Tag Archives: PageRank SEO

States Legalize Marijuana, But Google, Facebook, Twitter Just Say No to Pot Ads

Cannabis dispensaries want to be able to advertise their products using the same online channels as every other business and website. However, they’re finding few opportunities to do so as Google, Twitter, and Facebook aren’t budging.

Google, Facebook, and Twitter have all gone on record saying that they will not allow sponsored ads, posts or tweets that promote the purchase....More>>>

Pinterest Tests Personalized Home Page, Adds GIF Support & New Recipe Search

Never dull, the Pinterest platform was abuzz with news this week, including an announcement for a new recipe search for special dietary needs and a couple features spotted by users in testing, including personalized home pages and functional GIF images.

1. Personalized Home Pages

Reports of a new personalized home page for select Pinterest users surfaced this week. TechCrunch reported....More>>>

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Change Reduces Visibility of Page Updates

Facebook has announced some changes to how people see updates from individuals and pages in the news feed. This change will definitely hurt businesses running branded pages on Facebook that don’t want to pay for Facebook advertising for visibility.

Facebook is continually running tests on the news feed that users see when they log into Facebook in order to discover ways that encourages....More>>>

Google’s Matt Cutts – We Don’t Use Twitter Or Facebook Social Signals To Rank Pages

Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, released a video today answering the question, “are Facebook and Twitter signals part of the ranking algorithm?” The short answer was no.

Matt said that Google does not give any special treatment to Facebook or Twitter pages. They are in fact, currently, treated like any other page, according to Matt Cutts.

Matt then answered....More>>>

Seeking Search Engine Love? Begin With Yahoo, Bing, and Google Quality Website Guidelines

What is SEO, really? You’re bound to get a slightly different answer from each person you ask, based on their frame of reference.

Because there are so many aspects of search, and the rules continually change according to algorithm updates designed to prevent manipulation, an entire industry has been built around a gray area that can be overwhelming for some.

For those of us....More>>>

Google’s Matt Cutts – We Don’t Use Twitter Or Facebook Social Signals To Rank Pages

Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, released a video today answering the question, “are Facebook and Twitter signals part of the ranking algorithm?” The short answer was no.

Matt said that Google does not give any special treatment to Facebook or Twitter pages. They are in fact, currently, treated like any other page, according to Matt Cutts.

Matt then answered....More>>>

Reputation Management Mistakes, Challenges & Solutions for 2014 at ClickZ Live New York

With only a couple of months to go until the inaugural ClickZ Live New York show, we catch up with one of our forthcoming keynote speakers, Andy Beal, chief executive (CEO) of Trackur.com, who gives us his thoughts on reputation management for marketers.

ClickZ (CZ): You’re best known as the driving force behind MarketingPilgrim.com, how did you get into the online reputation arena?

Andy....More>>>

Don’t Stick a Fork in Guest Blogging Yet…

I’m a professional link builder – I’ve literally built a business around building links.

Needless to say, I take it pretty seriously when Google’s head of webspam vents some frustration on the internet which leads to further link building fear, uncertainty and doubt.

I’m, of course, referring to what Matt Cutts wrote on January 20:

Okay, I’m....More>>>

Google Search Results Add Details About Notable Websites

Google has announced a change that lets searchers find a little bit more information about the source of a link in the search results before they actually click through to it. This new feature intended to help searchers decide if a site contains the type of information or credibility they are looking for before clicking through to the landing page.

For example, here’s what it looks....More>>>

Interested in some baseline data for Twitter that will help you gauge how your brand stacks up against others in the microblogging platform? Social analytics company Simply Measured analyzed Twitter accounts of the Interbrand 2013 Top 100 Brands (“Interbrand”) and the Forbes 100 Best Small Companies in America (“Forbes”) to get a picture of what enterprise brands and....More>>>