In this week’s video, I share an easier method for checking competitors’ Google My Business categories with the awesome GMB Spy Chrome extension. I was at Digital Dealer in Tampa a few weeks ago, and grabbed the creator of GMB Spy, George Nenni, for a quick chat about the extension and how to use it. Watch for all the details!
Google My Business
In this week’s video, I’m sharing the second half of my epic two hour SEO presentation from Digital Dealer in Tampa. Learn how COIVD has affected buyer behavior, how Google’s algorithm works, what’s going on with the upcoming Page Experience update, and how to optimize your website for better local visibility.
In this week’s video, I’m sharing the first half of my epic two hour SEO presentation from Digital Dealer in Tampa. Learn how COIVD has affected buyer behavior, how Google’s algorithm works, what’s going on with the upcoming Page Experience update, and how to optimize your website for better local visibility.
In this week’s video, I share two important tactics for fighting Google My Business spam. Whether competitors are stuffing keywords in their business name or creating completely fake listings, I walk through the steps to help fight the spammers. Watch the video for all the details!
In this week’s video, I share my recent SEO presentation from a Better Business Bureau webinar. It’s longer than my usual weekly video – about 45 minutes – but it’s packed with awesome info about how COVID has changed customer behavior and how businesses should adapt to the change. I outline a Local SEO playbook for 2021, so you definitely don’t want to miss it!
In this week’s video, I share some easy-to-understand examples that help clear up the confusion around Google My Business impressions. Learn what the different impression types actually mean and when they’ll be counted – watch the video for all the details!
In this week’s video, I share the details about Google’s widespread test that’s showing 2-packs in mobile search results (instead of the 3-pack we’ve had for 6+ years). Google runs tests constantly, so we’re not sure this will be a permanent change, but it’s showing up in most locations, so who knows? Watch the video for insight into what this means for Local SEO…
In this week’s video, I share everything you need to know about SEO in less than 2 minutes! There’s no trick – yes, there’s a ton to learn… but if you watch, you’ll see how I’m not lying, and can actually tell you everything you need to know in less than two minutes!
Online marketing is constantly changing, and things won’t slow down in 2021. As you plan for a new year, it’s necessary to know what works and what doesn’t. While some strategies are essentially timeless, some current trends are important to understand and implement right now.
The following is a guide to help you develop a 2021 online marketing strategy to get your business found in more searches.
1. Develop Content That’s Rich and Fresh
Content is still just as important as it’s ever been if you want to rank in search engines. However, it’s all about the quality over the quantity of content and keywords. Google appreciates readable content that people find easy to digest. It won’t matter how many keywords you add or the number of H tags, links, images, and videos you embed within – Google won’t reward old-school Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices.
Keywords are still important, but they aren’t the basis for your content the way they used to be. First and foremost, write for readers, not Google. If you can write engaging content that people actively read and are willing to share, this could signal to Google that the content is worth ranking over competitors.
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My guest on this episode of Suds & Search is Joy Hawkins. Joy is the Owner and Founder of Sterling Sky. She is one of, if not the, most recognizable Local SEO personalities in the world. It’s hard for me to think of anything in Local SEO that Joy isn’t at least somewhat involved in.
She has spoken at every major Local SEO conference… most of them multiple times. A shortlist of places you might’ve heard Joy present includes Mozcon Local, SMX, Pubcon, and Whitespark’s Local Search Summit.