Google updates their Top Search Queries data

Last week Google announced changes to the data from top search queries. As of Wednesday, January 25th, 2012, Google’s Top Search Queries feature has been updated to better match expectations about rankings. Prior to the update all URLs from your site for a given query were reported by their average position; now the report will…

Doodle 4 Google!

Google’s fifth annual Doodle 4 Google kicked off on January 21st. Each year, Google hosts a contests that invites students in grades K-12 to created a themed drawing. Google selects one winner from each state, then five finalists, and then the lucky national winner. The winner receives a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant…

Did your website protest SOPA & PIPA?

In order to draw attention to the now somewhat shelved issue of SOPA and PIPA, two bills that, if passed, would have the potential to indefinitely and without real cause shut down websites and even entire servers, many sites, Google included, blacked out their logos — and even their entire websites — in order to…

Google Browser Size

Wow, have you seen Google Browser Size? The Google Lab powered site demonstrates with a very neat overlay the percentage of users who can view your website past certain resolutions. Check out this screenshot: As Google Browser Size demonstrates, only 50% of computer users will be able to see a full layout that is 1050px…

2011: Top hashtags in Twitter

An article on BBC published in early December 2011 revealed Twitter’s top hashtags for 2011 as #egypt and #tigerblood. The hashtag #egypt refers to the upheaval in Egypt that took place during the spring of 2011, and you’d be living under a rock if you didn’t understand #tigerblood and its reference to Charlie Sheen and…

5 reasons why your company shouldn’t have a blog

This is a bit of humor, FYI. If you want to maintain an open line of communication with your consumers, broaden your reach, target new audiences, and raise your ranking considerably, then you’ll definitely want to have a blog to go along with your company’s website! Because you want to be unreachable. Who needs a…

2011: Top keyword searches in Google

So, who’s been googling what in 2011? Well, the results are in! According to Info Tech, here’s what people were looking for in 2011: General searches: 1. Rebbeca Black 2. Google + 3. Ryan Dunn 4. Casey Anthony 5. Battlefield 3 6. iPhone 5 7. Adele 8. Fukushima Nuclear Plant 9. Steve Jobs 10. iPad…