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Bon-Ton’s liquidation could mean more than 200 stores will shutter.
Google is trying a next texting strategy. Instead of trying to make Allo win, it’s going to partner with carriers to launch the successor to SMS, all so it can finally take on iMessage.
Bottom line: Google builds an insecure messaging system controlled by carriers who are in bed with governments everywhere at exactly the time when world publics are more worried about data collection and theft than ever.
Location3 found that better overall ratings were correlated with improved performance. As stars increased, so did conversions:
There is a new type of virtually undetectable type of negative SEO attack that I discovered. This type of negative SEO attack is a particularly nasty type of attack, as it’s virtually undetectable by you (if you are a victim of the negative SEO). It takes advantage of the canonical tag that search engines support.
Google’s John Mueller has confirmed the March 7th algorithm update did not necessarily target low quality sites.
Turn right at Burger King (oh and there is a special on the Whopper!)
New Jumpshot 2018 Data: Where Searches Happen on the Web (Google, Amazon, Facebook, & Beyond) | SparkToro
Over the last few years, I’ve been incredibly frustrated with inaccurate, unrepresentative data sources about how traffic flows on the web and where web searches take place. Some of these are well-intentioned mistakes (e.g.), while others feel like they’ve got a specific motivation. But one source that’s been
There’s good news for SEOs — the number of searches on Google keeps growing, interest in SEO remains massively higher than other forms of web marketing, and the field is far less distrusted than even a few years ago (source). But, there’s bad news, too. Thanks to the kind folks at Jumpshot (whose clickstream data
Given Google’s new anti-review gating guidelines, what’s important for businesses, Mike Blumenthal tells David Mihm in their biweekly column, is to “make giving direct feedback to the business extremely easy. Most unhappy consumers just want to express their dissatisfaction and given a choice will do so directly with the business rather than on a review site.”
With an expanded character count and a shift to semantic searching, Google has altered the way meta descriptions populate in search results.
When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), you don’t just want to rank highly on search results. You also want people to click through to your website. Learn why good title tags and meta descriptions are incredibly important to SEO and enticing searchers onto your website.
Every local SEO pundit knows that ranking in Local Packs isn’t just about getting all SEO stuff right. It’s also about proximity to the searcher. Our study shows that proximity is more central than you may have thought.
Amazon today launched a feature for AI assistant Alexa called Blueprints that gives users the power to create their own Alexa skills. Alexa Skill Blueprints require no prior knowledge of coding. Just fill in the blanks and your Blueprints skill can be made and launched in a matter of minutes.
Local Services ads will likely be launching in a lot of new cities soon. And beyond that, we might see expansion into more verticals and countries in 2018.
The next step for the streaming giant, or a step backward?
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