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 […]
No discussion of SEO would be complete without it talking about back links to your site. Google has gone on record saying that on-page content, back links, and machine learning are the three most important factors in search rank as early as March 2016. For those who don’t know, let’s talk about what back links […]
Keyword research is a huge part of any SEO effort. Targeting the keywords that your customers are typing into Google means you are more likely to be found in search. This sounds reasonable. But companies will produce either 1) not produce enough targeted site content, or 2) create content that is aimed toward the people […]
Before we start this mini-series on SEO, it might be good to answer the question, what is SEO? SEO is an abbreviation for search engine optimization. This means you are trying to get your site to rank as high as possible in search engines like Google or Bing (as well as other search engines). Why […]