Last year was very thrilling for Google as the company updated many of their products. We’ve seen some tools like Google Reader being shut-down and we’ve seen many improvements made to the existing ones. Most of Google’s income comes from the search engine, so it wasn’t a surprise that many of those updates concerned Google’s […]Author informationKrystian WłodarczykInternet Marketing Manager at PositionlyKrystian is a Marketing Manager at Positionly – the simplest SEO software. Personally he’s keen on startups and passionate about SEM. Feel free to reach out to him on Twitter, Google+ or Linkedin.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Got Hit by “Not Provided”? Grab Your Organic Keyword Data! by @krystianwlr appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Though Nelson Mandela has left the mortal world, his life – a true legend – has many immortal messages to teach us. You don’t have to be a politician or a world leader, even entrepreneurs and internet marketers have a lot to learn from this legendary statesman. Below are some of the lessons that every […]Author informationJaydeep DosiTechnical Director at Adaptative Info SolutionsJaydeep Dosi is the Technical Director of Adaptative Info Solutions. Adaptative is leading web design & development, mobile applications and search engine optimisation company. Anyone can reach Jaydeep at firstname.lastname@example.org.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post What Internet Marketers can Learn from Nelson Mandela by @adaptativeAU appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Wi-fi connected speakers are finally going mainstreamSamsung’s Wi-Fi Shape speaker ($399.99) takes the idea two steps further: It allows for both a multi-room experience (if you have more than one), and it supports Bluetooth and NFC for even more flexibility It’s a versatile system that sounds and looks great, though the user experience isn’t quite as exemplary. Setup is easy enough, particularly with the optional Hub, which sells for an extra $49.99. Without the Hub, an M7 speaker can still be set up on a Wi-Fi network fairly painlessly — though the router needs a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button to sync up (missing on older Apple AirPorts). Read more…More about Reviews, Samsung, Wireless Speakers, Wi Fi Speakers, and Tech
Twitter announced on, of all places, Twitter yesterday that they are bringing new filters to the desktop version of their social network: We’re bringing new filters to search on http://t.co/eNvqKTup1d: by videos, news, people you follow, and more. pic.twitter.com/vkxfkNf2ou — Twitter (@twitter) January 29, 2014 Depending on what you’re looking for, you can easily restrict […]Author informationMatt SouthernMatt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post Twitter Search Gets Better, More Useful, With New Search Filters by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock As link building tactics get shot down by the Big G, online marketers are left wondering what’s left. Guest blogging has been devalued, alongside every other known scalable method to build links, including comments, forums, article marketing, and directories. These almost sound like dirty words in today’s marketing environment, but years […]Author informationMarcela De VivoCEO at Gryffin MediaMarcela De Vivo has been an SEO since 1999, promoting thousands of sites including large corporate sites and small mom and pop businesses. She loves to connect, so don’t hesitate to reach out through her Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest or LinkedIn profiles.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post After Guest Blogging…What’s Left for “Safe” Link Building? by @marceladevivo appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
We’ve been hearing a lot these days about how Big Data will change business. Its impact on the marketing and media world is being felt throughout the industry. Data collection and predictive analytics are being used for everything from hyper-local targeting to drafting baseball players. That’s old news. What’s new is the impact of Big Data on hiring and recruiting. For most media companies, human capital is the biggest expense — and the most competitive asset. Estimates put the human capital costs in the U.S. at $1 trillion a year. “People Analytics” holds that making the best possible personnel decisions are among the most important issues a company faces. I’m not just talking about head count here, but hiring, evaluation, promotion, retention, and corporate culture. In today’s competitive market, your managers need to be making the best possible decisions on their human capital deployment. Every decision in your company — including R&D, finance, and technology —is made by an employee. Read more…More about Hiring, Big Data, Business, Apps Software, and Jobs
Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, answers a question about link building in his latest Webmaster Help video where a user writes in to ask: Links from relevant content in article directories — Seen as good or bad? eg. I link my beauty website from a cosmetic surgery article on say, Ezine? Would you […]Author informationMatt SouthernMatt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post Matt Cutts Explains Why You Should Not Use Article Directories To Build Links by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Pinterest is one of the fastest growing and most user friendly social networking sites on the web today, but they’re clearly not satisfied with maintaining the status quo. Over the past few months they have been aggressively adding new features to improve the experience and help users find more of what they want. Their latest […]Author informationMatt SouthernMatt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post Pinterest Makes It Easier To Find Pins With Introduction of ‘Pinterest Interests’ by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
When deciding on the design for your website, there are a number of different aspects you need to consider beyond pure aesthetics. You also need to consider whether that pretty site is going to be intuitive to navigate, and then you need to ensure it’s going to work across a number of devices and not […]Author informationKannav ChaudharySEO Project Manager at GetLinksProKannav Chaudhary is an SEO manager with GetLinksPro. He is an engineering graduate and brings an analytical approach to SEO and content marketing. A self-confessed workaholic, he always makes time to go on walks with his dog, Kronos.TwitterGoogle+LinkedInThe post How Different Web Design Paradigms Affect SEO by @Kannavchaudhary appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In his Searchlove presentation in 2011, Mat Clayton suggested the SEO industry was barking up the wrong tree, or more metaphorically, climbing the wrong mountain in their continued efforts to build “natural-looking” links. The truth, Mat implied, is that Google is more interested in ranking content with high engagement and interaction metrics. And social media […]Author informationRohan AyyarProject Manager at E2M SolutionsRohan Ayyar keeps the conveyor moving at E2M Solutions, India’s premier digital marketing agency. He also doubles at OnlyDesign.org, which helps companies build a remarkable and engaging web & mobile presence. Hit him up @searchrook on Twitter.TwitterGoogle+LinkedInThe post The Phantom of Social Media: How Link Spam Continues to Haunt Google Rankings by @searchrook appeared first on Search Engine Journal.