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Manage Link Risk to Help Recover Search Rankings by @enduranceseo

Google’s growing focus on penalizing sites for “unnatural” backlinks could shine some light on what just may be the weakest link in your overall SEO strategy. Even if you haven’t taken part in link buying or similar manipulative tactics, you can still take a hit in search rankings for having too many low-quality backlinks Author informationDan VassiliouCEO at Endurance SEODaniel Vassiliou is Managing Director of Seo Midlands and has over 12 years of experience in Internet Marketing, both within the UK and abroad. He will happily answer any questions you may have concerning growing your business abroad, and you can contact him by clicking here. Feel free to comment below this article if you have something to add, or maybe you want further information as to how your business could benefit from being promoted globally.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post Manage Link Risk to Help Recover Search Rankings by @enduranceseo appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Netflix Tests Shared Accounts, Plans to Launch Profiles This Summer

Netflix confirmed to Mashable that it is testing a new Profiles feature on limited Apple TV users and expects to launch the feature on other devices in August or September “Profiles’ presence on Apple TV is part of the Profiles test, which has been ongoing for some time,” Joris Evers, Netflix’s director of global corporate communications, told Mashable See also: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Is the Series Netflix Was Made For The Profiles feature allows customers to share a single Netflix account. This means each user (for example, individual family members) can create a profile to track separate viewing histories and receive personalized recommendations Read more…More about Netflix, Streaming, Tv, Movies, and Apple Tv

QUART – The 5 SEO Super-Signals by @alanbleiweiss

The overwhelming majority of sites that I audit have been hammered by either Panda, Penguin, or both. Sure, there are some sites where the drop in rankings can’t even correlate to a known Panda or Penguin update. Some of those can track with fairly high confidence to other updates, such as the EMD update, and Author informationAlan BleiweissAlan Bleiweiss is a Forensic SEO audit consultant with audit client sites consisting of upwards of 50 million pages and tens of millions of visitors a month. A noted industry speaker, author and blogger, his posts are quite often as much controversial as they are thought provoking.TwitterGoogle+LinkedInThe post QUART – The 5 SEO Super-Signals by @alanbleiweiss appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Duck Duck Go’s Impact On The Current SEO Landscape and Its Future Trajectory

With recent headlines that the NSA has been profiling people’s online movements (the irony of  saying this online isn’t lost on me), it’s very interesting to see how it has affected search engines.  As privacy concerns have arisen from the situation with PRISM, Google, Yahoo and Bing have seen a small subset of the market Author informationAndrew LazaunikasAndrew Lazaunikas is an an Internet Marketing Analyst for Boomtown Internet Group based in Philadelphia, PA. Boomtown specializes in delivering quality, sustainable results through digital marketing for start-up, mid-sized, and Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Visit Boomtown Internet Group at www.boomtownig.com.The post Duck Duck Go’s Impact On The Current SEO Landscape and Its Future Trajectory appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

The 15 Fastest-Growing Internet Stocks

Netflix leads public Internet companies with the fastest-growing stock prices in the last year. One year ago, on July 27, 2012, the stock closed at $58.92 per share. On Friday, it closed at $246.31, increasing 318% over the previous year. So if someone invested $100 in Netflix one year ago today, that would now be worth $418 See also: 10 Biggest Internet IPOs of the Last 10 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] The entertainment streaming and delivery service’s growth rate is proceeded by TripAdvisor, LinkedIn and Yahoo, which top this list. Statista created chart below, which shows the change in stock prices over the past year Read more…More about Netflix, Business, Stocks, Mobile, and Chart Of The Day

15 Ways To Build Your Brand’s Authority by @sujanpatel

These days, authority matters.  Not only will building your brand’s authority help create the necessary SEO signals to improve your site’s natural search performance, it’ll also create additional streams of traffic to your website and create the kind of consumer goodwill that leads to conversions. If your brand recognition is lacking, then any of the Author informationSujan PatelSujan Patel is the co-founder of Single Grain, an SEO Agency based in San Francisco, CA. Single Grain specializes in helping start ups and Fortune 500 companies with their digital marketing strategy. You should follow Sujan on Twitter.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post 15 Ways To Build Your Brand’s Authority by @sujanpatel appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Online Marketing Campaign by @LarryAlton3

Of all the platforms available that provide business owners with website metrics, Google Analytics is one of the most widely used. According to Google, this platform “not only lets you measure sales and conversions, but also gives you fresh insights into how visitors use your site, how they arrived on your site, and how you Author informationLarry AltonLarry is a freelance business and online marketing consultant. Follow him on Twitter.TwitterThe post How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Online Marketing Campaign by @LarryAlton3 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

How to Photoshop Hybrid Animals

With Photoshop you can pretty much produce any image you want. Experimenting with this powerful tool can lead to some crazy results. One entertaining project is to combine two animal species into one. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create your very own sloth-corgi. See also: 9 Best Free Image Editors Step 1: Find your images. First you’ll need images. When choosing two appropriate animal images, it’s important to make sure they mirror each other’s pose and composition. If one animal’s head faces sideways and the body faces front, the illusion will be very difficult to achieve. If you’re not sure whether the two will match up, simply place one image over the other and change the opacity to gauge a rough fit. Read more…More about Software, How To, Photo Editing, Photography, and Features

How To Create Click to Call Campaigns in Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns by @Rocco_Zebra_Adv

Service businesses are experiencing a great increase in advertising costs and this is creating the necessity of maximizing the conversion rate in order to reduce the overall cost per lead. Just think about lawyers. Their cost per click (CPC) on AdWords can be of up to $100 (or even more) and this is constantly Author informationRocco BaldassarreFounder and CEO of Zebra Advertisement, a result oriented SEM consulting firm. Rocco consults companies that spend up to US$5M in PPC advertisement budget per day, speaks 3 languages, and has been recently shortlisted as Young Search Professional of the Year by the 2013 European Search Awards.TwitterGoogle+LinkedInThe post How To Create Click to Call Campaigns in Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns by @Rocco_Zebra_Adv appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Huge Porcupine Emits Terrifyingly Cute Noises

Kemosabe, a prehensile porcupine, has squealed his way into the Internet’s heart with his giant body, long tail and odd vocalizations. In this YouTube video from Animal Wonders Montana, this big guy squeaks and squeals in his tree fort as his caretaker feeds him banana slices and tickles his nose. He even has his own tiny basket to store yummy treats in. See also: The 75 Absolutely Cutest Animals on Instagram Sounds like a pretty sweet living situation — other than the loud roommate. When can we move in? BONUS: 20 Adorable Animals Boogying Like Beyonc Homepage Image: YouTube, AnimalWonders Montana Read more…More about Viral Videos, Animals, Cute, Cute Animals, and Youtube