Business issues - a general catchall for all seo business related discussions

Google no longer plans to release glass to the public in 2014

It seems that Google is backing out of the consumer market with glass and externalizing the hardware problems to other partners and focusing in more on specialized business applications for the dev

Not Tracking Your Website Business Data Properly Can Be Impacting Your Bottom Line

It is extremely important to properly track your website traffic and conversion data in order to get the most useful data about your business's website performance.

Are we seeing the first fractures in the search based click revenue model?

Analysts reviewing Google's quarterly earnings report, had some hard questions regarding Googles click based revenue model, which is touted as, " ...the best Internet business model ever created" b

Say Goodby to Yahoo Directory

Yahoo directory will be coming to a close this December, 2014. It's a sad day, or at least it seems like it is.

Exotic Restaurant Sues Google After Going Out Of Business

A Washington DC area restaurant that became famous for serving lion and bear meat, has closed it's doors after someone apparently edi

Google Wants All Of Your Domain Names, What Could Go Wrong??

Google is now testing a program where they sell domain name registrations to s

Google Knowledge Graph Image Hijack "PC world"

We have all seen loads of reports of hijacks of google's knowledge graph like the World Series For St.

Are Google's AI Claims Just Smoke And Mirrors?

Famed technologist, and Google Engineer, Ray Kurzweil, is talking more about Google's plans with Artifical Intelligence.

Google Forced To Display Competitor Product Listings In Antitrust Lawsuit

Finally governments are starting to wake up to how much of a monopoly Google is.

Google is Violating Canadian Privacy Law

A consumer watchdog group in Canada is saying that Google is violating privacy laws by ret

Google Patent's Popular Hand Gesture

The heart hand gesture has grown in popularity over the last few years.

Digital democratisation: let’s not imagine that we are voting

Chris Clarke has a very thoughtful piece on how internet is making everything sh*t

Adult content to be blocked by default in the UK

This is a major change which is going to affect loads of sites in the UK.

Ripoff Report Verified - Talk about taking low to the next level

Notorious Ripoff Report has just launched a new "service" - a $89/m subscription to allow business owners NOT to get published on their site.

Google Refuses To Deindex Pirate Sites, But Will Deindex Yours With Out Any Notice

I will admit that I have a certain soft spot in my heart for digital pirates.

Facebook Launches video on instagram

When I first read this about this news, my first thought is this going to be what kills vine...thoughts?

Is running an SMB harder today than 5 years ago?

Great piece examining whether it's tougher to run an SMB today than it was, say, 5 years ago.  I'd suggest you have to be savvier about online marketing with every passing month, at the very l

WSJ: Yahoo Deal Shows Power Shift

The Wall Street Journal has an intersting take on The Yahoo buy out of Tumblr http://online.wsj.com/art

Entrepeneur Story: Build Your Brand with Principles

Business Branding for entrepreneurs sometimes is dilluted in the efforts to be noticed and, often, for not staying true to your course when advised to do otherwise.

Microsoft is back on the offensive with scroogled

Link: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2260667/Scroogled-Rises-Microsoft-Back-on-Attack-as-Google-Faces-New-Antitrust-Complaint