matthew plouffe

  • What Is A Google Local Guide?

    Google has found a way to boost user contributions for Google Maps by introducing the Google Local Guide program. Users who review, add photos, answer questions or add unverified locations are rewarded with Guide Points. These contributors can improve their levels and rankings among the Google Local Guide community simply by posting this information.

    Rise to the Topin Google- 22 readers -
  • How Black Hat or Bad SEO can get you Blacklisted

    In the world of search engines, the dark side of SEO is battling to overtake Google’s Jedi force. OK so maybe that’s a stretch, but it’s a constant struggle to be a top contender in Google’s search results. Google tries to provide a user with the best possible results or pages for the search query. These results are based on algorithms built by the search engine to ‘score’ different sites.

    Rise to the Topin SEO How To's- 18 readers -