RankBrain – Can You Beat Artificial Intelligence?

Bloomberg broke the story that Google has, “turned it’s search engine over to an AI machine”. That would be RankBrain, a machine learning artificial intelligence system that is used to help process search results. Reportedly a part of the entire Google Hummingbird search algorithm, it will eventually effect the entire landscape of search queries. It […]

Selfish Content Development – It’s Not as Bad as You Thought

It is not surprising the amount of time spent on content development since the boom in late 2012. This was a time of great shift in our industry toward directing companies in education. Sharing the process of organic growth. A vocation that was a decade plus in the making. For nearly 20 years (since Web Crawler, […]

Social Engagement: The Best Link Building You Can Do

I continuously speak regarding link building still (and always) being an important element of SEO and rankings historically as well as in the future.  Link building will always be with us, it’s just changing on how to get the best links toward your sites.  OSE and other tools offer excellent software to give a perspective […]

Social Media Ferguson: How Protesters Organization Failed

In the aftermath of a horrific evening of protesting in Ferguson Missouri, after the announcement related to Darren Wilson not being indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, community leaders and social organizers turned to a handful of twitter handles (notably: Netta @nettaaaaaaaa and DeRay @deray), tumblr accounts and web sites for instructions on where to meet, […]

That .SUCKS – $2,499 for a Domain Name?

Vox Populi of the Cayman Islands (Subsidiary of Canadian Momentous) is the gTLD owner and manager of accredited domain registrars for the Internets hottest new domain:  .sucks Major brands like Apple, Microsoft, Citigroup, Hershey and even Kevin Spacey have shelled out the $2,499 per year cost for a .sucks domain name.  .SUCKS is just one […]

The Twitter Firehose to be Turned Back On

Data from Twitter’s user base of over 280 engaged million micro-bloggers will once again be directly connected to Google (and Spotlight search for iOS and OS X) as Twitter and Google have come to a recent agreement.  Bloomberg reports, “In the first half of this year, tweets will start to be visible in Google’s search results […]

Topic Based Search Results – The Judas Effect

A shift toward topic modelling for search has been researched and documented over the past year and may prove valuable as a shift in major search engines algo’s toward providing more accurate results related to common understanding and trends. These results may lead to better result page listings for users, but will this decrease ad revenue for […]

Twitter Security Failure and the Need for Radical Evolution

With the recent twitter hoax, that originated from a “hacked” AP twitter handle causing the Dow Jones Ind. Avg. to drop 145 points instantly, and many other popular handles being hacked and used maliciously there is a growing concern regarding Twitters security and usage across top level institutions and corporations.  What level of measures are being taken across […]

Ultra-Connected – Know your Addressable Customers

Over 40% of users connect to the internet on multiple devices in a single day, as reported by Forrester, and this trend will continue. Understanding and addressing your users demand for not only brand messaging but responsive design will be the focus of many companies this year. And fully maturing an omni-channel marketing strategy to customize your […]