Thanks to Google’s elimination of exact phrase matching and implementation of search personalization, SEO rules have changed. Websites can no longer compete against each other for first page rankings because results are no longer standardized. However, don’t toss out SEO just yet. Keyword optimization is still important, but Google relies on latent semantic indexing (LSI) more than individual keywords to determine the value of a page. LSI in a nutshell Rather than looking only for keywords and phrases, Google’s algorithm identifies whether the content is relevant to a user’s search by looking for phrases related to their search terms. When it comes to being found in
Today's Cool Site of the Day is perhaps the biggest challenger to Facebook that we've ever seen. The site is called #Ello and it's so cool (so 'no ads' focused) that you need to be invited. Request an invite. Add this page to your ‘social media’ related bookmarks. And see and vote for today’s site here (on the day of this post) and give it a ‘thumbs up’ above…and, of course, SHARE THIS POST (links below)! To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive.
Today's Cool Site of the Day is GetNarrative The triscuit-sized Narrative Clip (pictured) is a tiny, automatic camera and app that gives you a searchable and shareable photographic memory of your daily travels--that's right, just wear it and let it do its thing. It will snap a photo every 30 seconds. Then, you simply plug into your computer and decide which moments are worth keeping. Maybe not one of the 'top websites' but certainly a 'top gadget'. See it and vote for it here (on the day of this post) and give it a 'thumbs up' above
Today's Cool Site of the Day is for anyone who publishes content online and wants to share it on many social media sites at once. Onlywire is a tool that I have setup to automatically share links to my posts on a bunch of networks on which I belong. The benefit: a trickle of additional viewers visit Cool Site of the Day who might otherwise not have visited. See it and vote for it here (on the day of this post) and give it a 'thumbs up' above
Today's Cool Site of the Day is PSTMRK! PSTMRK reinvents the concept of the old-fashioned penpal with the help of mobile technology and social networks. See it and vote for it here (on the day of this post) and give it a 'thumbs up' above. To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive. This site discovered by our friends at allmyfaves.com
Monitter is an easy-to-use, free tool that helps you track mentions, hashtags and trends on Twitter. Just type in whatever you're ‘monitter’ing and track the data. Find relevant followers in your niche, hone in on conversations about your brand, and discover potential customers. See it and rate it here. Mike