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Website Security, Facbook Business and Search and a Spanish Lack of Inquisiton

Security pops ups as a common theme in discussions this week on a few different levels. Talk of website security has been on the front burner since Google wrote about HTTPS as a ranking factor. Other issues of security, choice and prosperity have emerged this week as interesting topics for debate and discussion. Google Proposes …

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Google Expands Hours Worldwide for My Business Support

Google has expanded the hours during which they are now providing English language phone support through the Google My Business Help Center. Support is now offered from 1 AM – 5 PM PST, Monday – Friday. Previously support was offered from 6 AM to 5 PM PST. Obviously, this is one of the benefits of …

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Facebook Launches Call-To-Action Buttons For Business Pages by @mattsouthern

Facebook is on a roll right now when it comes to introducing useful new tools for business pages. In case you missed it, yesterday the company announced audience targeting for organic posts and improved insights. Today Facebook announced the launch of call-to-action buttons for business pages. Pages are an important destination for people on Facebook, and …

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Google Moves Local My Business Phone Support to India – Expect the Call Times to Be Longer

Google has moved My Business Phone support to India and, at least for now, expect your call times to take longer. I noticed to changes to Google Local Support today. I haven’t called them in a while so it is not clear exactly when the changes were implemented. 1- It seems that a fair bit …

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November’s Google Analytics Blog Insights to Grow Your Business

Here’s your summary of what happened over on the Google Analytics blog, and in the analytics industry in general, in November and how you and your team can take advantage of these developments. 1. Brain Gavin Diamonds Sees 60% Increase in Customer Checkout with Enhanced eCommerece Who Should Care: eCommerce Businesses, practitioners The Gist: Enhanced eCommerce …

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Google My Business Guidelines – A Detailed Comparison New & Old – Part 2 – Chains, Brands & Departments

Source: Teddy Kwok via Flickr Creative Commons On Friday I detailed changes in the new Google My Business Guidelines for Representing your Business that were general in nature and applied to all businesses or pertained primarily to single location businesses. Google has also added a completely new section that applies to Chains, Brands and Departments …

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Google My Business Guidelines – A Detailed Comparison New & Old – Part 1

Google has completely rewritten their My Business guidelines and in doing so has provided both more rules and many more examples. The best way to think about the new document is to read the overview as a statement of their overal objectives and the sections below as providing more nuance and use case examples. At …

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Ducky Small Business Promotion

To commemorate National Small Business Week I wanted to share this small but snazzy marketing promotion I recently found.  It’s fun, inexpensive and has the potential (with a little tweaking) to generate links, likes and positive business reviews. I did a bit of traveling recently and when I checked into my hotel, found this in …

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Google Rolls Out Major Update to Google My Business Guidelines

Google has rolled out a major update to their My Business (ie Places) Guidelines. The new Guideline offers much more concrete examples and clarifies a number of situations particularly multi-practitioner listings and their naming. Some obvious highlights: Descriptors of any sort are NOT allowed Categories should be the more specific category and NOT the overarching, …

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Google Rolls Out Major Update to Google My Business Guidelines

Google has rolled out a major update to their My Business (ie Places) Guidelines. The new Guideline offers much more concrete examples and clarifies a number of situations particularly multi-practitioner listings and their naming. Some obvious highlights: Descriptors of any sort are NOT allowed Categories should be the more specific category and NOT the overarching, …

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How To Get More Publicity For Your Business: Interviews With Two Experts by @johnrampton

At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to catch up with two experts on PR and getting publicity: John Boitnott of Inc Magazine, and Lisa Buyer of The Buyer Group. One is a reporter and the other is the CEO of a PR agency. If you have been trying to get coverage on …

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How Social Media Changed SEO And Why Your Business Can’t Thrive Without It by @stoneyd

Many people ask the question, “Is social media necessary to get good search engine rankings?” In my opinion, they are starting with the wrong question. I think the die has already been cast on the importance of social media and whether or not it should be an integral part of SEO. (It should.) The real question …

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Black Friday Is NEXT Week. Is Your Local Business Ready?

The holidays are right around the corner, and columnist Rachel Lindteigen provides helpful advice for how local business can prepare. The post Black Friday Is NEXT Week. Is Your Local Business Ready? appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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SEO and E-commerce – 4 Tips to Make Your Business More Google-Friendly

Almost everybody uses search engines like Google when looking for products and services. Search engines are one of the most important mediums to get highly targeted traffic and make your store findable on the Internet. E-commerce, as an online-based business, should care more about SEO. Besides the fact that search engines are a natural place… …

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AdWords Now Shows Up To 3 Business Locations In Google Mobile Search Ads

Google has made an update to AdWords location extensions that allows multiple locations to display in mobile search ads. When several business locations are nearby, users may see up to three locations in an ad. The extensions can display the street address and distance from the user’s current… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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