Posts about Search

Is Google Strong-Arming Major SEO Tools?

Is Google Strong-Arming Major SEO Tools?

2 weeks ago, Raven Tools surprised many in the SEO industry when they announced that they would no longer be providing ranking data. This came as quite a shock to me, as I've used Raven specifically for their search ranking reports in the past. They do provide other tools as well, but I never really spent much time using them. Read more →

Image ALT vs TITLE: Using ALT & TITLE Attributes In Image Tags

Let’s talk about “title tags” and “alt tags” for a minute. I’m writing this post because, despite there being a wealth of information on the matter, I still see ALT and TITLE being misused pretty regularly… So think of this … Continue Reading

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Norton Top Search For Reputation Management: A Closer Look

Norton Top Search For Reputation Management: A Closer Look

"Norton Top Search" is a new service that allows you to create what is essentially an ad that will appear at the top of the SERPs when people search for your name. You create a headline (up to 25 characters) and a description (up to 35 characters) and provide them with a URL. You are then asked to verify your identity via your Facebook account. So why are they offering this for free? Let's take a closer look... Read more →

Domain Name Scam!

Apparently these types of emails have been going out for awhile, but this is the first time I've seen one. Someone that I know just received an email similar to this:
Dear XXX, We are the registration and solution center in China. We have an important issue to confirm with you. On July 25th, 2012, we formally received an application, one company which called "FAKE COMPANY NAME" are applying to register "yourdomain.com" as Web brand and Domain names:
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Morning Beers In Ghana

Morning Beers In Ghana

I was woken up by a text from a friend this morning: "So I google image searched "morning beers" and you're the fourth picture that showed up in the results" Read more →