Jinni – The Future of Search Is Personal
Jinni, the new movie recommendation engine, reviewed: was a “taste engine” necessary? And where does Jinni stand from a semantic search point of view?
Make Money Online: FTC’s New Rules of Disclosure
The new FTC rules stipulate that bloggers must disclose payments from ad companies and reveal any connection they have with advertisers. Are these rules necessary and how do you feel about paid endorsements?
Bad Nested Code Could Hurt Your SE Rankings
Initial careless coding or later additions of plugins, widgets and scripts can dramatically affect a site’s search engine rankings. Here are some tips to avoid such problems.
Top SEO Books for the SEO Newbie
You asked for some reference books on SEO for beginners. You got it—in this post, Mihaela lists a sampling of books designed for people who don’t know about SEO, but want to.
SEO Fishing with an Empty Hook
In this article Mihaela reveals how titles with a high emotional marketing value are related to link baiting and how the emotional impact can influence your audience.
On-page SEO – The Google Way
Mihaela recommends Google’s Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide for all DIY SEOs and newbies. In this article she highlights three important on-page SEO techniques described in this guide.
SEO: What’s Hot and What’s Not
Mihaela discusses some SEO 2.0 techniques and the metrics that help you measure SEO success.
Will Bing Change SEO?
Many worry that SEO techniques for Bing differ from SEO for Google. Mihaela suggests that not much will change, at least for the moment.
Searchme Bings Better than Bing
Mihaela discovered a new search engine that presents search results in a visually appealing manner: Searchme.com beats Bing when it comes to functionality and interactivity, too.
DZone: News Aggregator and Free Cheat Sheets for Developers
DZone was launched three years ago this week as a response to Digg, delicious and other social networks, to better serve the needs of developers. Mihaela spoke to president, Rick Ross, about the site’s community and the free cheat sheets that they’ve made available for download.