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Hummingbird Hasn’t Destroyed Local SEO

Apologies for the spoiler in the title, but let’s just get it out of the way now. Hummingbird hasn’t killed local SEO, and there’s no indication it will. Still, it’s a good time to take another look at your local … Continue reading

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Google Gingerbread House

Google’s Zurich office gingerbread house looks tasty. Says don’t touch. Google employee Ihar Mahaniok posted a picture of the Zurich office’s gingerbread house in the Milliways restaurant on his Google+. I was really impressed by size and overall awesomeness of … Continue reading

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Whitefield Group is Social

Google+, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, so many social network sites to follow! Happy December everyone! Whitefield Group: Local SEO & Web Design has joined the 21st century and gotten onto Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Instead of posting my Christmas Amazon Wish … Continue reading

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Improving Google Search: Algorithm Changes

Ever been curious about how often Google’s algorithm changes, how they test them, and how search results are improved? Check out a video just released by the search engineers @ Google below. From Google: “Beyond our talk and various blog … Continue reading

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Finding the Right SEO in Reno, NV

SEO companies that send your business unsolicited e-mails about the quality of your website are more than likely lying to you! Run! From a business owner’s perspective, hiring an internet marketing consultant can be overwhelming. The industry is inundated with … Continue reading

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Google Places: 50 Local Business Directories

Though third party citations have vanished from the Google Places interface, adding your business to directories is still vital for ranking well in local search results. While third party citations may have disappeared from the interface on Google Places listings, they are still … Continue reading

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Optimizing WordPress Blogs for Search Engines

Making Google gobble up your content and spit it back out into search engine results pages doesn’t have to be difficult. Writing a fantastic, compelling blog post chock full of useful information can do wonders for your website traffic. But … Continue reading

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Understanding Local Search Ranking Factors

This new search engine results page (serp), known as a blended search result, has made traditional SEO efforts more important than ever for any business aiming to benefit from the ever-expanding market of online search. David Mihm’s 2011 Local Searching … Continue reading

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