History of Google Penguin

In keeping with its animal theme, Google announced a major update with a fierce attack that has hurt thousands of blogs, websites, and online businesses. If you have yet to hear of Google Penguin, you are likely new to the online arena or living under a rock, but it is one of Google’s most important […]

History of Google Panda

Google releases hundreds of under the radar refinements and updates to their search algorithms each and every year. The majority of these updates are minute changes that go relatively unnoticed. The significant upgrades, however, are widely covered by bloggers and large news outlets alike due to the substantial impact they have at every level across […]

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How to Install and Test a WordPress Development Site Before Switching DNS

How Can You View a Development Site in WordPress When it Has a Different IP Address? Building a website in WordPress for a client that already has an existing and active website, but who also wants to move to another hosting account is as easy as it gets. The advantage to building a site this […]

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AI Design: Robot Apocalypse Warning Number 1

(licensed for reuse, credit to artist: The electrician by Lemondjinn) HAL 9000, Skynet, and Agent Smith. Malevolent AI is a well explored trope in both film and literature, one that’s been around long before computers were even a thing. The first reference to an “information generating machine” appears way back in 1726 in Gulliver’s Travels […]

Google Testing More Green Ads, Santa Monica Movers Get Stars

SERPs looking particularly uniform today? Google appears to be running another test with the green “Ad” tag for AdWords ads. Several sites reported on people seeing this back in April and I noticed it again today via private firefox window, logged out. In national SERPs–particularly search queries returning ads without extensions–there’s virtually zero visual differentiation […]