The results also found that the online encyclopedia ranked first for 56% of key searches.
A website which dominates the first page of Google for 100% of all searches is the thing most SEOs dream of and something which is well and truly out of reach for many, however new research has shown that one site has come painfully close to achieving that … - Read More >
A useful guide on the key performance indicators used to measure the success rate of SEO.
For SEO there are many ways to measure key performance indicators, so which ones should you focus more on?
Keyword rankings: This is a very common reported KPI; it basically shows the amount your keywords have risen or fallen in the SERPs. Although a popular KPI, one of the main problems with … - Read More >
SEO Techniques in the limelight for 2012 – what does this mean for your business?
As 2011 is but a distant memory (well, almost), online marketers are in anticipation of what the new year will bring and how this will affect their websites.
As a result, Brightedge, a search engine optimisation platform, has carried out a survey – asking 300 e-commerce retailers what new developments they … - Read More >
Google Changes for the New Year
As the New Year approaches, Google is set to face several key changes; both to their service and how they operate.
Specifically, Google may have to make changes to its algorithm following US and EU court action.
So, what can we expect for 2012?… - Read More >
Small-scale Businesses at a Disadvantage due to Google Algorithm Biases
Senator Herb Kohl, a Wisconsin Democrat and chairman of the Senate Judiciary anti-trust subcommittee, has raised concerns that Google needs to be independently reviewed in order to determine how it may favour its own services rather than the services of independent parties.
According to Senator Kohl, The Federal Trade Commission needs to asses the practices of Google to … - Read More >
North African state Libya is beginning to show signs of integration on the internet after six months of web blackout imposed by the Colonel Gaddafi regime.
Libyans have claimed that the connections are intermittent although there does appear to be … - Read More >
A Scottish police force have launched a process whereby crimes will be able to be anonymously reported using an advert placed on social networking site Facebook.
Lothian and Borders Police have started the initiative which allows users to anonymously post via an advert on Facebook, allowing people who witness crimes to report them to the police.
The Vice President of Display Advertising at Google, Neil Mohan, has recently announced a belief that there will be a significant increase in display advertising on the web, which has led to speculation that Google will be funding this department further.… - Read More >
Twitter emerged as the big winner in the technology world following the death of Osama Bin Laden, thanks to an IT worker tweeting updates during the night of the gun fight.
Bin Laden, widely assumed to be the mastermind behind the American attacks in September 2001 was shot dead over the weekend by US SEALs.
However, speculation about what had happened spread like wildfire across the micro-blogging … - Read More >
In a move that in no way copies Facebook’s ‘Like’ button, Google will offer a feature that allows users to ‘+1’ a site they recommend and this will show to friends of the user. According to Google – ‘The +1 button is shorthand for “this is pretty cool” … - Read More >