• Breaking news: When AMP goes through the roof

    SMX — Search Marketing Expo is the world’s largest search marketing conference series, with multiple events in the USA and Europe. Visit the Search Marketing Expo site to learn more: http://smxpo.com/1QikJWe Pick your favorite event and attend! http://www.smxadvanced.com http ...

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  • No. Social Terrorists Will Not Win

    … A small group of social terrorists have hijacked the rational discourse led by society’s most accomplished, intelligent, and promising organizations. (cross posted from NewCo Shift) Let’s start with this: Google is not a perfect company. It’s easy to cast it as an omniscient and evil villain, the leader of a millennium-spanning…

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Google- 15 readers -
  • Google Ignores Geo Meta Tags in Regular Search Results

    Google Ignores Geo Meta Tags in Regular Search Results August 10, 2017 at 6:05 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Geo meta tags are a meta tag that many SEOs are unfamiliar with, unless they work in local SEO or with sites with a multiple geolocations. But does Google use those meta tags, especially in leui of better signals, such as hreflag? The meta tags in questio ...

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 14 readers -
  • 6 ways to market your local business online (beyond Google maps)

    Local businesses have lots of great opportunities to use digital channels to their advantage. Here are a few actionable ways to promote your local business online apart from the most important (and the most obvious) one: Getting verified on Google Maps. Most of the time I try to avoid making very general statements when it comes to small companies.

    Ann Smarty/ Search Engine Watch- 15 readers -
  • Why Cloaking is not Good for a Long Term Affiliate Business

    In the past 2 weeks, I have been contacted by almost 20 people on facebook and through emails, basically asking for a way out, As they are tired of the regular cat and mouse game with traffic networks. First of all, cloaking itself is not bad and can be a very effective tool against bot traffic and to prevent your competitors from spying on you..

    KJ Rocker- 12 readers -