Three Ways to Protect Your Content from Google’s Panda

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Google has rolled out several algorithms that are designed to enhance the experience of the average internet user, and rank pages. Google and Panda are the strongest and most capable algorithms which have are constantly being enhanced. As a matter of fact, the fat Panda, which is focused on dealing with low quality and duplicate content, has been updated for over 25 times. In the meantime, the Penguin has also received a major update in 22 May 2013 which has taken the fight against spam to a … [Read more...]

The 250 Most Expensive Keywords

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If you do Google Adwords advertising, this is a page you'll want to put on your bookmarks.  Markus Allen is tracking the 250 most expensive keywords on Google Adwords and updating the list each month. Click on the image below to see the full list.  I am floored by the Cost Per Click for some of these keywords. Do you think you could learn something about conversion from people who are spending over $100 per click to get people to their sites?  They have to have high converting landing … [Read more...]

Today’s Friday Traffic Report Replay

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Friday Traffic Report 8.3.2012 We hit all the hot buttons today: what to share and what not to share when your being social while also protecting and promoting your brand. Facebook woes of the week. Google+ continues positive growth and feedback. Twitter and Apple? Today's show sponsored by: Brick Road Media … [Read more...]

Content Development Secrets of the Comedy Market

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For a few months, I've been tracking a well known content network and observing how the comedy markets were impacted by social media and vice versa. Comedy and content development have always gone together like church and marriage.  If you don't understand it, well ...  you're simply not dumb enough. This I tell you brother, you can't have one without the other Funny or die, anyone? The comedy business was always one where you live and die by your content. It's a tough business, almost like … [Read more...]

7 Free Website Evaluation Tools

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Creating a successful web-based business, whether it's a blog, an online-service or a product-platform is exciting, challenging and potentially lucrative. However, coming up with your initial idea and bringing it to fruition is just half of the challenge. You could have the stickiest content, the coolest service or the most 'must-have' products, but if your website is slow, poorly-optimized or barely linked-to then you're going to find that your brilliant idea is essentially hidden from your … [Read more...]

Google Panda Update Infographic

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Google’s Panda Updates are designed to penalize sites with weak content and to reward sites with quality content. Each of the 14 Panda Updates is an attempt to refine Google’s search engine results for the better. Google has around 46 Billion pages currently indexed and more than 80% of penalized websites are still struggling to recover from the update. Read more: http://www.seo.com/blog/google-panda-update-up-close-infographic/#ixzz1zsg5GLAR   … [Read more...]

Branded Domain Applications Revealed Today – A New Internet Land Grab Begins

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Is a new, bigger-than-ever internet land grab happening?  According to this article at CNET "Here comes the greatest Internet landgrab in history," and many more below, we're about to see where a lot of companies are betting hundreds of millions on branded domain extensions.   And the beginning of the slow death of .com's popularity. Then again, it could just end up being a giant multi-million dollar flop.  Let's watch all the fun! Will Top-Level Domains Become a Marketing Bonanza or Bust … [Read more...]

Is this the end of Dropbox?

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Google drops into the cloud storage space and under-prices Dropbox.  Will you use it?  Will you be switching from Dropbox?     Related articles Thanks Google, It Only Took You Six Years(techcrunch.com) Now That Google Has Cloned It, What's Next For Dropbox?(techcrunch.com) Google Drive vs Dropbox, Amazon, or Microsoft Sky Drive for Cloud Storage?(scottfillmer.com) … [Read more...]

Google Plus for Business Infographic

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This is a very detailed look at Google+ for business by Chris Brogan.  Chris is also a great blogger to follow for all kinds of online business and marketing tips.  I recommend putting him on your reading list in Feedly as a top expert to follow. Related articles Ten Blogging Lessons From Chris Brogan(business2community.com) Create Your Own Infographics At Visual.Ly(business2community.com) Infographic: Visualizing the True Reach of Social Media Personalities … [Read more...]

Google +1 Button Hides In Search Results

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The actual picture Before plunging into the actual concept of Google hiding its +1 button, it is apparent that you should understand the functions of the +1 feature. No sooner than Google+ service was launched during the 2011, web users expected a +1 button in real time search. The +1 feature implies that when a user with a Google+ account performs a search on the internet using Google and by chance stumbles upon a webpage that he/she likes, then the user can recommend the page to their … [Read more...]