Category: SEO News

  • FTC Clears Google

    Google has been cleared of all antitrust and anti-competitive charges as the FTC has dropped all charges and closed all investigations against Google. This comes just a few months after Google was ordered to pay a record $22.5 million to settle previous FTC charges for Misrepresented Privacy Assurances to Users of Apples Safari Internet Browser. […]

  • 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. […]

  • Google’s Project Glass is Badass

    Google announces their newest pet project. The newest product is a pair of glasses that provide a virtual interface to your mobile devices. Previously named Project Glass, this product is straight out of a SciFi movie and promises to bring us leaps and bounds into the future. For years I’ve been wanting a computer with […]