Sponsored Links in Google Maps Listings

Google Maps Sponsored Results

I recently noticed some sponsored links in the Local 7-pack in Google results. This is something that many SEOs and internet marketers have been expecting for some time, but this is the first time I'm seeing it. See that little yellow tag under the first result with a link to the advertiser's … [Read more...]

Sitelinks in Google AdWords Ads

AdWords Sitelinks

A few days ago I noticed something new. I'm not sure how long this has been going on but it was the first time I noticed it, and I'm looking at this stuff every day so it must be fairly new. AdWords ads showing in the SERPs can now apparently have sitelinks in them. As you can see in the … [Read more...]

Google Layout Changes are Coming

Google Updated Layout

Google is always making improvements and testing out new things. Sometimes, before rolling out a major change, they apply the change to just a few test markets or a few users. They keep watch over how their changes are being received by the test users and make decisions based on those observations. … [Read more...]