Tag Archives: Search Engine Optimization

October 2018 LPM Roundup

Another month has passed, which means more developments in the world of Local Presence Management (LPM). This time we’ve seen some major changes with minor consequences, minor changes with major consequences—and a significant (if inevitable) demise that even casual users should note. Google shuts down Google+ Remember that massive push Google made for their own […]

Google’s Birthday Updates: 6 Changes You Need to Know

Google turned 20 last month (let that sink in for a moment…). To celebrate, they released a series of updates intended to represent a “fundamental transformation” in how we think about search. We assume there was birthday cake, too. The key changes are focused on personalizing the search journey and enhancing visual search using AI […]

Here’s Why Google’s Latest Mobile Update Will Be Great For Business

Today everyone has the internet in their pocket, but the mobile web is at odds with what users do on the web, which is search and browse. Brands should be keeping up with this user behavior, however many haven’t been and have faced negatives changes in their performance. People bounce. If the page doesn’t load within […]

How To Take Your Business Global: A Tactical SEO Guide

If you’re in Digital Marketing, you’re probably familiar with the term “Glocal.” It’s about thinking global but acting local. Thanks to the internet, everyone’s your neighbor (yes, even that wild-haired hoarder who lives down the hallway) and taking your brand global has never been more opportune. But having the ambition to launch a grand, global strategy […]

Laying the SEO Foundation of your Digital Home

In digital marketing, we often find that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is an afterthought for large brands looking to make a splash in the online space. A combination of lack of understanding, minimal immediate results and a perceived difficulty in measuring the ROI are often the reason for this. As a result, a great deal […]

Google’s Domain Crowding Problem

Search quality has undoubtedly been Google’s watchword over the past 18 months, as unprecedentedly prickly algorithm updates have sent shock-waves through the SEO community. As search marketers have squawked and scrambled to adjust, Google has firmly stood by its message of making the experience better for the user. Set against this backdrop, the problems that […]

Has Penguin Finally Killed Link Building?

Since Matt Cutts announced the Penguin update some weeks ago (aka, the over-optimization penalty), the SEO industry has been trying to figure out exactly what it means. Penguin officially rolled out late last month, and there have been a whole passel of accounts of sites getting hit pretty hard. In the official post on the […]

5 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools You Should Be Using in 2012

I am going to start by assuming that social media is already a key part of your marketing strategy (if it’s not, please watch the video below, and take a giant leap into the present). Now, for those of you who are active in social media, I’m sure many of you will attest, implementing social media […]