Tag Archives: 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>>>

A New Look for Google AdWords Rolling Out Now

Google has been on a mission to streamline the look and feel of many of its products over the years. This week, Google announced AdWords would be the next beneficiary of a new design, offering “more screen real estate to the tools and reports you love.” 

The company added, “By updating AdWords to the look and feel that we use across Google, you’ll spend less....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>>>

New Google Shopping Overview & 4 New Tools

Google Shopping’s latest campaigns structure changes the already significant paid Product Ads on Google Shopping completely. Google Product Listing Ad (PLA) structure and management is changing fundamentally. Are you ready?

Here are the major changes happening with Google Shopping Campaigns.

Google Shopping Campaign Structure

Google Shopping Campaigns are a new way to....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>>>

A New Look for Google AdWords Rolling Out Now

Google has been on a mission to streamline the look and feel of many of its products over the years. This week, Google announced AdWords would be the next beneficiary of a new design, offering “more screen real estate to the tools and reports you love.” 

The company added, “By updating AdWords to the look and feel that we use across Google, you’ll spend less....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>>>