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Essential SEO KPIs

Key performance indicators (KPI) are the only means by which any Web professional should be measuring SEO success.

So, what are the right KPIs to use when measuring how well the techniques and tactics employed by in-house SEOs or consultants/agencies actually work? Today let's look at a few important KPIs to monitor, whether on the front line or in the executive suite.

What are KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)?

Key Performance Indicators, also known as KPI help an organization define and measure progress toward organizational goals. 

In the broadest sense, a KPI provides the most important performance information that enables organisations or their stakeholders to understand whether the organisation is on track or not.

Learn more about Essential SEO KPIs

Cloud Computing - Everything as a Service

Wikipedia defines "Cloud computing refers to the provision of computational resources on demand via a network. Cloud computing can be compared to the supply of electricity and gas, or the provision of telephone, television and postal services. All of these services are presented to the users in a simple way that is easy to understand without the users needing to know how the services are provided. This simplified view is called an abstraction. Similarly, cloud computing offers computer application developers and users an abstract view of services that simplifies and ignores much of the details and inner workings. A provider's offering of abstracted Internet services is often called The Cloud."

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File Storage as a Service (often called as Data Storage as a Service)
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Software plus Service (S+S)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Communication as a Service (CaaS)
Monitoring as a Service (MaaS)
Tools as a Service (TaaS)
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Everything as a Service (EaaS)\\

Interesting Book(s) on Cloud Computing from Amazon
  1. Cloud Computing For Dummies
  2. Cloud Computing Explained: Implementation Handbook for Enterprises
  3. Cloud Application Architectures: Building Applications and Infrastructure in the Cloud (Theory in Practice (O'Reilly))
  4. Cloud Computing Bible
  5. Cloud Computing, A Practical Approach