LinkedIn Reaches 300 Million Users Thanks to Mobile

Whether you are a part of the Internet Marketing world or not, it is quite apparent that social media is, and has been, on the rise. LinkedIn has been a major player in the social media frenzy and made a name for itself as the top professional social networking site out there. So much that Read More

Why Are You Getting Less Facebook Views?

In December, Facebook altered its algorithm to hone in on “high quality content,” which means more news, events and engaging content. This impact has been huge on all pages and Facebook views have dropped significantly. Even business pages with thousands of connections have dropped to double digit views. According to Mashable, Facebook hopes to be Read More

How to Check if You’ve Received a Google Places Penalty

What is a Google Places Penalty? If your business has been ranking on the first page of Google in the local results 7-pack, and then suddenly disappears, it is possible that you may have been hit by a Google Places penalty. These penalties are distributed to Places pages, and their corresponding websites, when they’ve violated Read More

The Most Important Facts for the Heartbleed Bug

This is a post to help people learn more about the Heartbleed bug. Please share this post and pass it on! Important Facts on Heartbleed What is it Heartbleed? The Heartbleed bug is major security flaw that has been discovered in OpenSSL, a popular open source data encryption software, that exposes massive amounts of private Read More

Internet Marketing News March 2014 – Ignite Visibility University #IVU

March was an exciting month for Internet marketing. In this video, John Lincoln, President of SEO and Social Media at Ignite Visibility, covers the biggest changes. Internet Marketing News for March 2014 Changes in Internet Marketing in March 2014 Media servers gaining popularity Internet of things Yahoo Shows more Yelp Panda Update My Blog Guest Read More

Google News Sites See Drop in Crawl Rate in March

This is an important industry update. Google has decided to drop the crawl rate for news sites. You can see your Google crawl rate in the Webmaster Tools crawl rate report. Apparently, they have figured out a way that they do not need to crawl news websites as often. See tweets from Matt Cutts below. Read More

CDN can Crash your Google Crawl Rate and Sales

Many websites are moving to CNDs or Content Delivery Networks. These CDNs can really help page speed, which is excellent, but what a lot of people don’t know is they can also kill your Google crawl rate and in some cases your sales. What is Issue with CDNs? Over the past month, I have had Read More

Heartbleed Bug – New Critical Vulnerability You need to Know

Change your passwords, watch your data and keep an eye on your accounts. The Heartbleed Bug is putting web security at risk and you need to be aware of it. According to the LA Times, “The discovery of a significant flaw in software that was supposed to provide extra protection for thousands of websites has Read More

How to Diagnose a Drop in SEO Traffic

When you see a significant drop in SEO traffic, most people start to worry. Their mind starts racing and they automatically dive into every analysis tool in the arsenal. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a more systematic, calculated approach to evaluating the drop in traffic? Well, in this blog post we provide just Read More

9 Basic Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Social Media has really skyrocketed the visibility of nonprofits in the last couple years and provided another opportunity for reaching new volunteers, potential donors and connections in a cost effective way. Social media has given nonprofits the options to tell stories and harness interested connections. To take your social platforms to the next level follow Read More