Google Local Shakeup: 3-Pack Only, 7-Pack Removed; Addresses & Phone Numbers Gone

We have some more big changes happening in the local space for Google local business listings. Over the course of the day Thursday, Google began switching over the usual 7-pack local listings to all 3-pack, AKA Snack Pack local results. This means that instead of showing 7 businesses in the pack and in the map, …

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Email Marketing, Local SEO, SEO|0 Comments

Google: The Idea That 404s Lead To Google Penalties Is Utterly Wrong

To pretty much everyone who reads this site, this is a no brainer, but there are some people out there that think having a site with some 404ed pages will lead to a Google Penalty. Sound crazy? Well

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Digital Marketing, Local SEO, SEO|0 Comments

How Small Changes To Google Search Can Punch Your Web Traffic In The Face

Interesting that among upcoming changes, Google may penalize sites not grounded in scientifically-validated facts. Given that what we consider validated seems to change over time, this may not be as black and white as it seems. This could have a big impact on fringe communities that lay outside popular opinion, like anti-vaccination activists.

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Digital Marketing, SEO|0 Comments