How is Voice Search Changing SEO Tactics?

How is Voice Search Changing SEO Tactics?

It’s interesting that we’re already discussing how Voice Search is changing SEO strategies when that became a viable option just a few years ago – and, let’s be honest, at that point we were just messing with Siri and telling our friends. The reality, though, is...
How to Filter Out Internal Traffic in Google Analytics

How to Filter Out Internal Traffic in Google Analytics

  Why Should I Filter Out Internal Traffic on Google Analytics? To start, let’s discuss why we’re using Google Analytics in the first place. Basically, analytics can show us trends and traffic behavior so that we can see how to improve conversions and the overall...
Why is Google Looking Different?

Why is Google Looking Different?

There have been some recent changes leaving people wondering why Google looks different. Yesterday, Google posted an article introducing updates to the Google app (and announced future changes to Google.com). In particular, there are some major improvements to the...
9 Steps for Optimizing an SEO-Friendly Blog Post

9 Steps for Optimizing an SEO-Friendly Blog Post

Have you written some killer blog posts lately? Are you wondering why they’re not getting more views? The truth is, no matter how great your content is it will do you no good if no one sees it, and no one will see it unless it’s properly optimized to show up in search...
Which Digital Marketing Channel Brings the Most Customers?

Which Digital Marketing Channel Brings the Most Customers?

Digital marketing is what helps people discover your website. Your time and resources are precious, so it’s important to focus on the digital marketing channels that give you the most bang for your budget. We’ll compare the 4 major channels with this infographic from...
Customer Reviews: How & When to Respond

Customer Reviews: How & When to Respond

So you have a great product, or service, or specialty; how can you prove it to those who haven’t yet experienced your talent? Online reviews are one of the ways you can best represent your service without resorting to sales-y text on your website or other online...
The Quickest Ways to Lose Customers Online

The Quickest Ways to Lose Customers Online

Time after time I see business that are trying so desperately for my attention and all I can think is “you’re trying way too hard”. If you’re having to try too hard for your customers, then maybe all your efforts are actually turning away customers instead of reeling...
How to Find Your Focus Keywords

How to Find Your Focus Keywords

Selecting the right keywords to use is considered to be one of the most important, valuable, and high return activities in the search marketing field. You want to select keywords that describe your unique products and services, inform customers of your competitive...
Using the Google Analytics Dashboard Tool

Using the Google Analytics Dashboard Tool

Google Analytics is such a powerful tool in and of itself, but when you’re running a business, everything needs to be efficient. You don’t always have time to run an in-depth analysis of the success of all your site pages, or explore the full demographics of your...
Tips for Analyzing Your Site Traffic Flow

Tips for Analyzing Your Site Traffic Flow

As we have mentioned in previous posts, analyzing your Google Analytics can help you to understand what’s working on your website, and what’s not. One specific tool that can be really helpful is Google Analytics’ Users Flow data. This data shows the traffic to your...
Keeping Track of Referrals on Google Analytics

Keeping Track of Referrals on Google Analytics

In continuing our four part series about Google Analytics, we’ll be helping you understand how to view and understand the importance of referrals to your site for those who are maybe a little unfamiliar with the program. This blog series will assume that your business...
How to Check Your Site Traffic on Google Analytics

How to Check Your Site Traffic on Google Analytics

Google Analytics Series Part 1 Google Analytics is a great tool and resource for any business. In this day and age, tracking your customers and potential clients online and analyzing traffic patterns through your site can prove to be a valuable technique that leads to...
The Secret to Getting Online Conversions

The Secret to Getting Online Conversions

We all know that getting website traffic is an important goal when starting a website or a business with an online presence. However, your goal shouldn’t end there; it doesn’t matter how many views you get on the products in your shop if no one is buying anything. But...
The Most Important Aspect of Local Listing Optimization

The Most Important Aspect of Local Listing Optimization

If you’re at all interested in SEO, or at least have learned a little about it since you’ve been in business, you may have heard of a term called NAP. Today we’ll explain the term for those less familiar with it and show how you can develop a strong NAP across the...
Optimize Your Website Images Like a Pro

Optimize Your Website Images Like a Pro

One thing that gets overlooked when business owners optimize their websites on their own is that the correct optimization of your images can actually help with SEO. Ever wondered what determines how images rank in Google’s Image Search? It’s a separate algorithm that...
Why Isn’t My Website Ranking?

Why Isn’t My Website Ranking?

A Troubleshooting Guide For Business Owners   Many little factors including social media presence, citations, content that lacks length, and infrequent internal links determine your website’s ranking ability. Most of these factors are taken care of in other...
What Your Website is Missing

What Your Website is Missing

Everybody loves a decked out website. As long as it’s easy to navigate and scroll through, your visitors are sure to have a great experience and quickly convert to customers. Right? Not necessarily. We’ve found that there are some pretty important elements of a...
Our Local Listing Cleanup Process

Our Local Listing Cleanup Process

When you hear the phrase “local listing cleanup”, what comes to mind? Whether it’s endless hours of lists and research to find your business on the web or a couple hundred bucks that you pay an SEO company each month, understanding the processes involved can really...
5 Reasons Why SEO is Crucial For New Businesses

5 Reasons Why SEO is Crucial For New Businesses

When you start a new business, there are a lot of different matters to consider. You’ve probably set aside some money to use as a marketing budget, but have you established how your marketing dollars will be spent? Nearly 70% of US consumers search the internet when...
The Mobile Shift

The Mobile Shift

The Importance of Having a Mobile Presence What many business owners who have been in business for longer than ten years don’t understand is that most customers are changing their local shopping habits. Your current target market is being replaced by younger,...
The Ultimate SEO Audit

The Ultimate SEO Audit

So you’re just starting out in the internet marketing world, and you’re wondering, “Am I doing this right?”. It’s a question all of us internet marketers have asked ourselves. Every business will realize the need to conduct a local SEO audit, whether they are just...
What SEOs Can Do For Your Website

What SEOs Can Do For Your Website

SEO can sometimes be a lofty term without any clearly-defined meaning. This post is meant to really illuminate all the value your business will receive from contracting a solid SEO company to establish your website with a great web presence. By answering common...
When Should I Stop Doing SEO?

When Should I Stop Doing SEO?

SEO: The Never-Ending Battle Many small business owners consider their internet marketing budget to be a variable expense; one that, with time, might even be eliminated. As they start to gain a bigger web presence, they reconsider how much money they want to spend to...
The Top Five Local Listing Management Sites

The Top Five Local Listing Management Sites

If you’re just beginning to delve into local SEO and local listing management, there are a couple of ways you can do it: Claim, update, and create listings by yourself on all the local listing and review sites you can find, and then manage the reviews and information...
How to Remove a Duplicate Google Plus Listing

How to Remove a Duplicate Google Plus Listing

It’s a good SEO strategy to have a regularly updated Google Plus business page to rank in both local Maps searches as well as organic Google searches. However, you may run into some problems during the creation or maintenance of your Google Plus page. One of the...
Customer Reviews & Their Impact on Search Rankings

Customer Reviews & Their Impact on Search Rankings

As the internet evolves and customers have more options for research at their fingertips, so should your online strategy. One way to really promote your product or service is through your customer reviews. These aren’t just a low-priority option to increase...
What Can I Do To Improve My SEO?

What Can I Do To Improve My SEO?

As internet marketing professionals, we spend a lot of time on websites and local listings, looking for the best tricks and techniques to use in our optimization of your site. However, considering that we don’t know your day-to-day schedule of events, or even all of...
Online Local Listing Citation Sources

Online Local Listing Citation Sources

by Garrett Kite Local listing sites like Google+ Local, Yelp, MerchantCircle and many others play a key role in improving a businesses’ local search visibility. Not only does a listing on one of these sites act as a point of contact for your business with...
The Top SEO Sins

The Top SEO Sins

Search Engine Optimization (SEO): The Tricks & Scams that Make Google Mad Cloaking It’s annoying to search for something on the Web and be directed to a website that has nothing to do with what you searched for. A website involved in cloaking is generally the...
The Google Analytics Lingo

The Google Analytics Lingo

Google Analytics is an online tool used to track the number of visits a website receives. A website may be linked to an analytics account that will track an extensive amount of information in regards to that site: Visits, % New Visits, Bounce Rate, Absolute Unique...
Google +1

Google +1

Google has introduced a new means of Internet marketing and social media integration: Google +1. Utah businesses can add this new tool to their current Internet advertising game plans. Consumers can use the +1 button to publicly show what they like, agree with, or...
How Well Does your Webpage Rank?

How Well Does your Webpage Rank?

See how your website is missing out on vital SEO traffic! Page rank plays a huge role in Search Engine Optimization and how easily searchers will be able to find your website. This tool provides the ability to check the page rank of any website. Try it out! Just enter...
Online Marketing Vocabulary

Online Marketing Vocabulary

The following is a running list of vocabulary terms that are commonly associated with the world of Internet marketing. We will dive into several key aspects of online advertising, including search engine optimization, link building, website design & optimization,...
The Importance of Local Listing Optimization

The Importance of Local Listing Optimization

Local listings provide a means for potential customers to find your business on the Internet, and they provide valuable links to your website that will help improve its search engine ranking. We will list your business on many of the Internet’s top local listing...

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