Many businesses work hard to cultivate strong, positive SEO rankings but, when competitors engage in attempts to thwart them, the results can be significant. Negative SEO occurs when a company or individual builds large numbers of “spammy” links to […]
Browse through any internet marketing message boards, and the buzz about Penguin; is deafening. When 2.0 launched in October of 2013, Google’s beloved update took aim at spammy practices and black hat backlinks tactics. Updates have continued to […]
Since the dawn of the Internet, SEO has undergone gigantic transformations. Its evolution has been huge, as it transitioned from just search engine optimization to link building schemes and now sits as a dynamic array of rank increasing strategies. But […]
Social Media News
In recent weeks, an organization called ISIS has invaded northern Iraq.
ISIS stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. The group dates back about 15 years, which doesn’t sound like a long time until you consider the amount of technological […]
Facebook is taking a page from Snapchat’s book.
The social network is testing a feature enabling users to schedule their posts to be deleted automatically.
Facebook has said the capability enables users to set expiration anywhere from one hour to seven […]
Twitter has both launched an investigation and suspended an account following threats against its employees.
An account linked to the extremist group known as ISIS, or ISIL, has been suspended after it called for attacks against Twitter employees in the […]
Business & Marketing News
I truly believe in the power of ROI tools to enhance a sales team’s ability to close more deals. (If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be in the business of selling them.) However, not everyone agrees with me. In fact, inside LinkedIn group discussions, I’ve […]
Webinars and virtual events have become mammoth money makers on the web. Frost & Sullivan, in fact, have predicted that web event revenues will skyrocket to $628.4 million dollars by 2016. This reflects a five-year compound annual growth rate of over […]
The goal of any business is to be successful and to turn a profit, but in order to do that, you have to have sales leads. And a lot of them. While it may seem like dull, repetitive work — especially when you got into this business for the excitement […]
While we hear a lot about drones carrying missiles for the military – or even packages some day for Amazon – the other real payload is often cameras and sensors.
Drones from all over the world are being tested in Alaska’s interior, and are […]
An innovative idea or making cash off the back of government-mandated work?
Former NSA director Gen. Keith B. Alexander
That’s the question that’s been asked since Keith Alexander, the former head of the National Security Agency, announced […]
Microsoft, in its bid to protect the privacy of its users, is being held in contempt of court for failure to comply with a warrant.
A U.S. federal judge ruled July 31 that the software firm cannot prevent the Justice Department from accessing e-mails […]