Back in December, Google announced its intention to shut down Google+ (Google Plus). On February 1st, they sent an email out to consumer (personal) account users notifying them that the service would officially close on April 2nd due to low usage. Low usage indeed! While Facebook reports 2.2 billion monthly and 1.4 billion daily active users, […]
Sometime ago, I sent out an email to my affiliate marketing and blogging students pointing to an article I’d posted about 3 fabulous food bloggers. The article took hours and hours of research before I could begin writing the profiles about those particular bloggers. BUT, due to a big mistake on my part, the post […]
Google Penguin 4.0 was released on September 23rd, 2016. Originally released in 2014, Penguin is one of the algorithms that determine where your blog will appear within Google’s search results. More specifically, what Google looks at is the recency (freshness) of your content, PageRank, region and the words on your site.
Social media is a crucial source of traffic, reputation, and conversions for most websites. These platforms give you a chance to present your business in the best light and attract more potential customers to the main page. You get the picture: a strong social media marketing strategy is an inevitable aspect of your promotional campaign. […]
How many emails do you get everyday day by result of having signed up for newsletters about topics in which you are interested? Ten, 20, 50… 100? (I get WAY more than 100). Are you often curious enough about the topic discussed in certain emails to click the link and visit the website? If you […]
There was a time in the late 90s, when people thought buying products and services online was a crazy idea. And then boom – ecommerce exploded! Online behemoths were born and the age of entrepreneurs with new ideas dawned with the turn of the millennium. Small and big businesses deemed it not only fit but […]
I like to search Google ‘smart’ as I expect most of my (and your) blog readers do as well. When I search Google for a product type, I limit my search to articles posted within the last year. The following graphic shows results for a recent search when I was researching water filter pitcher dispensers […]