Lara Dunning — December 13, 2019 Follow @LaraDunning Are you wondering how businesses get in the 3-Pack (the top three results) on Google Maps? For business owners, this is a coveted spot which creates a valuable opportunity to capture the interest of local and visiting customers and additional revenue. With so much at stake, it … Continue reading How to Rank on Google Maps
65% Of Google Employees Surveyed Are In ‘Favor’ Of Censored China Search Engine by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, August 20, 2018 Google employees protested Project Maven, a Pentagon project that required Google to help improve drone strikes, which prompted the company to rethink the government contract. The anonymous community platform Blind wanted to explore whether, if … Continue reading 65% Of Google Employees Surveyed Are In ‘Favor’ Of Censored China Search Engine
Top-Ranking Google Local Search Results Rely On Business Citations, Study Shows by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, August 16, 2018 Local citations — any mention of the company’s name, address and phone number in search results — not only helps people searching find the information needed, but also assists in ranking the business higher in search query results, … Continue reading Top-Ranking Google Local Search Results Rely On Business Citations, Study Shows
Google Can’t Shake Privacy Suit By Mississippi Attorney General by Wendy Davis @wendyndavis, August 15, 2018 In a 6-2 ruling issued late last week, Mississippi’s Supreme Court rejected Google’s request to immediately appeal a trial judge’s decision allowing the lawsuit to proceed. The ruling means that Google must face claims that it violated a Mississippi … Continue reading Google Can’t Shake Privacy Suit By Mississippi Attorney General
Why Hasn’t Google Felt The Repercussions Of Its Brand Safety Failings? by Nick Welch , Op-Ed Contributor, July 27, 2018 Google’s earnings announcement this week showcases how the company can seemingly do no wrong. Ad revenues continue to grow — even as some brands still refuse to spend their budgets on YouTube ad placements following … Continue reading Why Hasn’t Google Felt The Repercussions Of Its Brand Safety Failings?
Could Google Case Make GDPR The Next PPI? by Sean Hargrave , Staff Writer, May 24, 2018 Today’s London Blog was trying to avoid a certain four-letter acronym that everyone in the country is now sick and tired of. But there is an interesting new development. Honestly, there really is. When the BBC news is … Continue reading Could Google Case Make GDPR The Next PPI?
Google Pushing Off GDPR Responsibilities To Publishers, Trade Groups Say by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, May 1, 2018 Four media industry trade associations want Google to adjust its position when it comes to privacy and data protection. The controversy is centered on the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which the EU will begin enforcing … Continue reading Google Pushing Off GDPR Responsibilities To Publishers, Trade Groups Say
Google Defeats PragerU’s Lawsuit Over ‘Censorship’ by Wendy Davis @wendyndavis, March 28, 2018 Siding with Google, a federal judge has dismissed Prager University’s lawsuit accusing the web company of discriminating against conservative clips on YouTube. U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh ruled this week that because Google is a private business, as opposed to a … Continue reading Google Defeats PragerU’s Lawsuit Over ‘Censorship’
Google Search Visibility Of Social Falls, Video Rises by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, January 22, 2018 U.S. social media sites fared poorly in visibility on Google’s search engine in 2017, but YouTube and a few other video sites performed more favorably, which resulted in higher visibility. The top three sites — all social media — experienced … Continue reading Google Search Visibility Of Social Falls, Video Rises
Patrick Whatman — November 16, 2017 Follow @mrwhatman — November 16, 2017 If you’re in marketing or communications, you’re almost certainly familiar with Google Alerts. It’s the free tool that sends email updates whenever your keywords are used online. And even though Google itself declared the tool “broken,” they’re still immensely popular: Source: Google Trends … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Google Alerts Just Aren’t Enough Anymore