Change Your Google Analytics Today – Or Else!

Change Your Google Analytics Today – Or Else!

If you’ve had your website for more than three years, Google is taking away a major ability to do analysis, if you don’t check a certain box, by the end of the day TODAY.  Those aren’t my words, they come from a video I just watched by Jeff Sauer...
Collapsed or Tabbed Content is Fine With Google

Collapsed or Tabbed Content is Fine With Google

In the past week, not just one, but two of my clients pointed out things they’ve read online, which say that Google cannot index the text in tabbed or expandable elements. The first client phoned me last Friday concerning an FAQ page that we had built for his...
What is a Google “Offer Post”?

What is a Google “Offer Post”?

There seems to be a brand new Google feature for local businesses that I just ran across, called an “Offer Post”, that should be available in most accounts now. To access it, log into Google My Business and go to the dashboard of your business, by clicking...
Google Maps is a Google Adwords Search Partner

Google Maps is a Google Adwords Search Partner

Yesterday I learned that if you want your ads to appear in Google Maps, then you have to choose to advertise in the Google Search Partners network. Did you know that?  I didn’t. When advertising in a Google Adwords search campaign, you’re given a choice...
New – Local Business Visibility Scan for Free

New – Local Business Visibility Scan for Free

This comprehensive tool scans Google’s search results to report what is actually indexed by Google. Enter your business name and zip code, and you’ll be able to select your business from the dropdown.  If your business is not listed, then you should claim your...
Google’s SEO Starter Guide is Not Gone

Google’s SEO Starter Guide is Not Gone

Back in 2010, Google released an “SEO Starter Guide” as a .pdf file, and shared it with the world. The guide was 32 pages long, and covered quite a few facts and basic information about SEO, or Search Engine Optimization. It was a helpful document that was...
Assembled – I’ll Be There to Help You

Assembled – I’ll Be There to Help You

If you are in charge of your companies marketing, there is going to be an event next week in SE Portland, that you can’t afford to miss. All you have to do is show up at any time throughout the day, and help will be available for whatever you need. What: A...