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New Tools from Google Make SEO and GMB Management Easier

Google has come out with two significant updates in recent days to help business owners better use and understand their ranking factors and digital marketing management.  With an update to both the Page Speed Insights tool and an app for easier Google My Business (GMB) management, they are working hard to make Google tools easier [...]

Vietnam SEO at Ha Long Bay in YCBF Anywhere

Have you ever been in the middle of something and had a moment of clarity to solve some problem that has been bugging you?  Often times the solution is to find a small business nearby that will solve your issue. If that moment of clarity happens when you are out and about, whether it be [...]

By |2018-11-14T22:54:37+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: SEO Consulting, You Can Be Found Anywhere|Tags: , |

10-4 Good Buddy – Review Counts and Scores Display Trust to Google

I posted an article the other day showing a study that was done on the number of businesses with Google reviews and the average score of high ranking sites. To rank in Google, everything is relative so you typically just need to be better than the other sites you are competing with for certain search terms, [...]

By |2018-11-08T14:05:43+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: local search, Review Management, SEO Consulting|Tags: , , |

Major Changes to Google Business Page Settings for Service Area Businesses

Last week Google made a major change to how service area businesses like plumbers, electricians and more are handled in their Google My Business page, and if you don't make the updates, you may find yourself falling out of the rankings.  For years a service area business could mark themselves as such and then list [...]

Tennessee SEO at Frozen Head State Park: YCBF Anywhere

In my latest You Can Be Found Anywhere I was fortunate enough to carve out some time on a trip to Tennessee to visit the amazing Frozen Head State Park. For trail runners, this is like the Masters course is to golfers or Wimbledon is to tennis players.  This is the site of one of [...]

By |2018-11-02T10:23:31+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Digital Marketing Consulting, SEO, SEO Consulting, You Can Be Found Anywhere|

Announcing Comprehensive NJ Marketing Symposium December 6

I am thrilled to announce I will be a part of a comprehensive marketing symposium on December 6th from 9am to 11:30am at Powerhouse Studios on 7 Littell Road in East Hanover, NJ.  You can get your tickets here. This is a tremendous opportunity for business owners or marketers to learn the most important aspects of [...]

$99 Expert SEO Audit to Determine Where Your Traffic Went

There have been several major Google algorithm updates since July.  I have had a number of businesses come to me and wonder what happened to the phone calls or what happened to their traffic. With Google constantly updating and tweaking their algorithm they will tell you that there are no more major updates and that [...]

Beware of Fake Google and other Dangers of Being Found

I have a client that just last week dipped his toe into Google Ads to get a feel for how effective it may be for his traffic and customer acquisition.  He already received his first attempt of being scammed by someone claiming to be Google and asking for his login information to try to "help [...]

SEO is About Trust and What Does Google Trust?

With a number of major recent tweaks to the Google algorithm, I wanted to touch on what Google currently values in a site to try to move it up or down in the rankings. This isn't meant to be the standard "links are important" article, but more a way to get you thinking about what [...]

MDI Marathon in Maine – SEO is a Marathon, not a Sprint

In the latest edition of You Can Be Found Anywhere, you find me running the Mount Desert Island Marathon at Acadia National Park in Maine. The point of the video is that SEO is a marathon and not a sprint. It takes doing the right things over a long period of time and not just [...]

By |2018-10-15T12:13:01+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: link building, Running, SEO, SEO Consulting, You Can Be Found Anywhere|