(Welcome to Digital Marketing; Weekly, our new weekly update section. It’s our way of trying to bring a bit more ‘news’ to the site. It may evolve a little, but basically it will feature the top stories from the past week in social media, search, and digital marketing, along with… Continue Reading Digital Marketing; Weekly – Issue 1
Greetings! I just wanted to pop in and let everyone know that we’ve started a Search News Central Google+ community. You can go join it now. I’ll wait… There have been whispers about new things to come at SNC, and this is just one of them. The community will be… Continue Reading Search News Central Community Launched on Google+
In a world where the spectre of Penguins has made many simply run screaming from link building, it seems the fine folks at Bing aren’t as stringent. In fact, it is seemingly the least important thing to be worrying about. In a recent post on the Bing Blog, they noted… Continue Reading Bing says link building more important than SEO?
While wandering the halls of Facebook yesterday, I came across this; Which was referencing a post over on SER about Google and Brands. There has been a long-standing thought train in the SEO world that brands get an advantage from Google in the form of rankings or penalization issues. Seriously,… Continue Reading Does Google give big brands a pass?
Over the last few week’s things have been going badly for music/video retailer HMV. They had the administrators brought in (essentially bankruptcy) to hopefully restructure things, which ultimately lead to another firm (Hilco) stepping in to buy the debt. Apparently. Anyway, the website looks like this now; Ok, now that’s… Continue Reading HMV; Rogue Tweeters Bid Adieu!
Christmas comes but once a year, and this time around Searchmetrics, a Germany-based SEO/online marketing firm, is offering up a very merry gift indeed. Beginning December 24(or possibly even sooner) until December 31 @11:59pm, Searchmetrics Essentials, a powerhouse suite of online marketing modules, metrics, and real-time analytics, will be available… Continue Reading Happy Holidays from Searchmetrics!
Did you feel the ground shake? The last few days has seen a buzz growing around an apparent Google search update that hit on Friday, November 16. Originally it was thought to be a Panda update, but Google in fact confirmed that there was no Panda update. They wouldn’t however… Continue Reading Panda? No. Update? Yes…
Google has confirmed that an refresh of Panda was rolled out on Monday, November 5, 2012. This is it’s 21st incarnation since its release in February 2011. Worldwide, this is expected to affect about 0.4% of regular queries, and a few more in the US in English, at around 1.1%.… Continue Reading Google Panda No. 21 – A Refresh