Google Now Analyzes Ad Placements – Improves Search Ranking Algorithm

Yesterday Google announced a major(!) upgrade to its search ranking algorithm which will drastically change the way designers and more importantly online marketeers will think about their website layouts. In Google’s ongoing effort to help users find more high-quality websites in search results, the company will introduce an improved algorithm. From then on Google will […]

The periodic table of SEO ranking factors explains it all.

There are several SEO factors, or, signals that reward your pages in search results but for many this may have seem like an alchemy in the past. Search Engine Land created a periodic table of ranking factors which everybody should consider in order to be successful. What’s interesting to note is that the “Engage” factor […]

Gannett, Knight Ridder and Tribune Acquire 75% of Topix.Net

Three of the biggest newspaper publishers in the United States, the Gannett Company, Knight-Ridder Inc. and the Tribune Company, are joining forces to buy 75% of the news aggregator Topix.net, a Web site that monitors more than 10,000 online news sources. Each publisher will own 25 percent of the company. Topix.net, based in Palo Alto, […]