• By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Anglo Rank Link Network Taken Down By Google: What It Is and What This Means


    Dec 19 - The latest news in the SEO world centers around Anglo Rank, a private link network that sells links to small business owners who hope it will improve their ranking on Google. Of course as good SEOs and Webmasters know, this is a huge no-no in the eye...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Google Tests Ads on Knowledge Graph and Other Changes this Year


    Dec 18 - Google’s knowledge graph was introduced in May of 2012 as a way to piece together tidbits of information on various topics so that users didn’t have to visit other sites and do it themselves. For example, if you were searching for a movie, you ma...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Turn Google+ Posts Into Ads With Google’s New +Post Ads


    Dec 17 - Google+ is at it again, this time with something extra intriguing. It has become clear that advertisers want to use images, video, interactive ads, etc. as a way to keep ads interesting and earn those all-important clicks. Google took this idea and d...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Small, Notable Updates Seen Across the SEO Industry Over the Past Week


    Dec 16 - The SEO industry was busy last week coming up with updates and upgrades, most likely to get ready for the New Year. Most of these updates were small and are pretty easy to understand, but for those very reasons they were also easy to miss. Consider s...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Creativity is the Future of SEO


    Dec 12 - While the idea that SEO is a science isn’t going anywhere—we still need data and metrics, we still need research and analysis, etc.—the idea that SEO is an art was brought to an entirely new level in 2013. Based on many of the changes we saw th...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    The Responsive Web Design Confusion: Does It Really Affect Your SEO?


    Dec 11 - For those who are unfamiliar, responsive web design is a strategy that helps your webpages resize based on the size of the screen—desktop screen, tablet, smartphone, etc. Responsive web design will also help bring the least important information to...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Small Businesses Can Now Create More Relevant Ads With Twitter Tailored Audiences


    Dec 10 - If you’re looking to increase your spending on online ads this upcoming year, you might want to turn your head toward Twitter. The social networking giant announced last week that they are introducing a featured called “tailored audiences” that...

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    Google Updates PageRank: So What?


    Dec 9 - There has been quite a bit of buzz lately about the surprise fact that Google has just updated the Toolbar PageRank values, effective for all websites, last week on December 6. It’s been over 10 months since Google has updated this feature and even...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    SEO Considerations for Some of Your Weirdest Website Questions


    Dec 5 - When you first get started creating a website and creating your own company you’re going to come across quite a few questions you didn’t anticipate. Most of these questions won’t be directly related to SEO and will have a very basic answer; how...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    How to Create Your Own URL Shortener


    Dec 4 - As a consumer or someone just surfing the net, you probably don’t really care how or why a URL is shortened, and that’s the idea. You might notice that the link is short and doesn’t look like the company name, but by now this is so common that ...