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What the Google Maps Update Means for Local SEO

By | June 20th, 2017|Local SEO, Search Engine News|

Never underestimate the power of local SEO -- especially since half of all local searches conducted on a mobile device get customers in your store that same day. Of course, many of those local searchers are also using Google Maps to help them navigate directly to your store. As a result, it's highly likely that you've already made Google Maps a part [...]

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Search Geek Solutions Part of New Google Beta Program Called Google Posts

By | November 14th, 2016|Local Search Marketing, Local SEO, Search Engine News, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Social Media|

There's a new feature popping up in Google search results called "Google Posts." It's a place for Google to directly host content in a post-Google+ world and to embed this content directly into search results. Imagine orphaned Google+ posts with the Google+ branding stripped out, and you're most of the way there. Google Posts isn’t the official name of this service. As of [...]

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How to Change Location in Google With These 4 Alternative Work Arounds

By | December 11th, 2015|Local SEO, Search Engine News, Search Marketing|

Without telling anyone, google got rid of the ability to filter searches by specific location. Before the change, one was able to click on "Search Tools" within Google and select a location. Doing this rendered results as if you were searching from that location. This was a handy tool for SEOs and webmasters who wanted to understand how searchers in [...]

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3 Great Ways to Use Structured Data For Local SEO

By | July 30th, 2015|Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization, Structured Data|

  Schema.org brought about a revolutionary collaboration between the world’s top search engines to create a method that made it easier to categorize and identify important information on websites. However, local businesses are largely behind when it comes to adopting current web design and SEO practices. As this TechCrunch article pointed out, “Only 25% of U.S. local businesses have websites [...]

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6 Ways to adjust to the new Google Pigeon Algorithm Change

By | September 4th, 2014|Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization|

6-point Pigeon-proofing checklist for local businesses 1.  Stay alert. Experts agree that the dust has not settled on this update, so this would not be the right time to react with a complete 180 in your marketing strategy. Stay tuned in to local blogs and fora and monitor the SERPs on a regular basis to watch things progress in the [...]

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What you should expect from the upcoming Penguin 3.0 Google Algorithm Update

By | March 30th, 2014|Local SEO, Search Engine News, Search Marketing|

Tens of thousands, if not 100's of thousands of online marketers have managed thorough link audits after being impacted by Penguin. Specifically, they have gone to great lengths to take away or disavow EVERY link that could be interpreted by Google as being part of a link scam. The return for those who have worked so hard at coming into [...]