Internet Marketing Ninjas: Friday Search and Social Media

By Ann Smarty | Weekly search and social media marketing news, discussions and trends: All in one place. Curated by Internet Marketing Ninjas team

Mobile-First And the Link Graph

You probably already know this, but the mobile web uses a <i>lot</i> less links than the "desktop" web.read more

Mobile Web

Should we start talking about STO?

I don’t even know if the Acronym exists, but it would stand for Search Traffic Optimization.<br>In other words, optimizing the traffic from search engine …

SEO

Google Updates and SERP Changes - April 2017

Featured Home Page Discussion<p>Google Updates and SERP Changes - April 2017<p>Msg#:4842671<p><i>12:21 am on Apr 1, 2017 (gmt 0)</i><p>Senior Member<p>joined:June 28, …

How Is Text Mining Different From Data Mining?

Something for my favorite brainiacs Text mining or text analytics is the analysis of unstructured data contained in natural language text using …

Data Science

The Ad Blocking Arms Race May Now Be Over

This one may be a game changer.

Advertising

Report: Google Plans Ad Blocking in Chrome

Google Chrome could soon have an ad blocker turned on by default.

Advertising

Google's AI requires team of psychiatrists for mental disorder

Artificial Intelligence

Google Preferred SEO Partners Program Announced

Google has said it will be easing up on its stance on SEOs, and will be working more closely with the many experts out there to make it easier for …

Google

Organic Mobile Traffic is Hard to Get!

A member of WebmasterWorld makes a good point - there are some big differences between mobile and desktop SERPs. Mainly, mobile SERPs have had the …

SEO

Google dealing with spammers pushing false reality

Google

Site Sharing By Screenshot - Mobile & Responsive Design

Posted<p>There has been a growing shift in the way that site info is being shared by mostly younger smartphone users. They are so disgusted by the look, …

Signature Links

Just a reminder about exercising care when adding links to your signature. I've had a new domain underperforming for a few months now and decided to …

New Mexico

Search News Central is BACK - times three!

I'm sure some of you remember searchnewscentral... well, I bought it from Dave Harry and am reviving it, as well as UK-centric and Australia-centric …

Bought

Mobile Optimized "Twitter Lite" Rolls Out

Twitter Lite, a mobile optimized version aimed at low bandwidth and slow connections.

Mobile

Windows 10 Creators Update to Roll Out April 11, 2017

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 Creators Update is to roll out on April 11, 2017.<p>The Windows 10 Creators Update will begin to roll out to …

Advertising

So you bought a business

I have a client that bought out one of their competitors. The competitor has great online presence in the area and my client has a secondary location …

Bought

Twitter to Start Selling Pre-Roll Video Ads in front of Periscope Videos

Twitter is to start selling pre-roll video ads ahead of Periscope videos in a move to make a little more money from its service.

Advertising

Watch Your Store Locator Popups

...if they're too big, Google might consider them to be intrusive interstitials.read more

Google

Facebook Releases Live 360 For All

Facebook

Fred is Confirmed as a "Quality Update," But Not Everyone is Buying That

Well...everyone seems to have interpreted John Mueller's comments as confirming that it is a quality update anyway.read more

SEO

Voice Ai - What Do We Do With It?

There is so much in this piece that I enjoyed. I thought some of you might like to see it too. Voice and the uncanny valley of AI So, when I said …

Artificial Intelligence

U.S. Senate Says ISPs Can Share Your Browsing History Without Permission

U.S. Senate

Google To Deprecate and Remove Trust From 30,000 Symantec-issued Extended Validation Certificates

"Removal of recognition of the Extended Validation status of Symantec issued certificates, until such a time as the community can be assured in the …

Information Security

Uk Gov Pulling Youtube Ads (So Is Google)

The Cabinet Office said it was seeking assurances from YouTube's owner Google that its messages would be displayed in a "safe and appropriate way" in …

Beauty and the Beast

AdWords Exact Match is About to Become...Inexact

Do you use exact match targeting in AdWords? Then you'll want to read about this.read more

AdWords

Your Forums Are Probably Not Bringing Your Site Down

Think that your forums and the loose, user-generated content generated there is bringing your whole site down?read more

User Generated Content

Approaching Google SEO as a Zero Sum Game

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how and why to approach Google SEO as a zero sum game, or why it is smarter to take a different view.

SEO

How to find a Seo consultant you can trust?

Hi<br>First post here so please go easy on me. I manage a e-commerce website. I am looking to improve my search tracking for some high traffic keywords. …

SEO