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Multi Channel Networks, or MCNs, are a huge part of the online video industry and it's rare that you'll find a big time YouTube player that isn't affiliated with one of these partner networks in some way. This month, we take a look at on...
Multi Channel Networks, or MCNs, are a huge part of the online video industry and it's rare that you'll find a big time YouTube player that isn't affiliated with one of these partner networks in some way. This month, we take a look at one of the biggest MCNs, BroadbandTV.
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Google makes money by taking content from YOUR Website and republishing it on THEIR Website and running ads against that content. When they were just a search engine providing links to Websites this was fine. But now Google has turned in...
Google makes money by taking content from YOUR Website and republishing it on THEIR Website and running ads against that content. When they were just a search engine providing links to Websites this was fine. But now Google has turned into the Mother-of-all-Scraper sites, taking content from thousands of Websites and republishing it as their own “for improved user experience”. To date the only redeeming factor I see in this practice is that Google isn’t running ads against Knowledge Graph results, but how long can we count on that to last? As a publicly traded company they will answer to their investors’ concerns about seeking “return on investment”. Google critics will be quick to point out — on the day Google brings the ads to Knowledge Graph results — that they are violating their own guidelines. Technically, however, Google doesn’t index its own search results so we can’t really say they violate their own guidelines. Google does scrape its own content. You see that happen every time a YouTube video is included in search results. But most YouTube videos are uploaded by Google’s user community, so we willingly give Google our content for their own monetization in exchange for the […]
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A typical small business advertiser spends $1,200 a year on PPC, but wastes 25 percent, on average, according to a new WordStream study of 500 small and medium business Google AdWords accounts. Here are five optimization tips to avoid wa...
A typical small business advertiser spends $1,200 a year on PPC, but wastes 25 percent, on average, according to a new WordStream study of 500 small and medium business Google AdWords accounts. Here are five optimization tips to avoid wasted spend.
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As you know, Google announced their Hummingbird algorithm about a month after it launched, claiming no one noticed and no one should notice. But we do think we did notice but no one can confirm that outside of Google and they won't...
As you know, Google announced their Hummingbird algorithm about a month after it launched, claiming no one noticed and no one should notice. But we do think we did notice but no one can confirm that outside of Google and they won't...
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If you search for an actor/actress in Google and then click on the "People also search for" section in the knowledge graph, Google will show you the bacon number or the connection/relationship between the first person you searched for an...
If you search for an actor/actress in Google and then click on the "People also search for" section in the knowledge graph, Google will show you the bacon number or the connection/relationship between the first person you searched for and the second person you clicked on...
about 3 hours ago
Google Alerts has seen some maintenance by Google's engineers recently. It added back the RSS option after losing it. There were also reports of the alerts not working for many. In the past few weeks or so...
Google Alerts has seen some maintenance by Google's engineers recently. It added back the RSS option after losing it. There were also reports of the alerts not working for many. In the past few weeks or so...
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Google announced on Google+ that they added TV episodes to the knowledge graph. So now when you search for a specific TV show, Google will show you upcoming episodes...
Google announced on Google+ that they added TV episodes to the knowledge graph. So now when you search for a specific TV show, Google will show you upcoming episodes...
about 3 hours ago
Google launched a neat fun search feature, a timer or stop watch feature back in August. About a week ago, the Google timer stopped ticking. Yesterday...
Google launched a neat fun search feature, a timer or stop watch feature back in August. About a week ago, the Google timer stopped ticking. Yesterday...
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Google Carousel presents a new opportunity to appear at the top of the search results, but with it also comes some new best practices. Here's a look at how Google's Carousel works, its impact on industries, some tips on images, and how t...
Google Carousel presents a new opportunity to appear at the top of the search results, but with it also comes some new best practices. Here's a look at how Google's Carousel works, its impact on industries, some tips on images, and how to optimize.
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