Google’s Carousel in Local Search Results

Recently, Google released a new feature within its searching capabilities. The Carousel. If you search for something and there are more than five local results, a carousel image slider appears in the top of the search results. The images represent each local business along with its reviews, rating, and address. What does this do to search? Search results are a little different now that local businesses have their very own area on the search engine results page. Local businesses don't take up all...
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Supercharge your Online Marketing with the Jetpack WordPress Plugin

Jetpack used to be a plugin only available to users on the network. Now, you can install this heavy plugin on your self hosted installation as well. You will need a user account to get full access to it. They have many features that are extremely useful for bloggers to use especially for their online marketing efforts. This one plugin can easily replace 10 other plugins you might already have installed on your self hosted Wordpress installation. The plug...

How To Generate Remarkable Blog Ideas in ‘Boring’ Industries

Small businesses know that they should be blogging. It’s a great way to give your business a personality, generate new visitors to your website and help achieve the overall mission of your company. No matter what industry you are in, there are people searching for and consuming written content online. The quality of content on your website is going to either engage or deter visitors from coming to you to find the information they need. But what most people don’t realize is how tough blogging ...