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Gear & Gadgets

Zoolz Cloud Storage Automatically Organizes Your Data With AI

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 11:30 am

Keeping important photos, documents and files in the Cloud is pretty much the norm these days, but keeping all that content organized is no easy task. Instead of spending hours trying to find a certain piece of information, there are tools to simplify this…

Trends

5 Things You Need to Do Now to Boost Your SEO

By | Apr 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Search engine optimization is an ever-changing field. While SEO started out as a marketers game, it has become a developer’s game in 2017. With machine learning and algorithms becoming more complex, SEO is definitely more technical in nature than any of us could’ve imagined….

Opinion/Analysis

3 Reasons Why You Should Still Invest In SEO

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) continues to be one of those areas of business that still puzzles entrepreneurs, both new and established, across the web. However, this isn’t because there’s lack of information about it. On the contrary, there is far too much information floating around and, unfortunately…

Tips & How To’s

5 SEO Myths You Probably Still Believe

By | Nov 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Myths are lies. They’re unreal. And guess what? They fly around more than paid adverts! Myths do exist in blogging too. And there are lots of SEO myths which litter the web these days. As a blogger, the easiest way to screw the business…

News

Your Search Results Tell Microsoft If You Have Cancer

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In some cases, Microsoft researchers can tell if someone has pancreatic cancer by analyzing search queries. Only for those who used Bing, though, so you’ll probably die. Jokes aside, the process of cancer prediction is pretty amazing: scientists started by collecting searches that explicitly revealed that those…

Social Media

The Effect of Tweets in Google Desktop Search Results

By | Aug 30, 2015 at 4:25 pm

In February, Google and Twitter struck a deal that the search engine giant would index tweets in its search results. In barely 6 months, this much awaited feature has finally arrived and it was announced on Friday via Twitter, of course. Hey, @twitter. Search…

Tips & How To’s

5 Strategies to Safeguard Against Black Hat SEO

By | Aug 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Black hat SEO is turning into a highly-debated subject in the SEO community. The idea of utilizing strategies to damage a contenders rankings is nothing new. While black hat SEO used to offer bunches of backlinks to your site at a cost, now they…

Marketing & Social Media

9 Tricks for Catching Thousands of Online Eyeballs

By | Jul 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Business reputation is always based on a strong pool of repetitive customers! Although one could manage to include as many online consumers as possible over the site, it may seem difficult to actually draw this crowd! It’s like a weight loss program – getting…

Google

Report Shows How Google Can Shape Popularity With Small Changes

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

A new report finds that small tweaks to Google’s algorithm can cause immediate and significant changes in web traffic. Google has a history of intentionally punishing or rewarding websites that align with its vision. Most recently the search giant decided to lower the ranking of…

Communication

Pixit Launches Platform Agnostic GIF Communications

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

We’ve seen a massive shift in the way we communicate online with each other. People are replacing words with emoticons, photos and GIFs, and we’ve seen companies like Imgur ride this wave to great success. After all, visuals are an excellent way to communicate…

Business

How to Be A Google Power User [Infographic]

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Finding useful information on the ­World Wide Web is something many of us take for granted. We can find information about anything by searching online. Google is the most popular search engine available, but navigating it can sometimes be tricky. Google’s algorithm keeps improving,…

Business

Everything You Need to Know about Google’s Latest Algorithm Update

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Developed in the early 1990s, search engines are systems that search for and identify information on the web. Originally, search engines operated by web crawling and indexing. Searches were performed using keywords. With these keywords, search engines extracted search engine results pages (SERPS). Search…

Business

NYC

Giphy Raises $2.4 Million Series A for Its GIF Search Engine

By | May 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Last week, NYC-based Giphy raised a $2.4 million Series A round of funding, as reported by Strictly VC. According to a post published on the company’s blog, the round was led by Betaworks, with participation from Lerer Ventures, RRE Ventures, and CAA Ventures. “It’s been a little over…

Marketplace

DC

Search For, and Compare Vehicles on Multiple Websites with iGrabber

By | Jun 3, 2013 at 11:00 am

I’m in the market for my first car. I spend most of my downtime scouring the web for the latest information and deals on the cars I’m considering. And with the reputation of car salespeople (sorry to all car salespeople who are reading this),…

B2B

San Francisco

People Discovery Engine Traackr Raises $1.5M Round

By | Oct 11, 2012 at 4:27 pm

Announced today, Traackr, an enterprise-grade people discovery engine, has raised a $1.5 million round of funding.  Investors include Traackr Chairman Robbie Vann-Adibé as well as an undisclosed group of employees from Google. Traackr offers a pair of services, one for enterprise and another for…

Software

Chicago

Resultly Could Help You Spend Less Time on Google *And* Facebook

By | Jun 1, 2012 at 8:40 am

Imagine getting an alert every time one of your Facebook friends posts engagement photos. Or when an iPad 3 goes on sale for less than $500. Or when a daily deal is offered for an Italian restaurant in your city. Launched in May, Chicago-based…

Social Good

Seoul

To Compete with Google, Korea’s Ecobe Will Give Away 40% of Its Gross Profit

By | May 22, 2012 at 9:00 am

In Ecobe’s DEMO pitch, VP Joseph Stanfield called Google greedy and outlined his vision for a more fair search engine. Afterward, two young Google engineers came over to chat – they were curious, and “perfect gentlemen,” Stanfield recalls – and they had a philosophical…