Category: Google

Standing Out To Rank High

These past two years, with Google’s introduction of Panda (Devaluing duplicate content) and Penguin (Devaluing spammy links), have been real  game-changers in the SEO world. Google has refined and honed its algorithm to deliver the most relevant, unique result to…

Google Image Search

There are three basic elements of an Internet web page: Text, Images and Videos. These three come in different variations and presentations, but are what make up a web page.  Google’s algorithm has done a pretty good job in crawling…

Keywords and Content

When it comes to the new-age of search engine optimization (SEO), keywords and content have become more important than ever. Google, Bing and Yahoo are constantly honing their algorithms to improve the searcher’s experience by providing search-result web pages with good, relevant…

China Blocks Google – Again

According to TheNextWeb, China is currently blocking Google search within China. It is unclear as to why at this point. In addition to Google’s search engine, Google gmail, maps, docs, analytics, drive and many other Google products are not working.…

Bounce Rates

Over the years there has been a lot written on bounce rates. A bounce rate is the percentage of visits that arrive on a website, visit no other pages, and then leaves. Bounce rate is an insightful metric that can…

The Value Of Ranking #1 In Google

According to a recent study conducted by our friends at compete.com, being ranked number one organically in the search engines receives 3.5 times more clicks than position number two. As shown in this chart, 1st position receives 53% of the…

Knowing Your Competition

I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics this year. It was inspiring to me to hear the human interest stories of the athletics, their determination to be better than their opponents and the hard work they put in to get there.…