Mar 242013

Portent, a Seattle-based Internet marketing agency, has released a report offering new insight into Google’s Penguin algorithm. The report, based on primary data gathered by the agency, suggested that Google has been “applying a stricter standard over time.” In part, the report reads: In the initial Penguin update, the only sites we saw penalized had […]

Feb 212013

When you only have 140 characters to work with, you have to be cautious of every character you add to a tweet to determine what value it will add to it. Advertising on Twitter gives you the opportunity to accelerate campaign tests so you can find out what works and what doesn’t work and incorporate […]

Feb 152013

You won’t be seeing an animated Google Doodle meant to coincide with the passing of Asteroid 2012 DA14 on Google’s home page today. The Doodle, which you can see above, was pulled after hundreds of injuries were reported in Russia due to a meteor blast. NBC News described the meteor blast as “an atomic bomb-sized shock […]

Feb 142013

Why so blue, Yahoo? It seems Yahoo isn’t feeling the love this Valentine’s Day, though the other search engines – including Bing, DuckDuckGo, Dogpile, and Sogou – are celebrating the holiday with special logos or pictures on their home pages. Google’s Valentine’s Day Doodle paid tribute to the Ferris Wheel and some interspecies match-making. So […]