How Can Small Businesses Respond to Crisis?

How Can Small Businesses Respond to Crisis?

We’re living in interesting times to say the least, and now more than ever it’s important to support small, local businesses. Small businesses with limited resources must take measures to inform their customers and the public about their policies, hours and changes during times like these. How can they stay current and communicate quickly with customers? Google My Business According […]

A Month Without Google

A Month Without Google

Data breaches and individual privacy dominated the headlines of 2018 and 2019, and public trust in Silicon Valley tech companies was and still is at an all time low. Google is one of the most dominant if not the dominant tech company in the United States. As a result, all Americans engage with some of their products. I wanted to […]

Step-by-Step Guide to Write SEO Articles that Rank

Step-by-Step Guide to Write SEO Articles that Rank

The content marketing picture begins with a highly relevant, well-researched keywords, but where do those keywords come from. Keyword research. But what does keyword research entail? This labor intensive process seems tedious, but once you identify your focused keywords your articles will generate more traffic. But this requires doing in-depth research. In other words, going to the gym for 10 […]

Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

In 2019 we’ve seen some drastic changes in Google’s traffic, mostly in the form of zero click searches. These searches keep people on Google’s SERP (instead of following a link to a site) due to featured snippets and “position zero” content Google populates with externally sourced information. After issues regarding song lyrics and Genius, Google has included an attribution to […]

BERT: Google’s Latest Search Algorithm to Better Understand Natural Language

BERT: Google’s Latest Search Algorithm to Better Understand Natural Language

Google’s ability to deliver relevant searches has made another advancement with BERT, the latest machine-learning algorithm update to Google. Since RankBrain launched in 2015, Google has not made a language-based algorithm update until now. BERT officially launched in October 2019, but the algorithm has been in the works since at least 2018. David Clemen, VP of Digital Marketing at LSC […]

Search Engine Marketing on Bing vs. Google

Search Engine Marketing on Bing vs. Google

Bing is the second most used search engine for searches within the United States. In context, it occupies 1.42% of the entire search engine landscape while Google occupies 94.15%. While Google has been in hot water lately, it still dominates the search market with over 5.6 billion searches done per day. Both Google and Bing are optimized for search engine […]