The results of survey of SEO’s regarding the sources of web site visitors to their local clients’ web sites. Google Places tops the list
Confirmation. Google has confirmed what we suggested might be forthcoming when we wrote about Google’s expected Caffeine update last year – Social Signals do affect search rankings.
Is Link building Important? Here is what the two major search engines, Google and Bing have to say about Link Building.
An update on the Yahoo and MSN search alliance (the merger of these two search engines) schedule over the coming months.
There are a growing number of reviews on the web for all types of products and services on sites such as Yelp, Google Maps, Bing, shopping search sites, etc.
Good reviews can help increase business. However, it’s human nature: Most people will not take the time to write a review unless they are upset. So reviews can tend to be mostly negative UNLESS YOU ASK for REVIEWS.
Gregg Stewart posted at SearchEngineWatch with some early data on Microsoft’s Bing search portal in the local search space. It’s very early, but after declining in local search shares the past two years, the early trend for Bing looks promising. In this post Gregg Stewart includes the latest local search share numbers from Comscore comparing the top 5 search engines and compares Bing’s local results pages to Google and Yahoo.
Bing’s local search results do include some useful unique features which are outlined.