Author Archives: Meriel

Day 1 Recap of SMX West: SEO Has Changed. Have you?

With Google’s release of Hummingbird in 2013 – the biggest algorithm update since 2009 – it is no surprise that many of the presentations at SMX West this year thus far have spoken to the “new SEO.” If you read

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How to Approach SEO in 2014


So it’s a new year, you have a new marketing budget, and you’ve decided to make SEO a priority for your business. Or maybe SEO has always been a priority, but you want to make sure you’re still doing things

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Google’s Knowledge Graph Carousel: What Does it Mean for Your Local Business?

Google Knowledge Graph Carousel in Tampa local search

On Tuesday, June 18, Google officially announced the rollout of its Knowledge Graph Carousel for local business search results. But what the heck is a Knowledge Graph Carousel? See for yourself! Type in a search for [Your Area] + restaurants, and

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