Google Launches Google+ Local

The former Google Places ratings for local businesses have now been replaced with the more advanced Zagat rating system now incorporated into Google+ Local. Is your business showing well¬† for these searches? Do you have a reliable way to request that happy customers leave positive reviews? (Hint: this is crucial!) All Google+ users can now …

The recent “Penguin” Google update

Has the recent “Penguin” Google update affected your search rankings? Some major and legitimate sites have been hit hard by this recent algorithm update and SEO pros and webmasters are generally NOT happy about it. The good news is that Google is trying to improve relevancy for seekers and remove questionable link farms and other …

Is Caffiene Good For You?

Google’s new algorithm, code named Caffiene is being rolled out starting today and will come in stages,¬† data center after data center. On the developer sandbox testing page, is now this message: We appreciate all the feedback from people who searched on our Caffeine sandbox. Based on the success we’ve seen, we believe Caffeine is …