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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 […]

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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 & Google: Getting Found is No Accident

We’re professionals at getting Professionals found Attorneys, Doctors, Dentists — if you’re a professional, there’s a good chance you struggle getting a top spot on the search engines.  There’s just too much competition – even in small towns. Take a look at how hibu and Google worked together to help put Matthew Glassman, Attorney, in front […]

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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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BREAKING NEWS: Google “packs” less local punch

Google goes from a “7-Pack” of local business results to just a “3-Pack” Google’s most recent update could be making it harder for your business listing to be seen on Page 1 of the search results. As Moz has noted, instead of the traditional “7-pack” of local business listings, most searches now return just a […]