First, our back story: In February 2009 my partner Barry and I launched a website called CheckUsernames.com. There was a similar site that had just decided to close down due to the owner’s time constraints on maintenance, so we knew there was already an interest for such a tool. Upon closing, however, that owner did decide to list […]
We are always looking for new ways to help our clients, and today we think we have something pretty cool to offer from our friends at Webnames.ca. KnowEm is pleased and happy to announce that any purchase of a Business, Corporate or Enterprise level package will receive a free .tel domain name registration with free hosting for 1 year (a $22 value).
We’ve had a lot going on lately at KnowEm and we are very excited to share some of what we have been working on in the labs with you!
Just this past April we officially turned 4 years old, a feat we are quite proud of. It seems like just yesterday we were working on drafting a press release for our initial launch. Since then it has been a great trip and we have had some awesome clients, accomplishments, and products. Well now we have some more stuff up our sleeve and we would love to show you what we’ve been up to!
Is SEO Dead? I don’t know, but it sure doesn’t hold a candle to the power of Social Media signals these days. I think a lot of people much smarter than I will agree with that statement. So if Social Media is becoming arguably more important than Search Engine Optimization, what are you doing about Social Media Optimization?
With the recent media surrounding Manti Te’o being fooled by a man posing as a woman he virtually dated for over 2 years without ever meeting, along with the growing popularity of the movie turned Television show Catfish, we decided to divulge a few tricks of how to research someone online using a few free tools and some creativity.
We’ve seen this before and it never ends good. This time it’s resulting in an identity theft charge for Ira Trey Quesenberry III, an 18-year-old student at Sullivan Central High School. A few years ago this would have been looked upon as a victimless prank. But times have changed and as social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and others have morphed into much more than just recreational websites, it’s not just unacceptable, it’s a crime.
When I first read that a new factor in Google’s ranking algorithm was going to be DMCA take down notices, just like the rest of the Search Engine Optimization community I was a bit shocked and curious about how this would play out. Could this mean a whole new round of fake take down notices to attempt to hurt a competitor’s rankings in the SERPs? Take look at the increase in these notices and I will let you judge this for yourself:
The second video in our three part series demonstrates how to do a simple username search on KnowEm for your brand, product or personal username on the over 600 Social Networks we currently monitor in our database.
Since I come from a background of affiliate marketing I am often asked, “What are some of the best ways an affiliate could market KnowEm’s services if he/she were a blogger or had a mailing list?” So I decided to lay out some suggestions and ideas of different ways that to help our affiliates sell KnowEm’s services.
It used to be the biggest fear for a company. Someone would come along and register a domain name with their trademarked term in it followed by a derogatory word. Since ICANN launched the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) however, that practice has basically become a futile waste of money and time.