Out of the hands of the masses

If anyone questions the worth of social networking media, there’s a prime example of how it can be used with the ongoing earthquake relief effort in Haiti. After news of the earthquake hit the global news media, it was noticed that communications with survivors...

One way to get your site banned from Google

Hidden text and links A search engine trick by some seos is to manipulate the search bots by loading the page with keywords and phrases — but then hiding them from the viewer because they’re not relevant to the visitor. For example: using white text on a white...

Save money and shift focus to organic traffic

21.8 million Canadians access the Internet each month, that’s almost 70% of the population. For any given month Canadians conduct, on average, 55 searches. And it appears that the majority of us are searching in the same place. Google reigns with an overwhelming...

To Tweet or not to Tweet…

Curious about all the noise being made about Twitter I set up and account to check it out. I set up a brief profile and snooped around a little before I went back to work forgetting all about it. That is until the ‘followers’ came. Not many, but...

How do you search?

Ever wondered about how to find that site you’re looking for? Ever wondered how your customers find you? Search Engine Tips If you have a general subject in mind (like “cars”), type the word or words in the Search box and click the Search button....

Google loves content-rich web sites

Google doesn’t just love content, it loves ‘new’ content. The more we add web sites to search engines, the more changes are seen in keyword density parameters. Yahoo and other search engines are also affected by this. Google’s new LSI algorithm...