Search is still one of the best ways to reach your prospective and current customers online. Google is the overwhelming owner of the majority of the search engine traffic in the United States and most world markets. Mobile search is growing at an unbelievable rate with more and more people searching on their smartphones and […]
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from small business owners is, “How do I get found online?” Which is usually followed by, “My website doesn’t show up in Google search results.” This seems like such a simple question. But unfortunately, the answer tends to be a little more than the person asking […]
In Part 1 of our series on local business listings, we went over the requirements to qualify for a listing in Google My Business and the directories, and in Part 2 we discussed which directories to put listings in. So you’ve qualified for a local listing and you have a list of directories. You’re ready to […]
Local directory listings are an important part of the Local SEO game. In Part 1 of our Local Listings series, we discussed the listing requirements for small businesses with online directories. But there are thousands of websites, directories, and review sites that allow business owners to create free business listings, like Yelp, City Search, Bing Places, […]
To get your business found locally, in your own hometown or city, you need to be listed in online directories. A local business listing in a directory, otherwise known as a citation, is an online profile that contains your business name, address, phone number, and other information about your business and your location.
Search engine optimization or SEO is sometimes looked upon as some magic voodoo that only web gurus know how to create. But in reality, there are many basic SEO techniques that any small business can put into practice on their website. In this video, we clear the air about 5 myths of the search engines. […]