Google releases a responsive ad unit

Google finally did it a released a responsive ad unit. My advice is hold off a month or so until bugs are gone and advertisers get a handle on it.

.@ViperChill: great content is over-rated, Google still values spammy links + we are all blackhats

Probably what we already know and what we quietly tend to agree: The New SEO

Local SEO for Non-profits

Chris Silversmith of Argent Media posted over at Web Marketing Today talking about how non-profit organiz

If you have 20 domain names should you link them together

Google has definitely reduced tolerance for sitewides greatly....

Google Guidelines now say no-no to large scale blog posts, press releases, Advertorials, and article marketing

from search search engine land, google updated 'lin

Expanded AdWords competitor ads above trademark owner's ads and listings

How long has Google featured competitor's expanded AdWords Ads on top for trademark searches?

Most marketers hate Google+

Corey O'Laughlin at MarketProfs Daily Fix has posted the results from an informal poll asking marketers if t

When Google Adwords Rules are Applied Unfairly

Knife Depot just put up a blog post about their chronic issues with their Adwords account getti

Foursquare Rolls out Self-Serve Advertising

Foursquare is the latest website to build their own advertising platform.

Twitter fakes real users’ tweets to promote ad platform

It’s now been removed but twitter added tweets to “real” twitter accounts for a promo ad of how good the company integrates with TV ads. 

SFgate posted:

Matt Cutts Sez you don't have to worry about duplicate content

found on @seroundtable , Matt Cutts claims, "I wouldn't stress about this unless the content that you have duplicated is spammy or keyword stuffing."

Facebook testing a prompt for page updates

It looks like just getting folks to "Like" your business page is no longer going to be enough.

What lesson Penguin / Google penalty SHOULD teach a marketer

There's a perfect "winning the web back" story I came across this m

Huge Compilation of Mozcon Resources, Recaps, Official and Unofficial Responses and more

Dan Liebson has pulled together a fantastic resource of nearly everything that happened and was discussed at the

Google+ Caught Spamming People Every 2 Weeks

Google is on a really big push nowadays to get users to sign up for Google+, and to fill out their profile completely.

Google Serves 25 Percent of North American Internet Traffic

According to a story in Wired, "On an average day, Google accounts for about 25 percent of all consumer internet

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.

Is Google Panda Going Soft?

So, Google has claimed that the current Panda update is a "softening" of the general algorithm and is more "finely targeted".

Google's Databoard - Didn't they say info-graphics are bad?

I've been having a play with the Google Databoard http://think.withgoogle.com/databoard/ and it seems to have a lot of potential.

How SEOs distract themselves

It's been fun watching hundreds of SEOs picking up and interpreting Googler's words about guest blogging, making conclusions, inventing flags, ma