SearchMetrics’ 2013 SEO Ranking Factors Are Useless

SearchMetrics just released an infographic on search ranking factors, and it’s a bunch of bunk. I won’t dignify them by linking to their site, but here’s an Imgur link if you want to lose some brain cells. Where to begin with this mess? First of all, the title of the infographic is misleading. “Ranking Factors” […]

New Current/Past Contributor Feature In Google+

I just noticed that there is now a designator for “current contributor” or “past contributor” in the “Contributor To” section of Google+. Presumably this is for people who might have been contributors to a publication or a blog, but have since moved onto another company. My first thought was that this is related to Google […]