Google Search App Bug – Adding a Photo

Google Search App Bug – Adding a Photo

I was at the airport last week leaving for Pubcon and tried to add an image from the restaurant I was eating at, but I couldn’t do it. I Tweeted about the bug to Google My Business, who asked me to send them a DM with all the details, so I did. #BugReport...
Google Search Console Tools – The Missing Links

Google Search Console Tools – The Missing Links

This morning Google killed off access to the “old” Webmaster Tools interface in Google Search Console, and with it, they’ve removed convenient access for two needed tools. If you’ve been poking around trying to find them, you’re not the...
Remax Realty Properties – Time Share Rental Scam

Remax Realty Properties – Time Share Rental Scam

A couple of weeks ago I got a phone call from someone claiming to be Chistyan Duran, and he was interested in renting our Mexican timeshare that we bought 20 years ago. The company was a familiar name, Remax Realty, and they were based in Eden Prairie Minnesota. While...
Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

For quite a while now, I’ve had issues adding properties to Google Search Console. Not every time, but often. It’s actually been going on for months, and it’s gotten a lot worse lately. Verification with Google Analytics used to work pretty well for...
My Free WordPress Setup Plugin

My Free WordPress Setup Plugin

I’ve had this free plugin available for years, and we just updated to version 4.0. There are paid plugins that don’t work as well as this one, saving even the most experienced WordPress admins 20 to 40 minutes on each...
I’ll Be the Judge of That!

I’ll Be the Judge of That!

For the third year in a row, I am excited to be one of the judges for the US Search Awards, which will be presented at the Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. I’m judging in just three of the 33 categories, all listed here and...
New Scam – Updating Your WordPress Database

New Scam – Updating Your WordPress Database

A new email scam has surfaced over the past couple of weeks, telling people that their WordPress Database needs to be updated, and providing a link. This is no different than other phishing email scams that are out there, hoping to catch some of the millions of...