An Avvo listing won’t help with SEO and with their recent acquisition, it makes me wonder how they will further monetize it in the future.
That being said Avvo has a place especially when it comes to share of search or barnacle SEO. If Avvo is ranking where your clients are looking...
I think over time we will see a decline in link value from less niche relevant or geographic relevant sources.
That being said I have not worked in a super competitive niche where link building did not help to overtake top positions.
It may not be the only way to reach the top, but it does work.
Have you been wondering where the clicks from the local finder are going once a user gets there? Are they clicking on your business because you're number one or because you have the most reviews? Check out this new post I wrote titled "The Local Finder: Where Are Searchers Clicking?" and review...
Joy, I've had a similar experience. In one case I had a client with a manual penalty maintain local rankings for about 3 months. This was pre Pigeon though.
Recently I have seen issues with those in algorithmic penalties having trouble ranking in the local pack.
As Google shifts to more...
With the big shake up last week over local results SEO's need to start thinking about how they can optimize for these new results.
Head over to The Juris Digital Blog to read more.
What are your thoughts?
Here is a quick write up I did as well also discussing some potential implications.
Title: New Local Results! Be in the Top 3 or Disappear?
What are your thoughts on potential user behavior if they click through to your...
Glad to hear they're getting the data direct. I was wondering where they would be stealing, I mean... pulling the data from :)
Overall I think it's a good upgrade and a better customer experience. Can we expect to see more of this roll out to other types of businesses soon?
We started by keeping it simple with Basecamp and have since developed our own internal software that integrates with a client facing dashboard (coming soon). It's good to be able to track rankings, citations, reviews, project tasks, contacts, client communication, and deadlines all in one spot...
SKYNET is live! It will be interesting to follow this and see how far Google can take it. Also, it will be interesting to see what type of adoption this has and the effect it will have on how users search. It could mean searchers start using more generic based search queries based on their...