2020 Israeli Elections & the Facebook Ads

Israeli elections number three here we come. Hopefully, the 23rd Knesset will be a charm. But again, we are all getting ambushed with ads from different parties. I got an ad on Facebook from a party that I really don’t like. (I won’t give names because let’s not make this political.) My immediate reaction was…

New Google Partner Badge Requirements

June 2020 Requirements Google announced last week that it will be changing its requirements for Search Engine Marketers to keep their Google Partner status. [Before we begin, let us say that we love Google. Google has completely shaped the internet and the way we use it. Ranking on Google (organic listings) and advertising on Google…

The SEO Power of Instantpotisrael.com

I am considering buying an Instant Pot. They are so cheap in the US, but are the wrong voltage for Israel, so amazon’s free shipping deal won’t even help. My friend told me that she bought one on amazon.uk. I went on there and it really was not cheap after the shipping cost and the customs. I figured it might actually be the same price here in Israel after all of that. Why not give a local merchant my business? I asked my friend about that and she told me it isn’t sold here at all. I found that hard to believe.

GDPR Checklist, Excel Checklist and More

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect tomorrow and many website owners are scrambling to be compliant. Fines can be severe: up to 20 million Euros or 4% of revenues. Another reason to hope that the anti-democratic and anti-Israel EU will break apart. Before we get into the GDPR tools…

Alibaba in Israel, Brushing and Online Ratings

Last year Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with heads of Chinese companies including Baidu, Wanda, Wahaha, and Lenovo. Recently, Alibaba CEO, Jack Ma was in Israel and visited a venture capital firm. Jack Ma came to visit because he is looking for technology and innovation. Although, he did have a few words to say about history…