• Laurie Sullivan, Jun 22, 2010, 12:04 PM
  • Google, Twitter, Foursquare Dorking?The Fire Horse Trail

    Has your home been robbed lately by the personal information found through the back door of online search engines and social networks? Hope not. Dave Harry provides a warning for anyone using Google, Foursquare, Twitter and other social platforms. He calls it, for example, "Google Dorking," a practice that refers to using Google, and related social media operators, to find information that people shouldn't leave open to search engines. Along with several screen shots to demonstrate his point, Harry tells us how he discovered it and how to protect yourself.Read the whole story...

  • 10 SEO Screw-Ups And How To Fix ThemiMedia Connection

    Dave McAnally reminds us high rankings on competitive keyword terms should become a goal for successful search engine optimization (SEO) campaigns, but it doesn't mean the tactic will generate clicks, deliver engagement, or produce sales. He gives us 10 ways you can screw up your SEO campaigns, along with tips on how to fix the mistakes.Read the whole story...

  • Keep PPC Course Options OpenSearch Engine Journal

    Larry Kim tells us about 13 online PPC marketing courses you can take to either brush up on skills or advance your knowledge. The programs offer a comprehensive overview of paid search advertising. Some offer certificates, too. Among the courses being offered from Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, you will find others from SEMPO and, yes, even Search Engine College. Kim provides a description for each.Read the whole story...