We all know that SEOs and us digital marketers spend a lot of time sitting in our offices, in front of our laptop or monitors. Sure, we do occasionally answer the phone, but to make the day go by faster and make it more enjoyable we absolutely have to have our tunes going. Most of the time, especially when I’m writing or even reviewing a client’s backlinks, I’ve got some music on. [Read more…]
eBay is voluntarily removing about 500,000 pages from their web site, possibly giving up what some estimate to be one billion page views. According to a Seeking Alpha report, eBay has hundreds of thousands of buying guides that were created in order to bring free organic search traffic to their web site. [Read more…]
Recently I wrote about how there was a bug in Grammarly’s Google Chrome extension. The bug allowed virtually any website to essentially get ahold of your login credentials and gain access to the Grammarly documents in your user account. As I mentioned in my post, Grammarly did fix the bug. [Read more…]
As someone who started doing SEO back in 1996 for my own business and my affiliate websites, well before there even was an industry called the “search industry” or “digital marketing”, I’ve never thought of myself as being one who was an innovator. Well, over the years I’ve come to the realization that I’ve innovated lots of things over the years.
Hint:My latest innovation? The first-ever SEO to be accepting Bitcoin for payment of SEO services.
There is a class action settlement, OPPERMAN, ET AL. v. KONG TECHNOLOGIES, INC., ET AL, that has been between the plaintiffs and an app developer. Kong Technologies created apps for Foodspotting, Foursquare, Gowalla, Instagram, KIK, Twitter, and Yelp. Kong Technologies was formerly known as Path, Inc.. Essentially, certain apps obtained contact data from users’ devices (their iPhones), in violation of their privacy rights. If you used one of these apps in your iPhone between 2009 and 2012 and allowed those apps to access your contacts, you may be entitled to money. You can claim it through iosappsettlement dot com. [Read more…]