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Clitoris Festival Cock-Up

Unfortunately, Google managed to translate grelo to clitoris… the problem was exacerbated by the fact that the translation was concerning a grelo festival in the Galician town of As Pontes. You can imagine the shock when they read an official announcement of their proud festival which welcomed one and all to a “clitoris festival.”

Google Mapping Products

Google has a great offer of mapping products (most of them totally free). Adding to your website interactive maps related to your business is not only one of the best way to enrich your visitors user experience, but it is also a great way to be found on Google search engine.

Google Trekker Meets La Alhambra

Most Internet users have tinkered with the Google Streetview on their maps, where you can drag a figure of a person onto a map and get a 360º view of a particular street. Well, now Google has gone a step further and have applied the same camera technology to access places where their cars cannot reach, using a person with the camera mounted on his back, calling it Street View Trekker.

Google Penalization

Why do reputable businesses struggle to rank in search engines or even worse get banned either by Google or the other major search engines?

This can be caused by ignoring the basic directions of Google Web Master guidelines and by engaging in ‘black hat’ SEO practices.

Penguins, Pandas & Venice

On average Google tweaks and modifies its search algorithms almost twice a day. Once a month there is a noticeable update while twice a year there are major updates that shake the rankings of a multitude of websites.

Search Engine Marketing?

Every day millions of people use search engines such Google, Bing and Yahoo to find information on the web. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the process of improving a website visibility in Internet Search Engines Result Pages (SERP).
A business that has its website appearing on top of SERP for keywords relevant to its activity will have an edge in attracting potential clients. Position in SERP is vital because customers will inevitably click the first few results rather than view those lower down the page.