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September, 2014

  • 18 September

    Bing Explains How They Deal With Keyword Stuffing URLs

    In a post on the Bing Webmaster Blog Bing has dug into how exactly they deal with keyword stuffing URLs. There are a few main signals that Bing looks out for when determining whether URL keyword stuffing tactics are in-use on a site: Site size Number of hosts Number of words in host/ domain names and path Host/ domain/ path ...

  • 12 September

    Yelp Wins Court Ruling To Move Up Negative Reviews

    There’s always been talk among business owners of the “grey-area” around Yelp purposely placing negative reviews on non-paying merchant profiles. Unfortunately this did actually happen, and some business owners did actually sue Yelp – and in the end the court ruled that Yelp is completely in the clear in doing this. The ruling supported a lower court decision that dismissed ...

  • 9 September

    Facebook Adds A Counter To Facebook Videos

    I’ve always said it. People like counters. The ability to see how many times somebody has viewed their website, photo, or video has always been interesting to everyone. That was the concept that fueled the creation of the free counter service here, and some part of what caused Facebook to introduce counters to shared videos. A significantly larger part was the ...

  • 6 September

    Bing Introduces Bulk Editing To Bing Ads Web UI

    In the past managing PPC campaigns for large accounts with lots of keywords and hundreds of ads was well … pretty much a pain in the ass. You’re ideal environment would require two screens, one running the Bing Ads Editor and one running the Bing Ads web UI. Thankfully that has all changed as Bing announced the ability to review and manage accounts ...

  • 2 September

    Bing Explains Their Stance on Web Spam

    Bing has published a new blog post that I believe is a must-read for any webmaster or SEO’r. Titled Web Spam Filtering the post goes into detail about what web spam is, how it works, and what Bing is doing about it. Bing actually takes a very interesting methodology to understanding and fighting web spam by starting their battle with ...

  • 2 September

    Goodbye Google Authorship

    Just a few months ago we bid farewell to Google’s Authorship Images from the search results, and with the new month of September we now bid adieu to Google displaying any Authorship data within their search results. Google’s authorship support page, says simply, “Authorship markup is no longer supported in Web search,” and encourages webmasters to look into rich snippets to ...

August, 2014

  • 19 August

    2 Weeks Left To Make The Most Of Your eCig Related Google Adwords Ads

    At the start of September Google announced a change to their Google Adwords policy banning the advertisement of electronic cigarettes, airsoft guns, paintball guns, bb guns, gun scopes, ammunition ...

  • 14 August

    Google Updates Webmaster Guidelines to Include Guest Blogging

    Google's Matt Cutts announced back in January of this year the death of guest blogging - and since then Google has been sure to push the stake in deeper and deeper into the heart ...

  • 6 August

    Google Launches News Publisher Center

    At the start of this week Google announced the launch of the Google News Publisher Center which is a pretty awesome tool for any news publisher. In the past news publishers would frequently loose traffic as they changed and upgraded their websites since Google News wouldn’t always discover the new structure. The only way to monitor these issues in the ...

July, 2014

  • 28 July

    Google Adds Sitelinks to Adwords

    Google announced over the weekend the introduction of dynamic sitelinks that appear below a Google Adwords advertisement. These dynamic sitelinks are automatically generated and can send customers to a page on your website that’s highly relevant based on recent search activities. They look like this on desktop and mobile: Often times when people are searching on Google in an attempt to ...

  • 24 July

    Forums & Google Search Results

    A forum administrator, Basak Kayik, posted a few questions in the Google Webmaster Help forum wondering how to improve his forum in the eyes of Google. Luckily the topic was picked up by Google’s John Mueller who responded to it in great detail. Now I have touched upon managing forums before in a slew of articles such as: Generating Traffic & Sales ...

  • 24 July

    3 New Bing Ads Geotargeting Features Now Available

    Bing has announced some great new targeting features which have been implemented into Bing Ads. These new features allow you much more control over your visibility and target radius for your Bing Ads. First, new map features give advertisers a way to visualize where they are targeting on the map. “You can also add/remove targets from the map control.“ Improved ...

  • 23 July

    Building An Adult Website

    Adult websites. Porn. XXX. However you call it it’s still one of the greatest moneymakers on the web. It still gets more traffic than most other web-based industries. So if you’re considering starting an adult website, it is certainly no wonder why. With some business acumen, a bit of ethics, and certain knowledge of the law, you can make quite ...

  • 21 July

    Google’s Latest Additions to Webmaster Tools

    Over the course of the last week, July 13th – July 19th Google has announced some awesome new features they have introduced to Google’s Webmaster Tools. The first is the introduction of a new reporting feature designed to help marketers troubleshoot rel-alternate-hreflang annotations (an attribute that communicates with Google if there are requirements for alternate languages on a web page). If you ...

  • 16 July

    Wix Launches ShoutOut – An Email Newsletter Tool

    Website builder Wix.com has launched a new tool to allow users to create and send email newsletters from within their Wix dashboard. The new tool, called Wix ShoutOut, attempts to replace a few of the previously available Wix Apps for setting up mailing lists and sending out newsletters by offering all the same functionality from within the users Wix dashboard. Furthermore ...

  • 16 July

    Google Lets You Know When Pages May Not Work On Your Device

    Earlier this week Google announced a change to their mobile search results bringing in notifications to let a user know when results include pages that may not work on their devices. For ...

  • 2 July

    20% Off Yola Gold for July 4th

    In celebration of July 4th, BBQ’s, beach trips, and all things that attract us about summer Yola has launched a brand new coupon code in hopes of helping businesses attract some people to their doors. Their latest coupon code gives you 20% off a 1-year subscription to Yola Gold and is active starting right now until July 14th, 2014. Yola Gold ...

June, 2014

  • 25 June

    New Canadian Anti-Spam Law

    Being based out of New York City I don’t often mention my Northern brothers up in Canada – however the new Candian Anti-Spam Law which goes into effect on July 1, 2014 is something I definitely needed to mention – if only because I wish it was something we put into effect here within the United States as-well. Sure we have the ...

  • 20 June

    Google Updates Products Feed Attributes

    If you run an eCommerce website than chances are you’ve had some experience with getting a feed generated to add your products to Google Shopping. Depending on the platform you have this may or may not have been a huge pain in the ass. I’m looking at you ONEighty & SMY Performance. Anyway Google has announced that they’ve updated the Google Shopping ...

  • 19 June

    Yandex Joins The “Not Provided” Club

    Joining in with Google, Yahoo & recently Bing, Yandex has decided to also strip search query data from the referrer meaning that Yandex is now 100% not provided. The announcement roughly translated from Russian reads as follows: In December last year we started an experiment to encrypt text query in the Referrer , which gradually expanded. By February, the share ...

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