Search Engines

I Apologize to Our Community for Being Transparent #myblogguest

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Here's my big confession: I was so stubborn with stating that we are NOT hiding anything that I put our community under the risk. I want to publicly apologize for that. Really, I thought the sneakier you get, the more obvious it is that you are doing something wrong. We never hid ...

#MyBlogGuest Update: Thank You for the Support!!!

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

I'll start by saying that I really appreciate that to happen right during my Pubcon session. I should have been enjoying my time in New Orleans instead of writing this article... Now, to the most important discovery of the day: People are just awesome! I have much more trust in our ...

The Evolution of Google Authorship Rich Snippets

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Google Authorship has been the most intriguing developments in the search industry for the past couple of years. With exciting predictions like one that Google will identify "subject authorities" or another one that author-verified results will be ranked higher, it's obvious that search marketers have been watching it with much anticipation. So ...

Two Secrets and a Google Story

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

By Don Sturgill Guest Blogging – it’s like candy. You know you want some, but you’re not sure it’s good for you. Once considered the primary way for publishers to get fresh content and writers to get not only a backlink, but their names splattered all over the webosphere … guest blogging ...

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 ...

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 ...