Google announced on September 23rd that it will be rolling out the new Penguin update. Google Penguin was created to better catch sites deemed to be spamming its search results. Primarily those buying links, or obtaining them through link networks primarily designed to boost Google rankings. The main changes we’ll notice is the algorithm functions […]

Optimization for local search is hot. Whereas at one time, web users wanted to gather and get global information, today they increasingly want results that are more personal that literally get them data and information about where they are living. A study cited in Beginners Guide to SEO from SEOmoz’s indicated that 79% of web […]

Tampa SEO – Recently Google made another significant change to their Local Business Map results. Now instead of showing 7 business, they are only show 3. You may also have noticed that the business phone numbers are not appearing in the desktop view anymore, however, the phone icon does appear in the Mobile view search […]

Tampa SEO – Recently Google’s organic and paid search results have been showing up in Yahoo. This was confirmed by Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer last week according to the New York Times. Although Yahoo has an agreement with Microsoft’s Bing, they still have the freedom to enhance their own search results thanks to an amendment […]

Google is discontinuing it’s PageSpeed service on August 3rd, 2015. This decision was made so the PageSpeed Service team could focus their efforts  elsewhere. PageSpeed Service is a free online service to automatically speeds up web pages. Google explains its decision to discontinue the service: “We see much broader adoption of PageSpeed technology through our open-source […]

Google is rolling out the new Mobile Friendly Web Design algorithm. The apex has been reached where mobile devices are used more than lap or desktop computer and Google is changing their algorithms to adapt to these usage patterns. Google announced on their blog February 26th, 2015 that they will be expanding their “mobile-friendliness” as […]