Top Websites for Building Citations

Google Places Tips – Top Citation Sources As I described in my training on Your Google Business Listing, there are three major determinants to placement on the Google Map: Proper claiming and optimization of your Google Business listing. Having a consistent N.A.P. (name, address, phone number) profile across the web via citation development (getting listed […]

How to Fully Optimize Your Google My Business Listing

Optimize Google My Business

Everyone is Searching The internet has completely transformed business and culture. We’ve entered into an information golden age. You can find exactly what you’re looking for and a route to where you’re going in a just a few seconds. Need to go to the airport? Easy. Want to get a rental car? Done. Hungry? No […]

Google Adds Leadership Attributes for Veterans, Families, Women

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Google has released a few new “business attributes” that you can add to your Google My Business listing, if they apply.  They include: Family-led Veteran-led Woman-led These attributes help you set your business apart from others, and give you a little notation on your public listing as well. I’m sure in the near future searchers […]

Googling Your Business

Google Search

Today someone asked me where they could go leave a (hopefully positive) review about my site.  I figured the Google would be a great place, so I typed in our business name and saw some cool stuff that I thought I’d share with you. First thing I saw was ‘Your Business on Google’. Kinda cool. […]

[BANNED] 7 Ways to Get Your Google Local Listing Suspended

For a few years now, Google has been offering local business listings that allow users to find businesses through Google searches as well as through Google maps. And this is a terrific way for a business to “put themselves on the map,” so to speak – especially with the amount of local search traffic that […]

Google Launches AMP – Accelerated Mobile Pages

Staying current with the latest search engine updates is the only way to survive in the constantly changing world of SEO and SEM. And late in 2015, Google released news that accelerated mobile pages would become a ranking signal that, in part, determine a website’s overall ranking in the SERPs. However, there are many benefits […]