Paying for Google My Business: Everything We Know

Google My Business is an outstanding resource for businesses, allowing them to create a profile through Google so that they can show up in relevant searches, manage their reviews, and provide potential customers with key business information at a quick glance. Google My Business (GMB) has always been free to use in its entirety, making [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:55:59-07:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Local Search, Local SEO|Comments Off on Paying for Google My Business: Everything We Know

7 Easy Ways to Rank Higher in Google Local Search

Your local business is constantly vying to maintain a strong online presence. You work hard to rank for the right keywords, watch your bounce rates, monitor how much traffic you get on your site, and much more. While you’re certainly on the right track, and each of these aspects is crucial for online success, there [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:11-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Local Search, Local SEO|Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Rank Higher in Google Local Search

Google My Business Posts: What You Need To Know

Introduction A brand new section is now showing up in the Local Knowledge Panel in Google Search Results when searching for Local Businesses.  Even though this new section is just barely starting to show up it is already becoming an under-utilized gem that has the potential to help countless businesses to succeed.  What is this [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:28-07:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Local Search|Comments Off on Google My Business Posts: What You Need To Know

5 Local Citation Opportunities You Might Have Overlooked

How many times has Google changed the name of their local business profile? Google+ Local, Google Places, Google My Business?  I am sure that I am missing a few.   As often as Google changes things, the local landscape can change just as much.  However, there are some local search mainstays that I think might [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:38-07:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Local Search, Local SEO|Tags: , |Comments Off on 5 Local Citation Opportunities You Might Have Overlooked

3 Easy Steps to Boost Your Local SEO

Local SEO has seen quite the buzz in the last couple of weeks as a recent Google update reduced the “map pack” from seven listings to a mere three. While this update could hurt companies who were listed in the number four to seven slots, it provides an important reminder to invest in your local [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:56:48-07:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Industry News, Local Search|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 3 Easy Steps to Boost Your Local SEO

Get Your Business Listed for Local Searches

If you operate a small, medium or large business you probably want to show up when someone searches for your local area and your type of business. For example: If you were a dentist in Provo, you will want to show up in the top search engine results page for the search term “Provo dentist”. [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:59:57-07:00March 12th, 2009|Categories: Local Search, SEO, SMB|Comments Off on Get Your Business Listed for Local Searches

Local Search Statistics

One of the largest groups still ignoring online marketing and SEO are smaller, local businesses and professional services. The irony in this is that they may stand to benefit more than half of the people that are marketing their websites online! More and more people are migrating away from the standard Yellow Pages and searching [...]

By |2016-02-26T12:12:47-07:00February 25th, 2009|Categories: Local Search, SEO, SMB|Comments Off on Local Search Statistics