If you’ve been relying on Google’s search carousel to find local restaurants, museums, hotels and more, get ready to try something new. Google has removed the search carousel in favor of the “Local Pack” for certain search categories. The previous carousel only lasted for about one year. While we’re not sure if they plan to make this a permanent change, it definitely shakes things up on the search engine results page (SERP). Read our overview of Google’s Local Pack update and how it affects business reviews and SERP rankings.
In college, we tend to dream about our future in the most idyllic way, particularly as it relates to the day-to-day activities of our would-be professional career. Aspiring doctors imagine saving lives, teachers inspiring students, attorneys winning the big case and bankers bathing in piles of money. Even for those of us lucky enough to enjoy a fulfilling career, the daily reality of our job is often far less than glamorous. Like everyone, I certainly have my challenging days, but I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day at the office than my recent digital film shoot with Fury Water Adventures.
Notice anything different about the Google search engine results page (SERP) these days? Google has made several important changes to the SERP format that will impact how users search and which websites they visit. Check out our overview of Google’s mobile-friendly tag update.
It has been a creative and innovative year for BlackDog Advertising and our clients! We’ve been honored to receive 36 industry awards, with our work recognized alongside that of large, multinational agencies. The success of our work comes in no small part from ongoing collaboration with our clients, including Historic Tours of America, Pat Croce and Company and AutoNation, and these awards go out to them. We look forward to many more years of exciting and challenging projects.
Do you remember when time capsules were all the rage? Most people would say “No?” and then look at you with a weird face.
Well, there’s a good reason for that. Everyone knows exactly what a time capsule is, and the average person is fascinated with the idea of what might be inside one if they found it. The fact is time capsules are very difficult to create. Therefore, the idea never hit a critical mass large enough to become a social phenomenon.