NEW YORK, NY – Online content will likely become more expensive for several major media companies as a new scandal has to come to light which involves highly influential marketers planting articles and mentions within stories appearing on major publications, such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Time, TechCrunch, and even sites such as the Wall Street Journal. This is how critical back-links have become over the last few years; that an actual “scandal” can be created by … [Read more...]
The Disappearing Act of the Web’s Best Web Directories; Where Are They Going?
NEW YORK, NY – Last week, news began to circulate the search optimization-spear that DMOZ.org, one of the oldest and most trusted web directories ever online, was discontinued forever (as of Mar 17, 2017). DMOZ was considered such an incredible resource, that Google itself mirrored it at directory.google.com, as did thousands of other sites across the net. However, Google discontinued the mirror on July 20, 2011, less than a year prior to announcing its “Google Penguin” … [Read more...]