03/27/13
10 Ways To Make Google Fall In Love With Your Site

Is your romance with Google’s listings losing its spark? Here are a few ways that are a sure to get the butterflies back!

  1. Engage In Conversation – No one likes someone that’s all talk. Encourage customer feedback, responses, and comments on new projects!
  2. Be eloquent – bad grammar and spelling is a no-no in Google’s books. You want them to notice you? Then you better grab a dictionary (or at least a spell-checker).
  3. Be unique – Create original and fresh content, make yourself stand out. Don’t be a bore!
  4. Don’t be too clingy – We’ve all had the partner that was a little too keen, and just as repeating ‘I Love You’ every 5 minutes gets boring, Google feels this way about Keywords. Don’t keyword stuff your content!hearty1 300x222 10 Ways To Make Google Fall In Love With Your Site
  5. Clean yourself up -  Get rid of all of your dormant links and dodgy link farms.  Everyone loves a well groomed gentleman…
  6. Get connected – use social media networks to spread the word! Google’s a sucker for the popular crowd.
  7. Unlike Cilla, Google doesn’t like blind dates – Consistent and Quality content over time will help Google get to know the real you (and rank you).
  8. Be Spontaneous – Surprise Google with videos, images, slides – don’t be bland.
  9. Be reliable – make sure you update your content regularly. Don’t blurt it all out at once, and then be inactive for a year. Google needs a stable relationship.
  10. Read it from Google themselves – for more tips on how to woo Google, check out their guide to search engine optimisation.

If your love for Google is unrequited then contact us for relationship counselling

03/15/13
Google’s Project Glass is predicted to be a ‘smash hit’

Google’s Project Glass augmented reality glasses were unveiled on Monday by Google on their Google + page (surprise surprise!). Project Glass was spawned from the evil geniuses  that live in Google X ( Google’s “secret lab” that concentrates on long-term projects) They released some early videos and images along with the idea’s release, that give you an idea of what features will be incorporated into Project Glass. Some of these things include voice commands, video chat, location check-ins, maps (outside and in-store), and much more.Google's project glass augmented reality glasses

It seems that Google have decided that Project Glass is going to be more than just a concept, somebody who has used the glasses personally stated, “They help you to save time. If I want to take a picture I don’t have to reach into my pocket and take out my phone or my camera, I can just press a button at the top of the glasses and that’s it.” In late February of this year, it was reported that Google Employees associated with this project confirmed the glasses would be on sale to the public for about $250 to $600 dollars by the end of 2013. It has also been reported though, that the project is very far from the beta testing stage, so I think It’s safe to say that we shouldn’t hold our breath for an end of the year release date!

Check out the video below, it will give you an idea of what they will be like!

12/11/12
Shop Securely Online This Christmas

Offering a wide variety of products at a wide variety of prices, doing your Christmas shop online is becoming ever more attractive. Whilst I think we can all agree, the prospect of doing all of your shopping sat at home with a cup of tea is the better option. It is crucial however that you are savvy and know whether or not your transactions will be safe and secure. Here are a few tips from us on how to weasel out the Scrooges this Christmas!

  • First off, ensure you have a trusted anti-virus software installed and in use before you go online. Any good Anti-virus software should notify you if you go onto a dodgy website.
  • Make certain that any new and different online stores that you discover are trustworthy by doing a little research. You can simply do this by searching their company name on Google! Find contact details and an address for them. This means that if in doubt you have somewhere and someone to trace them back to.
  • Look out for these tell tale signs that a site is a trustworthy when entering your card details;

Secure BrowsingThe web address in your address bar should begin with “https://”. The “s” stands for secure.

If you’ve got the most recent version of your chosen browser, the address bar will turn green.

There should also be a small padlock symbol in your address bar or the browser window itself. If the symbol is on the webpage, this is a sure sign that the website is trying to mislead you.

  • Double check all details of your purchase before confirming payment.
  • After making transactions, check your statements and your account to make sure that the correct amount of money has been taken out, and to make sure that people are not using your account details for their own use as a result of your transaction.
  • When making a payment to a single individual (for example on EBay) DO NOT transmit your cash straight into their account even if they ask you to. If they are legitimate, they won’t mind if you use a secure payment method such as PayPal. This way if they are a con merchant, you can file a claim against them and get your money back!

Wishing you a very safe and happy Christmas from all at LandingNet X