Tag: Google

Google Home Services Changes, HomeAdvisor / Angie’s List merger, Facebook will penalize slow websites,...

There have been a couple of big news items recently. First, Google updated their Home Services platform and the HomeAdvisor / Angie's List merger....
Google Maps Automated Filters

Google’s New Maps Filters

Google is automatically applying filters to Google Maps searches. In this video excerpt from our Office Hours session, we cover what this change means...
dex-yp-merger

What to Do About Google’s Algorithm Update and the Dex / YP Merger

There have been a couple of big news items recently. First, Google updated their search results algorithm in late June, and over the holiday...
Google Working with SEO Agencies

From Google: Advice for Working with SEO Companies

Google released official recommendations for working with SEO companies who try to boost your website's ranking on Google's search engine results page. Some SEO...
Boost Google Maps Ranking

5 Tactics for Improving Your Google Maps Ranking That You Can Implement Today

SearchEngineLand's Wesley Young wrote a great article about 5 ways companies (including local businesses) can attract more customers by improving their Google Maps listings. ...

New Google Website Builder Unveiled

Many local businesses struggle to build a good website, but the new Google My Business website builder is hoping to change that. Creating a good website...
Google Mobile First Indexing

What You Need to Know about Google Mobile First Indexing

Mobile first indexing is a big step in Google giving mobile responsive websites higher priority in search results. But how does this really affect...
Local Search Ad Blocking

Why Ad Blocking Makes Local Search Even More Important

With so many people using ad blocking software, you can no longer rely on buying your way into local search results. But there is...
Store Visits

Google and Facebook Store Visits Are Only Estimates

Google and Facebook tell you when their ads drive store visits in the hope that you'll spend more money. But don't just take their...
Google Possum

How Google Possum Affects Your Local Businesses

Google Possum is the nickname for a series of recent changes Google made to its local search results. One change is that businesses located...

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