The Effect Of The Google Update

The latest Google update to its search algorithm was named the Panda update. This honing of Google’s search skills was applauded by many who had tired of searches that littered the front pages of the results with a lot of useless websites. Most damaged by the effect of the Panda alteration were certain content mills, internet companies that churn out web pages stocked with keywords and packed with advertisements. For a long time, Google users have complained that these websites were not helpful and wasted their time. The Google update shows that Google listened and …

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An Overview Of Google + And What It Has To Offer

Google + is taking the world of social media networking by storm. Google’s CEO Larry Page has announced that since it was released just a few weeks ago, it has already garnered millions of users online. The question is, just what is Google +, what does it offer and what makes it different from Facebook and Twitter, the two main players in the social network world? Google + vs. Facebook Google + was created as a direct competitor to Facebook. While there are some similarities between the two social networking sites, there are also various …

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What Is Alexa Rank?

If you have ever heard about information technology workers talk about Internet exposure or the metric for measuring the popularity of online pages, you may have heard of the Alexa Top 500 Global Sites. This is a simple tool that has been extremely useful for advertisers and networking bodies to ensure their material is being seen by as many Internet users as possible. What is Alexa rank? It is a simple algorithm that tracks the frequency of the top Internet websites and provides the information on risers, fallers, and those who stay strong in the …

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Is Google Page Rank Still A Good Metric In SEO?

As the most-visited page on the entire World Wide Web, Google certainly knows something about the popularity of online sites. Their means of studying and analyzing the rankings and visitor rate of online pages is Google Page Rank, a tool that allows any person to get information on how often they receive traffic on their site. With the number of new innovations and add-on page ranking tools, however, a question has arisen: is Google Page Rank still a good metric in SEO? Search engine optimization relies upon the most up-to-date statistics for proper categorization and …

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