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What to Expect from Local Search in 2014

Local SEO probably has the highest ROI of all the internet marketing programs that currently exist. This is true for both, agencies and businesses alike.

Local SEO (when done correctly) connects businesses with their target audience, which comprises of local folk [...]

By |January 10th, 2014|Local Search|3 Comments

3 Shocking Polls on Local Search

I was recently part of a panel on local SEO put on by BrightLocal. With a couple hundred attendees I'd say we had a pretty good sampling. During this presentation we polled the audience and I found some of the [...]

By |December 10th, 2013|Local Search|1 Comment

The Ultimate Guide To Ranking a Business with Multiple Locations

This is probably the most debated of all the SEO strategies. It's a typical scenario. You have a business with multiple locations. Imagine a business with a physical location in Dallas, Houston and Austin. How does one go about executing [...]

By |September 25th, 2013|Inbound Marketing, Local Search, SEO, Web Design|1 Comment

How To Make Content Relevant For A Specific Location

If you are marketing a local business, you know your online content has to be relevant for your chosen location. You want your website to attract the right type of visitors, i.e. people looking for information, services or products related [...]

By |September 20th, 2013|Content, Local Search|Comments Off on How To Make Content Relevant For A Specific Location

The 5 Corner Stone Strategies for Local Search You Can't Ignore

Prominence in the local search results is often considered the Holy Grail for bricks and mortar businesses.

Targeting area-specific terms in your SEO efforts is extremely profitable. People searching for goods in a particular area are much more likely to be [...]

By |September 16th, 2013|Local Search|3 Comments

5 Quick Tips for Local Inbound Marketing

Inbound marketing is quickly becoming a very popular marketing strategy. This is because inbound marketing continues to prove to be a very effective marketing strategy. Inbound marketing can be especially effective for smaller local businesses and here are five quick [...]

By |September 10th, 2013|Inbound Marketing, Local Search|2 Comments

Preparing Your Business for the New Google Maps

The new Google Maps is now open to the public.

There are big changes made to the web interface, which will revolutionize the way we use, view, and search for local places in the future. These changes will have an impact [...]

By |July 18th, 2013|Local Search|Comments Off on Preparing Your Business for the New Google Maps

What To Do If You Get A Bad Online Review

Do you know what one of biggest fears that small business owners have?

Getting a negative online review.

I think that's because business owners know how important word-of-mouth referrals are to their business. Ask any business owner what their best source of [...]

By |July 9th, 2013|Local Search, SEO, Social Media Marketing|2 Comments

Making Sense of Your Google Business Listings

Google Places, Google Maps, Google+, Google Local... chances are you have your business listed somewhere across these Google products, but how do you know what they are used for and how to make changes to them? Here's a handy guide [...]

By |June 25th, 2013|Local Search|5 Comments

How to Do SEO for Restaurants (Local Business Blueprint)

Running a restaurant can be difficult enough; from dealing with suppliers to organizing menus, satisfying customers and managing employees, it's a wonder that anybody gets a moment to breathe. When you add in online marketing the complexity reaches [...]

By |June 21st, 2013|Local Search, SEO|5 Comments