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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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Avoid Common Google Analytics Bugs and Misunderstandings that Lead to Bad Data

Posted by CraigBradford Problems in Google Analytics are causing you to get bad data, misunderstand reports and draw wrong conclusions. Many of these are not your fault, they’re due to settings, bugs and the configuration of Google Analytics. There are also some that are just easy to misunderstand and that I’ve seen trip up even …

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Oh No They Didn’t: European Parliament Calls For Break Up Of Google

Today many Americans are busy preparing Thanksgiving meals or getting ready to travel to the homes of friends and family to celebrate the holiday. But Google certainly won’t be giving thanks for the European Parliament’s vote in favor of a resolution to “unbundle”… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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German Legislator Calling For Google Breakup Has Serious Conflict Of Interest

The German member of the European Parliament behind the call to break up Google, Andreas Schwab, has a conflict of interest. According to the NY Times, he has ties to and earns money from a German law firm that represents anti-Google publishing interests in Germany. German publishers lobbied for… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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According To Google, Barack Obama Is King Of The United States

Ask Google who is the [King Of United States] and Google will inform you that it is Barack Obama, the current President of the United States. The Google Answer is pulled from Breitbart, a story they posted five days ago named All Hail King Barack Obama, Emperor Of The United States Of America! It… . …

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Google Quietly Updates The International Targeting Hreflang Webmaster Tools Reporting

Google has updated the “accuracy” of the reporting within the Google Webmaster Tools International Targeting section. On November 18th, Google said: Google refined the accuracy for reporting hreflang tags. This update might show as a sudden change in the report graph. You now may see an… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Google Settles UK “Defamation” Suit, Agreeing To Remove Malicious Links

Google has long maintained it’s not responsible for third party content in its index. And that’s the law in the US. However increasingly in Europe authorities and individuals are seeking to make Google legally responsible for the content in its search results. The latest example comes… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Learning SEO From Google Employees

What do local marketers really need to know about SEO? Columnist Chris Marentis discusses some tips that come straight from the horse’s mouth. The post Learning SEO From Google Employees appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So

Break Google up. That’s the thrust of a “non-binding” resolution the European Parliament is expected to adopt at some point in the near future, according to a report on Friday from Reuters. The recommendation is likely to be to separate Google’s search engine from the rest… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Down Slightly, Bing-Yahoo Up In October comScore Search Report

Google saw its share of the US search market drop slightly in October, while both Bing and Yahoo saw corresponding gains. That’s according to comScore’s October 2014 search engine rankings. ComScore estimates Google’s US market share at an even 67 percent for October, down from… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Will Ignore ‘Click To Expand’ and Tabbed Content

A new post from www.davidnaylor.co.uk. BAZINGA! The post Google Will Ignore ‘Click To Expand’ and Tabbed Content appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News. UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News

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Google Keyword Planner Now Shows Conversion Estimates

Google announced today that conversion estimates have been added to the Keyword Planner tool in AdWords. Google will use an account’s historical conversion data, or users can enter their own conversion rates and conversion values to see how bid changes might impact metrics such as estimated… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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‘Adapt or Lose’ and Other SEO Advice from This Google+ HOA

‘Adapt or Lose’ and Other SEO Advice from This Google+ HOA was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search engine optimization tips. “In our industry, if you can’t adapt, you lose.” Bruce Clay was the guest on an HOA yesterday that one commenter called “Absolutely the best HOA I have heard all year about #SEO.” …

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Apple Maps Vs. Google Maps – ThrowDown in Buffalo

As many of you know I live in upstate NY about 70 miles due south of Buffalo. You may not know that I am flying home today from Denver after speaking at the Hospitality Marketing Conference. You also know that there has been a boatload of snow in Buffalo and that people have died. And …

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