Google Gives Stiff Reminder About Misusing Links

[fusion_text] Yesterday, Google published a blog outlining its tough stance on link exchanges. Citing an increase in the use of spammy links contained in articles, the search engine giant reaffirmed its position to penalize websites that make use of such content with lower quality scores that could affect ranking on the search engine results pages.… Continue reading Google Gives Stiff Reminder About Misusing Links

Siri, Google Now, Cortana & Your SEO

By: Andrew Martindale Thanks to Apple’s marketing, Siri is pretty much a household name. Everyone knows the voice of the (mostly) helpful personal assistant that comes packaged with most Apple devices, but what some people don’t realize is that Siri is essentially a glorified search algorithm and she’s not the only player in town. Google’s… Continue reading Siri, Google Now, Cortana & Your SEO

Google Hummingbird: What Small Businesses Need to Know

By:Kyle Petzinger Owning a small business is no easy task. With caring for patients, managing staff, and a juggling personal life, the last thing on a small business owner’s mind is changes to Google’s algorithm. At iMatrix, we are here to help. Here’s the scoop on the latest search engine update, named “Hummingbird.” Pandas, Penguins,… Continue reading Google Hummingbird: What Small Businesses Need to Know

The Connection between Google+ and YouTube

By:Jamie Katzenstein YouTube recently announced its new Google+ powered commenting system which requires users to link their YouTube and Google+ accounts. The new update allows comments to be sorted by relevancy and have a moderator. Comments from the video’s creator, popular personalities, and Google+ connections will appear at the top, along with any engaging discussions… Continue reading The Connection between Google+ and YouTube

The New Google+ Local Dashboard: A User’s Guide

By:Chrystal Lenardson Google started rolling out a much-anticipated Google+ Local upgrade. Users who have experience with claiming a business listing on Google will first notice some dramatic changes to the Google Places Dashboard. All new Google accounts that have not yet claimed businesses now offer the updated dashboard. Old Google Places Dashboard: New Google Places… Continue reading The New Google+ Local Dashboard: A User’s Guide