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Web Design Sonoma County – Hey Google, What's Going On?

Greetings from inside the SEO igloo! Our company, Solas Web Design, has been very proud of our Google local organic rankings for the term Sonoma County Web Design for several years, now. We have an indented listing at #1 and #2 for this nice little phrase in the organic SERPs. But vary the wording of […]

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Google Maps Lacks Park Review Function

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! This is just a short note I’m jotting down out of frustration that Google Maps, for some reason I can’t guess at, does not seem to enable users to leave reviews of State or National parks. I checked for this function on a handful of parks I visit, and that […]

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Google Maps Not Counting Own Reviews

Greetings from Inside the SEOigloo! A couple of weeks ago, I noticed something odd happening with two Google reviews I had written for local businesses. When I went back today to check on them, I saw that the same ‘weirdness’ was still going on, and this led me to performing some other Maps searches to […]

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Google Reviews Review – Google Local Maps

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! If you own a small business that provides a local service, it’s time to learn about Google Reviews. No doubt, you have heard of sites like Tripadvisor, Yelp, and Insiderpages. These independent user review sites enable citizens to publish their opinion about local businesses. Google Reviews functions along the same […]

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Google Maps like Mrs. Butterworth

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! You remember Mrs. Butterworth – that strange glass woman who talked to children at the breakfast table about how slowly her syrup poured. Remember how the camera would zoom in on the steaming stack of pancakes, showing the thick, rich syrup oozing down the sides at a mouthwatering, meandering crawl? […]

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