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EU Parliament Aims to Break Up Google with New Resolution

EU Parliament Aims to Break Up Google with New Resolution MEPs targeted Net search engines and cloud systems in a recent bid to end monopoly of these forces in cyberspace.

Nov 28 2014, 1:37am CST

Google Penguin 3.0 Roll Out takes Weeks

Google Penguin 3.0 Roll Out takes Weeks Webmasters are chewing their fingernails since late Friday when Google rolled out a new version of Google Penguin. The Google Penguin 3.0 roll out will stretch over several weeks says a Googler.

Oct 22 2014, 3:24am CDT

Google Undergoes Learning Process to Implement "Right to be Forgotten" Rule

Google Undergoes Learning Process to Implement "Right to be Forgotten" Rule Google has agreed after being pestered for so long to engage in a more careful deletion of certain names from its SERPs under Europe's new "right to be forgotten" measure. The request came from several European countries.

Jul 4 2014, 11:20am CDT

Does Google Use Social Signals From Facebook And Twitter In SERPs

Does Google Use Social Signals From Facebook And Twitter In SERPs There has been much speculation over the past couple of years about whether or not links shared on social media factor into Google’s search rankings. Up until fairly recently, Google has remained quiet on the issue,...

Jun 27 2014, 3:55am CDT

Google Panda 4.0: Google is Still Gunning For Low Quality Sites

Google Panda 4.0: Google is Still Gunning For Low Quality Sites Contributed by Marcus Tober, CTO and Founder of Searchmetrics Since May 20th many web sites that Google deems ‘poor’ in quality will have found themselves ranking lower in search results, potentially losing traffic and...

Jun 9 2014, 3:48pm CDT

The ROI That I Can Expect From SEO?

The ROI That I Can Expect From SEO? A question I get asked by clients all the time is “How do I measure the ROI on my SEO campaign?” Most business owners and marketers are happy to invest heavily in SEO when the outcomes can be reliably predicted and...

May 21 2014, 1:53pm CDT

Panda 4.0 Released by Google

Panda 4.0 Released by Google In a move sure to create shivers of apprehension in the lower levels of the web’s traffic garnering ecosystem Google has just announced that it’s rolling out Panda 4.0, the latest upgrade to the spidering and ranking...

May 21 2014, 1:32pm CDT

7 Modern Age SEO Myths

7 SEO Myths of Today One of the challenges that the world of SEO presents us with is its lack of clarity. The search engines obscure their algorithms, and as a result, SEO is really a best practices game. You can learn more about what works...

Apr 15 2014, 2:02pm CDT

CES 2015 News
25 Web Design Tips in Honor 25 Years Web Anniversary

25 Web Design Tips in Honor 25 Years Web Anniversary When the Internet emerged more than 25 years ago, the first websites were akin to a magical land of unicorns and casinos, resplendent with scrolling marquee text, flashing lights and bright sparkles. It felt like a...

Mar 27 2014, 8:35am CDT

Negative SEO: Have Mercenaries Been Hired To Torpedo Your Search Rankings?

Negative SEO: Have Mercenaries Been Hired To Torpedo Your Search Rankings? Recently, an individual contacted my company, threatening to build thousands of links to my website if we didn’t pay him $250. The questions you may be asking are: Why is that a bad thing? Why wouldn’t you want...

Mar 18 2014, 12:56pm CDT

Top Online Reputation Management Tips for Brand Marketers

Top Online Reputation Management Tips for Brand Marketers Many marketing executives fail to understand how poor online reputation management can damage their company’s sales. To that end, I spoke this week with Don Sorensen, president of Big Blue Robot, who has been working...

Mar 5 2014, 2:01am CST

The Three Pillars Of SEO In 2014

The 3 Pillars Of SEO In 2014 Two of the main components of a strong SEO strategy are the same as they has always been: to publish high-quality content that gets read and linked to by as many people as possible (ie, quality content and inbound links...

Jan 28 2014, 2:02pm CST

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO SEO, like many things in life, can be really good or really bad, depending on who’s doing it. Unfortunately, there are too many people claiming to be SEO professionals who don’t seem to know much beyond the basics, and...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

I4U news

4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away Most small business owners aren’t web designers, so we entrust our online presence to a professional. As the internet has evolved, however, consumers have become savvier about what they will/will not tolerate in a...

Jan 10 2014, 11:31am CST

Be an Expert or Go Home

Be an Expert or Go Home Content is no longer king. Today, content marketing is king. Successful content marketing is not about volume, it is about being an expert and helping others. Branding and reputation follow from this, as does trust....

Jan 7 2014, 10:56am CST

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation SEO experts and webmasters spend a lot of time worrying about Google algorithm changes. In 2013, the search engine giant tweaked the algorithm 15 times, and in 2012, it was updated 37 times. Worrying about algorithm...

Jan 5 2014, 10:31am CST

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google

A Repentant Rap Genius Hacks Its Way Back Into Google The founders of the lyric annotation site Rap Genius received a Christmas present from Google. After the “Rap Genius blog affiliate program” was discussed by Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, on HackerNews...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

Google destroy’s Rap Genius’ search rankings as punishment for SEO spam

Google destroy’s Rap Genius’ search rankings as punishment for SEO spam Search engine giant Google has recently hit back hard today after it learned that the famous lyrics site Rap Genius had been using some of the dubious SEO tricks to attain the top spots in Google search results.

Dec 31 2013, 1:18am CST

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014 December brings many traditions: enjoying the holidays, wrapping up projects from the year that’s ending, and gearing up for the year ahead. One piece of the process is evaluating how you did in relation to the...

Dec 30 2013, 2:41pm CST

Rap Genius And The Problem With The Venture Capital Fueled Growth Hack

Rap Genius And The Problem With The Venture Capital Fueled Growth Hack Almost entirely missing from the discussion of RapGenius‘ punishment by Google for bone-headed SEO practices is the fact that RapGenius is not in fact a “lyrics site” like the ones it is competing for search rankings...

Dec 26 2013, 11:41am CST

I4U news

Rap Genius Gets Rapped By Google For SEO Spam There’s two lessons to be learned from this little episode of Rap Genius getting rapped over the knuckles by Google concerning SEO spam practices. The first is that it’s terribly dangerous to base an entire business on...

Dec 26 2013, 9:41am CST

Using Guest Blogging to Build Your Network

Using Guest Blogging to Build Your Network Networking is an important part of running a business. Yet many professionals have stocked their business blogs with valuable content and fine-tuned their social networks until they’re at the top of search rankings. Yet...

Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST

5 Top SEO And Online Marketing Trends For 2014

5 Top SEO And Online Marketing Trends For 2014 I first met Bart Gibby, VP of SEO for fast growing Utah firm Boostability, in October, when I spoke on Crisis PR at a local evening meeting of Salt Lake’s search marketing professional association, SLC/SEM. Boostability...

Dec 21 2013, 10:26pm CST

22 Apps And Web Tools To Analyze And Improve Your Website Performance

22 Apps And Web Tools To Analyze And Improve Your Website Performance With frequent updates to Google’s algorithms and constant changes to best SEO practices, it’s important to keep an eye on your website performance and give your site a thorough checkup every now and again. On Mevvy.com...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

Google Panda Support Group for Tech News Sites launched

Google Panda Support Group for Tech News Sites launched Has your tech news site been affected by Google Panda? Help us raise awareness.

Apr 21 2011, 2:49pm CDT

Google fixes Site affected by Algorithm Update, Where to sign-up this?

Google fixes Sites affected by Algorithm Update, Where is the sign-up for this fix? [Update] Last weeks Google update affected many sites that are not content farms including I4U News.

Mar 2 2011, 2:37pm CST

Bing Makes A  Leapfrog Jump Ahead Of Yahoo

Bing Makes A Leapfrog Jump Ahead Of Yahoo Pop the Microsoft champagne!

Sep 14 2010, 5:05pm CDT

A Shift In Search Engines That Aren't Google When online analytic firm Comscore releases a new report on search engine rankings, it's usually kind of boring because we know what to expect: Google will have a "super majority" of the market share, while everyone...

Mar 10 2010, 10:20pm CST

ComScore Search Engine Rankings Debut ComScore has unveiled the latest search engine rankings for August 2009. Over the month, Americans conducted 13.9 billion search queries. The lion's share of those searches were conducted at Google sites with 64.6%...

Sep 23 2009, 12:00pm CDT

ComScore Releases July 2009 Search Engine Rankings ComScore has announced the rankings for search engines for July 2009. There were almost 13.6 billion searches conducted in America over the month with Google sites accounting for 64.7% of all searches. Microsoft grew...

Aug 19 2009, 8:00am CDT

US Search Engine Rankings Revealed

US Search Engine Rankings Revealed Internet search is big business. Revenue doesn't come directly from search quires for the most part, but comes from ads that are run alongside the searches. Research firm comScore has unveiled the April 2009 search...

May 19 2009, 3:00pm CDT

Google crawls Text in Adobe Flash now Google announces that the Google crawlers can now "look inside" Adobe Flash files and index the textual content. Now that Google has launched the Flash indexing algorithm, web designers can expect improved visibility...

Jul 1 2008, 2:19am CDT

Glimpse into Google's Search Ranking Department The NY Times has an interesting article about Google and its core business - the search engine. It gives some insight on how Google constantly tweaks the search ranking algorithms and why. Quote from the article...

Jun 3 2007, 12:00pm CDT

German SEOs go Crazy over Hommingberger Gepardenforelle

German SEOs go Crazy over Hommingberger Gepardenforelle German leading technology magazine CT (Heise) started an open SEO competition. The magazine chose the obnoxious "Hommingberger Gepardenforelle" (translated it means something like Hommingberger Cheetah Trout) as...

Apr 26 2005, 6:52am EST