Google Announces Home Service Ads

A new kind of advertising seems to be on the way from Google: ads specially designed for home services like plumbers, locksmiths, and house cleaners. This new feature is more than just a new ad that will show up in Google search results; it includes … [Read more...]

Google Panda 4.2 Algorithm Update Has Arrived

It's official. Earlier today, the good people over at Search Engine Land (Barry Schwartz in particular) announced  that Google Panda 4.2 has begun to roll out. This has been confirmed by Google. Many SEOs, including myself,  had been waiting quite … [Read more...]

10 Convincing Local SEO Statistics & Stats

If you’re not investing in Local SEO, you’re not making the most of your search engine optimization budget. If you’re a local business or a national business with many different locations, local SEO is the best way to reach people that are … [Read more...]

Local SEO: By The Numbers #INFOGRAPHIC

How important is Local SEO? Don't let me tell you - here are the stats! Check out these numbers from the latest SEO #Infographic put together by Web Services CT - feel free to share! DOWNLOAD High-Res Version Here … [Read more...]

Local SEO Tips 2014 #INFOGRAPHIC

Having a strong local search presence is imperative when it comes to the growth and long-term success of your business, small or large. Not only are more people using mobile devices to find information than ever before but the local results will … [Read more...]

Google “Pigeon” Algorithm Updates Local Search

Recent Google algorithm updates like Panda, Penguin & Hummingbird have targeted the much wider scene as far as search results go. They’ve been aimed at improving results based on each website’s authority and clear out irrelevant results from … [Read more...]

Google My Business: What You Need To Know!

Google has done it again.  Just when you thought you had this whole ‘Google+ Page’ and ‘Google+ Local Listing’ figured out Google goes ahead and makes some pretty significant changes to it's local listing management system.  In this case, for the … [Read more...]

SEO Guide – Comic Book Edition

I really enjoy infographics and cheat sheets.  They provide useful, to-the-point information in an easy to read format.  Knowing that I decided to throw together a 'Comic Book Edition SEO Guide/Cheat Sheet'.  It covers the basic nuts-n-bolts of what … [Read more...]

MOZ, Best of 2013 (So Far!)

For those of you involved in the SEO world you're probably aware of the SEO / Internet Marketing Software Tool: MOZ (formerly seoMoz) founded by Rand Fishkin.  I'm an avid reader of their blog(s) which often post some fantastic infographics, studies, … [Read more...]