C ontent is the king, how many times do we hear this phrase? It is a phrase that keeps tossing up every now and then especially when you are browsing something related to Internet Marketing, blogging, or something similar. However, it seems that due to hearing it so very frequently and over such a long period of time, we have now started giving it a deaf ear. During the past few years, it seems like the focus is shifting quite steadily to SEO from Unique and High Quality Content. This is probably the reason why so many websites keeps getting penalized or hit by the search engines every now and then, and why some of them never manage to rank despite spending tons of money on SEO.
A nyone, who has ever dealt with search engine optimization, knows that Google is never content. They constantly make changes, in order to deal with technological advances. When something diversifies their opinion regarding the current playing field, Google will initiate adjustments, which will force webmasters and SEO companies to change their strategies. The latest switch to come from the most powerful search engine is the addition of a more mobile-friendly algorithm. Not only will this bring about revisions to webmasters, who rely on the search engine for traffic, but it will also transform the results that users receive.
If you have ever worked on the SEO aspect of a site, or even got someone rank a site for you, chances are that you are now curious to know more about what link building actually is. Link building, also written as linkbuilding and link-building, in simple terms, is a process of ranking your site by building external links from other websites to yours. Now though some of you may not even be having an idea of how it actually works, one thing that you need to understand first is why it is so very important.
W e live in a world that’s pretty fast-paced, and thanks to the tremendous level of development in the field of technology, people have forgotten to have patience. The Search Engine Optimization, or the SEO industry is no different. Even though there have been dramatic changes in the way SEO is done in the past few years, one thing that has remained the same is the expectation of the SEO customers looking for immediate results. Unfortunately, these customers indeed find a way to go, though it’s highly risky and yields, if any, temporary results. This way is taking a shortcut to ranking your site.
G oogle unveils social facial recognition technologies on Thursday, introducing Find My Face, a tagging suggestion tool for its Google+ social network. It is design to scan photos from users and their friends to find recognizable faces. Much like Facebook’s Photo Tag Suggest, the feature then suggests name tags by matching the faces with users’ profile photos or other tagged pictures on the site.
W ith the launch of its more successful Google+ social networking service, Google on Friday said it plans to shut down Buzz. Google Buzz launched in February 2010 as a way to share status updates, photos, videos, and links with friends through Gmail. The secret sauce was a “page rank” algorithm that determined which status updates should be featured prominently and which ones should be collapsed. Google Buzz also mined users’ Gmail contacts and set users up to automatically follow the people they e-mailed most.
L ots of discussion about canonicalization and canonical URLs lately. Many sites have similar page content in their websites. In other words, a canonical URL is the URL that you want visitors to see.The easiest way to avoid this is to let the Search engines and the users know which is your “preferred URL” a.k.a canonical URL. And in your case this could be the wrong version (page) and you could miss a lot of potential traffic. This is what we call a canonical issue.