Whitewater rafting is pretty intense on its own. Add a 60-foot drop and you’ve got an act that is both death-defying and just a tad bit crazy. Kayaker Dane Jackson spiced up the already dangerous activity with a plunge down a waterfall in Veracruz, Mexico. And his GoPro captured the entire wild ride down. See also: 15 Terrifying GoPro Videos to Make Your Heart Skip The most amazing thing about the ordeal is that he actually lands the kayak at the mouth of the waterfall. Skill or luck, it’s impressive. But we won’t be playing second oar any time soon. BONUS: 15 Terrifying GoPro Videos to Make Your Heart Skip Read more…More about Video, Viral Video, Gopro, Watercooler, and Videos
Link building is about great content and finding ways to get the word out about it so that people can find it. The important thing to remember is you need to have a clear content strategy that leads to people find your content and giving you links. I wrote this post on SEJ about alternatives to guest blogging […] Author information Adam Riemer Adam Riemer is a long time online marketing veteran. With more than 10 years of experience in SEO, Ethical Affiliate Management, Adware and Theft detection as well as PPC and Sales Funneling he enjoys helping his clients scale with clear and measurable results. Visit his blog or follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. TwitterFacebookGoogle+ The post 3 More Advanced Backlink Strategies Instead of Guest Blogging by @rollerblader appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Transformers: Age of Extinction actor Mark Wahlberg will host Nickelodeon’s family friendly Kid’s Choice Awards on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. ET, with performances from Aloe Blacc and American Authors. The red orange carpet begins at 7:30 p.m. ET. “This year, not only will kids decide who wins the coveted orange blimps, but they have the opportunity to influence the show through a series of live votes,” Matthew Evans, senior vice president of digital at Nickelodeon, told Mashable. “We feel the experience on-air and online should extend to all the touch points used by every member of the family.” Read more…More about Entertainment, Tv, Social Media, Social Tv, and Kid S Choice Awards
We can’t compare link building to Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The creation of Adam” painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, but in the right hand and with the right information, it can become an art. You’ve searched for link types and link building techniques and you keep stumbling over the same keywords “web directories”, […] Author information Razvan Gavrilas He is the proud Founder & Chief Architect of cognitiveSEO, an SEO Toolset focused on in-depth analysis of ranking signals. With over 8 years experience in affiliate marketing and search engine optimization and 12 years in programming and web development, he has gone from Web Developer to Super Affiliate for large international networks. With a strong focus on everything that is Search Engine related, he developed strategies to stand-out search engine updates. His passion for search engine marketing led him to create his own SEO Toolset, trying to solve the issues that he is facing in the search engine optimization field. TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedIn The post 5 Creative Link Building Techniques for 2014 by @cognitiveSEO appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
A recently published patent was discovered this week by AppleInsider that would make it safer for iPhone users to text and walk. The patent, applied for back in 2012, details a feature that would capture the environment ahead of the user with the iPhone’s rear camera and display it on the screen while the user is […] Author information Matt Southern Matt 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 Apple Applies For “Transparent Texting” Patent, Allowing Users To Safely Text And Walk by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google tells us all the time to “make great content for users,” but according to Jonah Stein from ItsTheROI, that’s an incomplete statement. Of course it’s in our interests to create great content for our readers; if we didn’t they would have no reason to come to our sites. We know this and so does […] Author information Murray Newlands Murray founded The Mail in 2013, an angel-funded startup publication covering performance marketing and mobile marketing. Murray is an advisor to a number of bay area startups including VigLink. In 2011 Wiley published his book Online Marketing: A User’s Manual. Born in England, Murray moved to the USA in 2011 being recognized by the US government as “an alien of extraordinary ability”. TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedIn The post Tips for Making Great User Content: An #Interview with Jonah Stein by @murraynewlands appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Local news often delivers a hard-hitting lineup of mishaps, bloopers and accidents. The inevitable troubles of a live newscast mean that a chuckle-worthy moment can happen at any time. And rather than tuning in every night to the 5 p.m. broadcast in hopes of a funny on-air incident between traffic accident reports and feel-good segments, just turn to YouTube. See also: The Most Cringe-Worthy News Fails of 2013 This amusing news blooper compilation rounds up the best ones throughout March, including clips from the earthquake that rattled California, awkward sexual innuendos and horse-headed, tutu-toting runners disrupting on-the-scene reporters Read more…More about Viral Videos, News, Bloopers, Tv, and Watercooler
Google expanded their OneBox answers this month with the added ability to solve math problems. The announcement was made earlier this month, but it kind of flew under the radar until Matt Cutts drew attention to it on Twitter. Google can now help with your geometry questions: https://t.co/Oly5CjqHFc — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) March 26, 2014 […] Author information Matt Southern Matt 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 Google Expands OneBox Answers, Now Able To Solve Math Questions by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
AdWords provides a keyword diagnosis tool inside the user interface that few people know about, and even those who do use the tool may be surprised to learn the tool is quite robust. It provides an in-depth look at keyword health through several different keyword statuses. However, like all things Google, the status buckets may […] Author information Heather Cooan Director, Client Services at Clix Marketing Heather Cooan is Director of Client Services for paid media firm Clix Marketing. Heather is a regular writer and speaker on topics including paid search, social media, web analytics, and display advertising. TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedIn The post AdWords Keyword Diagnosis Report: Diagnosis Statuses Decoded by @HeatherCooan appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Promotional emails may soon be taking on a different look to some Gmail users. Google is experimenting with a new way of displaying promotional emails that emphasizes photos. See also: 14 Google Tools You Didn’t Know Existed The new look, which Google is calling grid view, puts the photo-filled messages from the Promotions tab of your inbox into a grid that emphasizes the images within the messages. “With only subject lines to go on, it can be a challenge to quickly pick out the deals and offers that interest you most,’ said Google product manager Aaron Rothman in a blog post announcing the experiment. “To help you find what you’re looking for faster, you can now sign up for a new field trial for Gmail that lets you view the Promotions tab in a more visual way.” Read more…More about Google, Gmail, Tech, Apps Software, and Apps And Software