Can You Find the Most Valuable Links on Your Website?

We all know you need to have links to make your business website work the way it’s supposed to. But marketers often debate which links matter most, along with how they should be used. Do you know which links in your business website are the most valuable? Let’s take a look at the biggest categories… […]

Why Google Might Be Ignoring Your WordPress Website

It is often taken as a given that WordPress websites are going to be search engine-friendly. And to be fair, that’s usually the case. A lot of WordPress sites rank well in Google because the CMS is easy for search engine spiders to crawl and encourages content creation in a straightforward way. However, that’s not […]

Does Social Media Affect Search Rankings?

In the last couple of years, the lines between search engines and social media have blurred a bit—both for users and marketers. On the one hand, lots of everyday users (and buyers) are using social platforms like Facebook and Twitter to find information, not to mention products and services. Pair these changes with the longstanding […]

Should You Be Worried About Google Zero-Click Search Results?

Lately, web designers and search engine optimization (SEO) experts have been sounding the alarm on a growing trend: zero-click search results on Google. If you haven’t heard this term and/or aren’t familiar with the concept behind it, we want to bring you up to speed. We are going to begin by telling you what zero-click […]

Why It’s Time to Upgrade Your Web Hosting

Web hosting is an easy topic for business owners to ignore. After all, most don’t really understand how it works, never see the computers where their websites are stored. Also most are easily bored by details like server speeds. So, rather than get into the technical minutia of different web hosting packages and configurations, today […]

The Underrated Value of Local SEO

There are a lot of online marketing tactics worth trying. Few are as universally valuable and powerful as local search engine optimization. Unfortunately, we regularly meet with business owners who don’t yet understand the importance of being visible in local searches. In today’s post, we break down the things you need to know in order […]

Why is Your Search Traffic Drying Up?

Is your search traffic from Google starting to dwindle? Have you noticed that your search rankings for important keywords are dropping… and that sales are falling at the same rate? We meet with at least a dozen business owners and executives every year who are facing the same kinds of problems. The first thing they […]

The Downside to a Successful SEO Campaign (and How to Fix It)

Most online marketers dream of having a top Google ranking for a high-traffic keyword. That’s because they know those websites with an SEO campaign attracts the most visits, and that those visits frequently turn into phone calls, online inquiries, and even walk-in customers. However, it’s important to note that there are multiple potential downsides to […]

How To Break Customer Indecision Online

One of the most difficult things to deal with, as an online marketer, is seeing a trend of customers leaving your website at the last minute. They might abandon a shopping cart, close a window before filling out a lead form, or go back to Google when they should pick up the phone. Why does […]

Boosting SEO With Online Reviews

Most marketers tend to think of search engine optimization (SEO) as being all about content creation. That notion isn’t a bad one – you generally will have to write articles, pages, and reports if you want to rank highly on Google – but it isn’t the end of the story. In fact, you can attract […]