Headlines that Pay for Themselves

Your business could write a million posts for your blog and your website and never get a single hit- unless you have an attention-grabbing headline. Your blog could even be the most well-written piece on the most interesting topic in the world, but with a headline like “Get Car Insurance Today,” no one is going [...]

By |2019-12-03T21:07:20-07:00June 17th, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Headlines that Pay for Themselves

Why You Should Always Finish Your Blog with a Strong Call to Action

On a recent trip to New Orleans, I was walking through the French Quarter enjoying the street musicians and performers. It wasn’t Mardi Gras, but there still seemed to be a brass band on every corner. One group of dancers was really drawing a crowd, and I wandered over to see what the commotion was. [...]

By |2019-12-03T21:09:29-07:00June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why You Should Always Finish Your Blog with a Strong Call to Action

Business, Facebook, and Emoticons :) :O :D :(

We've already looked at how businesses should be more social and personable on their social media sites.  So today we’re going to take a look at how to make your posts even more personable AND get more interaction!  Sound great?  Well let’s get started. Written communications can sometimes be difficult to decipher. You can’t read [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:28:34-07:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Business, Facebook, and Emoticons :) :O :D :(

What to Do with Practice/Practitioner Listings on Google Local

Practice/Practitioner Listings When dealing with listings on Google Local, or Google Places for Business, sometimes there is a situation where we have practice and practitioner listings--for example, a dentist office with 10 different dentists in it.  You might have a main clinic, and in the same location are more dentists, which individually are their own [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:08-06:00May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Archive, Local SEO|Tags: , |Comments Off on What to Do with Practice/Practitioner Listings on Google Local

Brand Ambassadors are Better than Celebrity Endorsements

Businesses looking to further their reach online often rely on the fame of celebrities or well-known bloggers to get their name out there. I hate to break it to these businesses, but putting an ad on Perez Hilton’s blog isn’t going to give you the extra push you’re looking for. Your most reliable brand ambassadors [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:30:52-07:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, Industry News & Updates, Social Media, Social SEO|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Brand Ambassadors are Better than Celebrity Endorsements

5 Easy Formatting Tips to Make Your Blog Instantly More Readable

You’ve just written a blog post, and you can’t wait to publish it. It’s full of useful information and striking imagery that is bound to generate hundreds of shares and likes. In fact, it’s downright revolutionary. But once you’ve posted it, and the days start going by, nobody seems to care about your legendary blog [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:33:41-07:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Easy Formatting Tips to Make Your Blog Instantly More Readable

Becoming a More Creative Social Media Writer

You’re sitting at the computer, eyes blurred, fingers lightly tapping the keys. It’s that time of day to write some more social media posts. But nothing’s coming. As a Social Media Specialist, I’ve been there. Writing engaging and creative content day in and day out is not an easy task. Why is this? Why do [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:36:25-07:00April 28th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Becoming a More Creative Social Media Writer

Are Virtual Offices Okay to Claim on Google Local?

Many know that in order to claim a business on Google Places for Business, it would be ideal to have a real business office at a real physical location. But in some businesses customers don't ever go to the business; the business comes to them. For instance, a plumber doesn't have an office where customers can [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:09-06:00April 25th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Local SEO|Tags: , |Comments Off on Are Virtual Offices Okay to Claim on Google Local?

2014 Google+ Local Tips

Google has changed quite a bit for local businesses over the past couple years. Whether your Google business listing is still on the old Google Places page or has been updated to the new Google+ Business page, these Google+ Local tips can help you optimize your listing and boost your local rankings. Be Personal and [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:10-06:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Local SEO|Tags: , |Comments Off on 2014 Google+ Local Tips