Entries Tagged as 'Mobile Search'

Does Google Really Understand Mobile Friendly?

April 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

MobileGeddon: The MobileTastrophy is upon us and so far nothing has really happened. This is good news since I’m not quite sure Google understands what mobile friendly actually means. Remember this is an algo update that is supposed to run at the page, not site level. Here is an example of a page that I [...]

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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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New Google Mobile-Local Results?

October 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

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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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. Google-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 · Comments Off

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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