Taking Over The First Page of Google Search

Improving Search resultsAs indie authors, we struggle to get our name out as much as we can. However, what happens when someone is looking for you? Maybe they read about you somewhere online but can’t quite pinpoint the source? What do others do? They reach for Google. Continue reading “Taking Over The First Page of Google Search”

Introducing Hummingbird – Google Changes its Algorithm

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Google’s New Algorithm – Hummingbird

Last week, Google announced that they have launched a new search algorithm. In fact, it’s been out for about a month. Did you notice? The new algorithm, called Hummingbird, is the biggest overhaul of their search engine in four years. Of course, four years in the Internet world is like decades for everything else.

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Google+ Claims the #2 Spot in Social Networks

The fix is in.

In the competitive world of Social Media, Google+ has moved ahead of Twitter as the 2nd largest social network, behind Facebook.

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Social Media and Search – Do They Go Together?

Things are evolving in the world of search. It used to be that if you picked a couple of key words and put the proper SEO terms in your post you would be set. Well, things are a-changin’.

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