Google Birthday Surprise Spinner For Google's 19th Birthday Tomorrow – Max Grid News Feed

Google turns 19 years old tomorrow, the last year of its teenage years and to celebrate, Google has a special Google birthday surprise spinner. It lets you 19 different surprises based on what you spin on, including a new snake game, access to several older Doodle games like the cricket game, street views under water, […]

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An update on Google’s feature-phone crawling & indexing – Max Grid News Feed

Limited mobile devices, “feature-phones“, require a special form of markup or a transcoder for web content. Most websites don’t provide feature-phone-compatible content in WAP/WML any more. Given these developments, we’ve made changes in how we crawl feature-phone content (note: these changes don’t affect smartphone content): 1. We’ve retired the feature-phone Googlebot We won’t be using […]

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How to Hack Retention Rate and Get Customers to Stick Around – Max Grid News Feed

Retention, huh? It’s like interviewing for a job and getting to the last stage of the interviews — just to realize it’s not going to happen. We spend money on getting people to our website, visitors spend eight seconds on the page and 98% will never return. Boy, that hurts It is especially painful for […]

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How to Improve Your PPC Reporting (And Your Landing Page Strategy, Too) – Max Grid News Feed

Image via Shutterstock/Red Deer. Once upon a time, “Pay-Per-Click (PPC)” referred to a digital marketing practice where companies were charged each time somebody clicked on their search engine ads. But with the rise of social, display and programmatic platforms, PPC marketing has expanded to involve more than search engines alone. These days, PPC specialists run […]

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