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About Adrienne Erin

Adrienne Erin is a blogger and Internet marketer for what she thinks is one of the best SEO companies out there. When she's not blogging about tech and social media, you might find her practicing her French, whipping up some recipes she found on Pinterest, or obsessing over vintage postcards and stamps.

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Google’s sixth release of Penguin, dubbed Penguin 3.0, arrived with mixed emotions late October 17. Site owners began reporting fluctuations in page rankings, both positive and negative, on that date. Shifts in ranking continue to occur, and webmasters are unclear if the rollout is now complete. According to Google’s Pierre Far, it’s a “slow, worldwide […]

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This is Part 2 of an article that appeared on SPN Wednesday, Dec. 3/14. If you missed the first 23 image sources listed by the author, you can find them here. 24. picjumbo This site offers a search function as well as categories to browse. The images are unique and full-quality, and they were created […]

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The Internet has been quite the game changer, hasn’t it? As a fast-paced medium requiring different elements for content than print journalism or academia, it’s caused a shift in common practice. And it’s often left writers and editors scratching their heads in confusion – or balling their fists in frustration. Ethically locating images to post […]

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Celebrities come in all shapes and sizes. Some are groomed from a young age and grace television screens for decades. Others are self-made: investors and business owners who take ideas and run with them. Some – a growing number – start online. Such is the case of Pinstars, Pinfluencers, Pinlebrities – the naming options are […]

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It’s time to make your list and check it twice — but not for presents. If you want your company to have a good holiday season, you need to be on top of your content game. That means offering compelling information, presented in a creative way so as to cut through the clutter of Christmastime […]

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Groupon announced a new feature Oct. 22: “Pages.” With more than seven million listings for merchants, Groupon – an online company offering a collection of services and goods at discounted rates in a marketplace format – is setting itself up to be a central focus for customers looking for information relating to local businesses in […]

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Whether you’re new to the content creation game or have been at it for awhile, you’ve probably recognized a need for solid website content. With the proper approach, content can drive traffic and attention while increasing your brand’s online reach and overall potential. However, after time passes and you’ve written a number of posts, it […]

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Whether you’re new to the content creation game or have been at it for awhile, you’ve probably recognized a need for solid website content. With the proper approach, content can drive traffic and attention while increasing your brand’s online reach and overall potential. However, after time passes and you’ve written a number of posts, it […]

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Google never, ever does something for no reason. Sometimes it’s just a matter of waiting patiently to figure out what that reason is. In May, Google created a fetch and render tool in Google Webmaster Tools that was built to render web pages properly for GoogleBot. At the time, it was unclear why the company […]

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E-mail marketing and successful branded blogging initiatives go hand-in-hand. Yes, search engines help drive traffic, but, for reaching out to established readers and current customers and giving them a reason to return to your site, e-mail marketing is critical. You probably already know this. What you might not realize is that, by simply doing what […]

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When you write a blog post, one of your main goals should be to make it interesting enough that people want to share the information with their friends and colleagues. The way they do it, of course, is on social media. And so one of the things you should be thinking about when you write […]

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Over the years, Google has made reference to its stable of human raters used to determine the quality of sites, helping to improve the algorithms used for search. Those raters use the “Human Rater Handbook” to check for a wide variety of things Google has dubbed important, and they rate sites according to how they […]

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Perhaps you’ve done a complete site upgrade or have at least taken steps to make your site more mobile-friendly; maybe you’re still on the fence. This period of indecision may be coming to an end with the testing of Google’s latest mobile-friendly search icon. Google’s Big Test On September 30, Google began testing new mobile-friendly […]

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You’ve undoubtedly heard that you should be investing significant time in social media. That you need to have a Twitter account to be a digitally viable business. That you may as well shut down your company if you don’t have 15,000 “likes” on Facebook. Social media is important, yes, but its importance can vary greatly […]

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When Google introduced the Penguin algorithm update in the Fall of 2012, one of its goals was to eliminate the search engine manipulation that had been going on with backlinks. The company set out to eliminate any benefits stemming from unnatural links, i.e. those that have been placed purely for search engine optimization purposes, often […]

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