23 Oct 2019

things to consider
If you are a realtor who plans to produce and publish blog articles consistently, you must invest some thought into the planning of those articles. It's important to remember that no matter how carefully you plan out your content, it will not do any good if your potential clients can't relate to it. Creating content that fails to inspire or educate your prospective clients will likely n...

21 Oct 2019

Google's John Mueller is once again telling webmasters that they do not need to respond or lose sleep over ransom link spam attempts. These are when you get an email from someone saying if you don't do X, i.e. pay us, we will spam your site with bad links, which will result in your site being negatively impacted in Google Search. John Mueller of Google said it won't work, you can igno...

21 Oct 2019

On Sept. 27, Google turned 21. The tech giant has a lot to celebrate after more than two decades in business: It’s one of the world’s most visited websites and its name is so popular it’s been deemed a verb in the English dictionary (No, seriously — Google it!). Google’s success since going public has turned out to be a positive for shareholders. A $1,000 investment in 2009 would be w...

19 Oct 2019

real estate boss
By now, you are probably beginning to understand the role of keywords in search engine optimization (SEO), the impact they can have on your real estate agency's website. You're probably also realizing that content is a huge component to a successful SEO strategy, and that your content needs to be tailored to address the specific questions and concerns that potential clients have. One o...

19 Oct 2019

A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries by drone. It was the first drone company to receive the approval in the U.S., beating out Amazon’s Prime Air, which revealed its...

18 Oct 2019

Facebook just lost a battle in its war to stop a $35 billion class action lawsuit regarding alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois. Today it was denied its request for an en banc hearing before the full slate of ninth circuit judges that could have halted the case. Now the case will go to trial unless the Supreme Court intercedes. The suit alleges that Illinois citizens d...

18 Oct 2019

Google Maps is starting to look a lot more like Waze. Google today announced a series of new features that will allow drivers using the Maps app on iOS to report accidents, speed traps and traffic jams. And on both iOS and Android, users will be able to report other driving hazards and incidents, like road construction, lane closures, disabled vehicles and objects in the road — like debr...

16 Oct 2019

Man allegedly tried to extort payments up to $300 with bogus takedown threats. A Nebraska man has agreed to pay $25,000 for abusing YouTube's takedown system under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, YouTube said in an emailed statement Tuesday. The man, Christopher Brady, also signed a public apology admitting to "falsely claiming that material uploaded by YouTube users infringed my ...

15 Oct 2019

At Google’s hardware event this morning, the company introduced a new voice recorder app for Android devices which will tap into advances in real-time speech processing, speech recognition and A.I. to automatically transcribe recordings in real-time as the person is speaking. The improvements will allow users to take better advantage of the phone’s voice recording functionality, as it wi...

15 Oct 2019

Mueller questions why Local SEOs do not publish addresses on their about page. The SEO community responded with numerous reasons, ranging from it’s a negative ranking effect to they don’t service Local SEO. Why do so many SEO / digital marketing agencies not have their address at all on their websites? Not even on the "About us" or their policies/tos pages... ? Is having a postal addr...