Google Analytics Expert (GAIQ Certification)

*Click to verify my certification and view my score. The average person only uses about 14% of Analytics, ironically about the same amount of average brain usage in humans. After 10 years of using Google Analytics and one month of taking courses and prepping, I finally got my GA individual certification and passed with a […]

Above the Fold Page Layout Algorithm Update

Matt Cutts has been in a telling mood! He made a post on Google Webmaster Central Blog titled Page Layout Algorithm Improvement where he said, sites that don’t have much content “above-the-fold” can be affected by this change. This is why the SEO community is calling this the Above the Fold Page Layout Algorithm Update. […]

Does Google Crawl Google Drive? and Should a SEO Use it?

As an SEO that manages teams of link builders, social media optimizers, bookmarkers and article writers, this question has become paramount to the way I manage my SEO reports.  My short answer is yes, Google can spy on your docs stored within Google Drive and therefore, you should not use this service for managing your […]

How to Use the Pagination Tags Rel= next and rel= prev

Rel= next and rel= prev are brand new tags that Google just came up with to fix the dreaded pagination duplicate problem. Here’s How to Use rel=next and rel=prev The URLs below will be our example of how to implement this long awaited Google meta tag for Pagination content http://www.yoursite.com/content-part1.html http://www.yoursite.com/content-part2.html http://www.yoursite.com/content-part3.html http://www.yoursite.com/content-part4.html Step 1. […]