The missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have plunged into the Indian Ocean, U.S. officials believe, so the Pentagon is sending the USS Kidd destroyer ship on a search mission to the area. Russia is building a front along the Ukrainian...Show More Summary
Because NYC women just can't snag husbands, check out today's mid-day links: places to cry around NYU, chocolate fried chicken, RIP bacon fads, Williamsburg's Southside the new North Williamsburg, 182-year-old tortoise, and cat contemplates tape. Show More Summary
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Death; injury; destruction; images of disaster at link] The gas explosion which caused the collapse of two apartment buildings in Harlem yesterday killed at least seven people and injured more than 60. Show More Summary
At least two people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a a gas leak in Harlem caused an explosion that destroyed wo buildings. President Barack Obama reportedly will announce tomorrow that he federal government is expanding...Show More Summary
Link building has changed a lot, and is going to continue to change in the coming months. Over the last few years we’ve seen a huge shift in the tactics that work to promote your site. If you think about it, the web has moved from what...Show More Summary
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Explosion; injury; death. Video may begin to play automatically at link.] A massive explosion has caused a building collapse in East Harlem, as well as a major fire which hundreds of firefighters are working to extinguish. Show More Summary
Link: NEW YORK - March 12, 2014 (WPVI) -- New York police and fire officials are on the scene of an explosion and partial building collapse at 116th Street and Park Avenue in Upper Manhattan Wednesday morning. At least 11 injuries were...Show More Summary
A broken condo-conversion deal in lower Manhattan that was one of the last lingering casualties of the recession has turned into a quick—and sizable—profit for the firm that won the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Posted by Cyrus-Shepard Link building is hard, but it's not the only way to make traffic gains in Google's search results. When I first started SEO, building links wasn't my strong suit. Writing outreach emails terrified me, and I had little experience creating killer content. Show More Summary
Besides supporting all iOS 7 devices, iOS 7.1 brings support for a pair of new iPad models: iPad 4,3 (download link) and iPad 4,6 (download link). These models have not been announced by Apple, but they likely represent minor hardware revisions. From time-to-time, Apple silently updates its devices with either improved or more efficient components. […]
Link building for an international campaign means building on the foundation of domestic link building practices and considering how a non-domestic search engine might look at a link. Here are a few basic recommendations.
According to the reports, Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 Update 1 is most likely set for a release in April, although we did note that according to earlier reports, the Microsoft had already signed off on the final build which would suggest that it’s good to go, leading to the possibility that a leaked build could make its way online. Show More Summary
Integrating with your competitors may not sound like the smartest business plan on the planet. But that’s exactly what enterprise marketing automation company Mindmatrix is doing as it builds links from its system to Hubspot and the-company-formerly-known-as-Eloqua, which is now …
Brief post today with an update on an important case that I wrote about last year: the federal prosecution of Barrett Brown. As I wrote back then, linking is the essential building block of the web. Criminally prosecuting someone for linking threatens this foundation. Show More Summary
Last night, an article written by Cal Borchers at BetaBoston was sent to me that was too awesome to pass up doing a short blog post about and linking to. Cal recently stopped by Microsoft in Cambridge and met one of Boston’s newest developers: 8 year old Mohamed Tariq Jaffar Ali (he goes by Tariq). Show More Summary
Building on an earlier post, this piece describes seven LinkedIn enhancement tasks that can be tackled in one sitting or over several sessions. These tasks include adding digital links, creating a summary and adding specialties, selecting representative skills and expertise, and customizing one’s public profile. read more
Press releases have a part to play in link building campaigns. Is your press release actually newsworthy? Is it getting to the right people? Is it focused? Is it structured properly? These are just 4 of 10 avoidable online public relations mistakes.
You need to track not just mentions of your brand or specific product(s), but also noise around your industry so you can attempt to add value yourself in the right places. How? Use this process to exploit opportunities from natural conversation.
It’s Complicated — Danah Boyd’s new book on teens use of the online world is available for PDF download (but buy a copy anyway!). Building a Solid World — O’Reilly research paper about the “software-enhanced networked physical world”. Gonna be …