It’s always exciting when Google refines Google Maps optimization to help webmasters with local SEO, but it’s even more exciting when someone accidentally discovers new Google maps local search results features before Google announces them. The newest feature is Knowledge Graph hover when searching for local businesses. This keepers users on Google by putting the information directly in the new local search results.
Is PageRank dead? Webmasters and searchers alike have asked this question increasingly over the past few months, but Google hasn’t exactly been forthcoming with a clear message about the future of PageRank. The lack of a recent PageRank update as well as other indicators do seem to point to the demise of Google PageRank, and interested parties have been left speculating and scratching their heads. If PageRank is dead, what will take its place?
Beginning September 23, 2013, Google AdWords Extensions will roll out an auto-upgrade. As part of Google AdWords enhanced campaigns, these new Google Adwords Extensions have been available to advertisers since February; with the upcoming upgrade, however, Google will update all legacy (existing) extensions automatically.
Google Maps is one of the top ways people locate nearby businesses. With the new release of the Google Maps app, businesses have the opportunity to gain additional publicity. Like all things Google does that involves a search, this means preparing your website using the newest SEO techniques. The improved marketing for local businesses only effects those who have put effort into Google Maps optimization.
Interactive printing connecting with mobile marketing is a viable way to reach your prospective clientele. In fact, some print advertisements can become crucial touch-pints linked into a campaign strategy that is far more integrated; this can entail the Internet, social networks, media, games, mobile applications and other forms of sophisticated technologies which are capturing mind-share from men, women and children around the globe.
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YouTube has moved swiftly in the past year to produce more original content to keep regular viewers coming back to its site, rather than simply stopping by to see the latest viral cat video. Now, the Financial Times reports that the paid model could go into effect as soon as this week, with as many as 50 subscription channels starting as low as $1.99 a month. The New York Times reported that channels could include those for children’s programming, entertainment, music and other topic areas.