Another video social network being launched - this one promotes using "8 second videos"

A new video social network named Ocho is being launched which promotes the ability for users to easily create and share short (8 second) high quality videos.

Everybody's talking algos this week

It's only Wednesday but there seem to be a surprising number of articles about Google algorithms. I found three on three different sites by three different authors that all kinds of tie together.

Firefox Includes DuckDuckGo.com as a Search Option

As a DuckDuckGo.com user I am often overly excited when they make headlines.

2015: The year for...staying the course?

It's November, which means the 2015 SEO prediction blogs are starting to crop up.

News publisher SF appeal claims adsense warned that " ..it has three days to remove editorial content that violates its advertising policy"

Apparenty, there is some drama  and  advertising policy intrigue between the SF Appeal and Google Adsense ...

Google Takes Over Operations of NASA airfield - will later use facilities for research & development

Google has been using Moffett Field, a NASA airfield, as the home for it's private jets.

Matt Cutts extending his leave until 2015

Matt Cutts is extending his away time into 2015 and he is not not sure if he's gonna come back... here is the quote:

The Growing Need to be Multilingual

Even though 55% of the Internet is written in English, only about

Social Media Influencer Outreach Gone Wrong: @UPS

Someone probably told @UPS social media department about how influencer outreach is a truly awesome branding tool.

Google now paying webmasters $0.05 per consumer survey answer

Google has created embeddable consumer surveys and will pay webmasters 5 cents per click.

Groupon Begins Entering the Search Market?

In addition to Yelp allowing users to write reviews and give a particular business a star rating, Groupon is now featuring a more interactive website targeting businesses owners and users to get mo

Baidu Takes Off the Training Wheels; Reports $2.2 Billion in Q3 revenue

Chinese search engine Baidu officially took off it's training wheels, so to speak, reporting over $2 Billion in revenue for Q3 2014:

Google is Biased? Noooo Way!

So here we go again talking

Number One in the SERP's - Mobile vs Desktop

Being on a mobile performance kick lately, I found an article that sheds some light on mobile and desktop CTR and how there is still a massive difference between the two.

The next Facebook?

Ello is generating some buzz lately as a new social media platform specifically positioned as the "anti-Facebook." http://www.searchenginejournal.com/ello-new-facebook-killer-15-minute-fame-flame/1

Google Webmaster Tools now reports on mobile usability of websites

Google Webmaster Central blog just posted this new update today: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2014/10/tracking-mobile-usability-in-webmaster.html

TODAY >> Bill Hartzer is on Reddit AMA (Ask me anything)

Have questions about SEO or domainers? Ask Bill on Reddit at http://www.reddit.com/r/bigseo/comments/2kkljp/im_bill_hartzer_seo_strategist_domainer_ama/

 

Google expands Knowledge Graph to include video games

Google has expanded its Knowledge Graph to include video games.

Virgin America launches brilliant content marketing campaign

If you listen to any comedian ever, they have a bit about airlines. Celebrities also regularly vent their frustrations with various airlines via Twitter.

Monetized Google Suggest or Google Suggest Direct for Brands?

Brian Jensen shares an