How Quora Can Work for Your Business

On March 20th, 2012, wrote:

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or someone hoping to break into the world of business, you’re going to have a lot of questions. You can go to school for four years and pick the brains of your professors and spend all night doing homework in the library, but you’re still going to have questions. This is true with any profession, and most will tell you that finding the answers to these questions aren’t always easy. It’s intimidating to ask your boss a question that you may think should be obvious, and Google doesn’t always do the trick. Fortunately, Quora is beginning to take the world of questions by storm. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Quora is a new social networking site that centers around asking and answering questions. These questions go from very specific to simple wonders. And it’s not like your typical Internet-based source of answers: • Google: This works well when you want to know the – Read the full article

Welcome to the Google Tube of Updates

On February 27th, 2012, wrote:

Have you ever asked yourself what happens when you write a query in the search engine of Google? “Uncle Google”, as you see it now, is far more different from the one that is born in 1998. The search process is constantly being upgraded, throughout the tube for the past 14 years there are more than 7000 major algorithm changes. Do you remember the first time when you were typing something in Google and he gave you suggestions for your query? Don’t you think it is even cooler that now he gives you not only suggestions for the landing page but also the option to preview it without actually visiting it? At first sight these commands seem simple to you but actually they are parts from the huge and complicated maze of tubes behind the curtains. With those and many other interesting and important changes in Google’s algorithm you can get familiar in the following infographic. (Just click this link – Read the full article

Terrific New Tips For Improving the SEO Performance of Every Website

On February 12th, 2012, wrote:

Some of the major challenges posed to the online business owners or any website owner is the visibility of their websites on popular search engines, most especially Google. Among the number of search engines, Google controls majority of these searches. This is the reason why most of the websites embark with strategies targeting Google first. The best way to enhance your online visibility is by search engine optimization or SEO. Hence, when you come up with your website, it is important to adopt a proper SEO strategy to improve your website’s ranking / search performance. The following are some terrific new tips to improve the search engine optimization performance of any website you design: By adding a blog: When you add a blog to your website, it gives you an opportunity to add new content on a regular basis. Different search engines love new and fresh content. So, when you add new content to your blog at least once or – Read the full article

Top 5 Adwords Default Settings to Optimize for Improved Performance

On January 6th, 2012, wrote:

A potential pitfall for many new Adwords advertising is simply the false pretense that Google’s default Adwords settings are in the best interest for all advertisers. That’s simply not the case. Here are a handful of tips that can take just minutes but provide a significant lift in your online advertising campaign performance. 1. Review your location and language settings Google defaults each new campaign to target theUnited StatesandCanada. If you don’t ship internationally, this is a clear opportunity to narrow your targeting. If you are a localized business serving a specific area there is further opportunity to narrow in your focus by targeting a specific state, city or even specific mile radius surrounding your business location. Advanced Tip* If you are targeting multiple countries, set up separate campaigns for each country. Each geographic area will perform differently due to variances in search behavior. Separate campaigns will provide you much deeper insight into each location’s performance and allow for smarter decisions – Read the full article

What You Need To Know About Google Instant

On September 8th, 2010, wrote:

Earlier today, Google officially announced Google Instant- a real-time search experience that predicts search results as you type. As with most announcements, the long-term impacts are not yet known, but let’s look into the important parts.

Coming in 2009 from Lakeshore Branding

On January 2nd, 2009, wrote:

We have many great new features and functions planned for 2009. Stay tuned for more updates along the way, but here is a sneak peak of things to come: Search & Internet Marketing , SEO & SEM Workshops in Chicago (http://www.lakeshorebranding.com/classes/) Videos (http://www.vimeo.com/lsb) & (http://www.youtube.com/lakeshorebranding) Online tools for small business marketing Many more articles and tutorials

Ex Google employees new start up Search Engine Cuil Bigger might not be better

On July 28th, 2008, wrote:

The new Search Start up company, Cuil, http://www.cuil.com/, is making news all over the place for claiming to have indexed three times as much of the Internet’s web pages as Google. There results are overly generic and sometimes were extremely unrelavant. And good luck getting a search that is more than two words long completed. A search for “elevateprinting.com” yielded a generic web portal first, “Mr. Lind’s Eath Science Page” second, and “Ms. Nyland’s Trimester Exam Review” third. (http://www.cuil.com/search?q=%22elevateprinting.com%22&sl=long) Surprising to see that elevateprinting.com, Google PR of 3, was no where to be found over three sites that it doesn’t appear Google cared to index. They also claim they need to run significantly fewer relative servers per query than Google. After getting the following error, maybe they should reconsider: No results because of high load… Due to excessive load, our servers didn’t return results. Please try your search again. Overall it seems like they might have the right idea for – Read the full article