Internet Marketing Magazine August 2014 is Now Released!

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In this issue… Success Secrets of a Serial Entrepreneur Interview with Neil Patel ….

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Google to Go Head to Head with GoDaddy

google-domains-600 Google is getting into the domains business in a move that will see them compete with the current largest domain registrar in the world GoDaddy.

http://domains.google.com is still in Beta test mode and isn’t open to the general public yet.

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Does Google Really Care if You Don’t Use Google+ as Your Favourite Social Network?

Google-Plus-Logo Google says Plus has 540 million monthly active users, but almost half do not visit the social network. Do they care? No doubt they would prefer if it had taken off like Facebook, but the reality is that there is a game behind the game, namely, data mining for more effective advertising, which is quite possibly their true motivator for creating Google Plus.

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Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $19Bn

whatsapp1 You may be thinking what is WhatsApp? Well WhatsApp’s website advises “WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia… there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends.

In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.”

The real beauty of WhatsApp is that you enter your phone number…

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+Post ads Turns the Entire Web into a Social Stream

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Google has begun testing a new ad type called +Post ads. These +Post ads are display ads of brands’ Google+ video, image and hangout posts.

The ad format effectively takes Google+ and spreads it around the web in ad format for brands. Website visitors can comment on posts in the ad and share them within their circles all from within the Ad.

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Google’s Matt Cutts Advises Guest Blogging is ‘Done’

Matt-CuttsGoogle spokesman Matt Cutts recently advised “guest blogging is done; it’s just gotten too spammy. In general I wouldn’t recommend accepting a guest blog post unless you are willing to vouch for someone personally or know them well. Likewise, I wouldn’t recommend relying on guest posting, guest blogging sites, or guest blogging SEO as a link building strategy”

So does this mean that you shouldn’t do guest blog posts at all? I don’t think so. If you are a reputable…

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A Changing of the ‘Nice Guy’ Guard?

facebook_vs_googleGoogle is the best search engine on the planet and an amazingly innovative and dominant company – of that there is no disputing. But for several years the general perception from business owners and Internet Marketers was that they really didn’t give a damn about them and really didn’t treat them well with things such as banning adwords accounts for life without any notice, and hard to reach support etc.

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Google Changes it’s Adwords Ad Rank Algorithm

adsitelinks_what Google’s Ad Rank algorithm determines the order of the paid search ads on each search results page as well as how much advertisers pay in the ad auction.

Previously, Ad Rank had just two components: your Max CPC Bid (the most you were willing to pay per click) and your Quality Score (Google’s assessment of the quality of your keywords, ads, and landing pages combined).

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Internet Marketing Magazine November 2013 is Now Released!

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Yahoo Traffic Higher Than Googles for the First Time in Years

yahoo1 For the first time in more than two years Yahoo web sites were the most visited from desktops in the USA in July. This is according to a recent report from comScore, which tracks unique visitors to U.S. properties across the Web.

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