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The Google Duo Application

If you want to communicate with someone, then video calling can give you that close to the person experience although most of the time this can be complicated. If the other party is using the same type of device like yours, worrying yourself if your call will go through should not happen. It’s not surprising…

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New EU proposals could make Google pay publishers

Publishers now have rights to ask for payment from giant internet platforms such as Google and Facebook because of using their content. This is according to the European rules. There are major reforms by the European Commission regarding consultation that should be taking effect in September. The rules are made so that they can add…

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Google Wallet Updated with Automatic Cash Transfers

Google Wallet is a financial solution that enables members to transact with each other online. Just as the name suggests, it is owned and operated by the world’s largest search engine, Google. The tool makes it possible for users to receive or send money from a desktop computer or a mobile internet-enabled device. The biggest…

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Google Threatens to Punish Websites with “Intrusive Interstitials” Adverts

Google has warned mobile sites that serve what it refers to as “intrusive” full-page ads. It will do so by pushing these pages down its mobile search rankings. In a blog, the company warned publishers of pages containing interstitials. It states that these ads create poor user experience, especially because of the small sizes of…

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Confirmed: Links, Content, & RankBrain Top 3 Ranking Factors

It may be a surprise to some, but Google has never actually confirmed what the top 3 most important things were for ranking on Google’s search engine. Google’s Andrey Lipattsev confirmed that it’s links, content, and RankBrain. I can tell you what they are. It is content. And it’s links pointing to your site. He…

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Google Has Started Filtering Out Referral Spam From Analytics

Are you familiar with this showing up in your referrals section of Google Analytics? We’ve had numerous conversations with clients about how some of their traffic is fake and we’ve pointed out this spam to them. It’s hard to tell a client they’ve been assuming they’ve been getting real traffic this whole time but a…

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Google Removing Sidebar Ads

On Google’s search results, they will no longer show ads in the right sidebar. If you do a search right now, you will probably see 3-4 top ads, some bottom ads but no side ads. They say that 3 top ads will be the norm, but 4 will be shown in highly competitive markets. This…

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Head of Google Search, Amit Singhal, To Leave

Amit Singhal, the one who helped greatly in creating how Google’s Search functions across all platforms, is said to have announced that he will be leaving the company after 15 years to pursue philanthropic stuff! As the VP of Search he was instrumental in how Google’s search works. He will be replaced by John Giannandrea…

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Google’s Panda Now Integrated into Algorithm

Everyone used to be scared and worry about the next Panda update. It meant that businesses could be killed or strike it rich overnight. While we’ve not had problems with Panda updates, those who do “blackhat” SEO are always frightful of what might happen. For the most part, our websites and our clients, either stay…

#1 Ecommerce Web Designers – The 215 Guys – 2016

eCommerce Web Designers As expert ecommerce web designers in Philadelphia, let us help you create the website that your ecommerce business truly needs. Our Work 1 Let’s Chat Give us some information over the phone, or via email, and one of the guys will get back to you! 2 Receive a Proposal Based on the details discussed,…