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Improve Your Ranking WIth These 3 Image SEO Tips

The web is a visual place and proper use of imagery matters. The written word, no matter how informative and prosaic it may be, won’t get significant traction without a good visual presentation. But the value of images goes even beyond that. How you implement them on your website can have a significant effect--for better [...]

By |2020-09-17T13:53:46+00:00September 17th, 2020|Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Website Development, Wordpress Development|Comments Off on Improve Your Ranking WIth These 3 Image SEO Tips

Why You Need To Implement Call Tracking Analytics

As a small business owner that relies on foot traffic for your business, you may wonder if your website is really doing anything for you. Sure, you understand in general that a website is important—if nothing else because you’ll look out of step with the times without one. But since you don’t have an e-commerce [...]

By |2020-09-01T14:42:55+00:00September 1st, 2020|Blog, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Why You Need To Implement Call Tracking Analytics

Understanding Google’s Personalized Advertising Policy For Housing, Employment and Credit

Back in June, Google announced changes to its advertising personalization policies with the intent of preventing unlawful discrimination for housing, employment and credit products or services in both the US and Canada. Although Google claims to have been working with the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development on these changes for “some time”, AdAge [...]

By |2020-08-27T17:50:44+00:00August 27th, 2020|Blog, Google Ads, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on Understanding Google’s Personalized Advertising Policy For Housing, Employment and Credit

Introductory Tips On Using Google Analytics For Small Business

If you run a local business, it’s possible you haven't paid much attention to Google Analytics, the free tool that measures your website traffic and gives you insights into the actions people take on your site. Most small business owners have to wear a number of different hats and when your business isn’t built on [...]

By |2020-07-30T16:14:49+00:00July 30th, 2020|Blog, Google Analytics, Google for Business, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Introductory Tips On Using Google Analytics For Small Business

What’s In A Review?

Customer reviews are thought to be an important factor in Google’s search ranking algorithm because they convey trustworthiness and also authority. We’ve previously posted about the relationship between the quantity of Google reviews and the local pin map ranking, as well as the importance of reviews for social proof. Today, though, we’re covering an often [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:11:58+00:00July 28th, 2020|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Local Search, Local SEO|Comments Off on What’s In A Review?

Google Adwords Remarketing For Beginners

It’s hard work getting a visitor to your website. Whether they come via organic search, in response to an email campaign or by a paid advertisement, it takes some real strategy and effort to get them there. But those are just the first steps. Most people need to be exposed to a product or service [...]

By |2020-08-27T17:27:48+00:00July 1st, 2020|Blog, Display Advertising, Display retargeting, Google Ads, Pay Per Click, PPC, Remarketing, Search retargeting|Comments Off on Google Adwords Remarketing For Beginners

Marketing During A Downturn: Doing More With Less

During uncertain times, marketing is often the first budget to get slashed. And right now throughout most industries, CMOs are being asked to do more (or at least, as much) with less -  meaning less staff and reduced budgets. A recent Gartner survey of 260 U.S. marketing executives reported that 76% expected a decrease in [...]

By |2020-06-25T15:40:40+00:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, SEM, SEO|Comments Off on Marketing During A Downturn: Doing More With Less

Social Media B2B: How To Make It Work For You

There’s a perception that social media exists only for B2C companies. It’s an understandable perception, but it’s not true, and the owners of B2B companies that buy into it turn perception into reality. There’s no reason to leave the landscape of social media only to the sellers of consumer products. When you do B2B social [...]

By |2020-03-17T22:47:00+00:00March 17th, 2020|Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, SEM, Social Media, Social Media Marketing|Comments Off on Social Media B2B: How To Make It Work For You

Directories At The Forefront In New Local SERP Display Results

Google has rolled out several local algorithm updates over the past several years. The 2014 “Pigeon” update gave a boost to local directory listings, prompting SEOs to focus on building accurate and comprehensive citations on a variety of general and industry-specific directory sites. The 2016 “Possum” update appeared to put more importance on the geolocation [...]

By |2020-03-04T20:36:32+00:00March 4th, 2020|Blog, Google News And Updates, Link Building, Local Search, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Directories At The Forefront In New Local SERP Display Results

Why There Is More To SEO Than Just Keywords

Certainly keywords are an important part of every SEO strategy. Keywords help Google understand the relevance of your web page as it relates to the search query of users and Google uses those keywords to display relevant results to web searchers since Google can’t “read” web pages like humans. Because of this, we marketers incorporate [...]

By |2020-02-19T22:09:13+00:00February 19th, 2020|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Technical Issues|Comments Off on Why There Is More To SEO Than Just Keywords