The team at Google Analytics has recently made an announcement stating that “Google Analytics Now More Powerful, Flexible And Intelligent”. This system update has many new features, but the 2 that have been on my web analytics “Wish List” for some time are: More Goals Per Profile – Now 20! Rearrange & Sort Goal Order […]
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During the a Search Engine Q&A session at the SMX East conference in New York this week, Yahoo officially announced that they have stopped supporting the meta keywords tag as an ranking factor in their web search algorithm. Yahoo was the last major search engine to openly admit that it was an element of their […]
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On September 27, 2009, Google turned 11 years old. In honor of this special day, Google.com created a special logo that was only displayed on their site on the Sunday. They even added an extra “l” the their name in the logo – Googlle. Wow, where did the time go? Here are several of the […]
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Ahoy, me Hearties! September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. In honor of this bloody great day I thought I would let ye landlubbers all in on how ye too can search like the pirates do. An I no just talk’n bout the 7 seas mind ye! To find the Pirate Search ya’ll […]
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On behalf of the entire WebRanking staff, I would like to congratulate Chris Lister and his wife on the birth of their baby boy, Owen. Congratulations and welcome on the new addition! We wish you all a happy and healthy beginning on your new adventure.
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Yesterday morning I received an email with a link in it to a new cnet article titled “Link exchanges: The poor man’s SEO”. Since link popularity building is an integral part of any search engine optimization campaign, I had to see what this longstanding publication had to say on the subject. I was more than […]
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At WebRanking, we are dedicated to enhancing our own knowledge in the industry we love. So on Thursday and Friday of this week, July 16th & 17th, I will be out of the office attending the Google AdWords™ Seminar for Success in Minneapolis. This is an Advanced Level Training Seminar designed to educate experienced advertisers […]
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Hello Everyone, Just a quick post to let everyone know that we will be out of the office all day on Friday, July 3rd in observation of Independence Day. Things will be back to normal on Monday. Best wishes and hope you have a happy and safe weekend!
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Google recently added a new “Local Search Volume” metric to their Keyword Tool that provides additional keyword search data for the country that you are targeting. This is a great feature for determining keyword versions for geographic targeting of campaigns.
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Today I celebrate the completion of my first decade in search. I have been waiting for this day with some trepidation for the past 6 months or so. I am not really sure why or even what this anniversary really means. Does it mean that I am some sort of expert? Well, anything is possible. Or does it mean that I have spent the past decade in an industry that my friends and family can hardly even understand? Hmm, I hope not. In truth, it means I not only have a job that I like, but a career that I love.
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