Google is now penalizing some sites with pop-ups
Google is now penalizing some sites with pop-ups

As promised back in the summer, Google is now penalizing some sites with pop-ups, those annoying ads or requests for newsletter sign-ups. Well, penalizing in search result pages – on mobile search requests – websites which automatically launch a pop-up upon landing. In other words, your website won’t get ranked very well (on the front […]

How do I succeed online?
How do I succeed online?

So, tell me: how do I succeed online? That’s the fundamental question asked by so many people, businesses and organizations today trying to muddle their way through the maze and series of conundrums that is digital marketing or online marketing or content marketing – whatever phrase one wants to use. The answer is, quite frankly, […]

Oh, those magical micro-moments!
Oh, those magical micro-moments!

“We’ll have these micro-moments to remember….” as sung by The Four Lads in 1955. No, wait. That’s not right. The Four Lads sung of “moments,” like the New Year’s Eve we did the town, the day we tore the goal post down (grammar notwithstanding). Well, that day is gone long ago and rests in a […]

Twitter & Google: tweets may soon help visibility
Twitter & Google: tweets may soon help visibility

Because of a renewed deal between Twitter and Google your tweets – if done well – may soon aid your online visibility. This means your Twitter activity – again, if done well – may help you score higher in search results and increase your overall chances of being found in the wide, wide and woolly […]

Google Maps turns 10 years old!
Google Maps turns 10 years old!

Google Maps celebrated its 10th anniversary over the weekend but this is no ordinarily 10-year-old. Sure, Google Maps is one of the most popular mobile (and desktop) apps in the world (over a billion users) but it’s also one of the world’s top search engines (along with Google Seach and Google-owned YouTube).  The short of […]