Internet Marketing Tips, Suggestions, & Ramblings

Get ready to tweet your heart out. The 140 Twitter character limit you know and love will soon exclude media attachments like images, videos, polls, and GIFs, as well as names that start with @. Currently, adding an attachment like a photo or link takes up 23 characters, giving you a total of 117 characters […]

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You know all about the proper meta description length and title length, don’t you? After all, you’ve been doing it for years. 55-60 characters in the title, and 155-160 for the meta description have been the standard for as long as we can remember—but it seems the times have changed. Google has increased the width […]

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Introducing rich cards, the latest effort dealt by Google to serve their increasing mobile audience. Rich cards are like condensed search results, presented in carousels at the top of the page. Users can scroll left and right to view information, like “peanut butter cookie recipes.” Google is starting off by showing rich cards for two categories, […]

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“Mobile May” is upon us. The Google mobile friendly update that was planned to launch this month is finally here. If you’ve seen some movement to your mobile rankings over the last day or so, there’s a good chance you’ve been affected. The update was confirmed by John Mueller on Twitter, who stated yesterday that the update was […]

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Black Google text has begun replacing the typical blue links in the SERPs. Google has been experimenting with changing the color of the links as of late, but it’s usually from a darker blue to a lighter blue. But black Google text? That’s pretty new to us. As purveyors of world-class SEO services, we tried […]

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Have you seen the two recent changes to Google local advertising? Ads in the Local Finder results after clicking “More places.” Google Maps is no longer a Search Partner In both changes, Google has expressed the importance of Local Extensions in Google AdWords. And both can have an impact on your impressions and clicks. Here’s […]

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