Google Maps Aims to See Every Part of the World

By Richard K Noots Google Maps is generally what we use to see parts of the world that we will most likely never visit. How do they do it though? Well, it’s a bit of a variety. Sometimes they’ll use snowmobiles or other types of vehicles to traverse harsh terrain. Other times, they do it…

6 Simple & Effective Ways to Lure In New Customers to Your Website

Image by: Amit Agarwal By: Giovanni Fields So you spent the long grueling hours constructing your website and nursing it to life…? That’s great! But the problem is your site is probably as desolate as a stoplight in an abandoned city. It may be frustrating at first having little or no traffic to monitor, but…

Co-occurrence And The SEO Of The Future

Image by: Matt McGee By Victor Averin Google, and SEO topic leaders Matt Cutts and SEOMoz are hinting at a future where you can run a high ranked and trafficked website without focusing on links, and anchor text and instead on quality content and brand-naming. How is that possible? By combining “knowledge on entities, associations…

Avoid 3 Common AdWords Marketing Mistakes

Image by: Good Old By Gordon J. Pruitt You have what could be a thriving website generating tens if not hundreds of dollars a day for you. The only thing standing in the way of you and that gold-plated set of golf clubs that you have your eyes set on is a great Google AdWords…

Should Your Business Use Google Shopping?

Image by: brionv By Gordon J. Pruitt For a long time, retailers were seeing the benefits of having their goods show up in Google Shopping. But back in October, that party was over as Google turned Shopping into a PLA (product listing ad) only model, available only to those who pay the toll collector. And…

AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 2

Image by: adBrite By Charles Lewis In “AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 1,” we set the stage for adBrite’s future and how some big changes were being made by the company to better position itself in the online advertising marketplace. But the question still remains – is adBrite a worthy alternative…

AdWords Alternative AdBrite Makes A Strong Case – Part 1

Image by: adBrite By Charles Lewis In the ad game since 2002, online advertising exchange adBrite is the closest thing to competition for established league-leading behemoths Google AdWords and Yahoo!. Yet, many shy away from adBrite because they don’t know what it is. Is it a scam, they wonder? First, no it is not a…

Cash In As Small Businesses Rush To Mobile

Image by: Johan Larsson By Steven Morrison II For those running a small- to medium-sized (SMB) business, time is running out on the traditional way of doing things. No longer can companies bury their heads in the sand and ride out their analog existence. A major shift is happening and those who don’t get with…

Do You Know How Much Your Website Is Worth?

Image by: Valerie Everett By Gordon J. Pruitt You have a successful website that generates tons of traffic and yields some pretty satisfactory ad revenue. It has been a steady earner for a year or so, and you couldn’t be happier with the results. After all’s said and done, your site brings in hundreds if…

007 Reasons Why You Should Still Use AdWords

Google AdWords has been with us since 2000. Gosh, has it been that long? Damn near a baker’s dozen years later, the search engine’s online ad system has gone from zero sales to tens of billions of dollars of sales per year …

Groupon’s Stock May Be The Best Deal The Company Has Going

Image by: Groupon By Steven Morrison II We absolutely love a good Internet success story, and Groupon fit the bill so perfectly, didn’t it? The well-funded upstart offers an exciting new way to save money at local retailers, and, at the same time, give retailers a new way to boost their market exposure and get…

Searching For An Alternative To Expensive Google Advertising?

Image by: Sarascamarcia.com By Gordon J. Pruitt It’s good to be the king. But for many, Google is a royal pain in the ass. The Big G’s AdWords and AdSense prices are on the uptick, causing consternation among web-based business owners who, these days, have to spend more to achieve the same.You love the Internet,…

By Tinkering With Panda, Google Rankles Retailers & Reporters

Image by: George Lu By Gordon J. Pruitt The all-mighty, all-powerful Google recently rankled the Internet world by overhauling their search engine algorithm dubbed “Panda,” effectively changing the rules by which much of the internet commerce world and online news operations had been operating. Many companies that routinely relied on Google’s results to drive traffic…