Google’s Top Ranking Factors Aren’t Always the Same

It’s not often that we get a clear-cut answer from Google exec’s, so this week’s latest development comes as quite a surprise. Head of Search at the monster search engine confirmed that there isn’t one set of top ranking factors that apply to every search performed. In fact, depending on the searcher’s intent, what Google […]

Are You Down With HTTPS?

Do you remember a few years ago when we had Mobilegeddon? That was when Google started penalizing websites in mobile search that weren’t mobile friendly. Well, now secure-geddon is upon us. Google has decided it’s time to secure the internet and, in doing so, all websites are being required to go HTTPS or face the […]

Here’s the Deal With Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality: a topic that has been discussed frequently in the past year. To preface this topic, Net neutrality (also known as Open Internet) is a product of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It was “adopted on February 26, 2015 and are designed to protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote invest […]

Google’s AdBlock: Here’s What You Need to Know

Lately, there has been a lot of talk among web advertisers about Google Chrome’s new built-in ad-block feature that’s about to come out. Not long ago, the Wall Street Journal released an article revealing Google’s new plans. This is a pretty big announcement since Chrome is a widely used internet browser. Net Market Share reports […]

What will we see from websites in 2017?

Keeping your site current is often a continuous process because web design is constantly changing the rules. Old websites followed techniques that are now considered outdated, like keyword stuffing and packing everything important above the fold. 2016 was packed with new ideas and trends that websites are sure do keep adopting into 2017 and the […]

3 Tips to Increase your Online Sales this Holiday Season

With the holidays among us, shopping season is in full swing. More and more customers are shopping online and it is important that customers can find your website easily. Your SEO ranking on Google can be the difference between selling a handful of products and having millions of online sales. 67.6% of people will click […]

A Few Things To Keep Up With During The Holidays

Time to slow down for the holiday season… It’s time for family, food, presents and football! It’s also the perfect time to get ahead. It’s common for businesses to slow down, or even pause their marketing efforts during the holiday season, with the strategy of really starting strong in the new year; big mistake, huge! […]

Facebook Spins A More Complex Web With Graph Search

Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind Facebook, announced to the world a brand-new feature for Facebook users that will be coming very soon. Called “Graph Search”, Facebook users will be able to find even more connections between themselves and their friends and the friends of their friends and the friends of their friend’s friends and the […]

Image Search – For Real

Did you know you can now do an image search on Google – by drag and dropping an image into the search box? It’s like Google Goggles but works with any image on your computer. Not incredibly accurate at this point, but I remember when it was a new thing, to speak into a microphone […]

Bing, Google and Airline Reservations

Bing (the search engine formerly known as “Live” formerly known as MSN) has had some success because of their connection to airline reservation systems, enabling them to serve up flight information directly in search results. Now Google has purchased ITA, an airline reservation system, for some $700 million. Watch pretty much the last reason to […]