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Brent Rangen

Brent Rangen

Articles by Brent Rangen

  1. Google Places: Metrics Data Missing & New Landing Page

    Even before Marissa Mayer moved to local search, Google was rolling out frequent local search updates. From insights to tags, Local to Places, and the ability to do reputation management; Google Places has been one of the Google products that...

  2. Google AdWords: Ad Preview Marries Ad Diagnostics

    Google unveiled a new and improved ad preview tool back in January. The tool's purpose was to give users the ability to view their ads without incurring extra impressions and clicks. This new preview tool also allowed users to view ads by...

  3. Facebook February Frenzy: Page & Profile Update Summary

    With so many Facebook updates in one month, what would be better than having one all-inclusive post summarizing the updates you need to know about? Profile Related Updates 1. Tainted news feeds - Facebook decided to implement filtered news...

  4. Google Goes Boom on Low-Quality Sites...So They Say

    Chances are good that you or someone you know has seen some ranking changes today as Google rolled out a new algorithmic update. With the recent announcements aimed at "low quality sites" (many interpret this to mean content farms), even less...

  5. World's First Hotel Room Search Engine Launched

    We have seen recipe, real estate, books, prices, and job specific search engines, but never one specifically for hotel rooms. Yesterday, Room 77 unveiled a search engine that does just that. One of the biggest pet-peeves of booking a hotel room...

  6. Majestic SEO Unveils Site Explorer

    Backlinks make the web go 'round. Sites achieve top search engine rankings in large part due to the backlinks pointing to their site, also known as a "backlink profile." So, it makes sense there is a large demand for finding out who has the...

  7. Google Calendar: Missing Data Fiasco Finally Resolved

    Imagine logging into your calendar to check your agenda for the day. When you login you see absolutely nothing -- no events, no calendar entries, or notes. That's exactly what happened to numerous Google Calendar users today. Several reports...