April 6, 2020
Google Search Console Offers New COVID-19 Announcement Tool

Within the past week Google launched a new COVID-19 Announcement Submission Tool via Google Search Console. This tool allows web publishers to create announcements relating to COVID-19 without having to markup web pages with structured data.  COVID-19 Announcement Tool In BETA This tool was designed for authority sites in mind such as testing facilities or […]

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April 1, 2020
How to Update Your Google My Business Hours During COVID-19

With many states forcing all but essential businesses to shut down, you may be wondering how to update your Google My Business hours to avoid confusion among customers. Below are three options that you can take when updating your business hours, whether you’re temporarily closing or adjusting your hours of operation. Option One: Contact GMB […]

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March 30, 2020
Planoly Review: How To Use Planoly To Auto-Post On Instagram

In the past Instagram’s API made it impossible to schedule content and auto-post on your behalf, forcing users to set post reminders and physically submit photos and premade captions to the platform for upload. With the latest API changes you can now auto-schedule content using services like Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Planoly. While I’ve […]

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March 24, 2020
Schema.org Launches New SEO Structured Data Types For Coronavirus-Related Searches

On March 17 Schema.org launched coronavirus-related structured data types as part of version 7.0. The following structured data types were fast-tracked in response to the COVID-19 outbreak: SpecialAnnouncement CovidTestingFacility eventAttendanceMode Why Use The Coronavirus Structured Data Markup With the virus situation changing quickly and several states issuing “Shelter In Place” orders, businesses and agencies can […]

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March 11, 2020
DaVinci Resolve Review: Video Editing Software for Enthusiasts

Davinci Resolve by Blackmagic Design was initially created for commercial filmmakers, but with several new iterations this video editing software boasts many powerful tools at its disposal. While there is a steep learning curve, DaVinci Resolve 16 includes high-end video production modules that allow users to perform color correction, audio production, motion graphics, video effects […]

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March 11, 2020
11 Unauthorized Instagram Followers Apps To Avoid

As many of you know, my two favorite social media platforms are Instagram and Twitter. Engaging with audiences through visual content and brief, concise messages in chats with dozens of people is an absolute blast. There is one aspect that I absolutely despise about the user experience on both platforms: applications built through social media […]

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February 16, 2020
How To Shoot Low Key Photography: A Beginner's Guide

Wondering how to shoot low key photography? In this beginner's guide we'll be offering tips on how to shoot photos using low key lighting. What Is Low Key Photography? Low key photography involves intensifying the contrast in the subject of an image through reduced lighting. The aim of most photographers is to avoid casting dark […]

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February 9, 2020
How To Add Your Business To Google Maps: A Complete Guide

One of the greatest assets to building your business exposure is by creating a Google My Business account. Whether customers are searching for your phone number, address, hours of operation or Google reviews, having a GMB listing properly set up is a great way to increase leads, exposure and sales. With 86% of people looking […]

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December 3, 2019
LinkedIn Creates New Services Listing Option For Freelancers

LinkedIn rolled out a new feature that allows users to fill out a “Services” section and showcase the services that they offer, which may prove to be useful for freelancers as well as businesses seeking these services.

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April 9, 2019
13 SEO Trends and Predictions for 2019 - Laz's Lounge

2019 is going to be a big year for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). People are now connected to the internet wherever they are, thanks to the latest advancements in mobile technology and electronics. More people are searching—whether it’s to make an online purchase, shop for a new car, place an order for pizza, or browse […]

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February 18, 2019
Adding Google Analytics User Permissions For GA Access

Google Analytics allows you to assign specific permissions to users who are using your Google Analytics account. This lets the account owner keep a tight grip on how people can access your website's data and what they can do with it, whether it's adding events or dashboards to assist with analytics analysis. This leads to […]

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January 22, 2019
Why You Should Be Using Google My Business Chat

Looking for a new way to engage with customers in the digital landscape using Google My Business Chat? In recent years email leads have declined as customers are increasingly reluctant to give up their email addresses when contacting businesses, making GMB chat a great option for meeting the needs of a changing customer base. Read […]

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November 9, 2018
It's Official: Google+ Is Shutting Down After Massive Data Breach

The Google+ shut down is officially occurring in response to a disclosed security flaw, exposing the data of 500,000 accounts including things such as name, occupation and age. Google+ is shutting down over a span of 10 months with access closed permanently by August 2019. In previous years Google+ was regarded by many users as […]

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October 15, 2018
Detroit Photography For Flattery Photo Challenge

Hey there and welcome back for Week 27 of the 2018 photography challenge! This week’s prompt explores the concept of imitation, so what better way to emulate a local photographer than to perform some Detroit photography? Flattery They say imitation is the highest form; so, past or present; choose your favorite master photographer and imitate […]

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October 9, 2018
Facebook Story Ads Could Be A Game Changer For Advertisers

With the growing popularity of Instagram Stories peaking at 400 million users, Facebook is expanding reach options by introducing Facebook story ads in its Stories feature. While the number of Stories users on Facebook is significantly lower than its sister platform at 150 million, many advertisers are looking to diversify to other platforms due to […]

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October 9, 2018
Keysearch – A Cost-Effective SEMRush Alternative Worth Checking Out

SEMRush is hailed by digital marketers as one of the most robust tools out there. Whether you’re keeping tabs on the competition, performing on-page and off-page search engine optimization or determining bidding amounts on keyword phrases, SEMRush has an answer to just about any question you might have when it comes to stepping up your […]

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October 1, 2018
Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Latest Security Breach

Facebook succumbed to a security issue on Tuesday, Sept. 25 that affected the accounts of nearly 50 million FB users. The security breach stemmed from a vulnerability in Facebook’s code for the “View As” feature, which is normally used to let people see what their profile looks like to another user. “This allowed them[the cyber-attackers] […]

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September 17, 2018
Michigan Cider Mill Photography at Plymouth Orchards

Hey there and welcome back for another week of the 2018 photo challenge! This week I went to a Michigan Cider Mill and snapped a few photos to break into the Fall season. There are countless apple cider mills that are now open in Michigan, but my friends and I went to Plymouth Orchards and […]

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September 16, 2018
The Best Interview Tips and Tricks To Ace An Interview | Lounge Talk With Laz Ep. 18

Hi there, welcome back for another exciting episode of Lounge Talk With Laz! This week's episode will be discussing interview tips and tricks that will help you ace a job interview. Let's just jump right into it. Interview Tips and Tricks So, in episode 16 I discussed job interview tips, going over the application process, […]

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September 10, 2018
How To Shoot High Contrast Photography

Looking for guides on how to shoot high contrast photography? Learn more with our latest tips for 2020. Contrast An easy way to make a photo more interesting is to introduce some form of stark contrast: liquid/solid, hard/soft, delicate/brash. Composition Composition refers to the way the various elements in a scene are arranged within the […]

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