Posts Tagged ‘Google’

An Update On The Search Engine Competition Between Google and Bing

Over the last two decades, online advertising has grown from a niche-market concept into a $500 billion sector of industry. Currently, the lion’s share of online advertisements is both controlled and presented by two of the world’s most popular search engines: Google and Microsoft’s Bing. Given the enormous amount of money at stake, the two […]

Has Google Crossed The Line With Latest Warnings?

For years, Google has gone after link sellers and buyers alike, trying to stop people from “gaming the system” in the quest for higher rankings. But Google’s new policy on advertorials and “paid posts” have people concerned that Google might be starting to overstep their bounds with this latest warning. In the following video, Google’s […]

What Happens If PageRank Goes Away?

Ever since Google removed PageRank from it’s Webmaster Tools area, there has been speculation that Google may in fact get rid of PageRank altogether. These rumors are getting louder, many believing that as of January 1st, PageRank will disappear from the Google Toolbar! Is this true? And if so, what does that mean for all […]

Last Google Pagerank Update of 2008

As confirmed by Matt Cutts, Google has indeed updated their Google Toolbar Pagerank.. Many webmasters noticed the changes happening over the holiday weekend. I used to obsess over these PR updates, but at this point I’m over it. We have sites with tens of thousands of backlinks from the highest authority sites out there, but […]

Do You Nofollow?

Last year, Search Engine Journal made quite a stir in the blogosphere when they condemned the nofollow link attribute. What a difference a year makes. Google made it abundantly clear that they’re not going to stand for paid links, and they’ve taken a tough stance on the issue. Unfortunately, the algorithm’s logic is flawed, and […]

Google Puts An End To Domain Tasting

Google is prohibiting newly registered domain names from participating in the Google for Domain Names program, severely hampering the practice of domain tasting. They would block all domains if they are less then five days old. This new policy change by Google could stop all Domain Tasting in its tracks! The new policy will go […]

A Very Merry Christmas Thanks To Google

If you’ve been a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that my posting frequency has slowed down considerably. My primary source of income is from my e-commerce site, and December has been a record month for us! Over the years, more people have started doing their Christmas shopping online. And I can’t say […]