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The deafening silence about Google+ has already encouraged pundits to declare the service as unofficially dead. What was once deemed as the “Facebook Killer” has transformed into the Walking Dead. Yet, regardless of what people feel about Google+, it’s still up and running, and doesn’t appear to be in any signs of danger (so far). Below are tips on how you can leverage your Google+ profile to grow your blog or website traffic.
Quora has become the premiere online Q&A site. Its feature-rich functions allow users to ask questions targeted to industry leaders or answer those to increase your reputation. Instead of researching about your topic on Google, you can simply search Quora, compile the best answers, and turn it into a blog post.
Netflix recently rolled out the latest 3.7.2 version on Android. What appeared to be an innocuous update that fixed bugs and added new features also included a hardcode within the app that initially performs a Google DNS lookup. What this does is determine whether Netflix subscribers are using a DNS masking tool or Smart DNS to run the app.
Link building has been known as an SEO strategy to gain backlinks from reputable websites. As a practice, it has received negative reaction mainly because of the link builders who do it incorrectly. Instead of going for sustainable but difficult to achieve backlinks, they resort to quick, easy, but spammy links for their client sites. As a result, not only do these links do anythign for their client sites, but they also put the sites at risk of being penalized by search engines.