Online Marketing

Instagram to Remove Fake Followers, Comments, and Likes Generated by Third-Party Apps by @MattGSouthern

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Instagram is taking steps to limit inauthentic activity on its network. The company has announced it will be removing fake followers, likes, and comments from accounts that use third-party apps to inflate their...

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Google Explains What to Do if You’ve Acquired a Domain With Bad History by @MattGSouthern

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Google’s John Mueller has provided some guidance on what site owners should do if they’ve acquired a domain with bad history attached to it. This topic came up during a recent Google Webmaster Central hangout where...

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3 Proven Tactics to Help You Build More Awesome Links Efficiently by @brentcsutoras

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Links remain one of the most important Google ranking factors. Earlier this year, Ahrefs studied almost 1 billion webpages and found a clear correlation between the number of referring domains to a webpage and the...

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Google to Let Users Leave Comments on Search Results by @MattGSouthern

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Google is preparing to roll out a new feature that will allow users to leave comments on search results. This feature was revealed in an official Google help document that explains how users can leave comments and read...

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Facebook is Changing Chatbot Permissions for Subscription Messaging, Effective December 31st by @MattGSouthern

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Facebook is making changes to subscription messaging permissions that will affect chatbots. Permission to send subscription messages will have to be granted at the Page-level rather than at the app-level. Chatbots that...

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Google’s New ‘Target Impression Share’ Helps Ads Show Up More Often by @MattGSouthern

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Google Ads has rolled out a new smart bidding strategy called Target Impression Share, which automatically sets bids according to where the ad will show up. Using Target Impression Share, advertisers can set bids with...

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Instagram Rolls Out More Ways for Businesses to Sell Products by @MattGSouthern

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Instagram has expanded its shopping features with the ability to tag video posts with links to products. In addition, Instagram is testing a redesign of the shopping section on business pages that contains all products...

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Google Search Console Adds Event Listings to Performance Reports by @MattGSouthern

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Site owners can now track the performance of their event listings in Google Search Console reports. This has been made possible with new filters found under ‘Search appearance.’ Users can now filter data in this...

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Bing Introduces Phone Comparisons and Product Insights in Search Results by @MattGSouthern

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Bing has introduced a series of new features designed to assist users with shopping searches. Some of the new features are being rolled out specifically for Black Friday, but others will be useful to searchers...

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19 Daily Habits That Make You Less Productive (And What to Do) by @ronlieback

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Regardless of how much planning goes into long-term goals, your day-to-day workflow typically prevents those goals from happening. It’s simple to set a goal that’s five years away. It’s also simple to put off...

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