The success of your business largely depends on the efficacy of your sales funnel; after all, your ability to attract and convert new customers as well as retain them is based on it. How, then,
can you strengthen your sales funnel so that it drives leads to conversion and loyalty?
1. Make your landing pages appealing.
2. Have different sources of web traffic.
3. Keep your blog updated with fresh and relevant posts.
4. Follow up on leads with an auto-responder.
Google Open Sources robots.txt Parser
Once only a de-facto standard, the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) is now being pushed by Google to make it an Internet standard. To help web developers who parse robots.txt files, Google has made open source the C++ library that its production systems use for parsing and matching rules in robots.txt files. You can check it out at Google’s GitHub repository.
Gmail API Lockdown Starts on July 15
Google has warned as early as October of last year that some third party apps might not be able to access Gmail data starting on July 15. More recently, emails reiterating this message have been sent out. This new policy effectively closes off Gmail data access to some very popular apps, including SwiftKey and SMS Backup+. Next year will see this OAuth lockdown extend to Google Drive.