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Monthly Archives: July 2012

27 07, 2012

Marissa Mayer’s Secret Weapon – Train Great Talent from Within

By |2012-07-27T09:49:40-04:00July 27th, 2012|

Marissa Mayer, formerly of Google, SEO companyMarissa Mayer's recent appointment as Yahoo!'s CEO was undoubtedly a shocker for many in the tech world. However, she may have a secret weaponup her sleeve: hire and train talent from within.
According to Wired.com's Steven Levy, Marissa Mayer had for over a decade trained some of the best hand-picked talent in an accelerated leadership program at Google called Associate Product Manager (APM).

26 07, 2012

Google Pushing Out Panda Update 3.9 Tonight

By |2012-07-26T17:32:46-04:00July 26th, 2012|

Google Panda, SEO equalizerGoogle claims to be rolling out the latest update to its Panda algorithm later tonight.
On Twitter, Google posted the news earlier today, stating that this update will affect about one percent of search results.

24 07, 2012

With Google Penguin Killing Search Engine Rankings, and With Former Google Employee Marissa Mayer the New CEO at Yahoo!, Is There New Life at Yahoo?

By |2012-07-24T16:24:07-04:00July 24th, 2012|

Google Penguin - SEO KillerMarissa Mayer's recent appointment at the helm of Yahoo! shocked even the biggest sceptics. At 37 years old, this has made her the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Not too long before that, Google came out with it's killer addition to it's Search algorithm called Penguin. Penguin has more or less redefined what was involved in SEO in terms of linking. Now, not only does a web page need high-quality links, but it needs high-quality links from a lot of diverse sources. Concentrating on one or multiple of the same exact sources, as well as having "too similar" content, tells Google to devalue certain pages, and in some cases can get one deranked from certain search results.

16 07, 2012

Kitten in Hamster Ball Stuck in the Middle

By |2012-07-16T10:02:36-04:00July 16th, 2012|

Tom Tom gets in hamster ball while brother Monkney watches him having a ball.

This video was launched on July 12th, and has to date 11.5 million views, over 43,000 "likes", and over 14,000 comments!