Google’s ‘Search Console’ is the new Webmaster Tools

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Aiming to accommodate all tech users, Google has rebranded the Google Webmaster Tools as the new Google Search Console. Google Search Console’s product manager Michael Fink commented that the company noticed a pattern where the Webmaster tools reflected only some users (such as small business owners, programmers, designers, app developers, and webmasters) who enjoyed sharing their work online and wanted to make it available through Google Search to all users. To ensure that the Google products incorporate all individuals who care about Search, the company has decided to rebrand Google Webmaste...
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Google AdWords releases guide to help advertisers utilize its full features

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Google AdWords recently released Guide Flows, a step-by-step guide on how to fully utilize the features within AdWords for optimal advertising. The guided “tours” range from basics to specialized targeting of keywords or text ads. It also offers tips on solving common issues, such as how to correct disapproved ads or suspended websites. Check out the Guided Flows here or read Google’s announcement here. About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian service the delivers on-demand hosting solutions including Shared hosting, Virtua...
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Google AdWords just got speedy!

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Anyone working on a pay-per-click (PPC) campaign knows that getting accurate and timely stats helps you make the most of the money you invest. It’s important to be able to tweak your work as you go, so real-time stats are ideal. Turns out Google AdWords heard you and decided to up their game – their reports will now be available for campaign managers as early as 6AM PST the next day. The data included in the Google AdWords report will include search terms, geographical performance and automatic placement stats. Here’s the chart Google published to explain the various times that stats will a...
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How to drive traffic to your links and promote your link baits

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With everyone putting out great content these days, how can we promote our links effectively? Here are some strategies that have worked for us: Promote with paid Tweets. There are services that allow promotion of specific tweets for a set fee (e.g. PaidPerTweet) and connects your tweet with users who can retweet the content. Another way is go through Twitter’s Promoted Ads service. All you have to do is set a budget, choose your audience, and watch as your tweet reach more people through promotion. Use Facebook. If you have a large group of followers on your personal Facebook or b...
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Recovering a site from a Google Malware Attack

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We all work really hard to get our websites onto Google’s top search rankings. But sometimes, things go wrong and a website gets hacked. And if that wasn’t annoying enough, Google will, on occasion, label the hacked site with a “malware warning” on its search results. The search rankings of the website will disappear and even changing its server log-in information and upgrading security won’t fix it.             What can you do when you see the dreaded “This site may harm your computer” label or “Phishing attack ahead” warning for your sit...
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