I finally got around to updating my wife’s Google business listing this weekend, which has now been converted to the new/modern management center. In the process of updating, Google wanted me to change categories … but I couldn’t choose “Real Estate Agent,” which is what she is, and what people in her line of work [...]
Since I posted this strange Google search result last month, I have to share this one, too. It’s a search that I did yesterday on Google. But first, a quick background. Quick Background We have a U2 fan forum as part of @U2, my long-running U2 site. Forums attract a lot of spammers, as many [...]
(Obviously ALL Google search results are Hummingbird-impacted, but this one really caught my eye today as being odd. Maybe you agree?) A couple times a year, I need to share a link with someone to an old article that I wrote here on SBSM: Dear Small Business Owners: Put Down Your Ranking Reports The easiest [...]
Since I mentioned a month ago that Google and Bing are handling my new GlassAlmanac.com website soooo differently, I want to share this update: The site finally got its first visit from Bing. And it also has one visit from Yahoo, too! The Bing visit happened back on August 25, two weeks after I wrote [...]
Some of you may know that I recently launched a new hobby blog/website. It’s called Glass Almanac, and it’s all about Google Glass. The site launched back on July 6th, but in stealth mode. Then I did a public launch on August 8th. “Stealth mode” doesn’t mean I kept the site out of search engines, [...]
That’s the example Google used today in announcing the formal rollout of its local carousel search results. I’m not opted in to this yet, but when I look at the screenshot there … I don’t have a clue where to focus. I’m dying to know how the average searcher looks at it, aren’t you?