This Week on the Web (April 23-27)

This Week on the Web (April 23-27)

If you’ve ever wished you could store and edit more than just docs in Google Docs, just wait until you see Google Drive. ” Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research project, planning a wedding with your fiancé or tracking a budget with roommates, you can do it in Drive,” Sundar Pichai posted to the official Google blog.

Have You Checked Your Hat Recently?

Have You Checked Your Hat Recently?

Black hat, white hat, grey hat – they might sound like terms straight out of a fashion magazine, but in reality they’re most often used to describe the type of web marketing services that a company provides. Basically, it’s shorthand… Read more »

JC Penney Puts On Its Party Dress: Google Time-Out is Over

JC Penney Puts On Its Party Dress: Google Time-Out is Over

Sometimes when you’re bad and you get caught, you’re punished. JC Penney experienced this with Google back in February, when the retailer’s search engine optimization (SEO) practices were deemed questionable. Google investigated a claim in The New York Times and… Read more »

Customer Magnetism Review: A Year in Review (Part 2)

Customer Magnetism Review: A Year in Review (Part 2)

Customer Magnetism Review is a monthly blog feature. We review various events, websites and products that you might want to check out – or not. It’s our way of keeping you up to date on the Internet’s latest. There were… Read more »

Customer Magnetism Review: A Year in Review (Part 1)

Customer Magnetism Review: A Year in Review (Part 1)

Customer Magnetism Review is a monthly blog feature. We review various events, websites and products that you might want to check out – or not. It’s our way of keeping you up to date on the Internet’s latest. 2010 brought… Read more »

Customer Magnetism Helps ForKids Spread Holiday Cheer

Customer Magnetism Helps ForKids Spread Holiday Cheer

In November, Customer Magnetism joined the ForKids Thanksgiving Dinner Drive, where Customer Magnetism and its employees donated over 1,150 items for 50 families in the Hampton Roads area. We not only participated in the Thanksgiving Dinner Drive, but a few… Read more »

Google Instant – A Second Look

Google Instant – A Second Look

Change is good, right? Last week’s rollout of Google Instant was a big one. For those who might have missed it, Google Instant shows suggestions and a list of results as you type letter by letter on the Google search… Read more »

Google Instant: Because Real-Time Wasn’t Fast Enough

Google Instant: Because Real-Time Wasn’t Fast Enough

Now Google can be your new best friend and finish your sentences for you! If you’ve been looking up anything online in the past two days, you’ve probably noticed the new phenomena called “Google Instant.” It’s kind of like the… Read more »

Customer Magnetism Review: Paul the Octopus

Customer Magnetism Review: Paul the Octopus

Customer Magnetism is starting a new blog feature called Customer Magnetism Review. We have put together a series for you this week reviewing various events, websites and products that you might want to check out – or not. After this… Read more »

Why SEO Sucks: Myth versus Reality

Why SEO Sucks: Myth versus Reality

This blog is the third in a week long experimental blog series. Enjoy. After all is said and done, we’ll let you know how it went. While our lives and businesses both continue to revolve more heavily around the web… Read more »

Social Media at the Beach

Social Media at the Beach

Blogging to you live from the Social Media @ the Beach seminar. Jimmy Olivero, CM’s Sales Director & I are spending the day at Peabody’s in Virginia Beach. The highlight of the day for us is our own Marketing Director,… Read more »

Search Engine Marketing Seminars in January

Search Engine Marketing Seminars in January

Update: New dates for February If you work in Virginia Beach marketing, or really in any local business, chances are you’re interested on some level in one of the following: -harnessing the power of Google -increasing your website’s online presence… Read more »

Personalized Search: Do Not Want.

Personalized Search: Do Not Want.

So maybe personalized search sounds great to all the people who want to see the sites they visit pop up first on their SERPs for easy access, but this morning, personalized search feels to me like Google’s way of sticking… Read more »