Can we market using the "Fear of Missing Out?"

"Fear of Missing Out" is a real thing - the acronym "FOMO" has been included in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Will the Penguin rollout never end, literally?

The latest Penguin rollout has been on-going for weeks and is still underway.

Firefox Breaks Free from Google and Goes Purple

Although you can easily change your default browser to whatever you want by clicking icon in the search box and selecting what works for you, a newly installed version of Firefox comes with Yahoo?<

Direct Traffic Reporting Bugs in Google Analytics Around Nov. 16th-18th?

Some routine traffic checks for clients (who shall remain anonymous) revealed some interesting anomolies in Google Analytics for direct traffic. Starting around Nov.

Penguin 3.1: Google's Way to Say Thanks on the Thanksgiving Weekend?

[Update: This is not t

Pew Research Center Web IQ quiz because, why not?

Even more fun than taking this web IQ quiz

was following the little debate about mosaic vs. navigator

How to get more Facebook interaction

Many people know that having lots of fans is great, but getting them to actually see what you post is the real goal.

The Sales Funnel has Changed

A recent blog on Business 2 Community piqued my interest.

Google May Not Index or Rank Tabbed Content

Google rep John Mueller confirmed in a Google+ hangout session that Google may treat content that is tabbed differently than content that is immediately visible to users.

Google: pay $ monthly and in return see an ad-free web on participating sites

Google has announced launching

Google can take 3- 9 months to process large disavows...ya don't say..

You'll be waiting a bit if you've got a large disavow...During Google Webmaster hours t'was said

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

YouTube, look out for Facebook

When 2014 kicked off, YouTube was on top of the game for online video.

Actually, the key to marketing your quiz is "actually"

Josh Haynam just posted a new blog on Marketing Profs about using quizzes for

New Google Tool: Mobile-Friendly Test

Google launched a new tool for mobile testing, offering a pass/fail grade. If your site fails, it lists a handful of tips, but doesn't get too granular.

TRUSTe gets hand slapped by FTC

TRUSTe, a company that certifies websites' compliance with various security and privacy standards, was recently penalized by the FTC for not reviewing all of the sites with the TRUSTe logo annually

Google Mashes PPC and Organic Listings Together in Local Results Revamp

They kind of bury the lede (in my opinion) in this article's headline:

Google Finally Choses Text Based “Mobile Friendly” in SERPs

Yet another new ranking algorithm for your non mobile website has been officially released from Google. This one might start to sway your resistance to creating a mobile version.

Real Life Conversion Optimization: Target updates mobile app to help in-store customers find products easier

Target recently worked with company PointInside to update their mobile app to help in-store customers with their shopping.

ReadWrite, Fashionista and Remodelista up for sale?

digiday yesterday posted about Say Media looking to sell it's news sites.