The end-of-year wrap ups and predictions for 2013 have been coming in for several days now. Some of them are more interesting thank others … as usual. Here are some articles which caught my attention during the week of December 10-14, 2012 covering such topics as SEO, mobile, Google, marketing technology and content …
- On Search News Central, Brian Hamish makes some interesting predictions: Where is SEO going in 2013?
- My Colleague, Andrew Tolentino, shared the first chapter of Karen McGrane’s book Content Strategy for Mobile. Just from this first chapter we can see the importance of making sure all of a website’s content is mobile-friendly – not just what content we think is important: Your Content, Now Mobile
- On Marketing Pilgrim, Cynthia Boris shares her opinions on which search engine is better: Bing Versus Google: Who Wins the Key to My Searching Heart?
- Hmm. Did I sleep through Tuesday?
- On Search Engine Roundtable, Barry Schwartz has an interesting tip to help you check whether Google is crawling your content: Is Google Crawling Your Content? Check Google Translate
- I’ve been saying Marketers need to be more techie for quite some time now. Jamie Steven feels the same way and posted this comprehensive guide to helping Marketers hone their tech chops on the SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog: Every Marketer Should Be Technical
- Ian Lurie points out the abundance of stock photos populating web posts, and, how many of those photos are used over and over. He has a novel idea on how to make things more eye-catching on the Portent Blog: Cartoons outperform stock photos 2:1
- Tony Verre has an interesting take on Machiavelli’s The Prince and applying chapter 3 to principles of SEO: The Machiavellian Guide To Search – on The Milwaukee SEO
- On Marketing Land, Aaron Strout lists his 30 Essential Business Apps For Your Smartphone. There are some great tips in this list, many are among those I use on a regular basis.
- An interview with Barry Schwartz and Dr. Pete Myers is featured on Search Engine Roundtable: Google Algorithm Interview With Dr. Pete & Yours Truly. The video is a little long, but there is some very interesting information in there.