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Friday, February 19, 2016

Tallmon's Jewelry #FridayFlopFix Website Review

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Tallmons Jewelry FridayFlopFix Website Review daily-golden-nugget-1455-71Don't want to read? This week you can also watch the video recording of this review here!

This is the weekly #FridayFlopFix edition of the Daily Golden Nugget. Every Friday, I search for a really bad website in a random town, and provide ideas for how to fix all of its flops.

This week when I searched Google for "jewelers Scottsbluff, NE" I saw these results:

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AT: 02/19/2016 08:48:32 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, February 01, 2016

Top 10 Daily Golden Nuggets from 2015 According to Google Analytics

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Today I'm stepping back into 2015 to review the top 10 Daily Golden Nugget posts according to my Google Analytics account. Take a quick look to see if you remember them, and if you were able to put any of this information to use:

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1. U.S. Retailers Must Install EMV Chip Card Terminals at Point-of-Sale by...
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AT: 02/01/2016 01:04:23 PM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, December 04, 2015

Changes to Google Maps Results and Google+ Business Listings

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Welcome to the 1,400th Daily Golden Nugget. In honor of reaching another "00" status, I'm returning back to the root topic of where these Nuggets began, which is an update on what's happening with Google Maps. It's become our own personal drinking game, so let's explore it again with a beverage of your choice.

During the last 5 months, Google has changed a tremendous amount with regard to how Search, Maps, and Google+ work together. It started with a large c...
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AT: 12/04/2015 02:03:18 PM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, August 31, 2015

Implications of Google Local 3-Pack replacing the Google+ Local 7-Pack

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Implications of Google Local 3-Pack replacing the Google+ Local 7-Pack daily-golden-nugget-1331-59
Back on July 10, 2015, I reported seeing a very different looking version of the Google Local search results in my Friday website review here. I was a little disturbed by the appearance of that mobile design and I'm now saddened to report that...
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AT: 08/31/2015 09:31:29 AM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, July 17, 2015

Google My Business Smartphone App

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Once again, the Daily Golden Nuggets have reached another milestone: 1300!

It was 1,300 weekdays ago that I wrote the first Nugget about Google Maps. In honor of my first topic, I now write about Google Maps and its subsequent incarnations ever since, and save them for these milestones.

The original Maps service has transformed several times through the years and had names like Local, Places, Local Business, and Google+ Local. Ever since Google started using Google+ to tie all its services together, the p...
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AT: 07/17/2015 11:24:51 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How Jewelers Should Mitigate Security Risks from Google Business View

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How Jewelers Should Mitigate Security Risks from Google Business View daily-golden-nugget-1173-65
A few years ago, Google undertook an extremely ambitious project to extend its Street Mapping technology inside buildings. Specifically, they created a way that Google Maps Street View could reach inside individual retail stores to create virtual walk throughs of those businesses. These virtual tours are called Google Business View, and the businesses taking advantage of this technology are reporting more engaged customers and higher sales.

The Business View virtua...
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AT: 01/21/2015 12:29:52 PM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, August 29, 2014

Review of 3 Hayward Jewelers

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My journey today began with a search for "jewelry stores Hayward CA." You see, I'm pretending to be a real customer searching for a local jeweler in Hayward. My goal is to examine how the local jewelers in that town stack up in Google search, take a look at their websites, and see what can be learned by the experience.

This is my weekly retail jeweler website review, but this week I'm changing up the format a little bit.

Here's a snapshot of the business listing I saw in the Google SERP for that search:
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AT: 08/29/2014 12:42:15 PM   0 COMMENTS
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