seo

The 3 Stages of SEO & Where You Need to Focus At Each Stage

If you've researched SEO at all, then you know it's complicated, there are a lot of moving parts, and things change very rapidly.  Ultimately, all of that leads to frustration because it's nearly impossible to know where to focus your energy to improve your SEO results. Should you be blogging?  Do you need to edit your webpages?  Do you need [...]

Why Local SEO Might Be the Best Investment You Ever Make

Undertaking local SEO is a foundational step to building a solid local online presence. Data shows that 75% of local searches result in an in-store visit. For any business owner, this statistic alone gives a good reason for undertaking local search optimization. The entire consumer industry has undertaken a big shift in this digital age: [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Categories: SEO|Tags: , |

3 Reasons to Start SEO Now vs. Later

I recently had an interesting conversation with a business owner who wanted to start working on search engine optimization (SEO), but her husband (the other owner) didn't agree.  This was one of those classic sales problems that I'm sure you're well aware of. The husband didn't see the value in SEO because currently all of [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of SEO: 5 Tips for Your Small Business

Following the rules and being smart while undertaking various techniques is key to a successful SEO plan. The rules and ranking factors have regularly changed over time, and many techniques that worked years ago are now obsolete. In today's article, I'll fill you in on some essential Do’s and Don’ts in the world of SEO today. [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: SEO|Tags: , |

5 Ways To Ensure Maximum Visibility in Google Search

Gaining one of the top positions in Google search results for your top keywords may be a tough ask. However, there are some simple steps you can take to help Google recognize your business, index your website and recognize why you should be on the first page. In this post, I'll go over some essential optimization techniques [...]

5 Tips to Avoid an SEO Penalty from Google

On-page and off-page SEO optimization techniques that breach Google’s Webmaster guidelines can result in a ranking penalty (either a manual penalty or an algorithmic penalty) against your website. If you don’t take these guidelines seriously, the penalty that your website receives, as a result, can be difficult to recover from. In this article, we're going to [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: SEO|Tags: , , |

Top 6 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Website

What’s the best digital marketing tactic for driving new prospects to your website? I’ll give you a hint - No matter which tactic you’re thinking of right now, you’re wrong…   One Tactic Alone Can Never Be the Best Sure, one tactic will likely be better than others for your business, but that doesn’t mean [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Local SEO: 5 Steps to Improve Your Google Rankings

Competition is fierce, especially for new local businesses. A huge challenge for many companies is figuring out how to rank high in Google’s search results. When someone needs a plumber or a landscaper, that person will often search in Google and call the first few names in the search results. To build your business it [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Categories: SEO|Tags: , |

How To Track Phone Calls Without Sabotaging Your SEO

During one of my recent SEO webinars, there was one question that kept popping up: "How do you track phone calls from your SEO campaign?" Since this is such an important topic I'm going to answer this question in this article.   Even if you're already tracking your phone calls, I urge you to read this [...]