Chicago Millenium Ice Rink 2014 – 2015

November 5th, 2014Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Enjoy free ice skating daily, weather permitting, on a 16,000 square foot rink at the beautiful Millennium Park in the heart of the windy city – Chicago! Hot chocolate and snacks are available at the Park Grill Cafe. Hours Regular Hours Mondays – Thursdays: 12 – 8 p.m. Fridays: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. […]

Google App indexing

November 4th, 2013Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet On October 31, Google announced a new capability of their main Search Engines functionality, the mechanism is called “App Indexing.” More Info on Google Webmaster Central Blog. Just like how googlebots crawl and index websites, they can now index content from an Android app. Google is currently testing app indexing with an initial group […]

SEO Resources and Tools

October 9th, 2012Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Resources & Articles SEOmoz – Started as a great online SEO community with lots of useful information about search marketing and SEO. SEOmoz is the most influential tool & company I can rely on. Their Mozbar is an awesome browser plug-in that I use on a daily basis. SEObook – Also a very helpful […]

SEO & Internet Marketing Conference in 2012

January 5th, 2012Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet There are a ton of SEO, SEM, and Internet Marketing conferences all over North America, sometimes even one in Central America. I listed some exciting new events coming through for 2012: Affiliate Summit West 2012 Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States Date: 01/08/2012 – 01/10/2012 Check it out: http://www.affiliatesummit.com/ About Affiliate Summit West 2012 […]

Top 10 Yahoo Searches in 2011

December 1st, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Top 10 Searches on Yahoo! -iPhone -Casey Anthony -Kim Kardashian -Katy Perry -Jennifer Lopez -Lindsay Lohan -“American Idol” -Jennifer Aniston -Japan Earthquake -Osama bin Laden

gTLDs and SEO Impact

November 14th, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet In June of 2011, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which oversees the world’s domain name system announced that Starting January 2012, established public and private organizations can apply for the rights to the gTLD(s) of their choice – both branded (e.g. .nike) and non-branded (e.g. .shoes). Price For $185,000 per application, […]

Google’s Freshness Update in Search Results

November 4th, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Google just rolled out a new algorithm update designed to pick and select which queries demand fresher results impacts about 35% of searches. Where their Caffeine architecture allows Google to quickly crawl the mass and complex contents of the Web, this latest update is meant to select which queries require the most recent results. […]

Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Have a Spooky Halloween!! Google is also displaying a cool video to wish all the search engine users a “Happy Halloween”! www.google.com

Best and Worst SEO Practices

October 1st, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet 1. Keywords in title tag This is one of the most important places to have a keyword because what is written inside the title tag shows in search results as your page title. The title tag must be short (6 or 7 words at most) and the the keyword must be near the beginning. […]

Google Updates Spam Reporting Page

August 4th, 2011Posted by Li Ma

ShareTweet Last night, Matt Cutts from Google tweeted they have “released the biggest refresh of our spam report form in, oh, say 10 years.” they break it down by type of “spam”: Paid links – This page is selling or buying links. Copyright and other legal issues – This page should be removed under applicable […]