Yesterday a client pushed out a new homepage without telling us. I found out because late last night I got this email in my inbox from an actual living, breathing member of Google’s Search Quality team: Say what you will about Google (and clients who double-noindex their homepage), but this is pretty awesome.
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July 8th, 2014 · 12 Comments
April 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Mike Blumenthal just posed a question about this on G+ and I thought it was worthy of posting here. The TL;DR answer is: 1. On G+, Yelp and most other review sites, the reviewer typically owns the content of the review (this is to shield the review sites from liability) while the review sites own [...]
April 8th, 2014 · 8 Comments
Just found a classic thread on one of those “did you get a call from this phone number” sites. Some samples for your local SEO reading pleasure: Calls our business several times per day (not interested in their services). If you hang up, they call right back. They repeat this throughout the day and when [...]
April 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments
This post was originally published on Search Engine Land, but I didn’t like how they rewrote the title so here’s the director’s cut: To: Local Directories From: Google Re: Local Search Rankings Hey guys… You may have noticed that over the past year, a lot [...]
August 8th, 2013 · 9 Comments
Google Webmaster Tools just launched the Manual SPAM Action Viewer which alerts webmasters to manual SPAM issues with their sites. Like a good SEO consultant, I quickly ran through all of my clients and here are the various messages I encountered – ok, perhaps it’s not so “ultimate” – disavow me if you want: Pure [...]