What You Need to Know About Google’s New Mobile-friendly Algorithm

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Google recently took to their Webmaster Central Blog to announce an upcoming algorithm change that will take effect on April 21st and affect large brands and small businesses alike. Going forward, mobile-friendly sites will likely rank higher in search results…

How a Vermont Site Bested 2 Dailies and Weekly — 2 Years After Launch

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In the “Northeast Kingdom” of Vermont is Orleans County. Orleans has a population of only 27,169, but it is the location of a four-way competition among community news publishers — digital and pure play. The newest competitor is the pure-play independent Newport Dispatch, which, in less than two years, has captured the biggest digital audience in Orleans…

LBMA Podcast: Samsung Buys LoopPay, Skoda Uses AR for Sales

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On the show: Beijing Municipal Administration launching wearable transit passes; Smartstones touch; Branch Out launches digital detox movement; Travel by helicopter with Gotham Air; Urgent.ly trying to be the Uber for tow trucks; Mattel and Google are bringing back the Viewmaster…