There has been a lot of activity recently with our friends at Google. Last week they announced the rollout of Google Plus Your World. This is essentially a more elegant version of personal search, with a snazzy video (shown a bit later). Now that the dust has settled, the question marketers are asking is how [...]
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Looks like the folks at Google have a bit more to do before the end of the year. They just announced a change to the Google bar that looks promising. Read the announcement here, or watch the video below. Chime in with “Like” if you like, and “No Like” if you don’t.
There have been so many changes with Google lately, it’s hard to keep up. Seems as though moving their whole ecosystem of products into a social framework, that is Google plus, is happening at a fever pitch. I was holding off in writing about it here until there was a collection of changes to share [...]
Two things today, quickly. First, information about a recent update at Google that impacts search results heavily, a must watch video for content marketing and SEO types. In light of panda changes, a free resource to give online marketers tips and ideas for creating rich content that visitors and the search engines will love.
A while back the question was asked here, Is Google’s +1 Search Useful for Marketers? Now that Google’s I/O event is over, and having mentioned very little about social strategy, +1, etc. (at least from the live stream I watched) are you planning on implementing Google +1 on your website when it becomes available? Why [...]
Yesterday Google announced their +1 SERP ranking feature. This is Google’s attempt to be social…again, allowing searchers to share their “+1s” with their friends. I, for one, hope this is the beginning of them turning the tide when it comes to having a social angle with long-term traction. The question is, given past attempts with [...]
Anyone serious about marketing online knows that if they want to be effective with the search engines they need to have an effective keyword marketing and optimization strategy. Language has always been fascinating to me. If you are like me, however, sometimes we need a little inspiration something to generate ideas. In this brief post [...]
Just three traffic ideas today as we continue the Revive Your Business series. Last time we talked about the essential numbers you need to know in order to reach a targeted revenue goal. The formula came down to traffic, visitors to the sales page. That is key to all online ventures, traffic. I thought it [...]
As 2010 slips into the past, and 2011 emerges, it can be useful to reflect on what has gone on in the last 12 months. Earlier this month Google released it’s updated Zeitgeist page which highlights the top 10 search trends in 2010 over 12 categories. They also include a video of the search year [...]
This site get’s spam comments all the time. If you have a blog, you likely know what I mean. They are pretty distinguishable. Consider this one from ‘Ahmed’: “have viewed your site. it contains very useful material, i shall be grateful if you help me to promote my business. [website url inserted]“ Or ‘Sf’, apparently [...]