Posts Categorized: Google

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 »

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 »

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 »

Google Leaps into the Social Networking World with Google+

In the world of social media, it seems like nothing is static. Just a few years ago, MySpace was the undisputed leader, but it wasn’t long before Facebook took the lead, and now MySpace is all but irrelevant. But does this mean the battle is over, and Facebook wins? Google doesn’t think so. The search… Read more »

Google Reaches One Billion Users

One billion? Yep. For May of 2011, Google sites were visited by more than 1 billion unique users from around the world, marking the first time that threshold has been crossed for a specific website. Of course, this includes the various Googles for different countries, as well as Google News, Google image search, and so… Read more »

Understanding Google Maps

As a 21st century business owner, you probably already understand how important it is for your company to have a solid Internet presence. With expert search engine optimization, you can rank at the top of the most popular search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo! Social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter can also provide… Read more »