Mobile Video Viewership up 200% Year-Over-Year

It should be no surprise to anyone that more people are watching videos on their mobile devices.

Case Study: Negative SEO with NO Backlinks

More ways competitors can drive sites down in the serps: https://goralewicz.co/blog/negative-seo-with-no-backlinks-a-case-study/

 

 

Pinterest will be rolling out "Promoted Pins" to all partners in 2015

Pinterest had been beta testing their "Promoted Pins" advertising product and found some great success with it. They now plan to roll this out to all of their partners at the start of 2015.

SERoundtable hit by Panda?

Seroundtable.com recently reported that they've been seeing a decline in organic traffic that the main guy, Barry Schwartz, believes is due to Panda 4.1.

Simple Social Medial Retains Brand Loyalty?

Almost half of us have visited a brand’s Facebook Page and about 40% of the one of us who did, clicked like.

G'Night Yahoo Directory

After 20 years, they decide to just wrap it up 5 days early, lol. Oh well!

 

http://searchengineland.com/yahoo-directory-closes-211784

company shares how they made their real estate blog drive 18,000,000 visits/month in two years

Interesting and very detailed article on operationalizing content marketing within an organization for link acquisition

http://www.movoto.com/blog/movoto-com/buzzfeed-for-real-estate/

2014 the best holiday season in 3 years...

According to the National Retail Federation, 2014 was a good year!

Don't forget the basics!

A great article on how to incorporate traditional marketing methods such as scarcity, personalization and appealing to basic emotions as part of your digital marketing strategy to increase leads an

Google Now Provides Song Lyrics In Search Results

Google now supposedly provides song lyrics directly in search results, causing a concern for lyrics websites.

What Publishers Want from You

Fractl and BuzzStream recently teamed up to survey 500 publishers to find out how to pitch a digital

Bing Implements Local AMBER Alerts

We all remember the missing child pamphlets and milk cartons beginning in the 70’s and 80’s as they began the first outreach for missing and abducted children.

Update your Wordpress... or else!

Wordpress released a new version on 12/18 and it has a handful of new features which are nice, but not the main point.

Duane Forrester is back at Bing!

Who could have thought!

Bots Account for 56% of all Web Traffic - Research + [Infographic]

2014 Bot Traffic Report published 12/18/14. Researched annually by Incapsula, shows 3 year trends of the first time.

Google Removes Breadcrumb Links From Search Results

One thing I used to love about Google search was the breadcrumb feature, where I could click on the link to a higher level category page if the main link Google served me was not what I was actuall

Gifs for everyone!

Gifs, those animated images that are everywhere on the web except Facebook, can now be made by anyone.

Google shuttering Freebase; Transitioning data and APIs to Wikidata

Just spotted this on SEL: http://searchengineland.com/google-close-freebase-helped-feed-knowledge-graph-211103

Google Moves to Control Your House?

Back in January of 2013, Google announced they were acquiring Nest Labs for just over $3Billion in cash.

Not-for-profit Lets encrypt advocates for methods for encypting web traffic to be free and easy

Free and easy to implement encyption is the objective of Not-for-profit Lets Encypt