Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google

Google’s Panda update left a slew of victims in the wake of its warpath (the war, of course being on shallow and low-quality content). While Google has dropped some hints here and there on its philosophies for what it considers … Continue reading →

Microsoft to Unveil Windows Tablet Lineup at CES [REPORT]

We’ve been hearing rumors about a tablet from Microsoft for lo these many months; however, we’re hearing that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer himself is getting ready to unveil a slew of consumer-ready devices at CES next month. Ballmer first showed…

MashMeet SF Recap [PICS]

A big thanks to everyone who came to Mashable’s MashMeet event in San Francisco, where a few hundred souls joined Pete Cashmore, Ben Parr, Jolie O’Dell and a slew of Googlers and assorted…

SkedgeMe Gives Small Biz Simple, Social Scheduling App

This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: SkedgeMe Quick Pitch: SkedgeMe lets other people see your calendar and schedule appointments […]

New and Improved Bit.ly Arrives This Week [PICS]

URL shortening and analytics service bit.ly will soon be launching bit.ly 1.3, the newest version of the most popular URL shortener. In addition, the company is launching an enterprise version of bit.ly Pro, which will be available later today. The new bit.ly 1.3, which will roll out later this week, will feature a complete redesign […]

Yelp for Business: 4 Steps for Success

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. For local small businesses, Yelp isn’t just an option — it’s a necessity. People in urban centers use it to choose where to go to dinner, where to buy clothes, and […]