Category Archives: Search

Google is now ranking websites with HTTPS higher in its search results

By Jon Russell. Google has tweaked its search engine algorithms to ensure websites that use HTTPS encryption rank higher in search results. The company says it has run tests over the past few months which factor in whether a website … Continue reading

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Bing Webmaster Guidelines Updated To Include Demotions For Keyword Stuffing

By Barry Schwartz. Bing has quietly updated their Webmaster Guidelines to include a stern warning to webmasters who think they can use keyword stuffing techniques to manipulate their rankings and get away with it. The warning says Bing may demote the site or delist the site … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy SEO Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

By G.B. Oliver. Search Engine Optimization or SEO is one of the most important marketing aspects of the online business. But not everyone can afford to hire SEO services. The big retailers can, so lucky for you, your online business … Continue reading

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Matt Cutts: “Stick A Fork In It, Guest Blogging Is Done”

By Matt McGee. Google — and Matt Cutts, in particular — has made a number of statements about guest blogging over the past year as the tactic has grown as a link building tactic. None of those statements are as clear as … Continue reading

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7 SEO Efforts a Small Business Owner Can Do on a Budget

By Maciej Fita. Hiring an SEO expert is a good strategy toward building online traffic and gaining visibility for a small business. Most businesses, however, cannot afford to spend much on these services. The good news is there are still very affordable … Continue reading

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4 Local Search Tactics That Will Matter More in 2014

By Adam Dorfman. One of the more interesting aspects of seeing local search mature over the past seven years has been how little the algorithm driving local search results on Google has shifted. Yet despite Google’s consistency in the past, we … Continue reading

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Road to redemption: Rap Genius apologizes for SEO blunder, remedies situation, shares technical details. Bravo!

In this post, Rap Genius gives more details about their misguided SEO strategies and how they got there. They also explain the process and describe the tools used to fix the problem and return to Google. Continue Reading

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