Back in January 2015, Canadian digital marketer Rebecca Coleman released a new social media marketing guide, one that promised you could take over Facebook with just $5. Well, it’s October, and people are still blogging about Coleman’s social media marketing plan. So how does it work? First, some important background. Last year, Facebook became public … Continue reading Hold Up, Can Anyone Really Dominate Facebook With a $5 Ad Buy?
For every Penguin or Panda update that shakes the search engine results page (SERPs) to its core, there are a hundred quiet little tweaks to the almighty algorithm. And this September, Google made another quiet little update to its search rankings, but this time, the main loser was Google itself. In the past few weeks, … Continue reading Google+ is Dead, Long Live Google+
You may have heard of these mythical social media “influencers” by now. These mostly young, mostly hip social media marketing machines have built up massive online followings. And while many people would kill for 100,000 Instagram followers, most influencers are looking for more than just social validation. Having a large social media following allows you … Continue reading Who Influences the Influencers? An Introduction To Social Media Influencers
Ten years ago, “The Facebook” was a distraction for hip college students. Five years ago, social media marketing was primarily the domain of interns. In 2015, even Pope Francis tweets. Internet users spend more and more of their screen time using apps every year, especially popular social media apps. And as social media sucks up … Continue reading Social Media Marketing Reaches $20 Billion, But Cautionary Tales Abound
While web developers and SEO services were still dealing with the fallout from the latest Panda update, Google began testing a major new search function. For now, Google is only testing the new function in the San Francisco Bay Area, but no doubt a wider roll out is imminent. When a Bay Area user enters … Continue reading The Next HUGE Google Update is Here, and We’ve Got Bad News…
In a controversial Op-Ed in Politico, researcher Robert Epstein claims that “Google Could Rig the 2016 Election” simply by manipulating search results in favor of their chosen candidate. Although search engine optimization experts have been railing against the incredible influence Google holds over the Internet for a decade, this new research is the clearest indicator … Continue reading Fact Check: Could Google Really Rig the 2016 Election?
Search engine optimization (SEO) is a fancy way of saying you want to beat Google at its own game. Instead of shelling out $100 for every few measly clicks, you want to earn the organic traffic of the three-quarters of searchers who never click on Pay-Per-Click ads. We know that 61% of Web users worldwide … Continue reading Does Your Website Fail The Most Basic SEO Test?
GET THE BEST SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION FOR YOUR AUSTIN COMPANY! Thought Mechanics search engine optimization, gets you on the front page. SEO is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a web site from search engines. The higher a site appears in the search results, the more visitors the site receives. If … Continue reading Austin SEO Company
It was some time ago now, but many of you reading this right now may remember that at one time, there were no images or graphics of any kind on the internet. You connected to the web using a dial up modem and the pages you could access were text only, usually without any particular … Continue reading Images, Web Design and Search Engine Optimization
If you’re logged-in your webmaster account and don’t know what to do to improve your site, go write some content! Now really, one thing you can do and enjoy doing it is handle the site’s speed. There are 4 main advantages for having a site with high response: improved rankings, improved quality score for Adwords, … Continue reading 8 Easy to Implement Tweaks for Speeding Up Your Site Loading Time