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Google Carousel Rolled Out to US Users

While it was available for some time on mobile devices, Google has officially launched “Carousel” for users in the US on standard desktop machines. Carousel is yet another new way Google is experimenting with how it displays search results, now moved out of Beta and...

Geo Tags – What Are They and Why You Need Them

If your business either has a traditional brick and mortar store front, or your site can value by being associated with your location, then you can benefit from Geo Tags. If your location is irrelevant to your online success, then Geo Tags will be of little use to...

Juicing Up Your Google Local Listing

While doing some local search marketing for a client of mine last Friday I took a moment to watch the introductory video at the Google Local Business Center and I was impressed on how well it got the message across to viewers. As a result, I think it is a benefit to...

View Live Data on Internet Usage Worldwide

Akamai, which claims to route 20% of the Internet’s traffic through its platform, has used this data to create a very interesting real-time view of Internet usage for news, retail, and music. What I found most intriguing was another report that shows real-time...

Google Local + Research in Motion

As reported by Reuters, Google and Research in Motion, (maker of the Blackberry mobile device), have announced an agreement that will put Google Local and Google Talk software on new Blackberry devices. Google today released a software download, Local for Mobile, that...