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The Future of Local SERPs

April 10th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Replace Furnace SERP

Per my previous post, Are You Doing Local Answers SEO?, we have noticed these types of results are becoming more common for queries that have local intent: Click to enlarge these sorry screenshots This is in line with the increasing presence of Knowledge Graph results over the past year. We believe that Google is starting […]

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Tags: Google · Local Data · Local Search

Why Does Google Still Use DMOZ As a Source?

March 11th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Examiner DMOZ

@localseoguide I have absolutely no clue — Gary Illyes (@methode) March 11, 2016 Check out the description snippet in this query for Examiner.com, which is a fairly large news site that has been around for years: Perhaps at some point, maybe a decade ago, Examiner.com was owned by The Journal Newspapers. It’s not now. Check […]

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First They Came For Set My Location…

November 30th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Google Set My Location

Google’s “Set My Location” option in the Search Tools section appears to have pulled a Google Plus Local… First spotted by the ever-diligent @LennyPham. From @DarrenShaw: “Fortunately, &near=city_name is still working for getting localized results outside of your city.”

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Should you trust Google’s Search Analytics Report?

August 26th, 2015 · 14 Comments

Google Search Console is full of untrustworthy data

When Google rebranded Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console  SEOs were going wild over the new Search Analytics report. However, as the resident skeptic I’m not so quick to worship at the feet of Google’s data.   Rankings Up, Impressions Down It seems pretty intuitive to say as your rankings increase, so too should your […]

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Site Speed and SEO: It Matters

August 21st, 2015 · 9 Comments

Crawl Stats SEO

From the #Duh! department: In case you are still arguing with your developers about how much time they should be spending fixing site performance issues, I thought I’d pass on the following screenshots: Click to enlarge

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