Google Trying to Identify the Author: Fails and Puzzles

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Past weekend was one of the rare occasions when I didn't go anywhere with my family and decided to stay at home to get prepared for my presentation at soon-to-come PubCon New Orleans where I am speaking on optimizing your content marketing to Google's authorship and potential Google AuthorRank update. Hence ...

Google Home Page and Search Results: Interface Evolution

Monday, March 11th, 2013

A few weeks ago I did a large post on the past five years of history of Google: That was a cool exercise as I got to remind yourself and organize in my mind lots of Google changes I was lucky to witness (I know that sounds like I am ...

HOW TO: Quote Using Text-to-Image Tools (and Go Viral)

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

We love quoting: Some phrases are so cool that you just can't help sharing... Or sometime you just need to confirm what you are saying (referring to a source). In any way, if you are creating content, you are probably quoting a lot. And here's a fresh idea for you: Use ...

Google and Bing Search Hacks to Brainstorm Content Ideas (Cheatsheet)

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Content brainstorming is hard. The most obvious question we always face is: Where to start? To me the answer is obvious: Whenever in doubt, go to Google! This article describes my tricks searching Google to find what to blog next. It can be used in any niche (scroll down to the actual ...

Announcing Viral Content Buzz, the Free Social Media Promotion Platform

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

I've known Gerald Weber for like... forever. He has always amazed me with his enthusiasm and loyalty. So when he invited me to co-found his new project, I knew he was the right person to go with. So that's how Viral Content Buzz was born Viral Content Buzz is the free social ...

The Guest Blogging Fails: Again (Video + Infographic)

Monday, July 16th, 2012

I am getting more and more guest blogging pitches and most of them are depressing (to say at least). It hurts me really because such a great and pure concept as guest blogging is being absolutely ruined by those spam pitches you see daily. But that's not guest blogging to blame; it's ...

Am I NOT Allowed to Link (Legally)?

Monday, June 25th, 2012

I am not that good at ranting. I don't believe in SEO outing or spreading SEO FUD. Today's post is not a rant though. It's a question. A quick intro: since Google started cracking down on (huge) companies that have been accumulating links for ages, I am getting occasional requests to remove ...