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Google update: Mobile website speed will soon affect mobile ranking

Make sure your site is ready for Google’s July 2018 “Speed Update” We’ve talked about mobile site speed before — including what can impact it, the negative impact it has on the overall user experience, and what you can do to improve your mobile site speed. And now, that’s going to matter if you want to get […]

Think fast: mobile website speed still matters

Think fast: mobile website speed still matters

When it comes to mobile speed, time is money Everyone who uses a phone to browse online knows how frustrating it can be to wait for a site to load…or rather, to leave a site when it doesn’t load quickly. “Going mobile” is a subject we can’t get enough of — we’ve talked about 6 tips to […]

Halloween costumes by Google

Want to scare up some business this Halloween? Try Google Frightgeist Google is more than just a search engine — it also does some fun experiments with visualizing data and user behavior. If your kids (or you!) are still trying to decide what to be this year, Frightgeist (a Google Trends experiment) will show you what […]

Google Update: “Mobile May” website ranking change

On April 21, 2015, Google began automatically testing websites to see if they were truly “mobile friendly.” This “Mobilegeddon” update led to some significant changes to the way Google ranks mobile search results. In fact, if your site wasn’t “mobile friendly” last year, you’ve probably already seen your ranking drop in the mobile search results — and […]

Game of Phones Part 2: Four Simple Keys to Effective Mobile Web Design

  Today a website that’s not mobile-friendly will almost certainly end up draggin’ you lower in search results – and just as important, you’ll lose customers who simply don’t want to do battle with a site that’s hard to use. Mobile optimization may sound hard, but there are some things that are pretty much basic […]

Game of Phones Part 1: Mobile Web Design Starts at Home

A lot of people think a “mobile-friendly website” is one that “looks nice” on a small screen. There’s actually a lot more to it than that. In fact, if you’re only focusing on how your mobile web design LOOKS on a phone or tablet, you may be losing the battle to get ahead of  your competition when […]

Four stars showing the importance of hibu reviews

The importance of online reviews… including our Hibu reviews

5 Reasons Why Online Reviews are Important to Your Business and Ours Build Trust and Credibility: a recent study shows that 61% of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision. As one marketing guru put it, “What others say about you and your product, service, or business is at least 1000% more convincing […]

Google Ad Update: No More Ads on the Right

What‘s changing now? The old saying is true – “the only constant is change.” And once again, Basically, Google is changing two things: No more right side ads – there will no longer be ads running down the right margin of the search results page. One additional paid ad at the top – there will […]

Google: “Winning the Shift to Mobile”

Your Guide to Winning the Shift to Mobile. Over the past few months, our partners at Google have been reporting on what they call “Micro-Moments” – as Google describes them, these are  “Want-to-know moments. Want-to-go moments. Want-to-do moments. Want-to-buy moments. They’re all micro-moments, and they’re the new battleground for brands.” More than anything else, the growth of […]

hibu partners and works closely with the top three search engines, Google, Yahoo and Bing

Our Search Partnerships… Your Search Advantage

hibu’s Search Marketing PPC Partnerships It’s no secret, one of the most effective ways to improve the products and services you offer is to partner with the best in the business, no matter what business you’re in. Hundreds of thousands of local businesses across America partner with hibu to help them get found – and […]

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