Aaron Burnett

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4 things to note when optimizing for local SEO in 2017

<b>SEO for businesses in 2017 will be revolutionary.</b>Within the space of 3 years, it has become significantly easier to find businesses, stores or items …

Top tips on voice search: Artificial Intelligence, location and SEO

<b>By 2020 it is projected there will be nearly 21 billion internet-connected devices, or “things” in the world.</b>The explosive ubiquity of this …

Newly-granted Google patent sheds light on how the search engine sees entities

Columnist Dave Davies explains a recent Google patent which hints at how the search engine processes entity information to answer questions. This can …

The Limitless Power of Focusing Fully and Then Letting Go

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Right out of veterinary medical school, I dived right into my practice. It overtook my every waking moment. I couldn't stop thinking about it and even on my days off, I'd be in the clinic. Finally after a number of years, it got …

Productivity

60% of Traffic But Only 16% of Sales: Solve the Mobile Web Challenge for Good

The mobile industry is booming and more people than ever are visiting online retailers via their mobile devices. During Q2 of 2016 alone, smartphones …

For manufacturers selling in retail chains, Google launches affiliate location ad extensions

Original manufacturers that sell their goods in retail chains can now begin promoting those locations to nearby consumers within their own AdWords …

How Emotionally Brilliant Leaders Turn Envy Into Something Much More Beneficial

Moving from being envious to being inspired and motivated is a very big step in a much better direction.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people would say that envy is an unfortunate downside of the human condition. To be envious is to be human -- it’s just …

Credit Card Debt

How long does it take for a link to influence rankings? [#ChartoftheDay]

SEO 101 states; the more* links pointing to your page, the better. But just how long does it take to influence the SERPs?<i>*by more, I mean more</i> …

Worldwide Retail Ecommerce Sales Will Reach $1.915 Trillion This Year

In 2016, total retail sales across the globe will reach $22.049 trillion, up 6.0% from the previous year. eMarketer estimates sales will top $27 …

eCommerce

SearchCap: Bing Ads Editor, Google index status stalled & local business cards expands

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.From Search Engine Land:• <b>OpenStreetMap</b> …

The World Can Learn a Thing or Two From The Tragically Hip

This year, Canada made history. No we didn't win an unprecedented amount of medals at the Olympics and we didn't have an earth shattering election …

Google Local Business Cards or Posts about to roll out to ‘thousands’ of SMBs

In March, Google started showing “Local Business Cards” as part of the Google Posts system. This allows content providers or businesses or candidates …

Google search analytics report adds the ability to compare queries

Google has quietly added a new option within the Search Analytics report, within the Google Search Console, to compare one query against the next. …

Google is testing a new Material Design layout for desktop searches

Material Design is supposed to be the visual template that unifies Google's products, but it's taken a while to reach every part of the tech company's kingdom — especially the larger products. We saw a Material Design overhaul of YouTube last month, and it seems the company is also testing the …

The Snapchat score is a perfect example of what an ex-Googler calls unethical app design

The tech industry has been busily debating that question since former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris posted a fantastic essay on Medium earlier this week.<p>He writes:<p>And this is exactly what product designers do to your mind. They play your psychological vulnerabilities (consciously and …

6 to 106 in 4 years - The story of the Atlassian Design team

4 years ago Atlassian had 6 designers. Fast forward to today and the design team numbers 106. Building and managing a design team of this size is one thing, integrating it successfully into a traditionally engineering led organisation is another. Alastair Simpson (Head of Design — Confluence) will …

Atlassian

archatlas: A House on a Rock Sforza Seilern Architects, an artistic collaboration between Studio Seilern Architects and Muzia Sforza, completed their first African project in Zimbawe: Gota Dam Residence. The 1500sqm building is situated atop a granite rock overlooking a large man-made dam, or reservoir for the extensive surrounding farmland. The area is, to say the least, breathtaking and awe-inspiring, and deserved a piece of architecture that is equally awe-inspiring The house consists of three basic elements: two granite blocks that enclose the bedrooms and support spaces, an oversized timber platform and cantilevering roof that frame the panoramic views and create shaded living spaces, and two glass boxes that enclose the winter living areas, emphasising the feeling of living within natural granite. A small horizon pool at the lower level visually integrates the dam reservoir with the lower levels of the house. Images and text via (via archatlas)

143 Experts Reveal Best SEO Tools

What are the best SEO tools?<p>Run a quick search in Google and you'll see a number of posts listing hundreds of different tools covering everything …

Google Search

Google: There Is No Way To Redirect A Penalized Site Safely

In a webmaster hangout on Google+ this morning, Google's John Mueller basically said there is no good way to redirect a web site that has a penalty …

The Entries For the Nat Geo Photo Contest Will Fill You With Deep Wanderlust

Need a reminder to take a vacation? Look no further than this year's entries for National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year contest. The photos range from truly spectacular nature shots to a new angle on animals. The contest, which ends May 27, includes three different categories: …

On Today’s Agenda in New Zealand: A Different Journey

New Zealand can feel like an epic, once-in-a-lifetime dream trip. But in fact, it’s the type of place worth returning to repeatedly—and one where …

New Zealand

What The Bump?! These Maternity Photos Tell It Like It Really Is

Photographer Danielle Guenther's photo series "What The Bump?!" is not your typical maternity shoot...<p>That is to say, there's no beaming couples …

Understanding Your Consumer’s Journey Using Search Science for Keyword Research

Understanding Your Consumer’s Journey Using Search Science for Keyword Research was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search …

SEO Is Now 'Search Experience Optimization'

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last few years, search engines such as Google, Bing, and even Apple, have been upgrading their algorithms and machine learning processes to account for the end-user’s experience. But, since their algorithms are built upon …

SEO

An Author's Guide To Digital Marketing

I know firsthand that there has never been a better time to be an author.<p>With traditional publishers, I’ve hit all the bestseller lists and as an indie-author, I make six figures a year from royalties and speaking engagements alone. Nothing builds your brand or attracts clients like having your own …

Shooting One of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Buildings in the World

Once this was the most glorious building of Romania but since 1990 it’s been abandoned and slowly but surely falling apart. The building is now …

The More You Give, the More You Will Receive

Portugal, 2015 #cindyprojectDear friend,I want to write you this letter about how being generous is one of the best “investment strategies” and how …

Stop messing up your SEO and do these things instead

The days of using underhand tactics like hidden text and keyword stuffed title tags to influence search rankings may be rapidly retreating into the mists of time, but as much as search engine optimisation (SEO) is coming to reflect time-honoured good marketing practices, there is still a …

These headphones measure your ears on the fly to create realistic surround sound — and the results are amazing

Headphones as we know them are OK if you want to experience VR, but they're not up to the task to reproduce the surround sound you need for the full experience.<p>Why do you need good surround sound?<p>For one, it's key for the immersive experience you get with VR. Virtual reality developers are using …