Google: You Can Rank In Google Even When You Spam By Mistake

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that even if you make a mistake and do keyword stuffing or some other spammy mistake on your site, it is still possible for the site to rank in Google because of the positive things the site is doing. “Usually we’re just ranking them because of other factors – … Read more Google: You Can Rank In Google Even When You Spam By Mistake

North, South Korea join hands to win UNESCO status for wrestling

North and South Korea marked a new step in their reconciliation efforts Monday as UNESCO accepted a joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognised as one of the world’s most treasured cultural practices. The two Koreas had originally filed separate applications for their traditional form of wrestling to be recognised on the UN agency’s … Read more North, South Korea join hands to win UNESCO status for wrestling

6 Old School SEO Habits That Never Grow Old by @martinibuster

There are many practices from the dawn of SEO that are still useful. These are old school tactics and habits that successful affiliates used to help their sites rank better, helped them earn more and kept them from getting banned. I’d like to share some of these practices because they are still useful. 1. Discretion … Read more 6 Old School SEO Habits That Never Grow Old by @martinibuster

Marketing Day: Black Friday PPC checklist, Facebook Groups, YouTube ‘ad pods’

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: YouTube has started testing ‘ad pods’: 2 skippable ads delivered back-to-backNov 21, 2018 by Amy GesenhuesThe ad pods are launching on desktop this year, with a later roll-out to mobile and … Read more Marketing Day: Black Friday PPC checklist, Facebook Groups, YouTube ‘ad pods’

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Rankings, News Indexing Bug, Black Friday Ads & More

This week I covered a possible tweak to the Google search ranking update. Google also seems to be still experiencing issues with some news publishers not ranking in search. Google said sites can still rank even if they are spamming. Google is showing fewer videos and fewer image boxes / carousels in web search. Google … Read more Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Rankings, News Indexing Bug, Black Friday Ads & More

Partial reopening of Baghdad’s Green Zone delayed: official

The partial reopening of Baghdad’s high-security Green Zone to through traffic, planned for Sunday, has been postponed for several days, a government official said. The enclave has been home to Iraq’s parliament, government offices, United Nations agencies and western embassies since the US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003. Earlier this week, Iraqi … Read more Partial reopening of Baghdad’s Green Zone delayed: official

Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for marketers: Software, supplies and more

Your consumer side may relish the post-Thanksgiving specials, but the marketer in you might be missing out. But cheer up! Here are some selected Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials that can help brighten the holiday for marketers: Adobe is offering a Black Friday 25 percent discount on monthly subscriptions for its entire collection of … Read more Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for marketers: Software, supplies and more

Daily Search Forum Recap: November 22, 2018

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Rankings, News Indexing Bug, Black Friday Ads & MoreThis week I covered a possible tweak to the Google … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: November 22, 2018

Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls

Bahrain holds a parliamentary election Saturday amid boycott calls from dissolved opposition groups which have been banned from taking part. The country’s two main opposition groups, the Shiite Al-Wefaq and secular Waad, were barred from fielding candidates. The polls opened at 8am local time (0500 GMT) and are set to close at 8pm. King Hamad … Read more Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls

Using data responsibly doesn’t have to weaken marketing strategies

Data privacy is, as it should be, high on the minds of tech companies and the public at large. Unfortunately, much of the discussion of late has centered around controversies originating with the misuse or fraudulent nature of some data sources. But we shouldn’t let this cloud our collective judgment about how data can help … Read more Using data responsibly doesn’t have to weaken marketing strategies