Category Archives: Google Updates

GOOGLE DROPPING LOCAL LISTINGS

GOOGLE DROPPING LOCAL LISTINGS   Say Goodbye To The ‘7 Pack’ Whether you call it Google Maps, Google Places, Google Local, Google Plus Listings, Google My Business Listings, or the Google ‘7 Pack’, the set of seven listings that often appear at the top of local search results has changed significantly in recent weeks. Google has been testingContinue Reading

It’s Official: Google Says More Searches Now On Mobile Than On Desktop

It’s Official: Google Says More Searches Now On Mobile Than On Desktop Company officially confirms what many have been anticipating for years. Last year we heard informal statements from several Google employees that mobile search queries would probably overtake desktop queries some time this year. Google just confirmed this has now happened. The company says that “moreContinue Reading

Google Updates Its Page Layout Algorithm to Go After Sites “Top Heavy” With Ads

Google Updates Its Page Layout Algorithm to Go After Sites “Top Heavy” With Ads   Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, announced that Google has released a refresh of its Page Layout Algorithm. The filter, also known as the Top Heavy algorithm, downgrades the ranking of a web page with too many ads at theContinue Reading