SEO News

Labor Day

  1. Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

    The lawsuit claims Yelp has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and has refused to pay wages to its reviewers. The lawsuit claims that they should have been paid minimum wages for their efforts, but instead they were awarded badges, such...

  2. Innovate or Die: Where Will SEM (and You) be in 5 Years?

    In the future, SEM agencies will desperately need to justify why they cost 3x-4x more in labor than hiring someone in-house. While now there are no standards of good SEM (and new ad formats are coming out every day), the rate of innovation will...

  3. When Machines Start Writing Back: My Problem With DataPop & Automated Content Creation

    Article spinners, keyword density counting software, and cheap labor reigned supreme. The Evolution of Web Content Creation Some day, they won’t need us! I had the opportunity to meet a few of the folks from DataPop at SES San Francisco this summer.

  4. Google Doodle Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    As Miami Herald columnist Fred Grimm points out, King's image has been sanitized, including, for example, the fact that King backed labor unions and voting rights and opposed America’s bloody wars: “The icon of the national holiday, the Disneyfied...