Google changing search location methodology

Google is changing the way it handles location-specific search. The changes will affect mobile search, the Google app for iOS, desktop search, and Google Maps. Previously, when you search, your results are shown on a top-level domain that is your country code. Going forward, all search will revert to the location of the device. For

Google Local Search: A history

Local search is important for Google and has seen many changes over the years. The number of changes has kept SEO professionals and local businesses on their toes. Here is a list of changes Google made to Local search in the recent past: 2016 In 2016, Google shook up the local search market by taking

Developing an audience strategy

Remarketing is a powerful tool that has seen a resurgence this year as both Google and Bing introduce new tools to target visitors that came close to purchase, only to change their minds. Companies now target these users, and while this is an effective way to increase sales, it does not take advantage of the

The Google Feed

Google I/O 2012 saw the introduction of Google Now, a contextual service that provides relevant information based on content, location, and other data from Google properties proactively. Google Now included a voice-assistant that was the primary competitor to Siri at the time. Google even described the service as the future of search. Fast forward to

Dealing with the management as an SEO professional

Understanding and getting results with both SEO and SEM is difficult enough, but as most consultants know, dealing with the management is just as important. Here is what to expect and how to approach the management of your clients: Roles – The first and most important aspect is to know who you will be dealing

Ripoff Report Removal: Your Options Explained

The website “Ripoff Report” allows anonymous users to complain about a business, individual or organization. It allows for users to attach proof, and its complaints tend to rank well in search. This can be a major problem for businesses trying to compete in search for new customers. Here are some tips for RipoffReport post removal and reputation

Link building research and analysis

An effective link building campaign has proper research and analysis as a foundation. Here is a four-step outline for link research and analysis: Locate opportunities To maximize the impact of your link building campaign, you will need to look at the opportunities in your niche. Use keyword research to locate potential ranking for terms that