Google to Add New Keyboard on iPhones

Google to Add New Keyboard on iPhones

Google Developing Keyboard for iPhone in Hopes of Boosting Search Volumes

Keyboard part of a larger strategy to boost engagement with mobile search

Greg Starling on March 23, 2016 at 10:53 am



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Why Real Time Search Algorithm Updates May Be Bad News


With real-time algorithm updates becoming the norm in place of manual releases, what issues might arise? Columnist Patrick Stox examines some potential effects of faster algorithm updates.

Patrick Stox on March 17, 2016 at 10:07 am

Google Algorithm updates for SEO

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What Consumers Really Want from a Local Business

What different consumer groups really want from local business websites

Columnist Myles Anderson takes a look at what consumers in different age groups are looking for when it comes to local business websites. Local SEO practitioners, take note!

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Paid Ad Customer Interaction

How New & Existing Customers Interact With Your Paid Search Ads Differently

Columnist Andy Taylor shares data from Merkle|RKG that illustrates how users behave when clicking on ads and how they evaluate ad choices on a SERP.

on March 3, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Google & Bing Pay Per Click Customers

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Expertise in Digital Marketing

How Expertise Matters in Digital Marketing

SC Media Inc knows how vital growth, education, knowledge, and tools are to any company & person to grow.  Our company takes pride in being an Expert in Digital Marketing Services ranging from SEO, SEM, Local SEO, Social Media, and more

Trust in our experience to deliver your business quality leads at a lower cost than most. Click Here to request a Free Web Audit today


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Google Paid Search Ads

FAQ: All About The Changes To Google’s Ad Layout On Desktop Search Results

A look at what is changing and what is not on Google desktop search results.

on February 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm

Under 40 Percent Start a Local Search with a Search Engine

Survey: Under 40 Percent Start A “Local Search” With A Search Engine

Path to purchase typically involves multiple site categories and several devices.

Greg Sterling on January 18, 2016 at 7:12 pm

What we widely call “local search” is only partly about search engines.


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Panda Officially Part of Google’s Algorithm

Panda Officially Part of Google’s Algorithm  

Say goodbye to the typical Google Panda updates. Panda is now baked in as one of Google’s core ranking algorithm.

Google Panda, one of Google’s most significant spam-fighting algorithms, launched in February 2011, is officially part of Google’s core ranking algorithm. It is unclear exactly when this happened; we at Search Engine Land are trying to find out.

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Google Pushing Near Me for SEO Results

Google Pushing Near Me for Local SEO Results

It’s a ‪New Year, 2016, for us, you & Digital Marketing.  Google has begun to change the way your potential Customers are searching for your products & services by adding ‘Near Me’ as a GEO Modifier to their search query.

SC Media, Inc has noticed a big push in this as we are constantly looking for changes Google has made that can help better our Client’s SEO Campaigns and overall results.  Have you experienced Google trying to provide results that are near you? How is it working? Are the results better than before? The same?

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Page One on Google

How Important is Page One on Google?

SC Media, Inc is a Nationwide Digital Marketing Agency that focuses on RESULTS first.  Our company has utilized A & B Testing on multiple platforms including Google, Yahoo, Bing, Yelp, YP, and various other Content Publishers to find out just how important it is for Page 1 results.

In our research, we have found that the majority of users who are searching for a product or service are wanting a LOCAL company, not a Toll Free 800 number.  Research has shown that web users who are able to find a Local Company, verify the location of the office, verify the Company via Facebook or company website; they are 70% more likely to call them versus a Franchise listing.

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