Posts Tagged “Google +”

Inside Google’s New Patent: A Laser Projected Keyboard

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Google continues to forge ahead into the realm of augmented reality with a recently unveiled feature planned for their Google Glass device, a laser projected input device. In mid-January, they filed a patent application in the US detailing precisely what they expect from this device.

Online Storage Face-off: SkyDrive vs. Google Drive – Which is Better?

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Prominent technology brands, Microsoft and Google, are now offering cloud storage services, making it easier for Internet users to save, upload, and back up files. We recently reviewed Dropbox against Google Drive in the race for the best storage application and with a combination of Dropbox-like syncing and back-up features, both Google Drive and SkyDrive…

Disavowing Links: Common Sense Advice for Removing “Bad” Links

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

If you own a website and are one of the many webmasters who have seen Google rankings negatively impacted by Google’s efforts to kill manipulative link building over the past year, then you might have welcomed the announcement of Google’s new tool for disavowing links. If you didn’t know about the announcement, at PubCon in…

Chrome and Android May be the Biggest Weapons in Google’s Arsenal

Posted on October 23rd, 2012 by Jake Neeley

When a respected financial publication like Barron’s releases analyst reports on tech companies it is probably worthwhile to listen. A short paragraph under their “Research Reports” section on September 24 highlights a Morgan Stanley finding that Android and Chrome may be two of Google’s biggest assets, despite more sexy Google products being touted by other…

Mobile revolution prompts Google to launch new Android mobile analytics platform

Posted on July 29th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

There is no stopping the mobile revolution, just ask Google.  It recently announced a new set of reports in beta called Mobile App Analytics for Android that helps marketers and developers better measure their mobile apps.  Three keywords popup when examining their new reporting features: Discovery Download Engagement For years, Google has been tweaking various…

How do I Get My Blog to Show Up in Google?

Posted on July 16th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

As blogging continues to grow in popularity and more and more people are starting their own personal blogs, one question continues to be asked frequently, “How do I get my blog to show up in Google?” While there isn’t one simple answer to solve this question, I can offer a few tips to help a…

Penguin Approved Link Building Strategies

Posted on June 8th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

With the launch of Google’s Penguin Algorithm, it has been made very clear that certain types of link building activities can hurt your website rankings. Google has declared war on webmasters trying to use spammy link building tactics to game the rankings and the Penguin Algorithm is all about discovering those sites that participate in…

Google unzips HTML 5 in a wonderful display of imagination

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

So we guess many of you saw Google’s ultra-cool doodle last month that focused on using an HTML5 zipper effect to highlight the 132nd birthday of Gideon Sundbuck who invented the modern-day zipper. A zipper appeared vertically over the search bar, allowing the user to pull the zipper down using the mouse.  At this point…

Google turns to people; not machines. SEO Stakes get higher with ‘Panda’ updates.

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Nothing put more fear into top-ranked websites on Google than a search algorithm update by the world’s dominant search engine. This extends into small business websites that have hired SEO companies to boost their rankings on cheap, affordable web hosting platforms offered by Midphase. Over the last several months Google has deployed several updates code…

Google Launches Penguin Update: Opens the Doors to Negative SEO

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

At a recent conference Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s webspam team announced that Google was working on an algorithm update that would level the playing field for sites that don’t participate in “over-optimization” strategies. He later clarified that “over-optimization” wasn’t the best way of putting it because it is really about webspam. According to…

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