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Google Ads Leveraging Google Images

Realizing that visual content sells, Google Ads is incorporating its Shoppable Ads into Google Images search results. This a familiar concept to consumers who frequent Pinterest or Instagram or Houzz - various products in the ad will be “tagged” so that the brand and price will be displayed when a user hovers over the image. [...]

By |2019-05-01T13:19:31+00:00April 30th, 2019|Blog, Google Ads, Google News And Updates, News, PPC|Comments Off on Google Ads Leveraging Google Images

Service Area Businesses Need To Optimize Different For Local Search Visibility

For several years, Google has categorized local businesses into broad categories: brick-and-mortar businesses which customers regularly visit (e.g. a retail store, restaurant, etc.) and service area businesses (SABs) in which the business owner or employees visit customers or clients (e.g. electrician, lawn service, etc.). Lost in this rigid categorization are the “hybrid” businesses which may [...]

By |2019-04-30T20:33:24+00:00April 30th, 2019|Blog, Google News And Updates, Local Search|Comments Off on Service Area Businesses Need To Optimize Different For Local Search Visibility

Google Assistant Added To Google Maps

Although this news was hinted at during Google I/O 2018, the official announcement came out at the recent CES 2019 show in Las Vegas: Google Assistant is now available in the Google Maps app for both iOS and Android. This means that it’s available on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and also other new car [...]

By |2019-04-03T21:15:06+00:00January 27th, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, News, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Google Assistant Added To Google Maps

Google Rolls Out Lighthouse Website Grader Tool for SEO, Accessibility, Performance and More

As was recently reported in Search Engine Journal, Google has launched a beta version of a website grader tool - called Lighthouse, and it is currently available at web.dev. The tool is designed to provide insights into aspects of the site that are directly related to user experience: SEO, performance, accessibility and best practices. How [...]

By |2018-11-27T19:42:43+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog, Google News And Updates, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, SEO Audit, SEO Technical Audit, Technical Issues|Comments Off on Google Rolls Out Lighthouse Website Grader Tool for SEO, Accessibility, Performance and More

Google Introduces New Google My Business Cards Within Google Maps

When was the last time you checked your Google My Business profiles for accuracy? Well now it may be easier than ever to do. As reported by SEO Roundtable, Google just rolled out new business cards within some Google Maps listings that give businesses the opportunity to review and submit updates to their Google Business [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:59:54+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local SEO|Comments Off on Google Introduces New Google My Business Cards Within Google Maps

Google Analytics Rolls Out Cross Device Reporting

Google Analytics is rolling out Cross Device capabilities to help companies better understand the customer journey. Prior to Cross Device reporting, if a user came to your site from a mobile device and then from desktop, it would show as two separate sessions and two unique users. With the new Cross Device feature, you’ll be [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:00:18+00:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, Google Analytics, Google News And Updates|Comments Off on Google Analytics Rolls Out Cross Device Reporting

Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

Google is gradually rolling out a search queries report for local businesses as part Google My Business Insights. This was originally reported by Search Engine Land in early July, and we now see queries for nearly half of our local business clients. To see if the this change has been rolled out for your business, [...]

By |2018-08-29T14:31:02+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, News|Comments Off on Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

Since launching AdWords nearly two decades ago with just 350 advertisers, a lot has changed. In 2000, online searches were conducted exclusively on desktop, and now those searches are more likely to occur on a mobile device. In addition, today’s online users are more agile - jumping effortlessly from watching videos to making online transactions, [...]

By |2018-07-25T22:47:17+00:00July 25th, 2018|Google Ads, Google News And Updates, News, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

Google Testing New Label For AMP Pages In AdWords

Last fall, Google began providing advertisers with the ability to point mobile search text ads to Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). Now, Google is testing a lightning bolt label next to the description of some ads. This was reported in Search Engine Land by Third Door Media’s Ginny Marvin, and she shared the below screenshot: The [...]

By |2018-06-26T13:04:40+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog, Google Ads, Google News And Updates|Comments Off on Google Testing New Label For AMP Pages In AdWords

GDPR And Digital Marketing: Transparency And Consent

With the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) in effect as of May 25, 2018 there’s been a fair amount of press around this new regulation. GDPR gives European residents more control over how their personal data is collected and used online. Any company that conducts business within the EU must understand and comply with this [...]

By |2018-06-19T16:36:12+00:00May 30th, 2018|Blog, Google News And Updates, News, Search Engine Optimization, SEM, SEO|Comments Off on GDPR And Digital Marketing: Transparency And Consent