Matt McGee Articles

Google Handles Local Searches Differently Than Before

WebProNews recently spoke with Search Engine Land Assignment Editor, and SmallBusinessSEM.com Blogger Matt McGee about local search and its impact on business owners. The local search game has changed over the years, and even more so within the last couple months. Do you think a Google search is the most important place to be found in local search? Share your thoughts.

SEM Conferences You Should Be Attending

SEMpdx Searchfest

Stoney at SEMpdx

Ok, this one has come and gone but I wanted to provide a short debrief. I have to say that I had a fantastic time. Searchfest marked my one-year anniversary speaking at conferences. They opened the door for me at Searchfest 2007 and were kind enough to invite me back this year. Boy, am I glad they did.

How To Get Into Local Search?

Matt McGee at Search Engine Guide provides some simple steps to make a page more local. The tips would be useful if you’re a small business that relies on local search traffic, as then you must make sure ‘search engine crawlers have a good sense of where you’re located.’