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January 23, 2021
How Important are Online Citations for Local Search Marketing

Online citations are a business's ticket to better rankings and local search marketing results. Keeping your data current in online citations helps potential customers find your business more easily.

January 12, 2021
The Importance of a Balanced Review Diet - How One Company Got 75 Reviews in One Month

It was our operations manager who discovered the problem. One of our biggest clients, a large tire and auto repair facility in West Los Angeles, had over 500 Yelp reviews but only 22 Google reviews. I decided to reach out to the owner and explain the situation to him. Having over 500 Yelp reviews, he […]

January 10, 2021
5 Fast Ways To Tell if an SEO Company Is Right For You

Contents1 They Value Transparency2 They Track Results3 They Work To Understand Your Business4 They Work With You5 They Cover All the Bases Everyone with a business knows that the internet is important. No matter what kind of business you're in, potential customers are searching for you online. If they can't find you, they can't buy […]

December 29, 2020
The Best 7 Tips to Optimize Your Google My Business for Auto Repair

Contents1 Tips to Optimize Your Auto Repair Business GMB Page2 #1: Get Your Information Right3 #2: Update Your Auto Repair Shop with Events and Holidays4 #3: Research Potential Keywords5 #4: Ask For Reviews and Respond To Them All6 #5: Use your Google My Business Messager7 #6: Use Google My Business for Auto Repair to add […]

December 28, 2020
Planning & Budget: The Keys to Effective SEO

There are many considerations one must take into account when deciding to hire an SEO marketing firm and start an SEO campaign. But foremost among those considerations are two very important points. First, have a plan. And second, have a budget! Without those two foundations in place, you are more likely to waste time and […]

December 27, 2020
Are You Getting Your Local Business Reviews the Right Way?

Contents1 Let’s Start With What Not to Do2 Don’t Try To Force Your Customers Onto Your Platforms3 Settle In For The Long Game4 Don’t Shoot Too Early, But Don’t Miss Your Chance5 Show Your Customers That Their Review Matters6 Create a Feedback Page7 Print Up Current Reviews and Display Them In Your Store It’s no […]

December 27, 2020
Customer Review Stories - Cancer, a Speeding Ticket and a Wildly-Unfair Review

Crazy but true customer review stories: Episode 1 It was 2 p.m. on a Friday when she called. This customer had a hard drive that was unresponsive. She desperately needed some critical files off of her laptop by the end of the day for an important project she was working on. I felt her pain […]

December 26, 2020
Five Skills Your SEO Company Should Have -- Or Else

Contents1 They Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is2 They Understand Technical and Non-Technical Issues3 They Understand Customer Conversion4 They Are Project Managers First5 They Can Spell Providing SEO marketing services is a skilled profession. Optimizing a website to rank highly for particular internet searches has only been a definable process for a few years, […]

December 23, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Forget Your NAP for Effective Small Business SEO

Contents1 What is a NAP?2 How Can You Make Sure Your NAP is Consistent?3 Fixing Your NAP is hard, but not impossible.4 Common NAP Pitfalls It’s no secret that effective small business SEO is important.  However, it can be a difficult thing to understand. There are a lot of different factors that go into your […]

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