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YCBF Anywhere Talking SEO Factors in the Kingdom of Wonder

Cambodia is called the Kingdom of Wonder, and their greatest wonder is the Angkor Wat Temple. Though the Siem Reap area of Cambodia has hundreds of temples to view and enjoy, Angkor Wat is the signature spot and the target of one of my bucket list trips.  It is as beautiful as you would hope.  [...]

Looking at the Top 5 Negative Local Search Ranking Factors

I posted earlier in the week about the latest local search ranking factors study that came out. With that post, I discussed which factors seemed to carry the most weight and some of the things a business owner could do at lower levels of effort to improve their positioning and exposure.  With this post, I [...]

2018 Local Search Ranking Factors Study Released

Whitespark and Moz, two great and trustworthy sources in search engine marketing, just released the latest local search ranking factors study. For you small business owners, the good news is that things that you have complete control over are increasing in importance as Google tries to get more people to utilize Google My Business (GMB), [...]

Thankful for Good People that Can Be Found Around the World

In a special thank you post for Thanksgiving I wanted to post a thank you to all of the good people around the world that give their lives to help a cause they strongly believe in. We all try to do our share in helping the world, but often work and life get us sidetracked. [...]

By |2018-11-21T16:21:54+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: community outreach, Holiday|Tags: , |

Everyone is Searching, You Should Be There

A recent study shows that despite many trying to predict its downfall in recent years, search engines, and particularly Google, remain the dominant force in people's everyday life. Even with millennials, where many said social media would take over, search engines continue to be the driver, with social cues helping to back up purchasing decisions along [...]

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|