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BREAKING NEWS: Google Drops NoIndex Robots.txt Directive

2020-04-21T18:41:09-07:00

Starting on September 1, 2019 Google announced that they will retire all code that handles unsupported and unpublished rules, such as the no-index directive. The announcement came via social media and the Google Webmaster Blog. “In the interest of maintaining a healthy ecosystem and preparing for potential future open source releases, we’re retiring all code that handles unsupported and unpublished rules (such as noindex) on September 1, 2019. For those of you who relied on the noindex indexing directive in the robots.txt file, which controls crawling, there are a number of alternative options,” [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Google Drops NoIndex Robots.txt Directive2020-04-21T18:41:09-07:00

The Top 10 Things Every Business Needs To Know About Google Posts

2020-04-21T18:43:08-07:00

Google has been constantly releasing updates this year for Local Search, and the latest thing to drop is Google Posts. This new feature allows you to publish your products, services and events directly to the Knowledge Panel in Google Search and Google Maps. Here are the top 10 things you need to know to get the most out of Google Posts for your business. Use the posts to highlight promotions not to stuff keywords. Shoving a bunch of keywords into your post will not help with organic rankings. Only the first 100 characters will show up in the Knowledge Panel. Make each character count so [...]

The Top 10 Things Every Business Needs To Know About Google Posts2020-04-21T18:43:08-07:00

Google My Business Confirms New Messaging Feature Roll Out

2017-07-13T12:26:19-07:00

              A spokesperson from Google has jut confirmed the full roll out of a new messaging feature to Google My Business customers. You may recall, that we discussed this feature Google began testing in November of last year. Google has just confirmed this is now fully rolling out to businesses in the United States. When you visit the Google My Business dashboard, you will see this new section for “Messaging” on the left and an option in the middle promoting it saying, “Message with customers.” (see image below for reference) After you click on it the for [...]

Google My Business Confirms New Messaging Feature Roll Out2017-07-13T12:26:19-07:00

Chrome Update Stops Annoying Page Jumps

2017-04-12T12:04:32-07:00

                      Have you ever had a friend share a link to an article you really wanted to read (like those juicy recaps of The Walking Dead) and when you got to the page and started reading the page suddenly shifted up back near the top of the page as if everything shifted beneath you? These annoying "hiccups" occur when a website is progressively loading additional content above the visible area, which pushes down what’s on the screen. The content could be anything from a video to a high resolution image -- but [...]

Chrome Update Stops Annoying Page Jumps2017-04-12T12:04:32-07:00

36 Android Devices Now Come Infected with Malware

2017-03-13T12:37:37-07:00

                  (WFLA - North Carolina) – According to the Mobile Threat Prevention department at Check Point Software Technologies Inc., Android users should beware of a set pre-installed malware that can wreak havoc on their lives. Check Point says they recently detected malware in 36 Android devices that came installed with the phone. According to the findings, the malware was already present on the devices before the users received them. The malicious apps were not part of the official ROM supplied by the vendor, but were added somewhere along the supply chain. Six of the malware [...]

36 Android Devices Now Come Infected with Malware2017-03-13T12:37:37-07:00