Evolution of SEO

20 Years of Search and SEO [Infographic]

In 1994, WebCrawler was launched, and the world of search got real. It was the first time that users could search for specific words using crawlers and tap the information resources on the world wide web. Google entered the internet search scene in 1998, processing about 10,000 queries per day. By 2012 that number had…continue reading …

Mobile Unfriendly Website

Google is Calling Out Your Mobile-Unfriendly Site

When consumers are looking for something on their mobile phones, they want to find something quickly and they want to see it in a way that works on their handheld screen. Unfortunately, not everyone has caught up with the times, and we still find ourselves landing on web sites that look like this: It used to be nearly…continue reading …

Old School - Throwback Thursday

Dex Media #ThrowbackThursday Local Marketing Advice

For a Dex Media Throwback Thursday event, we’ve decided to highlight our timeless articles that apply just as much in 2014 or 2015 as they did when they were originally written. Advertising Business Sign Basics – This article from 2012 points out that regardless of changes in technology, a good sign on your brick and…continue reading …

Angry Penguin

Google Penguin Penalty Recovery

Google frequently updates the algorithm they use to determine which web pages show up in search results. A significant algorithm update, Penguin 3.0, was released Friday October 17, 2014. It affected 1% of Google English queries. In comparison, when the first Penguin algorithm was released, it impacted 3%. If you have noticed a significant drop in traffic…continue reading …