Recently I have gotten a lot of questions from business owners. They typically ask “What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? And why do I need it when my site is cool enough?” So I began a very simple process or set of canned responses. Some might seem harsh, but more often than not, they are true.Read More »SEO Combats Egocentric Site Syndrome
With the launch of Google+ less than 1 month ago, today marks a historic moment. They have reached the 20 million user mark. Now the question is what happens from here. Well, based on my math (which isn’t always the best), this shows two interesting trends. The first the overall adoption of social platforms as a must have thing, as well as the fact that the beat the 3 years it took Facebook to reach the same number.Read More »Google+ on the fast track to take over Facebook
Well as anyone that follows this blog knows, the concept of a single taxonomy for the web has been a topic of discussion for some time. Bing, Google, and others have joined up in the Schema.org project as we reported previously, but Google has taken it to a whole new level!Read More »Google forces taxonomy via Products
So many of you have noticed the new “Google Black”, or the re-branding of the Google SERP (search engine results page) but most never thought much of it. All of the search geeks however wondered why they would mess with something that everyone in the world wanted to imitate. The simple answer is that Google is again preparing to battle Facebook with a new service called Google +.Read More »Google +, – Realtime, all a plan?