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The Latest Algorithm Update from Google – The “Hawk”

On August 22, 2017, Google rolled out a new algorithm update that has since been called the “Hawk” update. It appears the Hawk algorithm update made changes to the way the local search filter works – namely, it alters last year’s Possum update. Understanding exactly what the Hawk update has changed and how it may affect your local business can help you stay ahead of your competitors.

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Google Algorithm “Black hole?”

I’ve got a new one for everybody out there. Our fearless leader was doing some research on a prospect the other day and all of a sudden I hear, “Evan! Come look at this!” Grabbing my delicious mixed greens salad with carrots, strawberries, turkey and cottage cheese, I headed for his office.

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Google Penguin is Now a Part of the Core Algorithm

SEO is an ever-changing practice, and search engine giants like Google issue algorithm updates frequently to discourage low-quality content practices. Recently, the tech firm announced that its latest update, Penguin, is part of its core algorithm. Learn what Penguin is and how it will affect your SEO practices.

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New Google Update: What does it really mean?

For the first time in the history of the internet, computers aren’t the leading technology for web browsing: mobile devices have taken the #1 spot. This isn’t a shock—when was the last time you logged onto a PC or Mac to do a search? Based on projections, this will be the norm for the future. This doesn’t come as a surprise, considering how powerful smartphones are, but it is changing the way that we do business online.

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Responsive Design – Now or Never

Big news in our industry: in their upcoming algorithm rollout, Google will be bolstering their rankings even more to mobile-friendly sites. This announcement comes some 14 months after Google’s first announcement it would be penalizing sites without proper responsive design and other user-friendly mobile elements. Hopefully, you’ve gotten this far in the article and have nothing to worry about. But if you don’t know what we’re talking about, listen up.

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