12July 12th, 2018

How to Submit Your Business To The BBB (2019)

July 12th, 2018|Local SEO|

Step by Step Guide To Submitting Your Business to the BBB (Updated for 2019) This guide is for those who want to learn how to join the BBB online by creating a free Better Business Bureau (BBB) listing. The SEO advantages of a free listing are discussed at the end. Here is how to submit your business to the BBB: Find Your Local BBB Location at Verify Your Business Isn't Already Listed. Submit/Add Your Business to the BBB. Login to Your New BBB Account Update Your Business Listing on the BBB. Now

24February 24th, 2018

The Expert Guide To Getting Local SEO Citations Indexed By Google Fast! (2019)

February 24th, 2018|Local SEO|

Citation building can be a lot of work and hassle, even if you are using a company to do this tedious but foundational work. That being said, you want to get all the juice that you can from your citations. So what do you do when Google hasn't even indexed your citations yet! This guide can help you get them into Google's index, FAST!

27August 27th, 2017

5 Ways to Use the Hello Bar on Your Website

August 27th, 2017|Ecommerce SEO|

Tropical Storm Isaac is bearing down on the West coast of Florida and it is causing havoc for one of my clients who runs an E-commerce store.  The owner of the site called me up today and asked if there was any way we could put a banner on the site letting visitors know that shipping would be delayed an extra day due to the storm.  Trying to figure out the best solution to his problem, the Hello Bar came to mind.  By adding a simple snippet of code to your website or content management system, you can have a nice

31May 31st, 2017

The Experts Guide to Starting an Inbound Marketing Company

May 31st, 2017|Inbound Marketing|

Today, almost 90 percent of businesses are increasing their inbound marketing budgets. Clearly, the necessity of an inbound marketing platform is imperative to any type of online success. Those who maintain a knack for internet marketing have quickly pinpointed the potential that lies in inbound marketing consulting. The truth of the matter is that successful online business today is all about timeliness, ease of access, and the ability to get a project done right. With the massive online changes that take place at the drop of a dime (how did Google alter the algorithm today?), hiring an outside consultant to

14May 14th, 2017

The Ultimate Shopify Users SEO Guidebook

May 14th, 2017|Ecommerce SEO|

Shopify is a hosted e-commerce platform that is used widely by thousands of retailers online. We are told that there are over 25,000 websites built on the Shopify platform, at the rate of 100 new shops a day!  Shopify is an ecommerce solutions made by designers, for designers. Because of this Shopify got the bad rap that it wasn't an e-commerce SEO friendly platform when it first came out and for a number of years after. While that used to be the case, they have taken great strides to find a balance between being highly customizable yet not overly

19January 19th, 2013

Bidsketch and the Value of a Good Proposal in the SEO World

January 19th, 2013|Inbound Marketing|

A significant amount of SEO literature today surrounds the concepts, best practices, and new tactics involved in getting clients to rank, improving upon link building strategy, etc., etc. However, much less attention is given to client acquisition and the specifics methods that SEO organizations use to pull in clients, manage expectations, and truly sell yourself and your company. The largest hurdles that SEO professionals must overcome is getting a prospective client to first understand SEO, then understand its value, and THEN convince them that this value is instrumental to the success of their business. All of these conversations involve a