“Why am I seeing this?” New Facebook Feature Will Clarify What Shows Up in Your Feed But Won’t Make it Any Better

Facebook's newest feature shifts responsibility of what you see from their algorithm to you. Now it's easier to understand that if you don't like what you see, it's actually your fault!

Stop Spending Money Boosting Posts on Facebook

The more I think about it - which is every day now pretty much - there are few investments that are less wise than boosting your organic posts on Facebook. Over the last half decade Facebook has slowly taken away the communities that we all built to be able to talk to our fans and … Continue reading Stop Spending Money Boosting Posts on Facebook

Facebook’s New Algorithm Spells Disaster for Brands and Publishers

Remember back when Facebook told brands and publishers that they would be able to build up large communities and then reach them whenever they wanted? Those were the good old days. Now, Facebook has announced that it is strangling the organic reach of brands and publishers for the sake of their user experience. To be … Continue reading Facebook’s New Algorithm Spells Disaster for Brands and Publishers

What are Social “Engagements” Worth?

Since the birth of social media marketers at large companies around the world have wondered how to use it. On the one hand, it's clearly important to be present there, after all, new arrivals are disrupting long-established markets on the backs of the social networks. But just producing content to engage with people isn't a … Continue reading What are Social “Engagements” Worth?

A Brief History of Google’s Major Algorithm Updates

For SEO experts out there, nothing can cast a shadow over their efforts more than a pending Google search algorithm update. In the past, some of Google's major updates have served to erase years of efforts at winning the SEO game. But Google's updates have been based in improving the search experience by following news … Continue reading A Brief History of Google’s Major Algorithm Updates