Google Social Search

Last week, Google announced its new beta test of Google Social Search. This news comes on the heels of a recent announcement about a new Google partnership with Twitter, designed to include Twitter inside search results. In this test, Google is integrating Twitter and other social media networks into your personal search results. This is a just a beta test for now, but it provides insight into the new search landscape. Google will now be using your “friend network” in …

To WWW or Not?

To begin the conversation, let me first explain where the choice comes in. When a webmaster decides to use 301 Redirect and determines a source for a site, he or she must decide whether or not the site starts with the prefix “WWW” or not. For example: Two versions of a site are created: www.example.com and example.com (without WWW). Both versions point to the same place, and for SEO purposes you would use a 301 redirect to combine both sites …