Search / SEO

Reader's Corner No. 31: Why Well-Planned Projects Fail, A Year of Google Maps and Apple Maps, Trump's Twitter Blocking and the First Amendment, and The Complete List of Google Penalties

June 12, 2017

After a busy week full of conferences, we are glad to all be back in the office together. We have a great variety of articles to share with you this week. The topics include: why well-planned projects fail, a year of Google Maps and Apple Maps, Trump's Twitter blocking and the First Amendment, and the complete list of Google penalties.


Reader's Corner No. 28: Vue.js 2 + Firebase, Beyond PageSpeed Insights, How to Fix Change Management, and Stopping Global Cyber Attacks

May 22, 2017

We have a lot of interesting articles to share this week with you. We have an easy to use tutorial on how to use Vue.js 2 + Firebase, and how to improve your site's performance moving beyond Google's PageSpeed Insights. We also address the dreaded change management and how to fix it, and wrap up with a recently slowed down global cyber attack.


Reader's Corner No.21: RC Blimp Autopilot Test, The Serial Comma, Helping Team Members Understand their Impact, and Google Advice on Duplicate Content SEO

April 3, 2017

We hope you survived April Fool’s Day without too much stress! Our team members are kicking off April by sharing what they’ve read this week, including: successful RC Blimp Autopilot testing, the debate around the serial comma, how to help team members understand their impact, and Google advice on duplicate content SEO.


How Abandoned Blogs and National Public Radio can help a Black Hat SEO

May 14, 2012

When conducting SEO research for a client, I often examine incoming links to competitors' websites. Recently, a competitor rocketed to the top of the search rankings. I noticed links from over ten TypePad blogs to the competitor for several of their targeted search terms.


DesignHammer Expands Web Analytics and SEO Services with Google Analytics Individual Qualification

DURHAM, NC (May 18,2011) — DesignHammer Account Manager Stephen Pashby joined a select group of web analysis professionals by earning a Google Analytics Individual Qualification (IQ) today. The Google Analytics Individual Qualification provides a proof of proficiency in Google Analytics that is earned by passing Google’s own Google Analytics IQ test.

Is Black Hat SEO a Good Idea for Business?

April 11, 2011

Several months ago, the New York Times featured a story that shed some light on the inner workings of Google in dealing with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices that contravene Google's accepted SEO guidelines. As I read the story about J. C. Penney's SEO and Google's reaction, I began to think about SEO practices not in technical terms, but in business terms.


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