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Recently I was having a conversation with a coworker regarding a social media app we were making. He said it can help you connect with influencers. So I asked, by influencers did you mean a person who tweets about a particular topic more than an average guy does. Continue reading
So you are attending an event, you have a smartphone in your hand, the organizers have arranged free WiFi, but still you are not tweeting!
Here are some tips for live tweeting that will help you leverage the full potential of Twitter while attending events.
Recently I noticed some awkward results in Google Shopping during search. I found that there are some difference in the prices between Google shopping results and the actual product page.
I am going to discuss about results for the search query: [samsung galaxy note 2] one by one. Below picture shows the shopping results for the search query. And the shopping ads displays results from Amazon.in, Snapdeal and Flipkart.
Shopping Results for query [samsung galaxy note 2]
Finally after all the Disavows and Penguins, Google has launched a section in its Webmaster Tools named “Manual Actions” based on the request from site owners. As the name suggests the section will help identify if Google’s webspam team has applied any manual penalties to the site. It is available under “Search Traffic” in Webmaster Tools. Continue reading
There is a new Googlebomb on the SERP and this time it is not targeting any politicians in USA but the most powerful women in the world – Sonia Gandhi. The Wikipedia page about Sonia Gandhi ranks second for the query Italian bar girl.
To my knowledge this is the first Googlebomb for someone in India. You can see Google’s statement on Googlebombs.
I did an anchor text analysis for that page and I failed to find any web pages linking to the Wikipedia article with that anchor text. So that’s definitely not a link bomb where lots of links with unrelated anchor text causes a web page to rank high for that unrelated search. An example was the Googlebomb for “miserable failure” which caused the White House page for George Bush to rank number 1 for that search. Continue reading