As per current trends in the search industry, spammers and link builders who mainly work for search engines results rather than users are a thing of the past. Like designers, the search industry is looking for creative minds who can give companies natural exposure instead of artificially built traffic. If you are an SEO it’s your duty to generate such ideas and techniques to get users/customers talking about your brand on diversified platforms.
“Attribution modeling changes everything.”
We are at a turning point in terms of gadget manufacturing. The heavy hitters in hardware – the Sonys, the Samsungs, the LGs – are stuck in the mire of slow innovation. We haven’t heard much out of that camp this year – they’re keeping CES plans under wraps – but I suspect we’ll see a few big TVs and some thin laptops and a nice fridge or two and little else. The real innovation is happening far out in the periphery where hardware is an extension of software and smart devices are now the fastest moving consumer goods.
Since its introduction, (Not Provided) has created a stir among both the SEO community and many DIY webmasters. The share of (Not Provided) keywords rose steadily and then disappeared all together, leaving many wondering “What’s next?”.
Google Experiments is an A/B testing tool that is available within Google Analytics interface. This post is not about what A/B testing is, why you should conduct A/B tests and what other tools are available but really to make a case for using Google Analytics as your testing platform. I am not getting paid to write this or have any affiliation with Google. This post is in response to a question I received from a reader of my blog.
Twitter is rumored to be putting together a new feature that allows for tweets to be edited.
According to The Desk (you can take it for what it’s worth) three employees from Twitter have ‘leaked’ information about this feature which has Twitter execs excited.
You hear about graduate students who drop out to found startups, but I guess that would be too easy for Jeff Smith. He co-founded and serves as CEO at Smule, the startup behind social music apps like Ocarina and Magic Piano. At the same time, he recently received a Ph.D. in computer-based music theory and acoustics from Stanford.
Non-profits need people to donate money in order to keep doing what they do. Facebook has a lot of people visiting on a daily basis – people who have money to spend on virtual upgrades to the latest Facebook game. So why not match up the two?
Google finds terms and phrases to associate with entities that can be considered terms of interest for businesses, locations, and other entities. These terms can influence what shows up in search results and in knowledge panels for those entities. Consider it part of a growing knowledge base of concepts, entities, attributes for entities, and keywords that shape the new Google after Hummingbird. Semantics play a role as things that specific entities are known for are identified.
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