Jake Pittman

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Could the Apple Watch Change the World of Local SEO?

By |September 23rd, 2014|

Apple recently unveiled the sixth generation of its iPhone, predictably and in traditional fashion called the iPhone 6. This wasn’t their only big announcement of the night however; the Apple Watch – after much speculation – is to arrive in stores in ‘early 2015’. Smart watches have been flirted with by a lot of […]

Peter Thiel: Google Is A “Monopoly”

By |September 17th, 2014|

The PayPal cofounder and billionaire tech adviser Peter Thiel has argued in his new book “Zero to One” that Google is a monopoly – and every company in the world should aspire to be one too.

Thiel’s definition of a monopoly boils down to companies that are “10x” better at what it does than anybody […]

Google Expects Penguin 3.0 to Launch Within 2014

By |September 15th, 2014|

The anniversary for Google’s fifth Penguin algorithm update is coming up, and a lot of people are still recoiling in its penalising damages. 11 months and 8 days can be a long time for a webmaster who has to clean up their links – especially if their site was impacted heavily. They’ve likely sorted […]

Thousands of UK Computers In Danger of ‘Peter Pan’ Virus

By |September 10th, 2014|

Hundreds of thousands of computers in the UK could be at risk of being infected by what’s now being called the “Peter Pan Virus”.

It’s essentially a highly sophisticated phising email scam, involving a very convincing “confirmation” email purporting to be from a real ticketing company, BH Live. The attack, coming from an unidentified group […]

Study: Switching to HTTPS Has No SEO Benefits

By |September 4th, 2014|

Google announced in its Webster Central Blog Post on August 6, 2014 that HTTPS is now being used as a ranking signal. Google stated in the same post that the reason behind this change was over security and that they began to “see more and more webmaster adopting HTTPS.”

The post also says that HTTPS will […]

Piracy Law Coming to Search Engines?

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine comapnies like Google and Yahoo that if “real progress” hasn’t been made to clamp down on links to pirate websites, they could be facing new legislation.

Mr. Javid reinforced the Government’s tough stance on copyright infringement and stressed that more must be done to tackle illegal […]