When Google released their new Local search results format in October, 2010, SEOs quickly determined that the number of reviews and overall rating associated with a business were ranking factors. They also predicted that these would be quickly be gamed. It was an easy ranking factor to launch the new integrated SERPs with, as they… Read more »
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After the latest local changes Google made to the search results we had a lot of updates to do with regards to how we process the local results. Those updates are now live and have been for a few days. Here’s an overview on how we parse each kind of local search result we’re getting… Read more »
Here at AuthorityLabs, we really like to play with data. Whether it’s checking website rankings or tracking indexed pages, we’re crunching a ton of data all day, every day. Recently, we’ve started playing with some features in Google Spreadsheets that seem to have an almost endless possibility for collecting and manipulating data. Using the functions… Read more »
Ha … Google’s changed their logo to a barcode! I fired up the Barcode Scanner app on my G1 to decrypt it and guess what, it’s Google in barcode. I’d been making some updates to the blog and loaded up Google (because it’s my default page). It’s hard to miss, but there 😉 Turns out… Read more »
Search is social because the web has been social from it’s inception. The more active you are around the web the more traffic you’ll get and the better your rankings will be.
Canonical tag is a must in terms of ‘best practices’ but mostly it’s a way for search engines to put an end to all the duplicate content questions.