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Can Google Authorship Kill Traffic?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday May 31, 2013 )

I’ve just read a very interesting report on one site owner’s experience with having their headshot next to Google listings. (more…)


What is native advertising?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday May 29, 2013 )

The definition of native advertising will depend on who you ask – but here’s a stab at putting an explanation to the label. (more…)


The Changing Face Of Link Building

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday May 22, 2013 )

Link building is certainly changing – as is who the link builders are. (more…)


Extreme Puffery Pays Off

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday May 15, 2013 )

An Australian man with no previous career copywriting experience has found himself the center of attention after posting a rather unique classified ad. (more…)


Auto Play Sound Still A No-No

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Sunday May 5, 2013 )

Don’t do it. Don’t let your advertisers do it either. (more…)


World’s First Web Site

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday May 1, 2013 )

CERN is marking the 30th anniversary of the publication of the document that made web technology free for everyone to use by commencing a project to restore the world’s first website (more…)


How Has Google Profiled You?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday April 27, 2013 )

Google has made some interesting assumptions about my online habits, some of them way off the mark. What about you? (more…)


Email Marketing Benchmarks – 2012

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday April 23, 2013 )

How does your email marketing open rates and CTR’s stack up against others? Some insights here. (more…)


Video Unavailable In Your Location

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Monday April 22, 2013 )

Living in Australia, I see this message all too often. At least Stephen Colbert’s crew makes it amusing. (more…)


Seller Sues Buyer For Negative Feedback

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday April 20, 2013 )

It’s a messy situation and one with important points for both sellers and buyers to contemplate. (more…)