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The First Google Algorithm Update: Florida

The First Google Algorithm Update: Florida
The early days of the internet were like the wild west.  For those that didn’t know, finding your way around the Web relied on word-of-mouth for the most part. Then, directories like Yahoo came around making it easier to find websites around the world. It…

How To Make Awesome YouTube Videos In 5 Steps

How To Make Awesome YouTube Videos In 5 Steps
YouTube boasts almost 2 billion logged-in users per month! Don’t ignore video blogging (vlogging) if you’re marketing your company. You’re missing a lot of potential customers if you’re not using video content. Google searches have video results too. Using email newsletters? Half your customers click…

Google Algorithm Update: Big Daddy December 1, 2005

Google Algorithm Update: Big Daddy Algorithm December 1, 2005
Google has done a lot of algorithm updates over the years, but one of those which caused the biggest stir was the Big Daddy Algorithm. Unlike many of the changes which been done over the years, this 2005 update to the systems was done mostly…

Back in 2010: An In-Depth Look at Google’s MayDay Algorithm

Back in 2010: An In-Depth Look at Google's MayDay Algorithm
Search Engine Optimization isn’t something that you can master overnight. There are many factors that go into creating a strong, successful campaign. These factors include everything from the quality of your links to the relevance of your topic and the overall domain authority of your…

Google Knows When Your Bad: Negative Reviews Algorithm

Google Knows When You've Been Bad: Understanding Google's Negative Reviews Algorithm
According to a 2017 survey, only 3% of consumers don’t read local business reviews. In other words, a lack of reviews means missing out on a whopping 97% of potential customers! But that’s not all. Having negative reviews is as bad as, or even worse,…

Does Google PageRank Really Matter?

Does Google PageRank Really Matter?
In June 2018, nearly 80% of all search traffic in the US originated from Google. And that figures climbed to more than 90% in countries including Spain, Italy, Brazil, and India. All of which means that by far the best way to get your business…

Not So Ancient History: Real-Time Search Algorithm

Not So Ancient History: A Look Back at Google's Real-Time Search Algorithm
It’s easy to take for granted the vast amounts of up-to-date, real-time information we have at our fingertips as we wrap up 2018, and look ahead to 2019 and beyond. The hottest news is delivered to our smartphones and devices at record-breaking speed, so nobody’s…

News Update: Google to Shut Down Google+

Google to Shut Down Google+
Google+ has gone the way of the buffalo, but not for the reasons that many have predicted in recent years. After coming clean about accidentally exposing 500,000 sensitive user records, Google shuttered its social network indefinitely. In today’s digital era, data breaches aren’t much of…

Learn About Googles Algorithm Update: Jagger

Googles Algorithm Update: Jagger
Google is no stranger when releasing a list of Google algorithm updates. In 2005, Google released an algorithm update called the Jagger Update. Hilariously named after Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, this update has nothing to do with the Stones. Rather, this update affects your…

What is Domain Authority?

What is Domain Authority?
Getting your website to rank well on Google in 2018 can seem like a mysterious process. If you’re wondering how you can improve your site’s Google ranking, a good place to start is to look at your domain authority. But what exactly is domain authority,…