YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report…

Google’s Attack On Guest Blogging Reignites Irrational Link Removal Craze

Remember the days when you could build some nice solid links by writing guest posts on other people’s blogs and publications? Well, it’s entirely possible that those days are still here, but Google is freaking people out once again in…

Google: Go Ahead And Disavow Links Even If You Haven’t Been Penalized

Google suggests you go ahead and use its Disavow Links tool if you know of bad links you have out there, even if Google has not penalized you. If you only have a couple, don’t worry about it, but the…

LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’

Less than 4 months ago, LinkedIn launched a new email tool that looked pretty promising. They called it LinkedIn Intro, and it basically allowed users to opt-in to letting the company inject LinkedIn content (pictures, profile info, etc) into incoming…

Google Takes Action On More Link Networks

Google has been cracking down on link networks, penalizing the networks and the sites that take advantage of them to artificially inflate their link profiles, all year. Google’s Matt Cutts hinted on Twitter that the search engine has taken action…

Cutts Talks Disavow Links Tool And Negative SEO

Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video discussing the Disavow Links tool, and whether or not it’s a good idea to use it even when you don’t have a manual action against your site. Google’s Matt Cutts takes…

Matt Cutts Talks Blog Comments And Link Spam

If you run a blog, you no doubt come across spammy comments with links in them frequently. You may know that this can hurt your page in Google, but sometimes people leave comments with links that are actually relevant to…

LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App

LinkedIn unveiled a new iPad app today, rebuilding the previous app from the ground up for the tablet experience. The app has a dramatically different design with more of a focus on people, as in who is sharing what, connecting…

Legionnaires’ Outbreak Linked to Death in Alabama

A death has now been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that was reported in northwest Alabama earlier this month, according to AP. The outbreak was determined to have originated at a Florence, Alabama nursing home, Glenwood Healthcare. Legionnaires’ disease…

LinkedIn App Gets an iOS 7 Update, Mobile Endorsements

LinkedIn has just launched updates to both their iOS and Android apps – but the iOS app is getting the biggest overhaul. Today, it’s finally LinkedIn’s turn to get dressed up for the iOS 7 party. The new app falls…