What Makes a Great Backlink?

What makes a great backlink? Is it Page Rank? Domain Authority? How about niche relevancy? While all those are important SEO metrics, they ignore one of the most important factors to consider when evaluating a potential link opportunity: referral traffic. In fact, when you put these 5 … [Read more...]

Googles Changes to Maps & Waze Localization

The location information displayed on your website just got a lot more important with Google’s most recent update of its Maps application. Google just added Waze, a controversial startup the search giant is still in the process of acquiring. The Israeli-based navigation system provides users with … [Read more...]

Why Links Within Google Webmaster Tools May Or May Not Be Enough

If Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) Link data is worthy enough for a for having a successful link cleanup is not relatively new topic in the SEO industry. To understand the point in a better way it is essential to go into the background of the topic. Background History From various discussions and … [Read more...]

YouTube Paid Channels, Coming Soon

There is some good news for YouTube fans in store. Google in its effort to generate more advertising revenue from You Tube is all set to launch paid channel subscription of You Tube soon. By doing so Google is planning to give tough competition to other players in the market, namely Hulu, Amazon and … [Read more...]

Why Google Glass is Going to Transform Local SEO

Unfortunately we’re quite a ways off from most of the inventions in Back to the Future II, but we’re getting closer every day and Google Glass is a big step in the right direction. What I’m most excited about is the potential to tap into augmented reality and make walking down the street the coolest … [Read more...]

Discover Unnatural Links Coming to Your Site

Google seems to be all set to reduce the visibility of substandard sites, especially those which were surviving on spammy links. Though websites owners were preparing for this for long to qualify the new norms set by the giant search engine but it went harder than their expectation. Link removal and … [Read more...]

Top Alternatives For Google Reader

Ever since Google announced the retirement of the Google Reader platform in July 2013, users around the world have been wondering how to replace their beloved former favorite RSS feed. Luckily, Google has announced this news with three months notice, providing a “sunset period” to users to be able … [Read more...]

Google’s Knowledge Graph: How Can it Help in SEO?

With each update from Google, the search results are becoming smarter as far as distinguishing words with different meanings. What is Knowledge Graph? Google announced its Knowledge Graph (KG) in May 2012. Its basic utility is to offer searchers with a factual summary of what they are … [Read more...]

Authorship Markup In Googles Post-Penguin Environment

You have to think about the Google Authorship Markup process when it comes to making your images on your site easier to find on Google. It is a big part of what makes search engine results easier to see. The fact about Google is that it often posts images on its search result pages. These include … [Read more...]

Google Glass Project: What You Need to Know

For those who don’t know what all this talk about Google Glass is about, here they are. You will find them to be the coolest of cool features you will not like to let go. You can Record Videos, Shoot Pictures and Make it Respond to Voice Commands If you want to take pictures or shoot … [Read more...]