A reader asks, “How do I get my company social profiles in the Knowledge Graph and Google Maps?” They go on to say, “Our competitors have their social links in Google Maps, and I’m curious why our company’s social links don’t show up?” “Is there a way to make Google show our social links on […]
Google announced on September 16th, 2019 that they would be making major changes to how they display review rich results. These are ratings stars that show in organic search results for pages with certain types of Schema markup. The biggest changes, that are still rolling out, affect rich snippet star ratings for the LocalBusiness and […]
If you have a physically located business, you should undoubtedly have a Google My Business page for your company. Google My Business is an important piece of local SEO. Your Google My Business page is where customers leave you Google reviews, and you can add various information, like your phone number, hours of operation, and […]
I saw an interesting question recently: a mattress company with over 100 Google reviews wants to know why they don’t come up in the 3 pack map. When they search for mattress company related keywords close to their location, the Google 3 pack map shows businesses farther away. These other companies have far less Google […]
We want to show you how we do our SEO audits, because there is power in sharing information, and because most of our competitors won’t be anywhere near this thorough in their own “SEO audits”. Step by step breakdown of what we look for when auditing a website.
Reviews, and the reputation of your business, play a huge role in your SEO. For local SEO in particular, Google reviews, Yelp reviews, and industry specific reviews affect your rankings in your city. Some of you that I’ve talked to were surprised to hear that your Yelp reviews have a direct influence on your Google […]
Occasionally, you’ll see businesses without a website inside of the Google 3-pack map, at the top of local search results. Why does this happen? Where does Google get this info?
The #1 question we hear when it comes to single page website SEO is, “Can you rank multiple search terms on a one page website?” Or in other words, how many search terms can you rank a one-page website for? Ranking a on page website for a few closely-related search terms should not be a […]
Recently, I had a client ask me an intriguing question. I’m putting together an article explaining the difference between [two different things in their industry]. If I were to link to my competitors, will that help or hurt my search ranking? I suspect it will boost the competition, but no big deal. This is an […]
What is the title tag and why does it matter for SEO? The title tag is the headline that appears in a search result. Also, the title tag appears in your browser tab when you are viewing that page. The title tag is meant to be a concise representation of what a web page is […]