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2013

Easter Bunny Kicked Out of PRWeb Press Release Web Site

The Easter Bunny has officially been kicked out of PRWeb, the popular press release web site. According to Standing Dog’s latest blog post, the Easter Bunny could not be included in a recent press release due to the fact that the Easter Bunny is parodic.

2012

Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk Hacked, Hosting Malware on Site

It looks like Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk, the search engine for domain names, has been hacked, and apparently is hosting malware on their web site. These messages started appearing to visitors of both Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk within the past 24 hours, and I have verified that users are still getting these messages.

Google to Pay $22.5 Million to Settle FTC Privacy Charges

Google has agreed to pay a $22.5 million dollar civil penalty to settle FTC (Federal Trade Commission) charges that Google misrepresented themselves when it came to the privacy of Apple users. Google told users of Apple’s Safari web browser that Google would not place tracking cookies or serve targeted ads to those users. That violated an earlier p

How to Diversify the Anchor Text of Links to Your Web Site

Some of the latest Google algorithm changes involves the diversity of anchor text links that point to a web site or one particular web page. If you have too much of one keyword phrase in the anchor text, which tends to be around 60 percent or higher, there will be issues.

2011

Google Places Listings in Search Results

If you search at Google for a keyword phrase that includes a city name, most likely Google will show Google Places listings as part of the Google search results. But optimizing for this has become increasingly difficult, since what Google shows and when they show it is so inconsistent. Here is how Google Places is different than the Google web resu

More Android Users Looking for Jobs than iPhone Users

According to data released by LinkUp, 20 percent of job seekers use their mobile devices to look for jobs. What is interesting is that 79.7% of visitors to the LinkUp web site used an Android device to find jobs. Surprisingly, however, Apple iPhone usage fell from dominating last year’s first quarter numbers at 62.1%, down to 12.3% in Q1 2011. Blac

Why You Should Check In on Foursquare

There are several reasons why you should make it a habit of checking in on foursquare, the social networking web site, while you go about your daily activities. I personally enjoy connecting with others and finding out who is also at my location and who has checked in. I also enjoy the fact that since I have connected my foursquare account with man

2010

Search Engine Optimization - How you can Identify Search Engine Ranking Problems with Your Website

I often speak to individuals who declare that they are struggling from poor search engine rankings. Regardless of what you do, you simply can t discover your web site in Google–and sometimes it’s not just the keywords the websites is targeting, the website can t be discovered for the company’s name. In any situation, the website is definitely suffe

B2B Corporate Websites Really Need Corporate Blogs?

If you're in charge of a B2B (company to business) company web website, you may have wrestled using the choice of whether or not your business should create a weblog. If you'd rather not engage in blogging, there are alternatives that can nonetheless assist you drive qualified traffic and leads to your corporate Internet website, as a weblog might, and to get the search engine ranking advantages a blog may bring.

No SEO for Web Marketing Association Best Web Sites

The Web Marketing Association has called the best Web Sites in 96 various classes. The awards are out today. I took a look at the top award successful web websites and the internet websites of those who created them: and am horrified to determine a lack of fundamental search engine optimization techniques being applied.

Facebook Loses Control of User Privacy

Private email addresses of individuals who have Facebook accounts are getting indexed by the search engines, including Google, Yahoo!, and Bing.com. There are certain web pages on Facebook, mainly the Facebook Email Opt Out web page, that are getting indexed by the search engines.

Search Engines Indexing Email Addresses from Facebook

Private email addresses of individuals who have Facebook accounts are getting indexed by the search engines, including Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft’s Bing.com. There are certain web pages on Facebook, mainly the Facebook Email Opt Out web page, that are getting indexed by the search engines. There is a problem because these web pages contain email

Lists Of The Most Important Internet Personalities

Internet Evolution has come up with their first-ever list of the top 100 most innovative and influential people in the Web 2.0 world. In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook, beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! were named, but surprisingly J

Top 100 Most Influential People in Web 2.0 World

Internet Evolution has come up with their first-ever list of the top 100 most innovative and influential people in the Web 2.0 world. In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook, beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! were named.

Report: Half of Americans Have Social Media Profiles

A new study released today shows that consumer use of social networking web sites is not a youth phenomenon. Apparently now at least half of those living in the United States have social media profiles. A new study released today shows that consumer use of social networking web sites is not a youth phenomenon. Apparently now at least half of

Nominations Now Open for Wirefly Blog Awards

Wirefly, a leading internet retailer of mobile phones and service plans, is launching its first ever Wirefly Blog Awards to acknowledge and honor the other sites on the Web that best help consumers stay up-to-date and well-informed about mobile phones and the cell phone industry.

Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution

Siteminis, a developer of internet-based mobile commerce software solutions, has spent more than three years of research, development, and testing with major retailers and finally launched their patented Mobile Web Solution, one of the first mobile platforms that allows companies to easily deploy one site instead of multiple sites for each type of

How to Protect Your Facebook Fan Page

Facebook Fan pages are different than being on Facebook and having your own personalized User ID on there. Facebook Fan pages are different, and they are essentially a type of interactive web page that are on Facebook. If you have set up a Facebook Fan page, here is how to protect it.

Facebook Boosts Application Privacy Controls

Facebook has made it possible for its members to assign, on the fly, a wider variety of access levels to content they post using third-party applications and Web sites, the company said Wednesday.

Google Fixes Google Buzz Bug

Google has fixed a Web flaw that gave hackers a way to take control of Google Buzz accounts. The flaw was patched late Tuesday, just hours after being disclosed on a Web-hacking blog run by Robert Hansen, CEO of SecTheory.

2009

How to Add Links to Your LinkedIn Profile

Many of your employees might already be using LinkedIn as a networking tool. But they may not have links from their profiles to your web site. Here is how to add links to your LinkedIn profile.

How to Fetch Your Web Page as Googlebot

Now you can see how your web page appears how Googlebot sees it. Log into Google Webmaster Tools and tell Google which page you wish to view. Google will crawl the web page and show you the results of what they see.

Brazil and India Obsessed with Google

In July, 2009, 29.8 percent of the total time spent online in Brazil was on a Google-owned website. In India, Internet users tend to spend about 28.9 percent of their total online time at a Google-owned web site.

The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs

The Alexa Hot URLs list shows the hottest internet web pages right now on the internet, updated every 5 minutes. Getting your website on this list is not difficult, especially if your site falls into one of the 11 types of Alexa Hot URLs.

Yahoo adds Search Pad feature

Called Search Pad, the feature is supposed to solve a problem that many researchers on the Web have -- how to keep track of those bits of information they dig up from multiple websites