About Meg Monk

Meg Monk is a freelance writer and content strategist based in Salt Lake City. When she's not writing about marketing strategy, she's camping in Utah's mountains in her 1976 Airstream or planning her next international trip - 29 countries and counting! You can find more of her work at megmonk.com.

10 SEO Tips for Startups

In the startup world, where resources are stretched paper-thin and everyone wears ten hats, it’s common to hear founders say they don’t have time to focus on SEO (Search Engine Optimization). It’s too expensive, too competitive, and takes too long to generate results. But in such a competitive space, every advantage counts. Focusing a bit [...]

By |2019-10-02T14:25:08-06:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: E-commerce, SEO|Comments Off on 10 SEO Tips for Startups

10 Ways Small Businesses Can Build Website Authority

Increasing domain authority is one of the best things you can do as a small business to increase website traffic. The more trustworthy your site is, the more likely a user will choose you over a competitor. In fact, ask any marketer worth their salt and they’ll agree website authority is one of the most [...]

By |2019-10-02T14:31:51-06:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Local SEO, SMB|Comments Off on 10 Ways Small Businesses Can Build Website Authority

Using Third Party Sites to Help Your Online Reputation

Maintaining your online reputation is an important part of any good digital marketing plan. In today’s world, your customers are almost always googling you before they make a purchase, so it’s critical to ensure that what they find in search engine results pages (SERPs) will incentivize them to continue down the sales funnel. One great [...]

By |2019-10-02T14:31:08-06:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Local SEO, Reputation Management|Comments Off on Using Third Party Sites to Help Your Online Reputation

7 SEO Tips for Mobile First Indexing

Google officially rolled out mobile-first indexing one year ago this month. Folks in the SEO world had known this was a long time coming, and now that we’re a year into the new mobile-first algorithms, it’s time to refresh your site strategy to ensure that you’re still maximizing your search potential.   Historically, Google’s algorithm [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:01-06:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: SEO|Comments Off on 7 SEO Tips for Mobile First Indexing

5 Tips for Dealing With Negative Comments on Facebook

Social media is a powerful tool that allows us to connect with family and friends all over the world, at the click of a mouse. It’s changed the way we communicate and the way we stay in touch. You probably also know that social media isn’t just for personal connections – it’s also a powerful tool [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:05-06:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Social Media|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Dealing With Negative Comments on Facebook

How to Manage Your Site Map with Search Console

A “sitemap” is a file you submit to Google to tell the search engine which pages on your website to crawl and which to block from indexing. Your site doesn’t need a sitemap in order for most search engines to crawl and index it, however, the sitemap gives Google more information about your site, such [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:06-06:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Search Console, SEO|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Site Map with Search Console

How to Leverage a Website with Little Content on It

Here at Big Leap, we spend a lot of time preaching the value of high-quality content. No other marketing strategy or trick can make up for poor content, and building a loyal audience base will be nearly impossible without it.   But what if your site doesn’t have a huge backlog of awesome content yet? [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:06-06:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Content Marketing, SEO|Comments Off on How to Leverage a Website with Little Content on It