Archive for March, 2015

Study: How Important are Yelp Reviews Really?

Businesses around the world are paying more and more attention to Yelp, arguably the Internet's largest social-local platform, and with good reason. Touting it's average 135 million monthly users, dominance in local search engine results, and ability to shut down businesses over night, Yelp is...


Interview with Former Google Webspam Employee

The chance of a lifetime for an SEO practitioner to speak with a former Google Webspam employee happened this morning (March 17, 2015) resulting in pages of notes and insights. While we can't divulge the names of our contact, we will say they played a major role in the foundation of filters and...


How Google’s Proposed New Changes Could Transform The Future of SEO Forever

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Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Despite the web being a powerful communication tool and research platform, there's also a lot of internet junk floating around.Remember those internet memes about toilets flushing clockwise in Australia? Or how the Mayan calendar could predict...


7 Algorithm Tracking Tools That Help Keeping Up With Google Changes

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You've heard of Panda, Penguin, and Hummingbird. But did you know that Google actually changes it search algorithms up to 600 times every year?Whilst most of these changes are only minor, keeping up to date with the latest updates from the Big G can significantly improve your search...


Is Your Website SEO-Friendly?

Analyze your website to test for common SEO issues that could be hurting your rankings.