As I was doing research for my history project on the first ten presidents of the United States, I couldn’t help to notice how many unrelated results from sites like Yahoo Answers, Wiki Answers, and ChaCha came up before reliable sources. These sites rank incredibly well and if you enter any query into Google in the format of a question, you are bound to see them at the top of the SERPs. When trying to do some research for a history course, I prefer not to rely on Yahoo Answers (and its competition) even though I have gotten some good information from such sites in the past. Continue reading

One of the reasons you may not be earning the amount of money you would like is because of poor advertisement placing. Online advertising is not much different from printed ads on billboards or in magazines in the sense that placement is everything. With ad placement, it’s important to remember not to overwhelm your users, but you need to get them to look (and click) the ad. So what do you do? Here are Some Tips For Ad Placement On A Website Continue reading

When I’m thinking about what to write for my next blog post, I always consult my Google Analytics data and blog comments. By writing posts based on what your viewers like, you will gain more traffic, more comments, and more loyal readers. Continue reading

Google recently filed for a couple of top level domains (TLDs) with the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) on May 31st which include .google, .youtube, .doc, and .lol. If the ICANN office approves these domain names, they will be added to the list of available TLDs that currently include .com, .org, .net, .gov, etc in June. Continue reading

Ever since Google has released Google Plus, they have been favoring bloggers that promote the platform. With the social network, they also released a tool called blog authorship. Basically, your Google Plus profile image will display next to every blog post you publish on your website. Continue reading

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