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Google to Secure Search for Ad Clicks

Recent Changes in Google Search Last week, Google announced that they are expending secure search to clicks on paid ads, switching all searches to encrypted searches. Until recently,  AdWords advertisers have gotten full access to keyword data, whether it’s through Google itself or through one of the third-party tools using the API for this data. Going forward expect even paid search…read more →

Get your Panoramio Photos on Google Maps

How to Get Your Photos on the New Google Maps The new Google Maps uses Panoramio to add photos to locations around the globe, integrating Google Earth data and many other new features.  Are you curious how these pictures end up on the most used map resource on the internet? The process is actually quite user friendly and simple. Though…read more →

Google Local Now Asks Searchers to Report Incorrect Phone Numbers Immediately After Call

Google has recently given searches the option to report whether or not a business’s phone number is correct immediately after calling a business from their Google map or local listing. Anyone that’s ever had problems contacting a business knows how further frustrating it is to finally find the information only to reach a dead or wrong phone number. Wrong numbers…read more →

Google SEO Guide and Tips for Small Businesses

If you own a small business, you know how important it is to have an online presence; especially on Google, which boasts 80% of all search engine traffic in the United States. Whether you are a planning to build a DIY website or hire a professional web developer there are some Google SEO essentials that you need to know.  The…read more →

So you’re Curious How Google Ranks Websites

Google Website Ranking Factors: Not as Mysterious as you Might Think Most of us do Google searches every day, and if you are anything like me you do them dozens of times a day.  I don’t consider myself to be more inquisitive than the average bear, but I do find it convenient to have such a large honey pot of…read more →

How to Recover From a Google Penalty

If your website got hit with a Google penalty, you are probably fully aware of the lack of leads.  While the tumble weeds roll by your desk, you are desperately trying to figure out a way to attract clients again.  Your website might be penalized, but it can be fixed.  However, it will take some time and patience on your…read more →

Legal Website Marketing: Overcoming SEO Mistakes and Penalties

Lawyer Search Marketing Internet marketing is a booming industry, with tremendous growth expected through the next decade.  There are many highly competitive industries in the SEO and Internet marketing industry; legal SEO marketing is among the most competitive for attorneys.  This is because most people type in keywords pertinent to the legal service or representation they need, and every lawyer…read more →

Facebook’s New Graph Search to Replace Google

Today Facebook announced the launch of a new search tool called “ Graph Search”.  This tool  is expected to take a nice bite out of Google’s search engine traffic, but it probably poses the biggest threat to sites like Yelp and Trip Adviser.   Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook,  announced the release  of the new tool this morning at a…read more →

Facebook or Instagram: Who Owns You?

Facebook buys Instagram, Instagram publicly claims ownership of user information, Facebook announces that it’s selling access to you for a dollar. What!? Santa will not be visiting Facebook or Instagram this year, not with their dubious behavior so close to the holidays.  Facebook is both loved and hated throughout the country, but one thing’s for sure: everyone is using it. …read more →

Pinterest Welcomes Businesses with Open Arms

Have you been using a regular Pinterest account to promote your business?  Pinterest has finally released the launch of Pinterest for Business.  You need to log in to your account now and convert it into a business account to take advantage of the new features available exclusively for businesses.  Their new business application gives insight into their new business plan…read more →