October Newsletter

Google’s Latest Birdbrain Shift:


What does it take to get found now?!!

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April 21st, 2015
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Seminar Space now open
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What Is The Google Pigeon Update?
Launched on July 24, 2014 for U.S. English results, the “Pigeon Update” is a new algorithm to provide more useful, relevant and accurate local search results that are tied more closely to traditional web search ranking signals.
What does it Mean?
Your local search results rankings can increase or decrease depending on the accuracy of your Google profiles. To gain web site referrals, leads and business from the changes you need to make sure your Google Maps and Google Plus pages are accurate and complete to 100%.
IGoogle said that this “new algorithm improves their distance and location ranking parameters”.



What Should You Do:


You need to make sure your Google Map and Google Plus Business Pages are up to date and have the most accurate address information possible.

How to gain more Google rankings:

  1. Have Customers Add Reviews Google Map
  2. Engage users, post to Google Plus Pages
  3. Complete your profile to 100% Accuracy
  4. Add Web links to benefit from Google traffic
  5. Add images to your Google pages for better visibility and an improved user experience

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Networking & Workshops:

Up the Biz Luncheon

November 4th 2014

12pm – 1:30pm

Yan’s Asian Fusion

Newton Plaza Latham NY

Open Networking

~No cost to attend/participate~

BYOL (buy your own lunch)


Youtube Search Marketing Webinar

Youtube Search Marketing Webinar
Now you can take the Youtube Marketing Class as a Webinar! Learn how to use Youtube for Organic and Paid Search Marketing! Learn to drive traffic for pennies a click!! Take the class in a fun 22 minute webinar and get all the details you need to get found with Youtube!


Webinar Price: $ 10.00
Class Price: $ 19.95
Next Classes at the Schenectady Chamber will be posted soon!


If you would like to schedule an appointment to review your website just let me know! I am here to help you! Web consults are provided at no charge.

Have a great day and enjoy the sunshine!