Recently, Thumbtack.com was penalized by Google for violating Webmaster Guidelines. Was the penalty removed because of the site's involvement with Google Ventures?
It is undeniable that organic search will remain a prevalent and profitable marketing channel for years to come, but in the short term it will be critical to think of, practice, and sell SEO as something larger than a way of marketing. Here's why.
Wingu, a cloud-based collaboration system designed to improve the speed of scientific work, has caught the eye of Google. Google Ventures, the venture capital arm of the search giant, has stealthily invested in the startup.