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Google Now Taking Appointments for Auto Repair Shops

Google Now Taking Appointments for Auto Repair Shops

Google has a reputation when it comes to rolling out updates. It seems with each new roll out, Google takes two-steps-forward and one major step backwards. For that reason whenever the Internet lights up with news of a new Google update, we tend to take it with a grain – really a boulder – of salt. Fortunately for everyone, this new Google update seems mostly positive. Google Now Taking Appointments for Auto Repair Shops As... Continue Reading

Charlie Needham

Charlie Needham

Mobilegeddon: The Results

Mobilegeddon: The Results

On April 21, 2015, something truly magical happened. If you haven’t been following along, Google released a brand new mobile-friendly algorithm update for their search engine result pages. What’s even more amazing about this algorithm change was that it was deemed so major that Google actually told us about before hand — looks like there is a first time for everything! So how was it? Did it turn out to be the ominous “Mobilegeddon” algorithm... Continue Reading

Charlie Needham

Charlie Needham

4 Ways Search Engine Marketing & SEO Can Boost Your Brand

4 Ways Search Engine Marketing & SEO Can Boost Your Brand

Ignoring your business’ web presence is no longer a luxury that most automotive repair shop owners can afford. According to recent Google Internal Data figures, searches involving automotive maintenance have grown 66% over the past three years. An even more impressive statistic, and arguably more telling of the what’s happening with the industry as a whole, is that Smartphone-based search queries for automotive specific services increased a whopping 74% in January and February 2013 over the... Continue Reading

Charlie Needham

Charlie Needham