Monthly Archives: January 2012

Google Panda Slaps Advertising Top-Heavy Sites

Is Your Blog Top Heavy With Ads? In another move to further improve the visitor experience, Google has announced that their algorithm will now penalize sites that run too many ads “above the fold”. What does that mean? It means

Why SOPA and PIPA Won’t Stop Real Piracy

Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA (and its Senate-sister the Protect Intellectual Property Act, PIPA) legislation — like the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) — argue that legislation is needed because online piracy puts jobs and industries at risk.

6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following

In 2010, New York City startup, Birchbox launched a blog about beauty products before it had any customers. The beauty sample delivery service – and its blog – exploded in popularity. Today, to keep up with its readers’ appetite for

Microsoft’s “Picture Password”: A Breath Of Fresh Air On The Lock Screen, Of All Places

Remember that feeling you got back when Steve Jobs was unveiling the iPhone, and he did the “slide to unlock” gesture for the first time? I remember the way he said it – “You like that? Want to see it

Google’s Latest Algorithm Changes (They Don’t Include Panda)

As you may know, Google has been putting out a monthly list of algorithm changes it has been making, as part of the company’s initiative to be “more transparent”. Google will never put out the entire secret sauce of its

How to Get the Most Out of Google Analytics

After we published a primer for using Google Analytics, readers said they were hungry for more. Google Analytics has since revamped its design, giving it not only a cleaner look but also updated data sets. You can now find everything

Important Tips for Successful Twitter Marketing

If you want to learn about Twitter marketing – specifically, on how to get Twitter marketing – then you need to pay close attention to the information in this post. This post introduce three tips to successful marketing Twitter, without