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Watch Out Big Cable Google Fiber High-Speed Internet is Coming

Google Fiber wants a better way of beaming the Internet into apartment buildings. On Friday, the company filed a document with the Federal Communications Commission arguing that the agency should ease access to a chunk of wireless spectrum that could serve the ambitions of Google Fiber, the company’s ultra-high-speed Internet service. The spectrum in question—the 70/80 Ghz band—is used by Webpass, the [...]

Feed the Google Beast – A Guide to Google Search Engine Optimization & Marketing

The Google Beast devours content and requires continuous feeding to maintain its place as king of the Internet jungle. Google is without question a beast shredding the competition with its razor sharp teeth, stealthy prowess and powerful bite. A king among beasts! Google currently holds a staggering 88.92% of the U.S. search engine market share. [...]

Google Bot Evolution

Google never, ever does something for no reason. Sometimes it’s just a matter of waiting patiently to figure out what that reason is. In May, Google created a fetch and render tool in Google Webmaster Tools that was built to render web pages properly for GoogleBot. At the time, it was unclear why the company [...]

Pay To Play: The End of FREE Social Media Marketing?

Facebook is at the vanguard of squeezing increased value from paid social media marketing (SMM) – and other networks are following. Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco, California Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Marketers have been complaining for some time that organic reach no longer exists on social media and that brands have to pay for adverts [...]

Website Management – It’s not do-it-yourself if you’re not doing it!

Do It Yourself Website Management Anyone who runs their own business knows how hard it is to keep up with a myriad of day to day tasks that go along with business ownership.  When you’re juggling the responsibilities of being CEO, CMO and HR, chances are, your Internet presence is suffering.  Websites are no longer [...]

2018-07-11T15:36:23+00:00do-it-yourself, Front Page News, Google, Search Engine Optimization, social media management, social media marketing, Website Maintenance, Website management, Website Promotion, Website Repair|Comments Off on Website Management – It’s not do-it-yourself if you’re not doing it!

Search Engines, Directories and More – Oh My!

Search engines – webmasters and search engine optimization (SEO) professionals follow their guidelines for the highest possible rankings on them; paid search marketers pay to be featured on them; and users turn to them when they're searching for answers, information, or entertainment. Search Engine Watch has been covering search engines since June 1997 and has [...]

2018-05-09T08:13:59+00:00Bing, BOTW, BUSINESS.COM, Directories, DMOZ, Google, Search Engines, Yahoo|Comments Off on Search Engines, Directories and More – Oh My!

Small Business Alternative to the Expense of Pay-Per-Click

Pay-Per-Click Alternatives When Tom Telford helped found a vacation rental management company, Blue Creek Cabins, in 2001, he wanted a quick and easy way to connect with people looking to rent the 20 cabins he and his partner managed in and around the mountains of picturesque Helen, Ga. Tami Chappell for The New York [...]

“Do No Evil” One SEO Consultants Frustration With Google

Do No Evil - Google Ben Kemp, a search engine optimization consultant since 1997 illustrates his frustration with Google in an article recently appearing in SiteProNews.In my humble opinion, the goal at Google is to convert ALL businesses into advertisers on their AdWords network, after all Google is a business whose bottom line is profit. [...]

2017-04-30T16:55:37+00:00Adwords, Google, Internet Advertising, Internet Information Availability, Search Engine, SEO|Comments Off on “Do No Evil” One SEO Consultants Frustration With Google

Google Page Layout Algorithm

Google recently launched algorithmic change that looks at the layout of a webpage and the amount of content above the fold. Above the fold is a term used to describe content that is visible when a webpage first loads. Aimed at providing better search experience by providing Google users with high quality search results and [...]

2018-08-31T06:40:48+00:00Google, Search Engine Optimization, Web Services|Comments Off on Google Page Layout Algorithm

Click-Jacking

Feds charge seven men in 'click-jacking' scheme In a reminder to consumers to be careful what they click on, federal authorities have charged seven men with infecting millions of computers with a virus-like program that tricked users' Web browsers into navigating to phony pages stocked with ads, earning the defendants as much as $14 million. [...]

2016-03-11T15:19:00+00:00Digital Marketing, Google, Internet Advertising, Pay-Per-Click|Comments Off on Click-Jacking