There was a time when Google was vigorously denying the possibility of so called “negative SEO”. According to the official version, there was no way in which competitors could possibly harm your rankings within Google search results. Things began to change around 2006 when Google updated their official FAQ with a question regarding this issue. Now their stance is less categorical and it stirred up a discussion within the webmasters’ community.
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) – the joy of Internet since 1987 has finally worked its way into our Twitter accounts, or has it? In reality what Twitter introduced was mp4′s with embedded HTML5 video tags. Now, most of us don’t really know what that means, but what you need to gather from that info is that these new moving images won’t slow down your feed or take long to load! Read more
Guest blogging has come under increased scrutiny of late and Google has updated its algorithms to dissuade the practice. However guest blogging does have marked benefits if implemented correctly, so it’s worth understanding the process before attempting it. Read more
On July 1st, 2014 we’re going to see a dramatic change when it comes to sending out emails to Canadian IP’s. That’s right, it is the inevitable coming of CASL (Canada’s Anti-Spam Act). Most businesses that advertise, sell, or get customers through emails are at the edge of their seats screaming bloody Mary. However, if you know your facts, you can prepare and calmly await the day that changes all.
Disclaimer – This posts includes graphic images that might be classified as partial nudity.
We live in a world of short attention spans. What is that? Attention span is the amount of time that a person can concentrate on a task without becoming distracted. Since that task can be learning about your product on your landing page, figuring out if your offer is right for them – it’s *kind of* important. So you need to learn how to grab and hold website visitor’s attention. One of the best ways to do it is by using images the right way. Read more
Recently, LinkedIn launched a new interesting feature called LinkedIn Showcase Pages. It’s an interesting new addition that can help you create an entirely new and unique identity for your individual brands or business units, which you can then market to different target audiences. Although this may sound almost perfect, there are some elements you need to evaluate yourself before you jump right into using Showcase Pages. Let’s take a closer look then. Read more
The internet is a crowded place and it can be hard to get your content shared and seen by a large enough audience. Search results are key to your site being accessed, so you want to have content that is easily searchable and readily indexed by Google. However, the tools and strategies that have worked in the past may be exactly that – a thing of the past. Read more
You may have heard that the Gmail Android app has recently hit 1 billion downloads. Which is actually not so surprising, as Google has been continuously amazing us with new features and changes to their email client over the past years. Outlook.com however, has just implemented new features that seem to say – that the game isn’t over yet. Let’s take a closer look and see what the buzz is all about. Read more
UPDATE - Great news: We have managed to restore our outbound mailing capability. All emails that have been scheduled in the past days will now be sent, however it may still take up to several hours in order to provide the best possible deliverability.
Newly scheduled emails may have a bit longer delivery time as we are dealing with a quite large volume of emails that were scheduled in the past few days.
If you have any questions about your newsletters or account, please contact our Customer Service Department at http://app.getresponse.com/support.html (GetResponse 360 customers, please contact your Account Managers).
Dear GetResponse Customer,
As you may know, GetResponse has had a pretty rough weekend… We suffered a major outage caused by a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on an unprecedented scale, which has flooded our network and our data center (Windstream) with malicious traffic.
Not long ago we informed you about the changes that Yahoo made in their DMARC Policy, and how it may affect you. Right now we can see that this was not an isolated incident, as AoL made and announced the very same change last night. Below are the few things you need to know about. Read more