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April 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Google and the Mobile-ageddon
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Google and the Mobile-ageddon

In case you haven’t heard, Google has warned the world that on April 21st if your website is not mobile “friendly” it could hurt you in the rankings.  The mobile-friendly web pages algorithm change happens on April 21st, 2015.  We call it “Mobile-ageddon!!!” Yes, the 3 exclamation points are necessary. Some folks are dreading April 21st more than that other famous April day….  the 15th. Here at […]

January 18th, 2013 Comments Off on Learning to Translate a Website Correctly
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Learning to Translate a Website Correctly

You have a website and it’s written in English, but what about potential international clients? Should your website be multilingual; is it worth it to translate your wording? We often get these questions from our clients and the main question we get is whether they should use Google Translate on their site. The fact of the matter is that the Web is failing to connect […]

June 4th, 2012 Comments Off on The New and Improved Google+ Local Pages
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The New and Improved Google+ Local Pages

Google Places, we hardly knew ya. About a year ago, Google+ and Google+ Pages for business were introduced, from that moment people were wondering when Google would merge Google Places and Google+ Pages together. Well, question answered, Google Places pages have now been replaced by Google+ Local pages. Roughly 80 million Google Place pages have been automatically converted. This is what is changing. • The […]

May 30th, 2012 Comments Off on How to Address Negative Reviews on Yelp or Google
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How to Address Negative Reviews on Yelp or Google

No one likes receiving a negative review. It is never good to hear that you have not met the standards that someone was expecting. Unfortunately, we live in a world where the internet has made it convenient enough for everyone to be a vocal critic. Public forums are a double edged sword in that, it’s great for business to receive glowing reviews, but negative remarks […]

May 25th, 2012 Comments Off on Recovering from the Google Panda and Penguin Updates
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Recovering from the Google Panda and Penguin Updates

What do the Google Search Panda and Penguin Updates Mean for my Website? Two new updates have recently been introduced for Google Search and they impact those of us who own websites. As a way for Google to help rank web pages in its search index, the Panda and Penguin updates were released and tweaked multiple times. The Google Panda update was introduced in early […]

June 2nd, 2011 Comments Off on What is the Google +1 Button?
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What is the Google +1 Button?

Today Google unveiled the new “+1” button. I’m sure you’ll start seeing them pop up on all kinds of websites all over the internet in the coming weeks. We’ve added one to our web design home page so you can see how it works and what it does. You can read more on Google’s plus one page.

October 2nd, 2009 Comments Off on Google and Meta Tags
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Google and Meta Tags

This video from Google discusses the use of Meta Tags in Search Engine Optimization (SEO).  In a nutshell (if you don’t want to watch the guy in the Panda Shirt), Google does not look at the hidden meta keywords in the code on the “backside” of your web page.  Not a surprise to most SEO professionals, but still refreshing to see Google admit it so […]