Ranking on Google Maps in 2019

2019 Guide to Google Maps Rankings

One of the most important aspects of local SEO for a business is ensuring visibility through Google maps. This not only allows the company to be easily found within its community, it increases marketing opportunities that lead to more sales. The following outlines how to rank higher on Google Maps 2019. Business Listings A business […]

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Voice Over Mobile Search Results? What to Expect From Google.

Mobile First Index? Plan for Voice Search There are indications that Google is preparing to change its search experience by prioritizing Voice First over mobile. The index is still favoring mobile, but there are small indications that it is moving to accommodate Google Assistant, Google Home and Google Voice. Going forward, you should think of […]

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6 Google Tools You Need for SEO

Whether yourself a content marketer, an SEO, or an online marketer, our industry has a love/hate relationship with Google. Regardless of how you perceive it, Google always has a selection of free selection of tools at our disposal that provide useful data. Using them can pump up our digital marketing efforts. Unfortunately, Google has a […]

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Interstitials Could Hurt Your SEO

Google Announces Tighter Control over “Intrusive Interstitials” in 2017 In a recent release, Google announced a crackdown on “intrusive interstitials.” Beginning in January of 2017, Google will place emphasis on using non-intrusive interstitials. It makes sense. If you have ever scrolled through your favorite mobile website, you know how annoying certain ads are. Google knows this too and […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Annoying: A Retrospective on PageRank

Internet Marketing Team predicted the downfall of Google’s PageRank years ago, and now it is finally happening. Google has recently announced that PageRank, the grandfather of all SEO metrics, will no longer be visible to the public. This change comes at the heels of a stagnated PageRank system. Google slowed down the amount of updates […]

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Changes to Google’s Ads

Google has unveiled their newest change to their interface after testing out the changes for weeks. The billion dollar company announced on February 20 that they will no longer feature paid-for advertisements on the right side of the page. The search engine results page or SERPs will still appear the same except that the advertisements […]

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Google is Judging You, So What’s Next?

When it comes to Google’s algorithms for their search engine there’s a definite air of secrecy. The elephant in the room includes Google’s newest announcement regarding their algorithm. Google Panda, an algorithm designed specifically to combat the growing spam concern online, will now be part of their “core algorithm”. Google insists that nothing will change […]

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You Need to Know About Google Panda 2016

At the start of 2016, Google surprised website owners with new updates to their Panda algorithm. Normally, Google is exceptionally secretive about changes made to their algorithms to prevent spammers from tricking the search engine. The recent comments have allowed webmasters to gain better insight into the way the search engines are structured. Focus on Quality […]

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The Basics of Google Manual Penalties

It goes without saying that Google has become one of the world’s foremost and respected search engines for internet users. In an effort to discourage web spam, web sites that are created for manipulating search results, they have developed advanced algorithms such as Penguin and Panda. However, there are times where the algorithms incorrectly penalize […]

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Is Google Skewing Search Results?

According to a recent study conducted by Harvard Business School professors in conjunction with Yelp’s data science team, Google isn’t playing fair. Apparently, the researchers claim, Google is using its OneBox feature to skew its local search results in favor of Google-created content. This means more traffic for Google, a worsened experience for customers and […]