Google Maps Icons and Markers Explained

When you search for a specific address in Google, you may notice blue, orange, yellow and red markers surrounding the area of the red pin. Many local seo companies and even business owners struggle to find the answer about these map m

Google Serviced Based Ads

Google Guarantee on Ads Dominate the Top as Prime Real Estate

Google is testing out service based ads for Local Paid Search. (Just do a search for Miami Plumber.) What are Local Service ads? Google Local Service ads are being offered in a few markets.  If you have seen these ads, they change…

2017 Top Searches in Google

2017 Top Searches in Google

It’s the end of 2017 and it’s been an amazing year as well as an amazing year in search. Embedded are Google’s top Global searches for 2017.

Google Gave Away Secret for Local SEO Rankings

If you ever wanted to get a business to come up for the maps section of the search results here is your chance.  But first, this is for businesses with a real physical address. Note: If you are working with a local…

In 2018 Keyword Optimization is Dead

Google isn’t looking for keywords on the page anymore. It’s not looking for phrases. Its not looking for meta description. They have been doing this since late 2014. So while you may rank for certain keywords, Google isn’t really looking for keywords on a website anymore. Keyword research is completely dead.

Spam Email For SEO Services – Blasting Contact Forms Is Still a Thing in 2017

Someone got a new toy!  Papa didn’t get a new squeezebox… they got a Scrapebox. More on Scrapebox later. Welcome to my unfinished area seo pro blog.  Excuse the dust and typos. This is my first blog post on Area SEO Pro.…