Monthly Archives: July 2011

Search and Social: Integration Is Coming

We’ve written previously about Google’s Panda updates and how they are moving search algorithms away from some of the more mystical elements of SEO (backlinks, keyword density, meta-tags, and the like) and more toward good, usable content—in other words, Panda is moving humans and spiders closer together. Sounds like a weird night at the zoo,… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Google+

For the past couple of weeks, everyone has been talking about Google+ and figuring out how to score one of the elusive invites. To put your curiosities to rest, we have decided to give you a quick look into Google+, its features and its benefits so you know what to expect when you’re able to… Read more »

What Have You Done for Me Lately? SEO after Launch

So you’ve signed an SEO contract. You’ve approved your site plan. You’ve approved your website copy. You’ve approved your web design.  Your site’s gone live. It’s doing well in the search engine rankings. Mission accomplished. So what do you need your SEO company for anymore? Well, depending on the company, maybe nothing. If they’re not… Read more »

Google’s Reverse Image Search

Google has recently introduced a new way to search called Reverse Image Search that provides an innovative and just plain fun way to search! What It Is Similar to the Goggles app on Android mobile devices, Reverse Image Search allows you to search not for an image, but by using the image itself as your… Read more »

Social Media Drives Business

As social media continues to grow in its reach and sophistication, it is becoming a more and more powerful tool for business as well. This seems to be especially true in developed markets such as the United States. A recent survey conducted by Regus, Inc. shows growth in two key areas, in fact:

Google+ : Is Privacy the Key?

In most discussions about Google+ thus far, the conversation seems to boil down to “Can it beat Facebook?” And when the answer is yes, the reason is usually privacy issues, which are regarded as Facebook’s Achilles’ heel. But in a recent post about Google+ on Search Engine Watch, Jonathan Allen makes some very thought-provoking points,… Read more »

Happy 4th! A Good Time for a History Lesson

We’ve all read stories lamenting the lack of basic history knowledge that seems to have permeated too much of our society. Unfortunately, that’s too big a subject to tackle here. But SEO? Well, that hasn’t been around for all that long. We can handle that. So let’s talk a little SEO history. Since the goal… Read more »