We did it! Yes, I’m sticking with “we” — as I’ve said to anyone asking about the race, I wouldn’t have been able to finish in nearly the same time without the overwhelming support lining the Ironman Wisconsin course. The crowds were incredible and my personal support group made up of […]
Last week, on the day before celebrating their 15th birthday, Google announced Hummingbird as the most dramatic update to their organic ranking algorithm since 2001. Unlike the targeted Panda and Penguin updates, Hummingbird is an update to the overall 200+ piece algorithm, not a small segment. The update has […]
Last week, Google unrolled an update to all Google+ Local Pages that is definitely worth digging into. The change seems mostly cosmetic at this point but could foreshadow some changes to come regarding the Zagat rating we’ve (almost) gotten comfortable with the past five months.
If you’ve worked with Google+ Local (previously Google Places) in the past, you know that there is virtually no customer support for the overabundance of issues that occur month over month. Instead, we troll through the Google Places Help Forum to get the latest information […]
As many of you are already aware, Google has finally made the first step toward a more unified social and local search product. Google+ Local has replaced those pesky Google Places Pages that we’ve grown to despise in the digital marketing world. Are the days of duplicate, […]
An incredibly intelligent man once said, “… in this world nothing can be certain, except death, taxes, and negative reviews.” This intelligent man was also blessed with a strikingly attractive bone structure. Alright, it was me. I said it. As a local business owner it’s […]
That’s right, Facebook is changing. On March 30th, every Facebook business page will be automatically switched to a new Timeline format. Don’t panic! The new format is really great for brands that use it the right way. It’s visually appealing, gives businesses an immense amount […]