Small Business SEO

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SEM and SEO Plans For Rural Small Businesses

One of the reasons I went into business was to help small businesses compete and succeed in the world of big-budget corporations. As I grew up in the tiny town of Wyalusing, PA, which had a 2010 census population of 596, which is probably more than when I was a kid.  We are that quintessential [...]

NE Pennslvania SEO at Water Gap Waterfalls

In a special bonus edition of You Can Be Found Anywhere, I visit the Delaware Water Gap national recreation area and Raymondskill Falls in northeastern Pennsylvania and with the beautiful waterfalls at my back, discuss falling rankings and how to resolve them. The point of our You Can Be Found Anywhere series is to underline [...]

Do You Need The Google My Business Website?

I have had this question come up a couple of times this week now that people are paying closer attention to their Google My Business listing, with its growing importance. Google provides an option on the back end of your GMB that says "Website".  A few business owners have asked if they need to create [...]

5 Reasons You May Not Want to Do SEO

Yes, I provide SEO services for businesses across the country and it may be a little strange to do a blog post about why you shouldn't do SEO, but sometimes it is best to know up front. There are some factors involved in your business process that can make SEO very difficult or at the [...]

How to Post on Your Google My Business (GMB) page

It has become a distinct competitive advantage to take advantage of the latest "Posts" on Google My Business (GMB) pages for your business. If you are a local business or serve a local market even regionally, posts should be a part of your ongoing business plan. I have seen terms begin to trigger local results [...]

The Small Business SEO Cons are Pros

Though there are many factors in ranking that need to be considered like building link strength and a fast loading site, there is one thing that the grinders can be sure will eventually pay off.  This article will talk about what I like to call the "Con"s of SEO, which I will go over below.  [...]

Texas SEO Consulting Tipping Points – You Can Be Found Anywhere

This month our You Can Be Found Anywhere series has me found in Texas, at the Alamo.  Though the Alamo was a loss, it is viewed by many as the turning point in the battle for Texas independence.  It rallied many to the cause and sparked the famous rallying cry of "Remember the Alamo".  The [...]

How to Claim Your Google My Business Listing (Spring 2018)

With the growing importance of the Google My Business (GMB) listing and Google committing even more to making Google My Business an important part of local business, it is important for any business to claim or gain control of their listing, so they can control the information that is presented and better interact with customers. [...]

Call To Action: Make it Clear How to Hire You

One of the first discussions I have with a business owner when they ask for my help is to find out what they want potential customers, clients, or patients to do when they visit their site or find them online in some manner.  Do they want a phone call, a registration, an email or form [...]

SEO Basics – Where do I start?

Many small business owners feel overwhelmed and confused by the world of SEO. It seems so complicated and they are constantly being hit with emails telling them all the things they are doing wrong and how they fail this test or that. There are hundreds of things you can do to improve your standing with [...]