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Google Approaches 73% Market Share

According to the latest figures over at Hitwise, Google’s market share is inching closer to the 73% mark, that’s up 0.35% since last month, and up nearly 5% compared to April of 2008. When compared to April of 2008 Yahoo is down considerably, from 20.29% to...

How To Optimize for Google – Questions Answered

My 3 part series on how to optimize for google (part 1, part 2, part 3) were recently published over at SiteProNews, and I have been seeing a number of people commenting and asking questions. Here is a post to address all the comments thus far. Do you think the...

Yahoo to Close Geocities

If you need another reason to always host your websites at your own top level domain (TLD) the recent announcement of Yahoo permanently closing GeoCities should be enough to convince you. At the end of 2009, GeoCities will cease to exist, and if you don’t move your...

Is This Link Any Good?

One question that I hear fairly often is not, how to get links, but rather, “How can I tell if a link will be any good?” Obtaining links from other sites has two main purposes. The first is “link juice” for the purpose of improving search engine rankings. The second...