Category Archives: SEO

search engine optimization

GMB? More Like DGAF!

No one should be surprised by this. Google favors big business in SEO because Google will get their ad money anyway. But by design, Google's goal is to decrease the amount of new customers small businesses get from SEO because Google wants said small business to have to pay for ads to get their customers....
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These online volunteers fight fake reviews, ghost listings and other scams on Google Maps — and say the problem’s getting worse

Good story on black hat SEO in Google Maps. My takeaway is that despite Google's problems fighting spam, they will eventually figure it out. They always do. I stopped doing black hat SEO years ago because it's not sustainable and I got tired of having to look for the next trick after getting shut down....
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