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Google Nixes Campaign Tagging on GMB Pages

October 13th, 2014 · 3 Comments

GMB Landing Page Redirect Notice

Noticed this doozy from Tony McCreath over at the Google + Local Search Forum this morning. Looks like Google is giving users a redirect notice when they click on the website link that you associate with your Google My Business page if you are using UTM tracking parameters to measure web traffic from GMB: What [...]

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Schema.org/SPAM – Google Should Get Rid of All of It

July 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Rich Snippet SPAM

I have a client who had implemented schema incorrectly and received a notice from Google that they needed to fix it “if you would like it featured in Google search results”. Of course they didn’t provide any specifics and Schema.org documentation is often confusing: http://t.co/ltB6NKX0eX‘s real mission was to create a lot of confusing conversations [...]

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The Pleasanton Drought

April 19th, 2014 · 8 Comments

California Drought Map

Source:¬†Why California’s Drought Isn’t Going Anywhere I am posting this page as a resource for Pleasanton residents seeking both information on the how the drought is affecting the area and resources for how we can all help the situation. On April 18th, the San Jose Mercury News quoted Daniel Smith, Pleasanton’s Operation Services Director, saying [...]

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DO NOT BELIEVE HUBSPOT’S BULLSHIT WHEN THEY TELL YOU THAT YOU WILL LOSE ALL YOUR SEO BY SWITCHING TO WORDPRESS

April 8th, 2014 · 6 Comments

<eom> p.s. if anyone from Hubspot would like to respond that they did not just tell one of my clients that, I’d be happy to discuss. p.p.s. honestly I was surprised that you guys used the word “SEO”. Aren’t we all like “inbound” now? p.p.p.s rebranding tomorrow as “Local Inbound Guide” @rogermedia @HubSpot in fairness [...]

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About Your Conference Presentation…

December 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A client recently asked for notes on their draft presentation for an upcoming conference. I have attended a number of conferences lately and, like the rest of you, have had to sit through some pretty poor presentations. While I don’t claim to be God’s gift to Powerpoint, or even Greg Gifford, I am at that [...]

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