Google to add Buy Buttons to Mobile Search

Google is planning on launching buy buttons in mobile search only, there will not be buttons when someone searches on desktop. One has to wonder how all the advertisers who spend big money on Adwords will feel about this. Engadget stated there are several reasons why this will be mobile only. The biggest reason ? Mobile searches outpacing desktop searches. The Wall Street Journal is responsible … [Read more...]

SEO Benefits Between .Com and Everything Else

This will probably be a controversial post as the topic has certainly been controversial. SearchMetrics.com published an article that took a look at the SEO benefits of .com vs every other extension. Now Google has always said there is no difference and Matt Cutts has debunked the new gtld crowd that said they would have a benefit. Matt wrote on his Google + in May 2012: Matt Cutts Shared … [Read more...]

MOZ.com: “Moving 5 Domains To 1 an SEO Case Study”

Dr. Peter J. Meyers wrote an excellent piece on Moz.com that deals with changing multiple domains, basically 5 into 1 for this case study. The article is very detailed and is definitely something you want to bookmark in case there ever comes a time when you need to do this. From the article: People often ask me if they should change domain names, and I always shudder just a little. Changing … [Read more...]

Shocking? Google Domains Now Listed Organically Number 1 On Google For “domains”

                Just a little over 2 months after launching out of Beta, Google new domain name registrar Google Domains is showing as the number one organic entry under Google when you search for the term "domains" replacing registrars like Godaddy.co,, Network Solutions.com, 1and1.com, NameCheap.com and Domain.com Google Domains … [Read more...]

International Domains Competing Against Each Other in the Serps

Econsultancy took a look at three companies and how providing similar content on multiple international domains may be affecting their search results. Graham Charlton took a look at 888.com, Expedia.com and HotelsCombined.com. At the end of the article Graham provides some tips on how to avoid the competition between sites. From the article: Lots of companies have different international … [Read more...]

Who Has the Most Valuable Search Traffic ?

Matt Southern wrote an article on Search Engine Journal that included an infographic on who has the most valuable search traffic. His takeaway from the data was: It’s interesting to note that the site with the most valuable search traffic, Wikipedia, is one that does not attempt to generate a profit from its traffic. Besides that one outlier, the results are more or less what you would expect … [Read more...]

Google Might Not Like Your Naturally Generated Links

Julie Joyce wrote a very interesting article on Search Engine Land about an hour ago on Google and natural links. We always tend to think of natural links as the prize or reward for creating engaging content. You didn't pay for them, you did not manipulate the system, someone just liked your content and either included it in an article or on a forum or blog comment. Julie points out that … [Read more...]