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Pinterest Launches New Video Tools For Businesses

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Pinterest has launched several new features aimed at making it easier for businesses to share and manage their videos on the platform.  Businesses now have access to a new video upload tool which simplifies the upload process, a new tab…

Google Bug is Suspending GMB Listings with Short Names

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If you have claimed a short name for your Google My Business listing, you may want to be on the watch for a new bug which is causing some GMB listings to be suspended.  Short Names for GMB were first introduced back in April as a way for…

Business owners are more likely to be satisfied with their SEO if they paid more, says new study

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Shelling out extra money on search engine optimization (SEO) can be a scary move for any company, but a new study suggests it pays off.  Findings from a survey of business owners found that those who pay above the average for SEO services…

Google creates new hub of marketing resources for small businesses

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Today is International Small Business Day, and Google is celebrating the day with a new hub full of marketing resources for small business owners and marketers. Many of the tools and features included were developed as part of the ‘Google…

Google Responds To Wall Street Journal Report About Millions of Fake Businesses in Local Results

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A recent Wall Street Journal investigation has landed Google once again in the hot seat as the report claims Google Maps is filled with millions of fake business listings.  Over the course of the article, reporters say they found some Maps…

Facebook Updates How It Ranks Comments

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Facebook is making some changes to how it handles comments in its algorithm to better promote real discussion. Everyone knows that Facebook uses an algorithm to help sort which posts get shown to users, but you may not be aware that the social…
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Google's Martin Splitt Says JavaScript Can Slow Your SEO

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Thanks to its high-level of adaptability, JavaScript (JS) has been in use in some shape or form for more than 20 years and remains one of the most popular programming languages used to build websites. However, Google’s Martin Splitt, a…

Google is Releasing a Huge Search Ranking Algorithm Update

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Google is in the process of rolling out a significant update to its broad search engine algorithm which appears to be having a big impact on search results. https://twitter.com/searchliaison/status/1135275028834947073 The company announced…

High-Ranking Websites on Google Fail on Accessibility Tests

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A new study suggests that although highly ranking sites on search engines may be optimizing for search engines, they are failing to make their sites accessible to a large number of actual people - specifically, those with visual impairments.…