Lets start with a Google Intro;
Google has started showing new results including Places red pins directly in the SERPS. This shows that is critical that businesses make sure they are setup in Google Places / Maps correctly. Things to consider are; reviews and citations, optimising your google places listings and your website. If you need help with your Google Place […]
Danny Sullivan tweeting from SMX; @barisg of @google 55% of queries 3+ words, 70% have no exact match, 20% never seen before in past 90 days #smx #1d2 This is mind boggling when you think about it, of the billions of searches 70% have no exact match! WOW
Google instant is supposed to make search faster for the user by providing results as you type. Does this mean that seo is dead? of course not! Here is some trivia from Google i thought interesting; “If everyone uses Google Instant globally, we estimate this will save more than 3.5 billion seconds a day. That’s […]
This week Bing has launched a new built from the ground up they say set of webmaster tools. They have focussed on three key areas: crawl, index and traffic. One down side is you do have to install Silverlight to get this to work, something i had avoided doing till now …. I will make […]
Yahoo has let advertisers in the US know they are testing Bing search results. They have been testing offline for a while but word they will doing some live testing now. It will be a while before the switch is made in Australia, I’d be surprised if it happened this year. The question will be […]
Matt Cutts has posted a video answering a question on Youtube about how often Google updates its search algorithm. He has said they roll out 350-400 updates a year, which ends up being like one per day! Now the changes generally come out in batches and are not always about factors that will effect the […]
Yes they have changed the name, you now have a ‘Place Page’ for Google maps. This is a major development in Local Search and we will have to wait and see how this pans out.
Here is a video from Google about the local business center, get your business up on Google maps today.
Google has updated page rank if you have been building links, you should have benefited. Page Rank is a bit of red herring and should not be focussed on too much, however link building is a key part of achieving top rankings in the search engines. Quite a few of my clients PR has moved […]