Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its position in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) by 4.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,056 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after
For many SEO affiliates, the last year was very tough, especially because of two Google algorithmic updates – Panda and Penguin.
Panda aimed to devalue mediocre content, and, unfortunately, many SEO affiliates had historically invested too little in that field. The number of big affiliates who gained the majority of their traffic through SEO saw traffic decrease significantly.
Back when Googlebot used to crawl your site once a month and rank your site accordingly during the monthly Google Dance, the sheer terror webmasters used to have that their website might be down when Googlebot came to crawl was quite common.
Fortunately, times the changed and Googlebot is regularly accessing websites on a very regular basis. However, one of the notifications in Google’s....More>>>
Matt from Moz (formerly SEOmoz) has released a preview of some of the data from their search ranking factors survey they produce every other year or so. The preview shows us that SEOs still place the most value on links and then keywords on the page. But looking toward the future, content and authorship will play a much larger roll.
In this year’s study, which should be fully released....More>>>
In an effort to help advertisers protect their brands, Facebook bid adieu to free-for-all ad placement in groups and pages that might compromise the advertiser’s image. Facebook has begun a new review process for ads.
“This process will expand the scope of Pages and Groups that should be ad-restricted. By the end of the week, we will remove ads from all Pages and Groups that....More>>>
Google aims to bring the analytical power of paid search advertising....More>>>
A prospect calls up and asks you to “do this search engine optimization thing” for their website. After checking their website against identified keywords and the competition, you check their link profile, only to find no links (or very few of them).
For whatever reason – whether it’s due to the website being brand new or having never been marketed – these guys....More>>>
Google Reader is no more. Google officially closed the doors on its popular RSS news reader yesterday. Today, it has posted the following message:
Google Reader has been discontinued. We want to thank all our loyal fans. We understand you may not agree with this decision, but we hope you’ll come to love these alternativesas much as you loved Reader./p>
YouTube has made a number of recent announcements aimed at helping more than a million YouTube Partners from over 30 countries around the world earn more money from thousands of advertisers who are placing TrueView in-stream ads inside Partner videos. And you don’t need to be a member of the Baker Street Irregulars to know, “The game’s afoot.”
Desktop search activity continues to rebound, and was up 12 percent year-over-year in June according to the latest comScore qSearch data just out today.
ComScore estimates that there were 19.2 billion “core” desktop searches last month. That’s down four percent from the 20 billion searches in May. But it’s a 12 percent increase from June 2012. And it’s also....More>>>
Quality score is more complex than you think it is, but probably less useful. It’s an integral part of the ad auction, yet the metrics Google provides to advertisers can be misleading. Don’t get suckered into making the wrong decisions.
Why Does Quality Score Even Exist?
Imagine you’re Google and you want to maximize your revenues. You can break that down into two....More>>>
Signature Financial Management Inc. lowered its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 56,347 shares of the company
Deutsche Telekom forecast that its earnings would continue to grow in 2019 but by less than expected as Chief Executive Tim Hoettges looks to close a key U.S. merger, acquire spectrum and roll out 5G services.
Consumers have more choices about nearly every purchase than they've ever had before. It's no longer necessary to visit a physical store to buy most things, and for the vast majority of products, shoppers can pick from multiple retailers on their phone or computer.