Google and MORE Changes – Featured Snippet URL

On January 22nd, Google announced that it will no longer automatically present the URLs within Featured Snippets among the page one organic results. URLs used within a Featured Snippet subsequently ranked organically on page one of the SERP. Now, and as a rule, such...

Facebook Removes Grey Badges October 29th

Facebook introduced gray verification badges in 2015 to show which Pages for businesses and organizations are authentic. However, they found that they can be more confusing than helpful, so they’re removing them on October 29.  This won’t impact the way...

Getting Tight with Google

ARE YOUR BFF WITH GOOGLE?                                     You can be.   As a local business, you have some very awesome Real Estate that is just given to you by Google, yes, given to you. And since Google is King of Search, you would be a little silly not to...

Brand Memory Magic

Personal Branding Experience   I noticed a post the other day from my friend, Melissa that said “Personal Branding Experience.” It definitely caught my eye since I live in the world of Internet Marketing where success relies heavily on Brand. We had...

Can a Small Town Go Viral?

Check out this performance with an explainer video from Locable about Placerville! Super excited to be working with Placerville Downtown Assocation and Locable. When a Simple Main Street Community Explainer Video Goes Viral on Facebook (with pictures) in Placerville...

Google Reviews Study

Key Findings The average Google Reviews star rating for a local business is 4.42 stars. Only 5% of businesses have a Google average star rating below 3 stars, while 61% have 4-5 stars. Businesses appearing in the Google Local 3-pack have an average of 47 Google...