If you search at Google for a keyword phrase that includes a city name, most likely Google will show Google Places listings as part of the Google search results. But optimizing for this has become increasingly difficult, since what Google shows and when they show it is so inconsistent.
Finally, there is a better WordPress search that actually helps you search web sites that are powered by WordPress.
The Oakland Raiders and the Oakland A’s now have a new stadium name, called Overstock.com Stadium.
What is the current status of search engine optimization here in April 2011?
In an interesting acquisition today by Microsoft, the company acquired 47 domain names and has pointed them to the Bing.com search engine.
I am on the hunt for the best blog post of all time. I am compiling a list of the best blog posts of all time and am going to rate them using various methods that define quality, amount of traffic, and overall awesomeness.
An ecommerce company in the New York area (New York City) is seeking what they are calling an SEO ninja. They seeking an ecommerce SEO expert who will translate overall business goals into successful search engine optimization strategies and tactical plans. The SEO Lead will be responsible for top to bottom management of SEO activities.
Three high profile Poker domain names were seized today.
Can QR codes help your blog posts and unique content appear in Facebook’s Top News feeds?
Do you have a Facebook page? Did you know that it is very important to manually update your Facebook page versus rely on a feed to update it? Here is why your should manually update your Facebook page rather than relying on a feed for updates.
I wrote a blog post about how to make a QR code for your web site that you might be interested in reading. I have seen QR codes all over the place, especially in the ads in the Wall Street Journal.
What really is the difference between search engine optimization and search engine marketing?
Google has settled with the FTC over charges that Google did not handle the opt out part of the process when you joined Google Buzz. Google launched Google Buzz as part of Gmail.
During some informal research, I took a look at the top retweets on the social media web site Twitter. I found an interesting trend, that in the past 7 days, the United States is no longer a leader when it comes to tweets that are being retweeted.
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Max Media Group has launched a real time social media search engine called “The Babel“. The Babel was developed with technology acquired from BlackStar Entertainment Technologies Inc., and allows you to search data being generated in real time. The data is generated by Max Media’s web sites as well as relevant real-time information being generated …
I just finished reviewing the online video rankings for the month of February 2011.
As you are probably aware, Google has been in the media spotlight lately about the Google search quality.
The Online Advertising Network Chitika has reached a settlement with the FTC over online ad targeting. The complaint by the FTC was about behavioral ad targeting.
If you are in the search engine optimization industry, you might want to take note of this interesting development. I just recently proved to myself that anchor text flows like PageRank from one web page to another. Read more about how anchor text effects search engine optimization and my latest findings on my blog.
On my blog last night, I posted a Google One Pass review, a review of Google’s new payment system for publishers of digital content. So, if you have digital content (like news, articles, your blog, etc.) then you now have a way to sell the content online.
I had an interesting situation today come up, where WordPress.com decided to disable posting on my WordPress.com hosted blog because it contained more than 100 outgoing links on a blog post.