Mobile search

Local Search Marketing in 2016: Trends to Keep In Mind

As mobile search has finally taken over as the leader in search volume and technology improves, location based search marketing and local search will become more and more crucial for any business, but especially local business counting on bringing in people in their markets.  Adam Dorfman over at Search Engine Land recently did a […]

Yahoo Local Switch to Yext: What you need to know!

So the frustrating world of managing your Yahoo local listing for your business has taken yet another turn, and  unfortunately it leads us to Yext.  Yahoo has announced that it will be outsourcing their local search listings to the somewhat spammy (my own personal opinion) Yext in November. Below are some things to keep […]

2015 Local Search Ranking Factors Released

David Mihm does a great job every year putting together a survey to figure out the local search ranking factors.  Overall, the numbers don’t typically change drastically, though at times the articles that come out of it make it seem that way, but it is great work and it is good to stay on […]

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) News This Week

I typically try to break down the biggest story of the week and break it down to a post that helps you with an easily understandable takeaway that can be digested and used to help your business today.  The past week or so has had a number of mentionable news items come out so […]

Google Map Maker and Google Maps Problems

This week and next week I’m in Eastern Europe along the Adriatic coast. From my ventures through Albania, Montenegro, and Croatia so far, I have noticed some issues with Google maps.  It seemed only fitting that Google came out and discontinued access to Google Mapmaker on the same week, sort of giving the week […]

Google Webmaster Tools Mobile Presence Check

Though it isn’t going to be clear immediately how mobilegeddon is going to impact your overall traffic, I have been getting a lot of questions about how to check mobile rankings.  This isn’t as easily done as one might think, especially if you have a mobile responsive site rather than a separate mobile version. […]

April 21 Mobilegeddon: Today is a Google Day

For businesses everywhere, today is a day to keep an eye on your Google presence. Everyone is wondering what will happen with “Mobilegeddon”.  Will your rankings go up or down or stay the same? Will all of your traffic suddenly disappear because you haven’t moved to a mobile responsive site yet? Will you suddenly […]

Boston Marathon Today: Mob Apocalypse Tomorrow

With the Boston marathon today, which I love to watch, I thought I would link to the mobile algorithm coming tomorrow.  Both require mobility and speed to succeed.  I have been warning everyone for weeks, so this shouldn’t be a big shocker, but just letting everyone know you may want to keep an eye […]

Mobile SEO Calm Before The Storm

Today is tax day and we are less than a week away from what some have called Google’s Mopocalypse among other catchy names for the Google Mobile Friendly algorithm update.  I have been warning clients, prospects and people at events I attend for quite some time that it was coming, but I also understand […]

Major Mobile Google Algorithm Change: Enormous Impact

The biggest news on the horizon is of course the Google mobile algorithm change coming on April 21st. I’ve been discussing the possibility of this coming, and then the actual date for quite some time, but Google has shed some more light on the details, so I just wanted to relay them on to […]