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Submit URL to Google

I’m kind of surprised this feature exists. I stumbled across this in my twitter feed today. It was written about on SEL yesterday. If you have a URL to submit to Google, head over and search “submit URL to Google” and the box you see below will be displayed. Before […]

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Blocking Ad Blocker Users

I’m sure you’ve heard of them, but if not, ad blockers are little pieces of software that prevent ads from displaying on websites as you browse the internet. The software does this by serving as an interstitial between your browser and the internet. Ad blockers check everything that comes from the web […]

SEO is NOT dead. SEO works great if you know how.

Does SEO Still Work?

I hear a lot of people saying “SEO is dead”, “SEO doesn’t work”, “SEO is a waste of time”, etc. That’s what people say who don’t know what they’re doing and are justifying giving up on it. Here is how one of our clients is doing. They’ve been with us […]

RIP DMOZ

Goodbye DMOZ

DMOZ shaped the early web. In the early days it was one of the largest directories as well as one of the most-trusted.

Want to use a phone number? You better pay!

  Sometimes Google is really frustrating. They slowly twist and turn things into their favor and if something could make them money, they force you to use it. Today I was reminded of one of their “features” – phone number extensions in AdWords. You select an option on your ad to […]

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Siteground Auto-Injected Crawl Delay

Siteground injects a crawl delay into the robots.txt of every site they have on their shared servers, whether their clients like it or not!

Duct Tape and Band-Aids

You never can tell who you’re hiring and if they’re going to do a good job for you. Unfortunately, as with most things, if I want it done right, I have to do it myself.

Don’t Let Phishers Catch You

Don’t get caught by phishers. This post helps you understand a bit more about how links work and how phishers try to scam you into clicking their fake links designed to steal your info.

Sneaky Referral Spammers

Sneaky spammers are pretending to be Google.com and Lifehacker.com to steal clicks and infect your computer. Here’s what to look out for.

Google Moving to a Mobile-First Index

They’ve been saying it for a while now; “Mobile will surpass desktop as the most frequently used device” and it’s coming true. Well, for some it is. Google has this notorious habit of pushing things on everyone even when it doesn’t really apply. As you can see from my post […]