So, You Received a DMCA Notice. Now What?

Note – The opinions expressed in this article do not constitute legal advice and should not be construed as legal instruction. Our first amendment right allows us to speak about our experience with DMCA complaints and our perspective on how to treat them.  No one should consider it surprising that anyone, including business owners, ends … Read more

Working Through The New Reality

In his famous book written in 1972, futurist Alvin Toffler describes ‘Future Shock’ as a “sickness which comes from too much change in too short a time; a feeling that nothing is permanent anymore; it’s the reaction to changes that happen so fast that we can’t absorb them, it’s the premature arrival of the future. For those who are unprepared its effects can be pretty devastating.”
Feels like he’s talking about 2020, right?

SSL Security Updates Across The Internet

The Internet was once a unique and untapped oasis of good intent. Starry-eyed idealists painted a grand portrait of a place to frolic in the interconnectedness the Internet promised. However, good ideas can also be used by bad actors who use the freedom of the Internet to carry out their misdeeds in complete secrecy. And, … Read more

Is Search Engine Submission Necessary?

The simple answer is no – search engine submission isn’t necessary. The majority of search engines nowadays (most notably Google) crawl and index pages by following links. Using that logic, a single inbound link from any already-indexed page will identify your page to the engine. Subsequently, if that page links to other pages within your site, they … Read more

Google now discounts all reciprocal links

For a long time, reciprocal links have remained at the forefront of most inbound linking strategies. This is going to have to change. Google now discounts all reciprocal links. The algorithm has been altered to identify the exchange of links by two parties for the purpose of increasing their number of inbound links. The concept of reciprocal … Read more

Absolute Links vs. Relative Links – SEO Value

The debate between absolute links and relative links continues to live on in the SEO world. The individual significance of each has been contested, but it is widely regarded that absolute links provide better SEO value on the whole than relative links. Many believe that absolute links have less potential for getting messed up when search engines … Read more