Google+ Pushes “Promoted Posts”

While not a new feature, +Post ads have only made a subtle appearance until now. It looks like somebody at Google decided to give the little used feature a little boost. Some webmasters are reporting a new prompt popping up …

 

Penguin 3: An Underwhelming Update

Definition Penguin 3: A webspam algorithm update with limited scope, aimed at easily detected link schemes. How does it compare?

While it still has the ability to strongly impact individual sites, Penguin 3 was clearly rolled out to tackle only …

 
The Great Link Paradox

The Great Link Paradox

We used to link feely on the web and anchor text has always been a matter of context and choice. Google changed everything with its profound dependency on link signals. Designer anchor text is not a pure SEO invention, Googlers …

 
Call To Action Examples – How The Big Boys Do It

Call To Action Examples

How The Big Boys Do It

Okay, yes! There are loads of blog posts with examples of calls to action out there already, but we’re often asked for good examples, and having looked through some of the existing posts, they don’t do exactly what I want. …

 
The Importance of & How to Be More Positive

The Importance of & How to Be More Positive

Positive Attitude is Good for Business

quote openA happy workforce can increase productivity by around 12%quote close a certain order.

It might seem like a trivial matter, but attitude in the work place can have a significant impact on productivity. A study …

 

Co-Occurrence as a Ranking Signal

TL;DR: A little-known property of Google Books search highlights co-occurrence as a ranking signal.

The concept of co-occurrence (not to be confused with co-citation) has been on the radar of many search professionals for a while. I accepted the idea …

 
What is Google Knowledge Vault?

What is Google Knowledge Vault?

Knowledge Vault is a probabilistic knowledge base developed by Google.

Based on machine learning, Knowledge Vault is not only capable of extracting data from multiple sources (text, tabular data, page structure, human annotations) but it also infers facts and relationships …

 
Big Brand Digital – Air Asia’s Stuart Myerscough

Big Brand Digital – Air Asia’s Stuart Myerscough

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Getting to know you!

We’re a curious bunch here at Dejan SEO. We wanted to know more about the experiences of the brains at the helm of digital marketing in some of Australia’s biggest brands; so we asked them.

Whilst …