You've heard of Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who predicts how long winter will last. You've heard of Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the outcome of the 2010 World Cup. Now you've heard of Al the Bulldog, who can predict the SEO quality of websites. Prospect Genius uses him to assess the future performance of all of the websites we build. Inspired by the many famous animals that are able to predict future events, we wanted to see if we could use that same animal intuition in our own … [Read more...] about Meet the Bulldog That Can Predict SEO!
So, this is pretty unbelievable news. Very quietly, over the last two weeks, some of our country's biggest search engine companies have moved their operations over to Russia. Google, Yahoo!, and Bing are among these companies. The news hasn't been publicly announced yet, but we managed to get an early scoop. Why the move? Our sources tell us it boils down to money—specifically, taxes. The owners of Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and other Internet companies escaped to Russia for tax benefits. President … [Read more...] about Shocking News: Russia Buys Google
A brand-new study from the Pew Research Center was published today, and as always, it contains lots of relevant and actionable information for us advertisers. However, there was one finding in particular that startled us. According to the study, which examined the analytics of thousands of websites, there is a correlation between website traffic and the presence of cat pictures. As the number of cat pictures increases on a site, the volume of site traffic does as well. In fact, site traffic … [Read more...] about REPORT: Images of Cats Nearly Double Your Site Traffic