Entries Tagged as 'Mobile Search'

Why Google’s Mobile Friendly Ranking Signal Most Likely WILL Affect Local Pack Listings

April 10th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Release the Kraken!

Update 4/11/15: According to a little birdie who spoke with Gary Iyles at the BrightonSEO conference, Gary “guaranteed” pack rankings won’t be affected. Guess we shall see… Google’s pending Mobile-Friendly algo update has become the Apple Watch of SEO – I can’t look at my Twitter feed without a blur of “How to get ready for [...]

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Tags: Google · Local Search · Mobile Search

New Google Mobile-Local Results?

October 18th, 2014 · No Comments

New Google Mobile-Local Result

Cori Shirk just shared a new Google mobile-local universal one box: This appears to be a test bucket as after several minutes of trying I am unable to trigger a similar looking result. For a quick comparison this is what the current mobile one boxes look like: The new design is much cleaner then the [...]

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Tags: Google · Mobile Search

How To Add A Business Listing to Waze

September 30th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Add a Business to Waze

Today Waze introduced the ability to add “Places” to their mobile application. For any of you who aren’t familiar, Waze is a mobile traffic/mapping application that was acquired by Google in the not-too-distant past. Googl-owned local applications are always on my radar, so here is a quick walk-through on how to list a business on Waze [...]

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Hyperlocal on Mobile: #SFSW12

June 5th, 2012 · No Comments

The subhead of the session is “Right Time, Right Place, Right Ad” Greg Sterling moderating Eli Portnoy: CEO, ThinkNear Anne Bezancon: President, Placecast David Staas: CEO, JiWire Staas: Jiwire rolling out free wifi in exchange for engaging with the brand’s advertising. Launching with British Airways, Comcast & Hyatt. Oh joy. Portnoy: Finds stuff around you [...]

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Have You Ridden The QR Line Lately?

January 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pretty innovative use of QR codes by Tesco HomePlus in South Korea’s subways: This is the kind of thing that makes me think brick and mortar retail is doomed in the long run. Thanks To Don Campbell for pointing this one out.

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Tags: Mobile Search