Consider this: According to a HubSpot survey, 50% of people who find a business via local search will visit that business the same day. In addition, 76% of people searching for a service or product “near me” visit the business that they find in that search the same…more
Local Services Listing Page 101
We search for everything. In fact, there are over 1.2 trillion searches done on Google alone per year. Gone are the days of searching through yellow-pages or hoping advertisements for a provider will come in your mailbox. Nowadays nearly all searches for local businesses or services begin on…more
What is Local SEO?
88% of local business searches on a mobile device either call or visit the business that was searched within 24 hours. (Nectafy) Almost 50% of all Google searches are related to finding local businesses and services. (SEO Expert) 97% of internet users search online to find local businesses…more
11 Google My Business Updates You Need To Know
Since our last in-depth how-to article on Google My Business there have been more than a few updates because, as we know, Google never lets anything rest for too long. In order to keep you in the know about this local SEO gem I’m going to do a…more
Do You *Really* Need a Blog?
Everyone.has.a.blog. Everyone. Dogs, babies, ornery cats, pet rocks–everyone. Wherever you go online you’re DROWNING in content and it’s out of hand and, honestly, consumers are starting to get really tired of it. Today we’re going to be talking about other content you can create to get conversions. Before…more
Why Referral Traffic Matters
Referral traffic is not the sexiest of digital marketing topics but it *is* important and while dessert is a wonderful thing–eating your vegetables is a crucial part of growing up big and strong. Think of referral traffic as your vegetables. Generating traffic to your website should be…more
Topic Clusters are Here to Increase Your SEO Rankings
Content marketing is…. a vague term. For some people, it means blogging, for others it means hiring freelancers to write short-form content for their website, and for others? It’s a way of life. I’m not going to brag and say it’s a way of life here, but it…more
Google My Business: The ins & outs of this local search gem
According to Google, about 4 out of 5 consumers use the internet for local searches—a startling number and a wakeup call for business who don’t have a local SEO strategy. Thankfully, Google My Business exists. For small businesses, brand exposure is extremely important, not just when it comes to…more