For most people, owning a home is a major life goal, right up there with starting a family and having a successful job. The thing is, once you purchase that home, keeping it in good condition can be tricky (note the aforementioned ‘starting a family’ goal). Embrace Home Loans‘ new Infographic goes over crucial tips and tricks to maintain, and increase, your new asset’s value. To get more tips on how to increase your home’s vaue, check out the Infographic in its entirety!
Hello my friends, and happy Monday! Welcome to another installment of a Smattering of SEO News! The last week was light on Google news, but had a good deal of news from other sources. Let’s take a look! Google News: Google Asks for Feedback and Feature Requests for Webmaster Tools – On his blog, Matt Cutts asked users what they felt might make Webmaster Tools better in the upcoming year, and is taking suggestions on the same blog post. Suggestions have included a full listing of artificial links, better keyword data, and clearer debugging messaging. Cutts: You Can Still Use the Disavow Tool Without a Warning – In a recent video, Matt Cutts answered the question as to whether webmasters should use the link disavow tool even without a warning or penalty. While seeming like common sense, Cutts said that if one has exhausted all other options for removing … Continue reading
It’s the holiday season; a time of year when most people are happier and buying is at an all-time high. But, sadly, many businesses do not know how to capitalize on the opportunity, and as a result, they run the same promotions year after year, crossing their fingers instead of racking in the profits. If you run a business that participates in any type of online marketing, the coming season can mean increased traffic, more sales, and higher profits! The holidays represent a time of generosity and giving. How does this help you? Consumers are more apt to buy during this season because they are in gift-giving mode and you can take advantage of this. Here’s some more good news… Holiday spending is up 11 percent from last year (Experian) and online sales will rise by 15.1 percent this year compared to 2012 (eMarketer). Take Advantage of the Opportunity! This year, … Continue reading
Most people are familiar with their own birthstone, but do you know where your stone originates and what it symbolizes? October’s Opal is one of the most easily recognized gems on this list, but did you know it is almost exclusively found in Australia? Check out Chan Luu‘s most recent Infographic to learn more about your birthstone! To learn about all twelve gems, view this Infographic in its entirety!
Hello my friends, and happy Monday! Welcome to another Smattering of SEO News, wherein we’ll take a quick look at the big news in search engine optimization from the previous week. Last week was a light week in terms of news, but it was still pretty interesting stuff, so let’s dive in! Google News: Cutts: Leave Blog Comments with Your Own Name, but Don’t Overdo It – In a recent video with Matt Cutts, he suggested that, if part of your link building program is to leave blog comments, that those link comments should be left using your real name. However, if you start stuffing blog posts with comments regardless of whether you use your name, or posting on a wide variety of blogs, that could be considered a manipulative link scheme. Google: Since 2010, Government Information Requests Increased Over 100% – In Google’s latest transparency report, they claim … Continue reading
Do you work with Pro Tools on a daily basis? If so, check out Video Symphony‘s most recent Infographic that shows you all the keyboard command shortcuts! There are probably a few that you know, and possibly a few that will make your life much easier! For more helpful tips, view this Infographic in its entirety!