Web Update March 16

This web update picks up from two weeks ago -- and we're still following your rankings and search engine performance. I'm beginning to believe that SEO is actually a myth perpetuated by preying on web site owners anxioties to get listed near the top of Google. Here's more ... * How To Estimate How Much Traffic You'll Gain By Increasing Your Rankings * Measuring Free Clicks in AdWords * Twitter Turns to Users to Translate Site Into More Languages * Facebook Surges, Other SocNets Gain Traction * PPC vs. SEO: Paid Search as Your Organic Competitor * Who Says Email's Dead? * Google's Search Results Get More Social; Twitter As The New Facebook 'Like' * 5 Website Features You Can Easily Offload to Reduce Costs... and more March 16, 2011

Web Update March 9

This web update is a mix and match of catch-up items we've had on our radars for weveral weeks. Some interesting stuff here ... * SEO Factors for 2011 * Curtains For MySpace? * Is Link Relevance as Effective as Anchor Text? * Designing an SEO Friendly URL Structure * Online Reputation Management's Top 3 Challenges * HOW TO: Optimize Your Company's LinkedIn Profile * Management Tip of the Day: Add Structure to Social Media * How to Plan a Successful Website Redesign... and more March 9, 2011

Google slams duplicate content

Just last month, leading search marketing specialist and technology firm, Greenlight, pointed out in its 2011 top 10 predictions for natural and paid search, that among other things, search engines would take an even more aggressive stance towards duplicate and low value content this year. February 22, 2011

8 articles for web publishers

Those web publishers sure like their numbers, don't they? So here's 8 articles web publishers should get their heads around * 5 Resolutions To Grow And Maintain Email Lists * 5 Tips for Optimizing Your Social Media Content * 5 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation * 6 skills of a great Web analyst * 8 ways to get more people to read your content * Facebook Apps' Access to Contact InfoConcerns Security Experts * Creating Online Video Content that is Worth Watching * Why you should run your website like a magazine... and more February 18, 2011

Evolution of Search and its Engines

The first week of February saw a spate of claims and counter-claims traded between Google and Microsoft. At a Bing-sponsored event, Google accused Microsoft of cheating and copying its search results. Greenlight's Adam Bunn, director of SEO, takes a look February 10, 2011

Web Update 12/15/2010

Fred Showker's Web Update for December 15, 2010 ... news, views, reviews, and observations about the internet, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, social networking, SEO, search engines, and all things connected. December 15, 2010

Web Update 12/06/2010

Tracking down illusive trends on the web can be a full-time task. Once in a while though, I run across interesting content articles that I think you would like to see. Views for the end of November December 6, 2010

Web Trends : Social Media, SEO, etc

In this edition of Web Trends Brennon Slattery writes about how social media changes old web habits and Laurie Sullivan asks what will vicarious facebook check-ins get advertisers? We also see how much of our time is spent in social media -- Are all results on search engines equal? Is the Web really dead? ... and several others. Don't forget to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Web trends movers and shakers

Tracking the illusive web trend leads us down assorted paths in this issue ... Why a Lack of Web ad Standards Hurts Us Online? Why No One is Linking to You ... and at last, Yahoo Publishes a Web content style guide July 30, 2010

The Art of SEO

Four of the most noted experts in the field of search engine optimization (SEO) provide you with proven guidelines and cutting-edge techniques for planning and executing a comprehensive SEO strategy November 15, 2009