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Google’s Blogger Goes Mobile

June 10th, 2011 | | News Update

This week, Google announced the release of 27 designer mobile templates to Blogger users, which had previously only been available in draft. The new templates will be completely supported by Blogger. The designer templates are mobile-optimized, which means if you enable the mobile option for your blog using one of these templates, it will be rendered on mobile devices with a mobile version of the same template. Google also notes that even if you aren’t using one of the 27 …

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Klout: The What, How, and Why

June 9th, 2011 | | Social Media & SEO, Uncategorized

With the advent of social media outlets and their continued evolution and success over the last few years, it’s no secret that social media has become an important part of SEO. Especially considering recent rollouts, like Google’s +1 button and Klout’s +K feature, SEOs who have still been all but ignoring social media should really start exploring different outlets to see if they could be beneficial for their client. The popularity of social media reminds us that people …

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Celebrating IPv6 Day!

June 8th, 2011 | | News Update

Today’s biggest SEO news is that numerically, the Internet has run out of IP addresses. The very last addresses were sold in February. And no, Al Gore had nothing to do with it this time either.

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Add the Like Button, Get on the Social Graph

June 8th, 2011 | | Social Media & SEO, Uncategorized

Integrating a “like” button into your website is integral to SEO success, since Facebook is now entering the search market with its Open Graph Protocol, and some are considering Facebook to be the only competitor to Google in terms of search marketing. So, in order to tap into this potential stream of traffic from Facebook, you need to integrate Open Graph Protocol into your site. In the following paragraphs, there will be a brief description of Open Graph Protocol, as …

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Webmaster Tools Data Now Available in Google Analytics Pilot

June 7th, 2011 | | News Update

Google announced today that after an outpouring of requests, Webmaster Tools data will finally be reachable through Google Analytics. Read more about this addition in today’s news update!

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Spring Into Summer Scavenger Hunt: List 1

June 6th, 2011 | | Contests

SEO Boy Scavenger Hunt List 1

All of the items can be found in blog posts from this Spring, March 21st and on. Once you’ve completed the list, email your answers to seoboy@hanapinmarketing.com for a chance to win a Foodzie tasting box!

Keep an eye out for list 2 which will be posted June 13th.

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SEO Spring Into Summer Scavenger Hunt!

June 6th, 2011 | | Contests

School’s out for summer! Time to grab your friends, pack a cooler, and head down to the beach… wait, what’s that? You no longer have a summer break and you’re spending your time working on SEO?! Well, just because you are sitting at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t have some summer fun. That’s why SEO Boy is having a Spring into Summer scavenger hunt.

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Letter from the CEO – “Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.”

June 3rd, 2011 | | Hanapin Marketing News, SEO Boy News

That’s a quotation from Michael Jordan. Each month, I’ve titled my ‘Letter from the CEO’ post with a movie quotation, but this month I thought one about teamwork was most appropriate. The main reason is because I’m so proud of the Hanapin team.

Since March, when we started the reinvestment in our blogs, the team has really focused their efforts, and it’s paying off in spades. We’re engaging our readers more by getting topic suggestions from them and holding …

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Schema.org Brings Google, Bing and Yahoo Together

June 3rd, 2011 | | News Update

Google, Bing and Yahoo announced this week that they are partnering in an initiative to establish a set of universal data schemas that will create a common markup language across all search engines. You can read the announcement from Bing on their blog: Introducing Schama.org: Bing, Google and Yahoo Unite to Build the Web of Objects. This new project, schema.org, will provide developers with the data necessary to tag site elements appropriately to improve their organic listings in …

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Leave Work Early Day!

June 2nd, 2011 | | SEO Boy

SEO Boy is calling it a day! He’s abandoning his hero responsibilities a little early, but luckily PPC Hero is still on duty!

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