by Alex Chris81 Comments As a beginner to search engine optimization (SEO) you need to understand that there is no magic way to rank your website in the first page of Google, Bing or Yahoo. Search engines are governed by complex algorithms and it takes a lot of time and effort to ‘convince’ them that your website or web page deserves one of the top spots.Nevertheless, there are certain rules you can follow to optimize your website and provide the search engine bots with the necessary signals.While the web is floated with SEO tips and advice, most of the articles talk about SEO in a theoretical level and not how SEO can be applied in practice.THE COMPLETE SEO GUIDE A step-by-step guide on how to increase your traffic in 60 days or less. Learn how to practically build a successful website or blog.The ONLY SEO Guide you will ever need to read!DOWNLOAD NOWIn my opinion, this is why most website owners are confused and they either give up with SEO or simply do not … [Read more...] about SEO Tips For Beginners – 15 Ways to Google Boost Your Web Site
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After less than a week since its release, three of America’s largest television networks have started blocking Google TV users from watching video content on their web sites. Sort of. While ABC and CBS keep Google TV viewers out, as does Hulu, NBC actually still seems to let them in. Below, a visual look at the blocked world of Google TV. Google TV & Network Content Before doing the blocking tour, I think some basics are in order. For one, none of the networks are blocking Google TV users from accessing broadcast television. You can still go to ABC, CBS and NBC directly to watch over-the-air broadcasts through Google TV just fine. Instead, what’s being blocked are some full-length episodes of TV shows that the network provide on their web sites (some short video clips are not being blocked)> Next, it’s important to understand more about how Google TV displays video content from the web sites of major networks. The answer is easy. There’s no difference … [Read more...] about A Tour Of How Networks Have Blocked Google TV From Their Web Content
The searches people do that lead them to a site is valuable data to an organization. What other data source do we have that gives us direct access to our customers’ wants and needs? Sure, we can ask them, but customers can lie. Or choose not to answer. By looking at exactly what visitors have searched for, we can learn a lot about who our customers are, what they really want, and if we’re providing it to them. Search marketers have valued this data for a long time, but it’s useful for many other parts of the organization as well, from traditional marketers to product managers, to support. Shouldn’t everyone want to understand more about their audiences? I think this data is so great, I wrote an entire book about it: Marketing in the Age of Google. But now, this information is going away. Sort of. Should we freak out? Is there anything we can do to get this data back? Why Are We Losing Search Data? First, let’s recap where we are. When someone types words … [Read more...] about Will [Not Provided] Ever Reach 100% In Web Analytics?
Google recognized early on that the future of the web was mobile. They also saw a trend in mobile users favoring native apps over traditional websites. A 2015 report published by Morgan Stanley pegged web traffic at roughly 2X that of native apps. Google needs to hold on to this advantage to remain relevant. To do so, they have invested heavily in both creating and promoting technology designed to deliver a better mobile web search experience. The Progressive Web App is one of those technologies. The idea behind PWAs is to deliver fast, reliable and engaging app-like experience via mobile browser. Alex Russell, a Google software engineer, explains it this way: “Progressive Web Apps blur the line between Web content and apps, but they keep the strengths of the Web.” Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are designed to load “instantly.” This is accomplished by routing browser requests through a script, known as a Service Worker. The script eliminates steps otherwise … [Read more...] about Progressive Web Apps: The New Standard For Mobile Search?