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Posted by evolvingSEO Preface: How Normal URL Shorteners Work Hang tight, folks! Before we get into the whooo-done-it part of this post, here's a basic illustration of how URL shorteners work. It's pretty simple actually, on the surface. You need a short domain name (like bit.ly – which is possible because of the .ly extension) A random URL (or custom "vanity" if you choose) is created on the short domain [...]

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After a year of supporting both the old and new versions of Analytics, we are now fully transitioning and leaving the old version behind. This means that as of tomorrow we’ll be removing the link to the previous version which sits at the bottom of Google Analytics pages and all your analysis will take place in the new version. It’s been a long journey to this point, and we hope [...]

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In the winter of 1913, a British newspaper ran an advertisement to promote the latest imperial expedition to Antarctica, apparently placed by polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. It read, “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” While the ad appears apocryphal, the dangerous nature of the journey to the South Pole is certainly not—as [...]

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Barnes & Noble launched its own “Nook For Web” experience today, allowing Nook to compete against iBooks, Kobo Instant Reader and Kindle’s Cloud Reader. Part of the goal for e-book programs at this point is to have a very wide list of supported platforms, and adding the web opens up Nook to a lot of new devices and systems that it wouldn’t have necessarily supported previously, at least in theory. [...]

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Pinterest is the newest, hottest social media website that allows people to share their favorite photos from around the web. Acting as a virtual corkboard, Pinterest enables users to “pin” photos, videos, and other documents to their board which they can then share with other people from around the world. With so many Internet users flocking to Pinterest on a daily basis, companies have started to realize the benefits Pinterest [...]

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Grow your professional network both online and offline. During the summer months it seems that there is always so much to do.  By the time the work day is done, meeting strangers and discussing what you do may be the farthest thing from your mind.  However, local networking events present a plethora of opportunities for individuals and organizations as a whole. As of May 2012 Facebook had approximately 901 million [...]

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