on search that “you won’t want to miss.” What big news could there be? Let’s speculate — but I wouldn’t get too excited. Here’s what the invite says: We invite you to join … [Read more...] about Google Announces Can’t Be Missed Press Event On Search
Online maps: we use them everyday for purposes as varied as finding out how to meet our friends at a new restaurant to sending out invitations to our child’s birthday party. Maps are valuable graphical presentations of how to get to a certain place. Most companies that … [Read more...] about Putting Your Small Business On The Map
The title of the hearing is “The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition?” This title perfectly anticipates the two divergent lines of testimony that you’re likely to hear. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will testify on behalf of … [Read more...] about Google, Yelp, Others To Appear At Antitrust Hearing Wednesday
As promised earlier, Google has voiced its opposition to two bills currently being discussed in Congress that the company says — and countless critics around the world agree — would censor the web and hurt U.S. businesses. While some sites like Wikipedia are going … [Read more...] about Google Blackens Its Logo To Protest SOPA/PIPA, While Bing & Yahoo Carry On As Usual
MetaFilter is a news and discussion site dating back to the early years of the web. Founded in 1999, it’s attracting attention this week after coming forward about how a Google penalty has severely harmed its business, to the degree of having to let staff go. It serves as a … [Read more...] about On MetaFilter Being Penalized By Google: An Explainer
Reaching the right audience at the right price is the goal for every advertiser, but that goal can be frustratingly elusive. Fortunately, there’s a powerful tool at your disposal to do just that: bid modifiers. Bid modifiers provide you additional control to ensure your ads … [Read more...] about Bid Boosting On Bing: Discover The Untapped Value
Reddit, also known as “the front page of the internet” has a long and complicated history, marked by massive changes in power and major conflicts over how to handle trolls and bullies on the platform. Many brands are rightfully skeptical about trying to market on the … [Read more...] about Brand Fails on Reddit: And What You Can Learn
Whether its been the adoption of a dreaded algorithm, a mooted 10,000 character increase, the killing of its share counts, the pointlessness of ‘Moments’, heck even changing its ‘favourite’ button from a star to a heart was a massive thing, there’s a … [Read more...] about 24 slightly depressing stats on the ‘fall’ of Twitter