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Change Profile Image in Google Business Profile (Foolproof Method)

It’s frustrating to choose a Cover image in Google Business Profile (GBP) and the algorithm selects another image to use as the Cover image when you search for your business. Now, there is a place in Google My Business to set your cover image, but there are cases where the algorithm chooses another image. The […]

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Appearance on BoostROAS Weekly SEO Talking Local SEO

Recently, I appeared on the Weekly SEO podcast and YouTube show presented by European digital agency BoostROAS. Roman Adamita, their Director of SEO, invited me on to talk about local SEO. A video of the presentation is below. This episode also contains a segment from the BoostROAS team on lowering bounce rate on your website. […]

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How Might Google Define “Good” Content?

Nearly every SEO article you will ever read give us the same advice. Create good content and you’ll rank higher. How might Google define “good content” for SEO? Better question, how would Google grade millions of pages that could match a search query, and decide if the content is “good”, “bad”, or “mediocre”? Also, the […]

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Google “Penalties” Don’t Always Work How You Think

Why aren’t big brand websites hit with “duplicate content penalties” or other ranking demotions for technical faults? There are several reasons negative factors in SEO negative aspects don’t work in the real world how you’ve been taught. The biggest thing a website or an individual web page must do is let searcher accomplish their intended […]

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9 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Web Design Agency

Choosing a web design agency to build your website is a daunting choice. A new website is a big investment, and if you get it wrong, it can be thousands of dollars in your marketing budget gone to waste. It’s difficult to discern between all the different choices — there’s so many web agencies out […]

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Google Does Not Use Webspam Reports for Manual Penalties

Many people see competitors “breaking the rules” on Google guidelines and engaging in ranking manipulation. You may be surprised to learn, when you report your competitors using the Google webspam form, they don’t automatically slap a manual penalty on your competitors. There are an estimated 1.74 billion websites in 2020 (at the time of this […]

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