Tool to View Googles Cache

Tool to View Googles Cache

Unless you run one of the SEO toolbars in your browser, or you follow Googles instructions, the easiest way to see Google’s cache of a particular page is to simply copy / paste this, directly in front of your the URL in the address bar....
Yelp Has *NOT* Stopped Stealing From You

Yelp Has *NOT* Stopped Stealing From You

***Update 10/2/17****  – Yelp is AGAIN showing ads for competitors. Better check your own page if you’re paying them… I still think my August post about this should have made the national news, after I showed that Yelp was charging businesses to...
Free Review Profiles WordPress Plugin

Free Review Profiles WordPress Plugin

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a WordPress plugin that would let you give people a way to easily leave you a review at their preferred service? For example, if I could fill in my profile links in the back end, and then just use a shortcode to display them for...
Google Local Insights is Not Counting Photo Views

Google Local Insights is Not Counting Photo Views

Different from Google Analytics, Google business listing Insights shows local businesses where customers find them on Google, and also shows various customer actions, like requesting directions, phone calls and views. However, since August 16th, the photo views seem...
Disabling Yelp Competitor Ads?  No You’re Not.

Disabling Yelp Competitor Ads? No You’re Not.

Paying for a Yelp enhanced profile is SUPPOSED to include the removal of competitor ads from your Yelp Business Pages, but that’s not really true… I’ve used the Yelp Business manager for a lot of clients and different business types over the years, and sometimes...
New Google Adwords Interface

New Google Adwords Interface

This morning I had a button in my Adwords account to try the new Google Adwords beta interface, so I did… Transcription: This is my very first look at the new AdWords experience. I got an email for one of my clients and it said that he qualified for the new...
SEO Chatbot – Ask a Question

SEO Chatbot – Ask a Question

Last summer when I was at SMX Advanced in Seattle, Danny Sullivan interviewed Googles Gary Illyes in a sort of “Fireside Chat” session. They covered a lot of ground, but the question that stood out most for me, was the last thing Danny asked, at the end of...
Retiring Our Hsphere Web Servers

Retiring Our Hsphere Web Servers

In 2002, we moved our web hosting websites to a billing and hosting control panel called Hsphere, and for 15 years it’s been a workhorse. Several years ago, the company that built Hsphere was acquired by SWF software, who also onws Plesk. In 2007, they renamed...